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University of Utah Research Nurse in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 10/12/2020

Requisition Number PRN24515B

Job Title PS Research Nurse

Working Title Research Nurse

Job Grade F

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday. Some evening and weekend hours required based on operational needs.

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00859 - Pediatric Neonatology

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $22.88 to $38.31

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Division of Pediatric Neonatology at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Research Nurse. Assists in facilitating the conduct of clinical research by performing research and clinical duties. Provides patient care within the scope of nursing practice and in compliance with guidelines set by governing agencies. Actual skills and responsibilities may vary according to the specific research project.

The University of Utah offers a comprehensive benefits package with excellent health care choices, retirement plans and generous paid leave time. Current benefit information is available at www.hr.utah.edu/benefits.

This position is considered Category I: Mandatory and required on campus or health care facilities to support on-site operations. Employees hired into this category will be required to be physically located at the work site if they are healthy and without COVID -19 symptoms.

Responsibilities

1.Assists in facilitating the conduct of clinical research by performing research and clinical duties.

2.Identifies potential patients for enrollment in clinical research studies.

3.Informs parents/guardians of eligible infants of details regarding the study and seeks informed consent.

4.Assures judicious implementation of clinical studies: may involve setting up equipment, randomization, and data extraction from medical records; collection of body fluid(s); and administration of a drug, placebo or other intervention.

5.Gathers data for analysis to determine the efficacy of certain drugs, devices and/or test procedures.

6.Analyzes the patient’s condition and effectiveness of the particular protocol to determine other potential factors in accounting for certain results.

7.Maintains investigational logs and records of drugs administered, medical devices monitored and procedures followed.

8.Prepares reports.

9.Coordinates with referring physicians to provide information regarding available research.

10.Performs other patient care and related duties as assigned.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Often: Infectious disease, oils ( there is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids ), hazards ( includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals ).

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking, standing, sitting.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

RN license in the state of Utah plus two years related experience required. Depending on area of assignment, CCRP , ACRP - CRC , SOCRA - CCRP certification may be required. A current Basic Life Support Health Care Provider Card certification or obtain one within 6 months of employment required. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required.

The hiring department may also prefer experience in a specific area of nursing

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers, and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferences

•Prior experience in neonatal intensive care unit with high-risk neonatal patients.

•Prior research experience or an understanding of research procedures and knowledge of FDA regulations and IRB procedures.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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