Clinical Research Nurse
Posting DetailsPosting Details Posting NumberS03776PWorking TitleClinical Research NurseDepartmentVPR-Clinical Transl Rsch UnitAbout the University of Georgia
The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.About the College/Unit/Department
The Office of Research encourages and supports innovative interdisciplinary research, scholarship and creative activities that contribute to the physical, emotional and economic well-being of the people of Georgia, the nation and the world. Through partnerships and collaborations, we seek to share knowledge, increase innovation, and deliver the products of our research to the marketplace.College/Unit/Department websitehttps://research.uga.edu/Posting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRS or ORPEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityNon-Benefits EligibleFull/Part timePart TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., occasional evenings and weekends may be required.Advertised SalaryCommensurate with experiencePosting Date08/13/2019Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date09/09/2019Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAthens Area EEO Policy Statement
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.Position Information Classification TitleNursing ProfessionalPay GradeFLSAJob FamilyFTE.475Minimum Qualifications
Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.Preferred QualificationsPosition Summary
Conducts clinical research trials, studies and projects. Follows established protocol orders to carry out each study visit. Collects and records data as part of the study visits. Performs consenting, phlebotomy, patient evaluations, administers medications and research instruments, and performs specialized diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, by the study protocol. Performs related responsibilities. Assists with providing input to improve safety of participants or improve data collection. Employees may work with, take specific precautions against, and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents. Employees will take and maintain human subjects research training certification in order to carry out research studies.Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or CompetenciesPhysical Demands
Sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, lifting up to 20 lbs and carrying up to 20 lbs.Is driving a responsibility of this position?Is this a Position of Trust?Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?YesDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)YesCredit and P-Card policy
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.Duties/Responsibilities Duties/Responsibilities
Research related duties: Per protocol, screen potential patients for protocol eligibility, complete informed consent, conduct procedures such as administering medications, performing phlebotomy, inserting IVs and performing other medical procedures by the study, ensure patient safety and care while conducting the study procedures, collect data, report and manage patient/subject study data. Ensure the safe and precise conduct of each study, compliance with study protocols, data quality and maintenance of meticulous study records.Percentage of time75 Duties/Responsibilities Duties/Responsibilities
Clinic nursing related duties: Provide basic patient care and treatment per protocol or as requested by investigator/physician; ensure Good Clinical Practices. Explain diagnostic procedures and method of research treatment. Identify and suggest quality improvement measuresPercentage of time25Posting Specific Questions
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