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Nurse Research Coordinator

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Nurse Research Coordinator
Requisition Number RE11976
Working Title
Department Name 7H090:CENTER ON DRUG & ALCOHOL RESEA
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 44
Salary Range $19.65-31.44/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

BSN

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification

LICENSED NURSE

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 cuts/punctures, blood-borne/airborne pathogens, and/or challenging individuals.

Shift

Monday-Friday, 8:00 to 4:30

Job Summary

The Center on Drug and Alcohol Research seeks a Nurse Research Coordinator to provide medical support under M.D. and Ph.D. supervision for human investigational drug studies.

Tasks include medication administration by routes including intravenous, insertion of IV covers, drawing and processing of blood samples, physicals, ECG and vital sign monitoring. Will monitor volunteers while running protocols with research staff.

Provide prompt and effective interaction with investigational staff, medical personnel, outside agencies and anyone associated with protocols. In cooperation with research assistants, post-doctoral fellows and faculty members, will run investigational drug research protocols.

Collect physiological and behavioral data on Macintosh computers. Data collection includes collection of urine samples, monitoring physiological measures, administration of self-reports and independent observation of volunteer’s condition.

Assist with volunteer recruitment including phone and in-person screening.
Assist with scheduling, inventory and ordering of laboratory equipment and materials. Record keeping of patient records and data collected.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

The ideal candidate must be customer service oriented and have effective time management, planning and organizational, attention to detail, observation, decision making and analytical skills.
Substance abuse research exposure preferred, human research experience preferred, data organization, recruitment, and communication skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

ACLS certification preferred.
Intensive Cardiac Care (CCU) or Intensive Care (ICU) experience preferred.
Clinical trial experience preferred.

Deadline to Apply 10/19/2017
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. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you currently licensed by the state of Kentucky as a Registered Nurse (RN) or eligible to obtain license by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • 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. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter