Nurse Clinical Research III/UKHC

Job description

Would you like to put your direct patient care nursing experience to use in a research environment? Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine Division at University of Kentucky seeks an experienced critical care nurse to join an established research team. The successful applicant will assist with safe delivery of care for patients in an ICU setting and in the implementation of research protocols. Duties will include but are not limited to direct and indirect patient care, collection of specimens, and monitoring labs. The position will collaborate with multidisciplinary team members to provide appropriate care in accordance with standard of care guidelines and may direct and/or supervise other assigned team members. Standard and flexible schedules will be considered.

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!

Job Title
Nurse Clinical Research III/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Nurse Clinical Research III

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

7 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Licensed Nurse and Research Certification

Physical Requirements

On occasion, may lift objects up to 50 lbs.


Mostly weekdays, 8:00am-5:00pm. Occasional evening/weekends when applicable


MS Windows Office including Exchange. Proficient with eCRFs.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Deadline to Apply

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 (*).

  1. * Do you hold a current active research certification or are you eligible to obtain this certification by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Kentucky?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please indicate your paid employment experience with ICU patient care.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 yearsm
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * Please list your research certifications.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please describe your contributions/duties in past research studies.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * 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)

  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter





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Posted: 3/8/2018
Application Due: 3/22/2018
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