Research Nurse (Wage)

Research Nurse (Wage)

University Hospital_3 | Minneapolis, MN, 55400, US

Posted 24 days ago

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The SOM Clinical Trials Office is seeking research nurses to provide nursing care to research subjects seen at the SOM Clinical Research Units. The position is a part time prn position, hours determined by staffing needs.

Research nurses provide care to research subjects. They work closely with study subjects, the Principal Investigator (PI), and the entire study team to provide effective patient care in compliance with the research protocol, federal and institutional policies, and Good Clinical Practices governing clinical research. Research nurses provide consistent and effective care to a variety of complex research patients. A research nurse manages care and implements treatment plans (in compliance with the IRB-approved protocol) at a refined skill level in collaboration with research patients, their families, PIs, and other members of the research team. They seek as well as provide feedback for improved clinical practice. They have the authority to adapt methods and procedures (within the scope of the approved research protocol) to meet the requirements of the clinical trial.

  • Relationship Based Care - Self and Colleagues: reflects the influence of the nurse’s relationship with self, colleagues and patient/family on the patient experience.
  • Relationship Based Care - Patients and Families: reflects the influence of the nurse’s relationship with self, colleagues and patient/family on the patient experience.
  • Expert Caring: encompasses clinical assessment, planning, prioritizing, coordinating and implementation of care.  
  • Empowered Leaders: demonstrate knowledge of and actively participate in shared governance.
  • Lifelong Learners: encompasses professional development through formal education, professional certification, internal and external learning opportunities and recognizes the value of external professional organizations. Supports onboarding of new team members and precepts as applicable.
  • Quality Achievement: includes adherence to clinical documentation guidelines, comprehension of outcomes data, engagement in performance improvement activities and commitment to standard work. 
  • Innovation: is demonstrated by application of technologies that support patient care, actively seeking to implement evidence based practice and new knowledge generated by nursing research.
  • Provide nursing care, create research care flowsheets, order and stock medical supplies, oversee activities at Fontaine CRU.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

This is a wage position which is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year. For more information, refer to the Wage Employment link: .

To apply, please submit an application online through Workday at and attach a current CV/Resume, Cover Letter and the Contact information for 3 references. Search on requisition number: R0021690

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.  This position will require an Education Verification, Drug Screen, and Professional Licensure Check. (PLPACK)

Questions related to the application process may be directed to Brandi Shifflett, HR Specialist at (434) 243-4095 or


Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing program required.

Experience: 1 year of relevant experience. 

Licensure: Licensed to Practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.


Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently walking,  bending/stooping.  Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs.  May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

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