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Registered Nurse, Oncology and Clinical Research, Oncology IPU, UT Health Austin - Oncology

Company: University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse, Oncology and Clinical Research, Oncology IPU, UT Health AustinJob Posting Title:

Registered Nurse, Oncology and Clinical Research, Oncology IPU, UT Health Austin

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Hiring Department:

Dell Medical School

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Position Open To:

All Applicants

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Weekly Scheduled Hours:


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FLSA Status:


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Earliest Start Date:

Jan 18, 2023

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Position Duration:

Expected to Continue

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Job Details:


Provide care and general welfare throughout the cycle of care for patients served in the Clinical Care Units at UT Health Austin to include answering questions, providing support and education as needed, as well as acting as a liaison between patients, families and the providers as required with an additional focus on managing patients participating in clinical trials


* Delivers nursing interventions to assigned patients that are consistent with stated medical plan of care utilizing the nursing process to assess, implement, and record patients' response in the medical record. Conducts clinical research RN duties including direct care of patients on clinical trials. Schedules patients' appointments, tests, and procedures via on-line computer system or telephone, and reinforces physician instructions in person and through telephone contact.

* Provides patient education and documents patient's response in medical record. Ensures appropriate patient consents and authorizations are obtained for research and/or medical treatment. Screen, consent and enroll patients to clinical trials while ensuring adherence to clinical trials protocols and procedures. Triages patient phone inquiries according to physician and/or departmental protocols and documents such actions in patients' medical records. Provides After hours clinical on-call coverage as assigned per protocol.

* Provides working supervision and delegates tasks to licensed vocational nurses, non-licensed medical staff, trained clinical research staff, or office support personnel. Proficiency in electronic medical record documentation. Participates in the recommendation of policy and/or procedural changes according to nursing expertise.

* Prepares equipment and assists physicians during exams, medical procedures and clinical research procedures. Prepares and administers medications as prescribed by physician. Inspects equipment and facilities visually and physically to ensure patient safety and proper functioning of equipment. Maintains adequate stock of supplies as required for work area. Attends and participates in meetings related to clinical research and clinical activities.

* Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions: a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients; b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records while maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements and reporting.

* Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants including frequent port draws for research samples, performing ECG's and completing required study documents. Training for clinical research activities and maintaining protocol specific training.

Marginal/Incidental Functions:

Other related functions as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Texas Board of Nursing. Current CPR certification. At least one (1) year of experience in an outpatient clinical practice. Ability to work efficiently and flexibly in a fast-paced environment with minimal guidance. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Outstanding organizational and time-management skills. Ability to address individuals and information with a high degree of sensitivity and confidentiality in various delicate, formal, or urgent situations. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, staff, and patients. Must be comfortable and flexible with changing priorities and self-directed problem solving.

The Dell Medical School is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity and excellence within the learning health system. At the Dell Medical School, we strive to create a vital, inclusive health ecosystem. To ensure alignment, we follow these fundamental values:

Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN). One (1) or more years of experience in an outpatient clinical practice. Current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (or will be provided with). Experience working with caregivers. Experience with research activities. Working knowledge of and/or experience with Value-Based Healthcare Delivery models. Experience delivering care through a multidisciplinary team. Proficiency using Athena electronic medical records. Experience tracking, measuring, and using patient reported outcomes in developing treatment plans for patients. Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred but not mandatory.

Salary Range

$75,000 + depending on qualifications

Working Conditions

* May work around standard office conditions

* May work around biohazards

* Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

* Use of manual dexterity

Required Materials

* Resume/CV

* 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor

* Letter of interest

Important for applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers: You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure that ALL Required Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.

Important for Current university employees and contingent workers: As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questions presented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.

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Employment Eligibility:

Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.

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Retirement Plan Eligibility:

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

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Background Checks:

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

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Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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Pay Transparency:

The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

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Employment Eligibility Verification:

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.

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The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university's company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following:

* E-Verify Poster (English) [PDF]
* E-Verify Poster (Spanish) [PDF]
* Right To Work Poster (English) [PDF]
* Right To Work Poster (Spanish) [PDF]
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Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in HOP-3031.

The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may access the most recent report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe Street, UTA 2.206, Austin, Texas 78701.

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