Open Job in Academic & University Nurse/Clinical Research Coord – GI/GU (req2245)

Requisition ID: req2245

Position Grade: AN14

Position Summary

The Cancer Center is offering a $7,500 Sign-On Bonus

The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center is the
Official Cancer Center of New Mexico and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in a 500-mile radius. Its 125
board-certified oncology specialty physicians include cancer surgeons in every specialty (abdominal, thoracic, bone and soft tissue,
neurosurgery, genitourinary, gynecology, and head and neck cancers), adult and pediatric hematologists/medical oncologists, gynecologic
oncologists, and radiation oncologists. They, along with more than 500 other cancer healthcare professionals (nurses, pharmacists,
nutritionists, navigators, psychologists and social workers), provided cancer care for nearly 60 percent of the adults and children in New
Mexico affected by cancer. They treated 11,249 patients in 84,875 ambulatory clinic visits in addition to in-patient hospitalizations at UNM
Hospital. These patients came from every county in the State. More than 12 percent of these patients participated in cancer clinical trials
testing new cancer treatments and 35 percent of patients participated in other clinical research studies, including tests of novel cancer
prevention strategies and cancer genome sequencing. The 130 cancer research scientists affiliated with the UNMCCC were awarded almost $60
million in federal and private grants and contracts for cancer research projects and published 301 high quality publications. Promoting
economic development, they filed more than 30 new patents in FY16, and since 2010, have launched 11 new biotechnology start-up companies.
Scientists associated with the UNMCCC Cancer Control & Disparities have conducted more than 60 statewide community-based cancer
education, prevention, screening, and behavioral intervention studies involving more than 10,000 New Mexicans. Finally, the physicians,
scientists and staff have provided education and training experiences to more than 230 high school, undergraduate, graduate, and
postdoctoral fellowship students in cancer research and cancer health care delivery. Learn more at

The UNMCCC is seeking a knowledgeable, detail oriented
Research Nurse to join our Gastrointestinal/Genitourinary research team. The Clinical Research Offices provides facilities and resources and
investigators successfully conduct their clinical research, thereby making Clinical Trials available to patients throughout the New Mexico.
We seek to reduce barriers to clinical research for both investigators and patients so that we can serve the entire community, including
minorities and the underserved.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing the
    day-to-day clinical activities for specified clinical trials in accordance with the research parameters established by the
  • Coordinating implementation and execution of study protocol.
  • Overseeing all aspects of providing
    patient care to participants in compliance with protocol requirements.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment

  • CPR Certified.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer,
    pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.

Minimum Qualifications

degree in Nursing; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.


State of New Mexico Licensed Registered Nurse or licensure pending as documented by temporary licensure
OR current RN licensure from a state participating in the multistate privilege to practice compact with New Mexico.

degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for
year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Clinical research experience
  • Oncology nursing
  • Bilingual in Spanish

Additional Requirements
Finalists should be prepared to provide
official educational transcripts if selected for hire.

Applicants must provide names of 3 past or present supervisors as
references that the hiring official can contact.

Campus: Health Sciences Center (HSC) – Albuquerque, NM

Department: CRTC Clinic Rsrch Data Management (099L)

Staff Type: Regular – Full-Time

Status: Non-Exempt

Pay: $23.93 min to $35.86 midpoint


This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits
including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and
dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more

ERB Statement
Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26
FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational
Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.

Check Required:

For Best Consideration Date: 8/28/2017


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The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.

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