The Center for Aging and Population Health (CAPH), Department of Epidemiology is seeking a Nurse Coordinator. The Nurse Coordinator will work with on several research projects within CAPH focusing on healthy aging and prevention of disability and mobility loss. Projects will include observational studies and clinical trials, and will involve all aspects of research including recruitment, screening, clinical measures, safety monitoring, data management and outcomes investigation
The Nurse Coordinator will conduct clinical measurements including phlebotomy, processing and shipment of biological samples; obtaining anthropometrics, blood pressures, and heart rates; conducting and interpreting ECG and other clinical tests according to protocol, administering physical performance and cognitive function tests, and assisting participants in completing study-related questionnaires. Advanced degree and experience with medical research protocols, and data collection experience highly desirable.
Bachelor's degree in nursing required. Training and experience as nurse coordinator or in medical research protocols or FDA trials is necessary. Master's training or equivalent experience in Research is preferred. Experience in administration and research is needed so that the individual can operate independently to plan and coordinate project matters. RN.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Health Professional.II
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 3-5 years experience
Work Schedule: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday
Hiring Range: $40,092.00 - $65,676.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Optional Documents: Not Applicable
Internal Number: 19006268
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