Plans, directs, or coordinates clinical oncology research projects, directs
the activities of workers engaged in clinical oncology research projects to
ensure compliance with protocols and overall clinical objectives, evaluates and
analyzes clinical data.
Patient Recruitment and Scheduling. Identifies, recruits, and schedules patients
who may be eligible to participate in the oncology clinical research program.
Assessment. Performs the initial assessment of potential
patient participants, including but not limited to taking detailed clinical
history, performing physical exam, and completing patient data forms.
and Training. Conducts research
tests and supervises exercise training sessions.
Information Distribution. Provides potential patient participants with
study information. Obtains informed
Clinical Resource. Acts as the initial clinical resource and liaison
between physicians, nurses, and laboratory personnel.
Data Management. Responsible for data management and data
analysis. Ensures data entry is accurate
and completed in a timely manner.
Follow-Up. Responsible for the initiation, organization,
and handling of patient follow-up.
Assesses and analyzes patient monitor data at all follow-up visits. May oversee the conduct of home-based patient
Meeting Attendance. May attend various meetings pertaining to the
oncology clinical research program. May present information at the
Supervision. Assumes lead role to
ensure adherence to protocol. Directs
and evaluates the work of research
personnel. Trains and schedules workloads of employees.
As Needed. Performs various duties as needed
to successfully fulfill the function of the position.
Degree in Health Profession, Physical Science, Biological Science, Registered Nurse,
months of clinical practice, nursing, or research program coordination
Oklahoma State Licensure is
required for Nurses and Physician Assistants
Will accept 48 months of equivalent experience in lieu of a
Bachelor’s Degree for a total of 72 months related experience.
Knowledge of protocol guidelines,
principles, and practices.
Must have a high level of
Ability to exercise discretion.
Ability to ask the right questions
to determine proper course of action while following established standards.
Ability to learn and function under different
Must work independently and as a team member.
Ability to handle stressful situations and solve problems.