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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Nurse Leader, Clinical Trials Outpatient in New York, New York

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 30th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2019, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2019. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

Clinical Trials Nurse Leader

MSK conducts one of the world’s largest clinical cancer research programs with patients and researchers typically involved in more than 900 total clinical trials at any given time. Teams of scientists and clinicians are united in a common pursuit: to transform our understanding of cancer and how we care for those affected by the disease. Clinical Trials Nurses (CTN), Clinical Trials Nurse Practitioners (CTNP) and Clinical Trials Nurse Leaders (CTNL) support the mission by providing care and continuity to clinical trial participants across settings- inpatient, outpatient, and Regional Care Network.

Clinical Trials Nurses/NPs (CTN/NP) integrate their expertise into the care of clinical trial participants, ensuring compliance with protocol procedures, assessments, and symptom management. Most importantly, the CTN/NP acts as patient advocate, ensuring adherence to ethical practices during the conduct of clinical trials to protect the rights and well-being of patients and the collection and reporting of quality data. We contribute scientific knowledge, critical thinking skills, and care coordination to the interdisciplinary team and support early phase clinical trials where timely translation of research evidence into practice is an integral part of the MSK research mission.

You Are:

  • Passionate about clinical trials research and excited to impact change across MSK and oncology care.

  • A cultivator of innovation who creates and champions new ways for the organization to be successful.

  • Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information.

  • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.

  • Eager to cultivate talent and support people in meeting their career goals and the organization's goals.

  • Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.

You Will:

  • Serve as an integral member of the clinical trials team and provide oversight of clinical trials nursing practice across service lines and departments.

  • Ensure the delivery of safe, ethical, high quality nursing care for research patients during pre-treatment, treatment, and post-treatment phases of care.

  • Collaborate with Nursing, Medical and Research Administration leadership to ensure adequate resources for research studies.

  • Ensures compliance with regulatory, internal and external agencies, and the implementation of standards for research protocols.

  • Serves as an expert resource to internal and external contacts related to clinical research.

  • Play a pivotal role in providing transformational leadership by building and sustaining a healthy work environment that supports and promotes excellence in patient care, clinical nursing practice, and patient safety.

You Have:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing with a MS (or matriculation in a MS program) required. (MSN highly preferred)

  • NYS Registered Nurse License and Registration

  • Related nursing certification required

  • BLS for Healthcare Providers required

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience as a registered nurse in clinical trials nursing or related field.

  • Proven leadership and superior communication skills; Ability to explain, interpret and present information to employees, patients, caregivers and external contacts.

  • Ability to set priorities, monitor and oversee projects and meet established timelines.

  • Proficiency with clinical and office software; examples: HIS/CIS, Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, MS Teams.


Day shifts, Monday - Friday


Competitive compensation packages | Generous Vacation, Sick time + 12 holidays to recharge & refuel | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care | 403b retirement savings plan match | Enticing Tuition Reimbursement | Paid Maternity/Paternity & Adoption Assistance | Fitness Discounts & Wellness Program | Resource Networks | Life Insurance & Disability


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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Job LocationsUSA-NY-New York

Posted Date2 days ago(10/17/2020 9:00 AM)

Requisition ID2020-44995

CategoryNursing - Leadership