A Vacancy at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Research Nurse/Clinical Trial Practitioner
12 month fixed term contract
The Cancer Clinical Trials Unit at UCH is looking to recruit a Research Nurse / Clinical Trial Practitioner on a 12 month fixed term contract, to support a growing number of non-malignant Haematology clinical trials.
The Research Nurse/Clinical Trial Practitioner is an autonomous specialist working within the multi-disciplinary team. The post holder will take responsibility for the co-ordination and management of a clinical research portfolio comprising in-house, national and international phase II and III clinical trials in Non-Malignant Haematology.
Responsibilities will include education of patients and colleagues, coordination of care of patients on trials, collection and preparation of biological samples, collection of trial data and monitoring of the expected and unexpected side effects of drugs and other treatment modalities. The post holder will be expected to develop specialized skills and knowledge relating to the conduct of clinical trials, the therapies and the relevant disease site. The post holder will be expected to have sufficient skills to enable patients to make informed choices concerning their involvement in clinical trials by providing advice and information and acting as the patient’s advocate.
We are ideally seeking someone with experience of Nursing or Clinical Research, knowledge of good clinical practice, good verbal and written communication and attention to detail. However we offer a comprehensive training programme so if you meet some of these criteria, and have a clear desire to do the job, and then please apply.
This advert closes on Tuesday 28 Jan 2020
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