Research Nurse

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 01, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time

Posting Details

Job Code/Title 81805 - H - Sr Registered Nurse 2 Position Number HU1302 Working Title Research Nurse Department Psychology Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range $40-$54/hour (commensurate) Campus Off-site Position Type Hourly Hours/Week Up to 29 Normal work days M-F (varied) Normal work hours Varied Job Category Medical/Clinical Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant. Sensitive Position Yes- A pre-employment fingerprint background check will be required. Resource Critical No Description of the Job

The Center for the Study of Tobacco Products at VCU seeks a part-time Research Nurse (up to 29 hours/week) to work in our clinical laboratory, where we conduct research studies with healthy adult participants.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a a multidisciplinary group of faculty and staff from VCU, American University of Beirut, Johns Hopkins University, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, as well as several other U.S. and international universities and organizations to focus on an issue of immediate concern to public health — the regulation of tobacco products.

The research nurse will perform a variety of medical duties: (1) insert venous catheters and perform blood draws, (2) process and freeze blood samples, (3) oversee participant safety and prevent illness/injury, (4) manage and complete research related documentation, and (4) communicate with the medical monitor as needed.

The research nurse will also manage environmental hazards/biohazards and lab safety and ensure that the laboratory complies with biohazard handling, waste, and staff training in this area to assure safety. The research nurse will also ensure that all medical supplies are in stock and ordered via fiscal staff as needed and ensure that all medical equipment is in working order and help to arrange for repairs as needed.

Applicants for this position should (1) demonstrate a mastery of clinical skills and be able to apply this knowledge to a specific patient population, (2) be able to assist the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort, and (3) recognize changes in participant situations and intervene appropriately.

Required Qualifications

• Graduate of an accredited RN nursing program with current RN license

• Minimum 6 months of experience

• Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of faculty and staff

Preferred Qualifications

• More than 2 years of experience

Job Open Date 03/01/2021 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Quick Link Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Are you a licensed RN?
    • Y
    • N
  2. Describe any experience you have working in a research setting, including roles and responsibilities.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Describe your experience inserting intravenous indwelling catheters.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. How did you learn of this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume

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