Nurse Clinical Research II

University of Kentucky

United States

January 23, 2022


Posting Details Job Title Nurse Clinical Research II

Requisition Number RE30088 Working Title Department Name 7H853:NEUROSURGERY Work Location Lexington, KY Grade Level 46 Salary Range $24.51-40.44/hour Type of Position Staff Position Time Status Full-Time Required Education


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5 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification

Licensed Nurse and Research Certification eligible

Physical Requirements

The essential job functions of this position require you to: communicate and build working relationships with staff, faculty and individuals from diverse backgrounds; abide by University guidelines; maintain confidentiality; prioritize and manage work effectively; provide exceptional customer service and positively represent the university; ensure work is detailed, accurate and completed in a timely manner; lift, push, and/or pull objects up to 50lbs; stand or walk with objects up to 25lbs; and possible exposure to radiation, cuts/punctures, bloodborne/airborne pathogens, and/or challenging individuals.


Monday-Friday, flexible hours.

Job Summary

The Nurse Clinical Research II will integrate theoretical knowledge with clinical experience in the evaluations and treatments of study subjects along with the attending physician and/or Principal Investigator. This position will function in a team lead role, and use their knowledge of nursing practice and ability to comprehend significant elements based upon previous experience.

Essential duties of this position include, but are not limited to, assist with identification and recruitment of research patients, as well as assess, plan, implement and evaluate research related activities while understanding patient medical problems.

Data management and documentation related to research subjects and studies will also be important job functions, and this position will ensure the study maintains documentation, and that appropriate team review, ethical approval and study activation is undertaken before patient recruitment begins. Furthermore, this position will evaluate completed case report forms and documentation for completeness, accuracy, and compliance to protocol.

The successful candidate will be expected to ensure compliance with University of Kentucky policies and procedures, and federal, state, and local regulations. In addition, the Nurse Clinical Research II will act as a liaison between research program and medical center departments, Principal Investigator, sponsor and monitors, as well as evaluate the clinical performance of colleagues for whom they have been delegated responsibility.

The University of Kentucky, an academic medical center, has maintained a strong strategic focus on clinical research and has made significant investments in the development and expansion of core research facilities, as well as the ability to strengthen engagement and translation of research. Come join our team to see what makes UK one great place to work!

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

The ideal candidate must be customer service oriented and have effective time management, planning and organizational, attention to detail, observation, decision making and analytical skills. This individual must be a team player and possess excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with a strong respect for diversity, high emotional intelligence and confidentiality. In addition, we are looking for experience with Microsoft Office Suite and knowledge of clinical trial standards.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience

A strong clinical knowledge base, as well as experience with clinical trials. In addition, a strong working knowledge of best practice data management techniques and research regulations.

Deadline to Apply 01/23/2022 University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you currently licensed by the state of Kentucky as a Registered Nurse (RN) or eligible to obtain license by date of hire?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please choose the answer that best describes your paid employment experience working with clinical trials.
  • None
  • More than 0, up through 1 year
  • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
  • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
  • More than 5 years
  • Do you hold a current active research certification or are you eligible to obtain this certification by date of hire?
  • Yes
  • No
  • University of Kentucky HealthCare seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, every time. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork?
  • Yes
  • No
  • University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Where did you first see this position advertised?
  • UK Jobs Website
  • Employee Referral
  • Print Advertisement
  • Job Fair
  • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
  • Other On-line/Media Advertisement
  • A Colleague, Friend, and/or Family member
  • None of the above
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

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