Research Nursing Jobs
The Clinical Research Nurse utilizes expert knowledge of cancer as a disease process and cancer treatment modalities, while also conducting clinical research and providing hands-on care to the patient. The CRN functions as an effective member of both the research team as well as the clinical care team, acting as a bridge between the two entities; providing comprehensive care to meet the physical, psychological, and social needs of patients who are undergoing clinical research trials, along with their families and loved ones.
CRN Scope of Practice
The CRN scope of practice includes but is not limited to:
- assisting with protocol development and review process
- providing clinical care to patients receiving investigational treatment
- educating patients, their families, and the health care team
The CRN role provides an exciting and rare opportunity to engage in cutting-edge research while maintaining a nursing practice within the clinical care environment.