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Clinical Trial Nurse Navigator

Title: Clinical Trial Nurse Navigator

Location: USA-


How many people can answer the question, “What do you do for a living?” with the answer, “I help find cures for cancer.” At LLS, employees take our mission seriously. Whether you work in one of our chapters, are an accountant at the national office or a specialist in our Information Resource Center, you work each day on making our mission a reality: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Join us and give new meaning to the word, “job.”


Works with patients, family members and/or health-care providers to assist patients in their efforts to identify appropriate clinical trials and help overcome obstacles to enrollment. Utilizes nursing assessment skills, online databases, and information from clinical sites to determine qualification for clinical trials. Educates patients and family members about the patient’s blood cancer diagnosis, helps them to understand both standard of care and clinical trial treatment options, and provides support around decisions to end treatment. Collaborates with The LLS’ Information Resource Center (IRC) staff to provide education, services and support to patients and family members.

As a valued member of LLS, you are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package. Our offerings include medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance; flexible spending accounts; a 403b retirement plan along with generous paid time off. In addition, we observe federal paid holidays throughout the year, and offer a wellness program and an employee assistance program.

While employees may be permitted to work remotely, travel to the assigned office, HUB or Satellite Offices may be required as determined by the employee’s manager and the employee’s Strategic Talent Partner.

Additional Position Information

Reports to: Director of Clinical Trial Support Center


Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Independently maintain own caseload of patients seeking enrollment into clinical trials; this includes assessing, educating, and objectively presenting information to patients about available treatment options, including clinical trials

+ Use problem solving skills to help patients overcome obstacles to enrollment

+ Collaborates with LLS’s Information Resource Center (IRC) staff to educate and support patients and family members in their efforts to understand their diagnosis, treatment options and available services

+ Serve in consulting role to the Information Resource Center about clinical trials

+ Serves as a resource to The LLS Patient and Professional Education staff as they develop clinical trial related materials and programs.

+ Maintain/increase knowledge and understanding of hematologic cancers, blood and bone marrow transplant and psychosocial aspects of living with cancer

+ Contribute to continual process improvement of Clinical Trial Support Center procedures

+ Develop effective working relationships within The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and with trial site staff, investigators, sponsors, patient and professional organization

+ Exhibit comprehensive understanding of ethical standards and federal regulations in human subjects research



Education, Experience, and Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required; Masters preferred. Master’s degree in non-nursing area considered.

+ Current RN licensure required

+ Oncology experience preferred; specialty training in Oncology/Hematology preferred; OCN certification preferred; clinical research experience preferred

+ Ability and desire to excel in independent work and in a team environment

+ Spanish speaking preferred

Position Requirements:

+ Outstanding critical thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration skills

+ Excellent ability to communicate verbally and in writing

+ Ability and desire to excel in independent work and in a team environment

+ Demonstrated commitment to independent learning and skill enhancement

+ Expertise in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and OneNote

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

+ Physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations

+ Work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations

+ Occasional travel to national oncology/hematology meetings and meetings at the National Office of LLS

+ Must have reliable internet; minimum download speed 50mbps minimum upload speed 50mbps. Recommended download speed 100mbps recommended upload speed 100mbps.

+ Average salary range is $95K-$110K, open to further discussion based on geography.


The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job LocationsUS-(REMOTE – Work from Home)

Job ID 2024-8009

# of Openings 1

Category Hidden (58428)

FLSA Status Exempt

Type Full Time Regular