Providence Health & Services Clinical Trials Supervisor - RN in Santa Monica, California


Providence is currently sourcing for full time, day shift Clinical Trials Supervisors for Research and Oncology at The John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA and The Disney Family Cancer Center in Burbank, CA.

In these positions you will:

  • Function under the supervision of the Director, Clinical Research Operations, to assist in leading the Research service line in implementing and developing clinical trial process and procedures to expand clinical trial access to patients across the region.

  • Be responsible for supervision of a Clinical Research Coordinator or Data Coordinator supporting the research service line and coordinating and maintaining diverse activities related to clinical trials across the California region.

  • Be independently responsible for all aspects of treatment related clinical trials falling under the purview of the Oncology service line in the acute care and outpatient setting. This includes supporting Providence clinical trial activities in the private practice physician office across the region.

  • Coordinate implementation of protocol treatment, care, management and follow up of patients enrolled on highly complex research studies.

  • Be primarily responsible for patient eligibility verification, coordination of tests and procedures, education of patients, families, Nursing and Medical staff, coordination of investigational vaccines and oral agents, patient advocacy, and assurance of compliance with Federal and International Human Subjects Regulations.

  • Perform all duties in a manner which promotes a team concept and reflects the Sisters of Providence mission and philosophy.


Required qualifications for these positions include:

  • 2 years clinical research experience required with a Master’s Degree in Nursing.

  • 4 years of clinical research experience required with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.

  • 6 years of clinical research experience required with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing.

  • Current CA Licensed Registered Nurse

  • Current BLS-HCP – Basic Life Support - for Healthcare Providers - American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) - CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer accepted on hire until card expiration date.

  • Knowledge and ability to supervise Clinical Research Coordinators or Data Coordinators supporting the Oncology-research service line, including assisting in the selection, training and orientation of unit personnel, recommending personnel actions and evaluating work performance

  • Maintains current nursing knowledge related to assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care of fragile and/or chronically ill adult and geriatric patients.

  • Knowledge of current practices in nursing, including outcome standards, nursing management of disease and treatment, complications and psychological response

  • Strong understanding of Oncology, pathophysiology, etiology, risk factors, characteristics, diagnosis, and treatment with knowledge of both current standard and novel investigational therapies.

  • Competence in intercultural nursing care and communication.

  • Ability to assess and triage patient issues quickly and accurately.

  • Ability to prioritize implementation of Oncology patient care in the chronically ill and/or fragile patient population.

  • Ability to coordinate patient care among primary care, care providers.

  • Strong patient, family and staff/care provider teaching skills.

  • Knowledge of current practices in cancer nursing including outcome standards, nursing management of disease and treatment complications and psychological response.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to anticipate patient problems or care coordination issues related to high complexity of protocol requirements that deviate from standard care.

  • Ability to act as patient advocate.

  • Ability to work cooperatively with variety of individuals including physicians, nursing, administrators, private practice staff, industry and federal research sponsors, study auditors, billing staff, pharmaceutical industry representatives and community leaders.

  • Ability to function as coordinator for community events representing the research department.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing

  • Certification in area of nursing specialization preferred(i.e. OCN, RN-BC, NIH Stroke.

  • ACRP/SOCRA certification or other Clinical Research Certification.

About the hospital you will serve:

The John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center is a cancer research institute dedicated to the understanding and curing of cancer in order to eliminate patient suffering worldwide. The Institute's mission is accomplished by conducting innovative research focused on biological mechanisms to provide new understandings of the cause, diagnosis, control, and cure of cancer; training the next generation of surgical scientists who study and treat cancer; and researching unique experimental treatment services to rapidly develop and test new forms of diagnosis and therapy in order to improve the quality of life and expected survival of those afflicted with cancer.

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Research

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 186046