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Full-Time Oncology Research Nurse Coordinator - Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY

Nuvance Health
Poughkeepsie, New York, United States (on-site)
10 days ago


Full-Time Oncology Research Nurse Coordinator - Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY 

Nuvance Health has an exciting opportunity for an Full- Time Oncology Research Nurse Coordinator working in Poughkeepsie, New York. The Oncology Research Nurse Coordinator supports the Nuvance  oncology research program and coordinates all aspects of research subjects care during their trial participation (with an emphasis on the screening, enrollment, and monitoring of patient candidates/participants). The Coordinator will be committed to supporting the department's program's mission of conducting quality clinical research for our sponsors while providing safe and compassionate care to our patients. Works with physicians, the Nuvance oncology clinical research Director and site directors, other research staff and allied health professionals to coordinate clinical research efforts provided. 


  •  Independently conducts procedures related to screening, eligibility, consent, registration, patient education, and data collection for cancer clinical trials. 
  • Prepares and submits to the IRB (Institutional Review Board) all required IRB documentation in a timely manner: including but not limited to new trial approval, sponsor submitted adverse events(SAE) information, annual updates, consent changes, and any patient SAE.
  • Performs patient assessment and chemotherapy toxicity evaluation based on NCI CTCAE criteria for adverse events on treatment days and as needed.
  • Collaborates with oncology physician practices and staff to assure protocol compliance and scheduling of patient visits
  • Tracks and enters clinical data on all cancer patients as required to include active patients and those in follow up in clinical trials.
  • Participates in investigator, coordinator or study initiation meetings. Assists with scheduling, reviewing clinical trial outline/content and preparing for monitor visits/audits with regulatory agencies or sponsors
  • Provides education to staff on cancer clinical trials through in-services, written materials and one to one interaction for each study, each patient and general marketing.
  • Participates in oncology research meetings and multi-disciplinary case conferences. 
  • Identifies potential patients for clinical trial eligibility. 
  • Demonstrates flexibility in daily routine and effectively accommodates for the need of the job. 
  • Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree, Allied health professional degree, or equivalent experience.
  • 2-3 years experience of oncology nursing and chemotherapy/biotherapy administration. 
  • Certification in Research. OCN-Oncology certified nurse, and ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy certification desired. 
  • Knowledge of current standardized cancer reporting criteria; performance status, adverse event grading and tumor assessment. 
  • Strong knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to demonstrates knowledge and understanding of GCP guidelines and regulatory requirements to maintain patient safety, confidentiality, and the integrity of the clinical trial process. 
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and attention to detail. 
  • Conducts screening, eligibility, patient education, and data collection for cancer clinical trials.

About Nuvance Health:

Nuvance Health serves 1.5 million residents across New York and Connecticut and includes more than 2,600 aligned physicians, 12,000 employees, seven hospitals (Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Northern Dutchess Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center, Sharon Hospital, and Vassar Brothers Medical Center), a large network of primary care and specialty practices, and multiple affiliated organizations.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Stephanie Ramirez, Recruiter, via email stephanie.ramirez

We are a Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and therefore eligible employees may qualify for forgiveness of certain federal student loans under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Qualified Applicants are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other classification protected under applicable Federal, State or Local law.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 64791316
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Nuvance Health
  • Position Title: Full-Time Oncology Research Nurse Coordinator - Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Job Function: Oncology and Hematology
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