The Clinical Research Health Professional will participate in and conduct various aspects of clinical nutrition research projects. In addition to providing direct subject care and blood collection, the clinical nutrition research Health Professional may be involved in education, research and facility administration. The ability to organize and prioritize responsibilities while paying close attention to detail is an asset in this position. Experience in a clinical nutrition setting is a plus.
Candidates should have excellent phlebotomy skills (IV/ catheter placement, blood collection, infusion).Candidate should be proficient at screening subject applications and accurately collecting and documenting study medical information. Have good computer/typing skills and be familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel. Conduct research procedures according to the research protocol and demonstrate ability to handle multiple study subjects at once. Have working knowledge of safety regulations and OSHA requirements and working knowledge of HIPAA compliance.
Department: Institute of Food Safety and Health
Position Category: Part Time
Education & Experience:
Registered Nurse or Paramedic with a minimum of 2 years' experience.
Illinois state licensing required.
Knowledge & Skills:
Technical skills. Should possess knowledge of medical and scientific terminology, excellent phlebotomy skills, including IV/catheter placement with minimal discomfort, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
Detail oriented: The Clinical Research Health Professional (RN or Paramedic) needs to understand and pay close attention to details of protocols and procedures for multiple concurrent studies and be able to handle multiple subjects at once.
Interpersonal skills: Clinical Research Health Professional (RN or Paramedic) must work closely with study team and research participants. Comfort and cooperation is essential to retain subjects in research studies.
Physical stamina: Clinical Research Health Professional (RN or Paramedic) may be on their feet or sitting for long periods and must be able to maneuver participants who need assistance.
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