Nurse Researcher

  • UK HealthCare
  • Lexington, KY, USA
  • May 04, 2021
Nursing

Job Description

The Center on Drug and Alcohol Research is seeking a Nurse Researcher 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. 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, 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.