Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Returning Candidate?

Clinical Trial Consultant

Clinical Trial Consultant

Job ID 
2018-3286
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-(REMOTE - Work from Home)
Category 
Healthcare
FLSA Status 
Non-Exempt
Type 
Contractor

More information about this job

Why LLS

Why LLS:

How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for a living?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer." At LLS, employees take our mission seriously. Whether you work in one of our chapters, are an accountant at the national office or a specialist in our Information Resource Center, you work each day on making our mission a reality: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
Join us and give new meaning to the word, "job."

Overview

Works with patients, family members and/or health-care providers to assist patients in their efforts to identify appropriate clinical trials and help overcome obstacles to enrollment. Utilizes nursing assessment skills to determine qualification for particular trials. Educates patients about their diagnosis, and the risks and benefits of both standard of care and clinical trial treatment options. Supports patients and family through decisions around treatment options, including decisions to end treatment. Collaborates with LLS Information Specialists to provide education, services and support to patients and family members. Serves as primary resource to Information Specialists for guidance around all aspects of clinical trials.

                               

Reports to:     Director, Clinical Trial Support Center

Supervises:         NA

 

Status: Full-time consultant, renewable yearly contract. 

This opportunity offers the option to work remotely/from home.

 

Responsibilities

 

    • Independently maintain own caseload of patients seeking enrollment into clinical trials
    • Objectively presents information to patients about available treatment options, including clinical trials
    • Uses problem solving skills to help patients overcome obstacles to enrollment
    • Collaborate with the Information Specialists to educate and support patients and family members in their efforts to understand their diagnosis, treatment options and available services
    • Serve in consulting role to Information Specialists about clinical trials
    • Maintain/increase knowledge and understanding of hematologic cancers, blood and bone marrow transplant and psychosocial aspects of living with cancer
    • Contributes to continual process improvement of clinical trial support procedures
    • Develops effective working relationships within the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and with trial site staff, investigators, sponsors, patient and professional organizations
    • Exhibits deep understanding of ethical standards and Federal Regulations in human subjects research
    • Occasional travel to national oncology/hematology meetings, clinical trial site-visits, and meetings at the National Office of LLS

Qualifications

 

    • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing; Masters preferred; Master’s degree in non-nursing area considered. ONS certification preferred. Current RN licensure required.
    • Demonstrated ability to both work independently and in a team environment
    • Demonstrated commitment to independent learning and skill enhancement
    • Excellent clinical assessment and communication skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Power Point, One Note

Disclaimer

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) does not accept resumes from third party recruitment/search firms. Please do not forward resumes to LLS employees or any company locations or email addresses. LLS is not responsible for any fees related to resumes not solicited by LLS Recruiting. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.