Research Clinician

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Research Clinician


Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Professional and/or academic certification commensurate with placement and monitoring of IV catheters and blood drawing included, but not limited to, Certified or Registered Respiratory Therapist, Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner or Medical Doctor.  One (1) year of healthcare experience. 


Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in placing venous catheters and general phlebotomy procedures.  Experience in a research environment.


Brief Description of Duties:
The successful candidate will participate in a study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) involving human research participants.  The study involved day, night and weekend hours and multiple candidates are needed to cover all shifts.  The goal of the study is to understand the relationship between circadian rhythm and mood.  The successful candidate will work with participants including healthy controls and participants with major depressive disorder.  During the study, blood sampling is required approximately once an hour.

  • Preparing for the research study including providing lists of supplies needed for blood sampling.
  • Ensuring that supplies are present and available for the research study.
  • Preparing the participant for blood drawing including placement of an IV.
  • Acquiring blood samples once an hour.
  • Preparing the blood samples for analysis (centrifuging and freezing, training will be provided).
  • Monitoring the research participant and ensuring their comfort.
  • Other duties as assigned. 


Special Notes: 
The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.

Evening and weekend work will be required at times.



In response to the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulation requiring Hospital and Nursing Home personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, candidates selected for positions which may be affiliated with or interact with employees of Stony Brook University Hospital (SBUH), the Health Science Center Tower or the Long Island State Veterans Home (LISVH) if not already vaccinated, must be fully vaccinated or obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the DOH vaccine protocol. Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of job offer or in accordance with vaccine manufacture protocol, whichever comes later. The regulation also allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law. 


Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.

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Job Number:
Official Job Title: Project Support Specialist
Job Field
: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location
: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Psychiatry & Behavioral Health
: Per Diem 
 :Variable Shift Hours: Hours will vary 
Posting Start Date
: Nov 23, 2022
Posting End Date
: May 22, 2023, 11:59:00 PM
Appointment Type: Regular
Salary Grade:N11
SBU Area:The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
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