Research Nurse
PRN (Staff Wage)
Job ID: R0019618 | Nursing Professional | Part time | 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


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

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