Registered Nurse - Research Clinical Trial Coordinator
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Johnson City, Tennessee
Internal Number: 616927900
The Nurse Scientist (NS) promotes research-related activities, publishes in refereed journals, and seeks funding to support research studies and/or programs. The NS provides leadership in an integrated research program(s) related to complex healthcare issues that influence the VA mission, health care and policy development to create a culture of evidence based nursing practice. This includes oncology studies, both VA sponsored and pharmaceutical sponsored. The NS has substantial and continuing responsibility and accountability for planning, organizing, directing and controlling issues involving clinical research at their VA facility, responding to internal and external communications., maintaining knowledge of and communicating research activities through communication with VA and non-VA researchers, academic scholars and clinical colleagues. The NS is responsible for administrative functions of his/her research studies or programs. He/she has the capacity to function as an administrator, educator. and consultant utilizing theory in collaboration with all services within clinical operations. The NS must establish and maintain effective relationships with all levels of medical center personnel and affiliated centers and relate effectively with customers, families and the community as well as program and service leaders at the local and network levels. Key relationships with staff are needed to (1) Contribute ideas and recommendations for the establishment of standards of care, policies, and objectives for the enhancement of nursing organization-wide, (2 Collaborate with other health care staff to establish and maintain programs that cross service and/or discipline lines and influence organizational mission and health care; and (3) Exhibits leadership that is characterized by substantial and continuous responsibility and accountability for population groups or integrated programs that cross service and/or discipline lines, influence organizational mission and health care. The NS maintains an active role in broad and complex research studies that have an impact on health care of the Veteran, including and most notably, oncology studies. James H. Quillen VAMC is a is a Level 1c major interdisciplinary teaching facility with service-lines serving medical, surgical, oncological inpatients/outpatients and multiple community-based outpatient clinics (CBOC). Pay Schedule: NG42 Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 07:45 - 16:30 Telework: Not Avaliable Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement #: PD000000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.