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The Dr. Mary Schinagl Clinical Studies Wing

This ten-bed unit is specifically designed to conduct clinical research in three phases. Phase I studies evaluate the maximal tolerated dose as well as side effects of the drug. Phase II and III studies evaluate the effectiveness of the drug in specific diseases. These studies require intense nursing assessment along with specific detailed education and emotional support for patients and family.

Nursing Care includes:

  • Administration of experimental drugs as well as standard treatment regimens
  • Strong use of assessment skills
  • Performance of multiple technological procedures
  • Management of acute toxicities
  • High level of involvement in research studies
  • Close interaction with medical staff as well as other members of the health care
  • team Continuous learning through institutional programs as well as through patient care

Applicant Requirements:

  • RNs with at least two years medical or surgical experience
  • Oncology experience preferred
  • IV experience
  • Knowledge of venous access devices preferred
  • Strong interest in clinical research
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Excellent communication skills