Nurse Researcher/COM

  • UK HealthCare
  • Lexington, KY, USA
  • Sep 23, 2022
Nursing

Job Description

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. The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

Qualifications

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.

Employment Type

Full-Time