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McLaren Health Care PH1 Research NPP in Detroit, Michigan


Provide both direct and indirect patient care in managing the

health care needs of the Phase 1 Service patients, in alignment with PH1

Clinical Trial Protocols using advanced skills in physical exam, diagnosis,

treatment. Writes medical orders

(including medications, tests and invasive procedures) and may perform invasive

procedures (such as skin punch biopsies), subject to internal and external

rules, regulations and credentialing.

Works on the Phase 1 Service and is sub-investigator on Phase 1

Clinical Trials. Functions as a

semi-autonomous practitioner working in collaboration with PH1 physician, and

is directly accountable for making clinical judgments using independent and

interdependent decision-making skills.

Diagnostic reasoning, advanced therapeutic interventions and education

are key elements in the direct provision of care using a collaborative research

team model.

Serves as a consultant, educator, and PH1 sub-investigator

including participation in study teleconferences to provide site-specific

clinician insight on emerging patient and trial data. Evaluates patient status, consults the

appropriate PH1 research protocol, assesses need for protocol compliant changes

in treatment plans and consults with PH1 physician as needed.

Evaluates the quality of care rendered; analyzes and promotes

system changes to enhance quality of care and organizational

effectiveness/efficiency; conducts/utilizes research to promote health and

improve health care delivery. Serves on

PH1 team working groups and handles other PH1 service special projects as

assigned. In addition, is expected to

assume responsibility for one’s own professional development.


  • Current State of

Michigan Licensure as either a Nurse Practitioner or as a Physician Assistant.

  • State of Michigan current Controlled Substance license required.

  • Minimum Two years clinical experience as an NP or PA required, with

clinical experience in oncology strongly preferred.

  • Experience in

clinical research strongly preferred, especially in oncology early phase

clinical trials.

  • Proven

decision-making skills with resulting accountability. Experience inspiring and

building confidence in others while successfully forging team-oriented

relationships across functions is highly desirable.

  • Proven provider

of superb cancer patient care, both in terms of quality and service.

  • Exceptionalanalytical ability to assess data, and then develop treatment plans inaccordance with research protocols and prescribe medications.

  • Strongindependent judgment skills to monitor and respond to changes in patientconditions are necessary.

  • Excellentinterpersonal skills, including ability to communicate effectively both orallyand in writing, so as to effectively communicate with patients, familymembers, medical staff and Phase 1 team members.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job: Nurse

Primary Location: Michigan-Detroit-Karmanos Cancer Cntr/Instit

Organization KCI30-Karmanos Cancer Institute

Employee Status Regular

Shift Day Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 21001665