NURSE PRACTITIONER - ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE RESEARCH
JOB NO.: 96134-AS
Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: SMPH/WI ALZHMRS INS/ALZHMR INS
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific, Other
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 96134-AS
Working Title: Nurse Practitioner - Alzheimer's Disease Research
Official Title: SR CLIN NURSE SPEC(R44BN) or CLIN NURSE SPECIALIST(R44DN) or ASSOC CLIN NURSE SPEC(R44FN)
FTE: 80% - 100%
Anticipated Begin Date: NOVEMBER 19, 2018
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $70,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
The successful candidate must be a graduate from an accredited nursing school, and hold a current RN license to practice in Wisconsin. The successful candidate must also be certified to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in Wisconsin.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Two years experience working with geriatric patients preferred. Prior experience in clinical research studies is desired. The applicant should have the ability to work both independently and cooperatively, and be comfortable working with diverse communities and performing procedures after being trained.
License or certificate:
Current Registered Nurse License for the State of Wisconsin required.
The Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer's Prevention (WRAP) conducts research in the field of aging and dementia. The primary purpose of this position is to conduct research, education and outreach activities. This position will primarily be located in Milwaukee with one day a week spent in Madison. The successful candidate will assist the Principal Investigators (PIs) and Research Coordinators with the operations of clinical research studies under the guidelines of research protocols and the UW Madison policies. This involves recruitment, consultation, evaluation and feedback of research participants enrolled in the WRAP study. In addition, the candidate will be trained to perform lumbar puncture procedures on research participants.
The School of Medicine and Public Health, and the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute have a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself, but also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.
The incumbent will be expected to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job, and maintain a high level of professionalism and collegiality in interactions with participants, patients, and team members.
The applicant's prior work experience should demonstrate excellent organizational skills, interpersonal skills, attention to detail, sound clinical judgment, good social skills and an ability to multitask.
Minimum travel is required to facilitate visits at our satellite sites in Wisconsin. Must provide own transportation, or a valid driver's license for Car Fleet usage is necessary.
A Caregiver background will be conducted.
Instructions to applicants:
Please apply online by clicking "Apply Now" to upload your cover letter and resume. You will also be asked to provide three references during the application process.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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Advertised: Oct 8 2018 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: Nov 5 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time