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Providence Health & Services RN Research Clinician in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a RN Research Clinician to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, Oregon. This is a full-time, benefited position.

We are seeking a RN Research Clinician who will coordinate Care of Patients enrolled to cancer clinical trials including patient eligibility verification, coordination of tests and procedures, education of patients, families, RN and Medical staff, administration of phase I and II investigational vaccine agents, patient advocacy, and assurance of compliance with Federal and International Human Subjects Regulations.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

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

  • Provide ongoing assessment of fragile oncology patients enrolled to complex cancer treatment clinical trials; develops nursing plan of care according to patient needs. Document all clinical observations to assure and maintain high quality research necessary for meaningful clinical trials, while assuring appropriate patient interventions to address identified patient problems.

  • Responsible for subject recruitment for studies from many diverse research agencies at levels to meet accrual commitments. Assess potential patients for study enrollment, eligibility, appropriateness of enrollment to specific trial. Collaborate with physicians and other caregivers to identify appropriate study candidates.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Licensed Registered Nurse

  • Drivers license

  • 2 years Oncology/ Nursing Experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • Training in FDA Good Clinical Practice

  • Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN)

  • Research Experience

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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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 Nursing

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 266616