Professional Nurse

Job description

Position Type:

Permanent Staff (SHRA)

Is this an internal only recruitment?:


Position Title:

Professional Nurse - Journey

Working Title:

Professional Nurse

Position Number:


Vacancy ID:


Budgeted Hiring Range:

$55,518 - $72000

Pay Band Information:

To learn more about the pay band for this branch and role, please see the Career Banding rates spreadsheet.

Salary Grade Equivalent:


Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:

Full-Time Time-Limited

If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment:

2 years

Hours per week:


Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.
Hours may vary based on the needs of the assigned projects

Department Name and Number:

Globl Hlth and Infect Disease-427801

Date First Posted:


Closing Date:


Position Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Posting Category:

Health Professional (Physician/Nurse/Other)

Department Description:

The Division of Infectious Diseases conducts investigator initiated, industry funded, NIH funded AIDS prevention and treatment, sexually transmitted infections, other infectious diseases scientific and clinical research, and provides patient care at UNC-Chapel Hill and at sites throughout the world. The University of North Carolina is dedicated to developing and conducting research of HIV prevention, HIV infection as well as conducting research in other infectious diseases.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description:

This position focuses on the care of research participants enrolled in complex clinical trials. These trials include prevention, treatment, and possible cure of potentially fatal diseases, HIV, COVID-19 as well as sexually transmitted diseases. This position is expected to work independently, adhere to all University, Acute/Cure Program, and profession-specific regulations as well as participate in unit-wide activities and exhibit a high degree of accountability for all work. This position may be called upon to participate in the hiring, training, and supervision of new staff. All team members are expected to participate in the Quality Assurance program.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of North Carolina.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

This position requires a great deal of autonomy coupled with the ability to seek input, oversight when appropriate.

Candidates must have demonstrated the ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with volunteers, patients, families, staff, physicians, and sponsor representatives from diverse backgrounds.

Must be willing and able to adjust to varying work/time demands.

Candidates must have excellent data documentation skills.

Candidates must have the ability to adjust rapidly adjust to priorities in a high-paced, high-pressure environment while maintaining patient safety and data quality.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge and experience with clinical research highly preferred.

Bilingual in Spanish and Written verbal and written communication highly preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications:

License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of NC.

Position/Schedule Requirements:

Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, Overtime occasionally, Weekend work occasionally

Stimulus/ARRA Funded:





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Job No:
Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 6/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time