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Operating one of the industry’s largest and most respected research programs, Kaiser Permanente employs nearly 1,800 research experts at 9 specialized centers across the country. With a research budget of $221 million and more than 2,500 studies and clinical trials underway at any given time, this is a place where you can have a profound impact on the future of health.

Research Interventionist Nurse (KPWHRI)

Location: Seattle, WA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 180687-KPWA Date posted: 03/23/2018
The Research Interventionist for the Oncology Clinical Trials program utilizes professional clinical skills, education, and/or experience in clinical research patient care coordination, data collection, and project planning and implementation for complex clinical/health research trials such as federal NCI NCORP, investigator-initiated, and industry sponsored trials.Closely collaborates with NCI NCORP Investigators and care delivery system health care personnel in coordinating, planning, executing, and overseeing a variety of Oncology clinical research study activities. Provides direct patient care coordination related to clinical research trial management. May directly or functionally train and supervise other research staff in the conduct of clinical study procedures and protocol parameters in Oncology. Contributes professional clinical expertise, and serves as a resource to, related programmatic areas in the Kaiser Permanente Health Research Institute and in the Oncology Clinical Group Practice.

The scope of responsibility for a Research Interventionist requires the following:
Greater level of independent safety or clinical decision making
Greater level of specialized clinical knowledge
Substantial contribution to areas such as clinical research trial project intervention on study coordination and implementation, including, study feasibility reviews, screening and consenting, study material development, and study processes and procedures.
Comprehensive consultation role on study protocol requirements, policies, and methodology

North Region Coverage (1.0 FTE)

Primary Work Sites at KPWA Oncology Clinic:

Seattle - Capitol Hill and Bellevue

Oncology Research Main Office:

Seattle, KPWHRI Metropolitan Park East

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum two (2) years of experience performing professional functions required by the project.

  • Education

  • Certifications, licenses, or degrees as determined by the needs of the research projects, such as, registered nurse, nurse practitioner, certified mental health therapist/specialist, MSW, pharmacist, physical therapist, certified health education specialist, clinical psychologist, acupuncturist.

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • As applicable to research project and field of study by date of hire/transfer.

  • Additional Requirements:

  • Experience with individual and/or group counseling and/or facilitation, and related research experience.

  • Knowledge of research data collection requirements and specialized clinical intervention/measurement/assessment skills as required by the projects.

  • A thorough understanding of regulatory policies governing industry practices, HIPAA requirements for clinical research, and knowledgeable about patient safety and quality control requirements.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills and interpersonal skills.

  • Continual updating of skills and knowledge related to research.

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree or PhD in health-related field.
  • Primary Location: Washington,Seattle,Met Park East 1730 Minor Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: M-F Working Hours Start: 8:00am Working Hours End: 4:30pm Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: EN and WN Admin Exempt/NE Empl Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Research and Development Department: Clincl Resrch Supt Stff Admin Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

    About Research & Development Careers

    Careers in Research & Development

    Recognized worldwide for their scientific expertise, our researchers collect data on topics including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, mental health, and drug safety — just to name a few.

    In addition to studies centered at these facilities, our physicians and researchers conduct clinical trials of new drugs, medical devices, and other therapies through several organized centers and independently at single sites. Put together, Kaiser Permanente's research centers and scientists comprise one of the largest and most comprehensive nonacademic research programs in the United States.

    As a member of this team, you'll engage in meaningful work that has the power to affect outcomes and improve global health. Focused on areas like public-sector health services, epidemiology, and behavioral and clinical research, the work you do will ultimately allow us to improve the cost effectiveness and quality of the care we deliver — all while saving lives.

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