Nurse Clinical Research III

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Nurse Clinical Research III

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Lexington, KY

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7 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Licensed Nurse and Research Certification

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 8:00 am – 4:30 pm (40 hrs/wk)

Job Summary:

he Nurse Clinical Research III will be instrumental to the success of clinical trials at the University, and will lead evaluations and treatments of study subjects along with the attending physician and/or Principal Investigator. Essential duties of this position include, but are not limited to, assuming responsibility for identification and recruitment of research patients, as well as assessing, planning and implementing research related activities while using a wide repertory of assessment tools to determine the research patient’s needs. In addition, this position will evaluate the effectiveness of nursing care that is planned, administered or delegated.

Complete data management and compliance related to research subjects and studies will also be important job functions, and this position will ensure data collection and entry is completed as well as accurately reported. The Nurse Clinical Research III will also analyze research teams’ performance in relation to study data timelines, query completion and sponsor satisfaction.

The successful candidate will be expected to ensure compliance with University of Kentucky policies and procedures, and federal, state, and local regulations. In addition, this position will evaluate and implement change based upon study team compliance with required study procedures and GCP standards.

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!

To qualify for this position you will need to fully complete the application, cover letter, as specific request 1 – a copy of your RN license and as specific request 2 – your research certificate.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

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. MS Office, SAP, & OnCore

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Preferred Education/Experience:

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

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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.




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Posted: 5/1/2021
Application Due: 7/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time