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Research Nurse/Sr. Research Nurse

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) | Posted 17-11-2021

Houston (Health and Medicine)

Position Summary:

Coordinate and conducts research projects and related activities as assigned by a Senior Research Nurse or other Research staff. Recruits, screens, and enrolls potential survey participants. May be assigned multiple protocols.
Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Recruits and screens patients, collects specimens as necessary for research project and in accord with research protocols
    2. Enrolls suitable candidates, ensuring all necessary documentation is collected and processed. Provides basic background and education to participants regarding the research project, and potential risks or benefits of participation.
    3. Inputs data and maintains research databases and related records needed for research.
    4. Schedules follow-up visits and maintains contact with patients, patients families, department staff, pharmaceutical company representatives, other faculty members and researchers as directed by the Senior Research Nurse or Research Associate.
    5. Distributes research information to faculty, research staff, principle investigator, and others as requested
    6. Performs other duties as assigned.Certification/Skills:

    Registered Nurse (State of Texas) Minimum Education: Graduation from an accredited nursing program. Minimum Experience: One year of related experience. Physical Requirements: Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.
    Security Sensitive:
    This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215