UTS - Temporary Clinical Research Nurse (RN) at UNC Chapel Hill

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 12 Apr 2024

Posting Information
Posting Information


Department HR UTS Partnership
Career Area Health Professional (Physician/Nurse/Other)
Posting Open Date 04/05/2024
Application Deadline 04/12/2024
Position Type Temporary Staff (SHRA)
Position Title UTS - Temporary Clinical Research Nurse (RN) at UNC Chapel Hill
Position Number
Vacancy ID S022932
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Temporary
Hours per week
Work Schedule
Monday to Thursday: 7 am – 5:30 pm; Friday: 7 am – 1:30 pm; occasional evening shifts
Position Location
Hiring Range 43.00
Proposed Start Date 04/22/2024
Estimated Duration of Appointment 6 months not to exceed 11 months

Position Information


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A global higher education leader in innovative teaching, research and public service, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill consistently ranks as one of the nation’s top public universities . Known for its beautiful campus, world-class medical care, commitment to the arts and top athletic programs, Carolina is an ideal place to teach, work and learn.
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Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
n/a
Position Summary
The department is one of the medical research institutions working together as a national consortium to improve the way biomedical research is conducted across the country. The consortium, funded through our department, shares a common vision to reduce the time it takes for laboratory discoveries to become treatments for patients, and to engage communities in clinical research efforts. The department provides outpatient clinical services to support a wide variety of research studies involving human subjects with an array of investigators representing the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Public Health, Nursing, and others.
Essential Job Duties:
The RN will provide nursing services with a focus on the care of participants who volunteer for clinical research studies conducted primarily in an ambulatory setting.
The RN will provide specialized, professional nursing care to research subjects for healthy volunteers and to those with unusual and distinctive medical problems according to federal regulations, Good Clinical Practice, and local and institutional policies.
The RN will provide management of clinical and research support activities to assure patient safety, address clinical needs, and assure protocol integrity and accurate data collection
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of North Carolina. A minimum of 1 year of nursing experience in an acute or critical care setting, urgent care, ambulatory setting, or physician’s office.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
  • Must be able to work with a variety of people in a professional, effective, diplomatic manner and maintain effective communications with patients, health care personnel, staff, and others
  • Proficient and currently practicing nursing care techniques and knowledge – including assessing and monitoring patients during and after medication administration for signs and symptoms of drug reaction, and responding appropriately in the event of an adverse reaction, as well as clinical skills such as administering injections (intramuscular and subcutaneous)
  • Proficient at vascular access including inserting peripheral intravenous catheters and phlebotomy
  • Experience with Epic or equivalent EMR for data entry and charting
  • Detail-oriented and well-organized
  • The chosen candidate must possess excellent communication, teamwork, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to remain in front of a computer for extended periods, ability to bend to perform duties standard in providing health care, and the ability to move 35 pounds with or without accommodation

The individual assuming this position must possess current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina by the North Carolina Board of Nursing with no restrictions or pending actions.
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR) certification required

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Proven ability and/or comfort in providing care to pediatric patients
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
n/a
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities
Special Instructions
UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University are collaborating to extend NC State’s internal temporary staffing function as a shared service for both institutions. Under this partnership, UTS provides exclusive temporary staffing services to UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State, employing candidates to work as temporary employees in a variety of jobs on both campuses. If interested, please apply here:

https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/196992

Quick Link https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/275501
Temporary Employment Policies
http://hr.unc.edu/policies-procedures-systems/spa-employee-policies/temporary-employment/relevant-policy-information-for-temporary-employees/

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Office of Human Resources Contact Information
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.


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