Job Title Nurse Clinical Research II
Requisition Number RE30088
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
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Required Related Experience
Licensed Nurse and Research Certification eligible
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.
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
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
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
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?
Please choose the answer that best describes your paid employment experience working with clinical trials.
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?
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?
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
Diverse Issues in Higher Education
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A Colleague, Friend, and/or Family member
None of the above