Research Nurse - PRN (Staff Wage)
Job ID: R0019618 | Nursing Professional | PRN | Charlottesville, VA

The Center for Diabetes Technology at the University of Virginia is seeking Registered Nurses to work on a PRN basis. This position requires performing blood draws (from indwelling catheter and fingerstick) on study participants and knowledge of study research procedures and protocols in both inpatient and on-location settings. Research study-specific training will be provided. Shifts include day, evening, night, weekend, and holiday. Shifts are scheduled according to the needs of the study. Employees will report on an as-needed (PRN) basis, no more than 40 hours per week.

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. 

Hourly rate is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment Drug Screen, Education Verification (PLANKA).

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree or higher in Nursing
  • A minimum of 1 year nursing experience required ( training time may be considered in lieu of experience.)
  • RN (Registered Nurse)
  • CPR certification
  • Ability to perform blood draws from indwelling catheter
  • Ability to insert intravenous catheters that are appropriate for drawing blood
  • Ability to perform finger-stick blood glucose and ketone measurements
  • Skill in Microsoft Office
  • Detail oriented
  • Exceptional customer service and listening skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in clinical research nursing
  • Ability to operate a centrifuge
  • Ability to operate YSI blood glucose analyzer
  • Knowledge of laboratory procedures and protocols


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Melynda M. Zarzyski
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