Gene Therapy Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator

UCLA Health
Los Angeles, CA
Post Date:
July 11, 2024
Job Status:

Gene Therapy Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator


The Gene Therapy Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator will coordinate the

care of the pediatric blood and marrow transplant gene therapy patients under

the direction of the attending physicians in the Peds Heme transplant

service. The Gene Therapy Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator will provide

support to faculty who are conducting gene therapy clinical trials within the

BMT/stem cell transplant area and design, administer, conduct and coordinate

all research activities as part of the clinical research team in general bone

marrow transplant and gene therapy. The incumbent with have a leadership role

in the implementation of clinical trials and coordination with multi-site

trials. The incumbent will evaluate the current nursing practices necessary to

carry through the research protocols and develop necessary methodologies

necessary for study the study. The Gene Therapy Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator

will be responsible for establishing standards for nursing care and clinical

performance of the gene therapy studies, coordination of all trials which may

include supervision of other members of the clinical care team. The incumbent

will coordinate aspects of gene therapy patient enrollment in transplant

protocols. The incumbent will have responsibility to complete protocol

procedures in an accurate, safe and timely manner and will supervise any and

all chart documentation; data collection/case report form completion; adverse

events reporting; design of research procedures in conjunction with

investigators and sponsors. The incumbent will be responsible for working with

adult/pediatric investigators, cooperative groups, sponsoring agencies and

interfacing with patient/families during family conference, informed consent

process, donor identification process, preparation for and follow-up after

transplant and other steps as required by protocols. The incumbent is expected

to keep detailed records and documentation as required by protocols,

institutional and regulatory guidelines, and for FACT accreditation purposes.

It is essential that the applicant have extensive experience working with

children with cancer (minimum of 10 years with at least 5 year’s experience in

BMT and extensive research experience in pediatric oncology.


BSN or MSN, required.

Current valid CA RN license.

BLS from the ARC or AHA.

5 years clinical nursing experience in assessment and care of children with blood disease and cancer, specifically in gene therapy, BMT and cellular therapies.

Experience in clinical research studies at an academic medical center including experience in preparation of applications to contracting departments and agencies, preparation of consent forms and IRB submissions, completion of regulatory documents.

Demonstrated successful experience in project implementation.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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