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Research Nurse, Senior

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Health and Medical Services

Posting Number: req8194

Department: Liver Research Institute

Location: UAHS - Tucson

Address: 1501 N. Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights

The College of Medicine Thomas D. Boyer Liver Institute is seeking candidates for a Research Nurse III to be a Study Coordinator for multiple liver disease related clinical trials working under the direction of the Primary Investigator. This individual will be responsible for interpreting and executing sponsor protocols, recruit, educate and provide direct patient care to study participants. The successful candidate will be licensed to practice nursing in Arizona.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participate in the development, execution and interpretation of clinical trials, protocols and treatment plans.
  • Participate in study monitor visits, resolves findings and data inquiries, and frequent interaction with sponsors.
  • Collaboration with Regulatory Coordinator to prepare, coordinate and/or maintain all regulatory documentation including IRB submission and approval of new or revised protocols, safety reports and progress reports.
  • Develops standard operating procedures, compliance forms, and tracking documents.
  • Screens electronic medical records for recruitment of study participants, interviews and evaluates potential participants, obtains consent signatures, and collects and maintains subject data.
  • Coordinates and/or performs physical assessments, administers medications and treatments, monitors patients during procedures, documents medical data in patient record, and coordinates medical or lab tests according to study protocols including but not limited to blood draws, EKG, liver scans.
  • Ensures proper collection, processing, and shipping of specimens in accordance with Human Subjects requirements and study protocols.
  • Record patient reported outcomes and assessments.
  • Provides protocol and research subject information to health care investigators.
  • Creates and maintains individual study binders housing study, sponsor, patient data.
  • Maintain inventory and order supplies for individual studies.
  • Evaluates and develops patient educational materials.
  • Instructs and counsels patients, family members, clinical staff and research staff on research procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • RN licensure and graduation from an accredited nursing program required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications

*Master's degree from a accredited nursing program. *Bilingual in English and Spanish. *Experience and knowledge of clinical trials, protocols, IRB. *Experience in patient care and education. *Experience with electronic medical record (Cerner). *Excellent computer skills with ability to utilize multiple databases. * Experience working with multicultural populations.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Research

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $62,038 - $87,281

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Clinical Research

Job Function


Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Christina Champagne |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant

If invited for an interview, please provide three professional references.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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