19 days old

STEPS Nurse Research

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title STEPS Nurse Research
Requisition Number TE06318
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $24.50 to 40.50/hour
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education
Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Standing and/or sitting for extended periods.

Monday through Friday, Daytime hours, 8:30 to 5:00, 20 hours per week.
Job Summary
Provide medical support under M.D. and Ph.D. supervision for human investigational drug studies including clinical trials with treatment-seeking patients with substance use disorders. Tasks include medication administration by routes including oral/smoked and intravenous, insertion of IV catheters, dressing changes for peripherally inserted central catheters, drawing and processing of blood and urine samples – including shipping samples, perform and document physical examinations and nurse-screening of volunteer medical complaints and communicate findings to medical team and investigator, perform 12-lead ECGs and vital sign monitoring. When needed, obtain and review KASPER reports and prior medical records after obtaining signed consent for release of information. When needed, assist with setting up of clinical appointments and home health antibiotic delivery agencies. Monitor volunteers while running protocols with research staff. Provide prompt and effective interaction with investigational staff, medical personnel, outside agencies and anyone associated with protocols.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Nursing skills, Phlebotomy skills, good organization and strong communication skills, Intensive Cardiac Care (CCU) or (ICU) experience preferred.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 05/31/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2022-05-02 Expires: 2022-06-01

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