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Research Nurse II (On Call)

Lincoln, NY
Closing date
Mar 19, 2023

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Nursing, General Nursing
Organization Type
As a leading contract research organization (CRO), Labcorp Drug Development provides comprehensive drug development solutions for a range of industries. Our services cover the preclinical, clinical and post-market phases of drug development, the product life cycles for medical device and diagnostics and development services paired with regulatory support for the chemical testing and crop protection industries.

Labcorp Drug Development is a global leader in nonclinical safety assessment, clinical trial testing and clinical trial management services. Our unique perspectives are based on decades of scientific, medical and regulatory expertise.


Are you a Nurse and looking for a new opportunity to help patients in need? Take the next step and explore the options available as a Research Nurse II by joining the company that was voted as one of Fortune 500's best employers!

Our growing Labcorp Drug Development team in our Madison, WI clinic is seeking highly motivated and quality-driven nurses with a passion for clinical care and science who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. In this role, you will have the opportunity to interact directly with our healthy volunteer participants and perform a variety of assessments including vital signs and phlebotomy on clinical trials for groundbreaking new medications.

Ideal candidates enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, are able to read and understand clinical research protocols, thrive in a team-oriented environment and have a passion for continued learning. The role offers established ladders for advancement. Join the Pursuit and help us on our mission to bring new therapies to patients in need!

  • Up to $5k sign on bonus incentive
  • Top CRO with unmatched global footprint
  • 70K+ employees in 100 countries worldwide
  • Collaborated on 87% of novel drugs approved by the FDA in 2020, including 86% novel oncology drugs, and 88% rare and orphan medicines.
  • Cutting edge Oncology work in Immunotherapy & CAR-T and also COVID trials
  • Global support and collaborative team environment, 24/7 IT Support for regional employees
  • Focus on our people (employees) and their career path
  • SuccessPath - this platform is the employee version of our career site - you can set alerts, refer friends and apply to openings.
  • Launched a "when in counts" campaign, where employees can provide online recognition to co-workers that have gone above and beyond, to date 100s have been recognized.

Benefits Overview
  • 4 Health Insurance providers
  • United Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Aetna
  • Llife insurance
  • FTO - Flexible Time Off
  • 401K (dollar to dollar match, up to 5% match with no vesting period)
  • Wellness awards to reduce out of pocket premiums
  • Employee recognition awards (ACE) for high performers and recognition
  • Employee pricing on travel, appliances, cars, insurance, computers, cell phone plan

Job Description:

Responsible for study unit activities in the conduct of clinical trials with emphasis on the safety and welfare of study participants.

This is a full-time position with rotating shifts and some weekends. A schedule will be given in advance.

Essential Job Duties:
  • Ensure that the dignity, health, safety, and welfare of participants is given the highest priority at all times
  • Be current with appropriate emergency certifications and company emergency policy and procedures
  • Respond to emergency situations based upon nursing standards
  • Utilize skills, knowledge, nursing diagnosis, and clinical judgement in order to provide a high standard of care for participants in clinical trials
  • Utilize nursing assessment skills to observe participant general well-being and potential adverse events. Document adverse events and take appropriate action as needed
  • Obtain Informed Consent and continue the ICF process by educating, explaining and informing participants of study procedures
  • May obtain medical history
  • Administer investigational compounds (inclusive of parenteral) to participants according to the protocol and applicable regulations
  • Perform study-related activities such as Cannulation, telemetry, holters, vital signs, ECGs, venipuncture
  • Collect and processes biological samples according to the protocol and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Record data obtained in a timely, error free manner according to the protocol and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Maintain an understanding of current regulatory requirements
  • Transcribe source data onto the Case Report Form
  • Take responsibility for quality control of study data
  • Assist with training and mentorship of clinic staff
  • Attend all required meetings, as appropriate
  • Maintain accurate records of all work undertaken
  • Maintain skills to perform all study tasks, as required
  • Maintain constant awareness of participant safety and dignity at all times
  • Handle participant complaints efficiently and effectively in order that their satisfaction is maintained
  • Ensure that client and participant confidentiality is maintained
  • Respond to client and team queries in a timely manner
  • Take ownership for the quality and standard of own work
  • Apply NMC code and conduct to all aspects of duties (Leeds)
  • Record Adverse Events (AEs) as required
  • Be competent in all aspects of dosing as required by study
  • Undertake Shift Lead position as dictated by workload within the clinic
  • Contribute to clinic projects as required
  • Maintain Intermediate Life Support (ILS) (Leeds) or Basic Life Support (BLS) (US) certification
  • Assist lead nurse in medical programs (such as Hep B and TB) within the clinic, as required
  • Responsible nurse for study as delegated by CRC. Duties include, but not limited to:
    • Design and complete dose inventories
    • Update and train nurses in specific dose techniques for study specific requirements
    • Liaise with Investigator Team with regards any dosing or study safety aspects
    • Update nurse team on any study safety additional requirements and rescue medications
  • Assist with protocol review
  • Assist with SOP review and implementation
  • Undertake any other duties as required
  • Must be-able to work rotating shifts and some weekends

Education / Qualifications
  • Associates Degree/BS in nursing with current licensure in applicable state.
  • CPR/AED certified
  • ACLS Certified


Minimum Required
  • 2-3 years nursing experience

In July 2022, Labcorp announced its intention to spin off its clinical development business as a separate public company, subject to the satisfaction of certain customary conditions. Fortrea will become the new brand identity for our Clinical Development business in connection with the spin-off, which is expected in mid-2023.

We believe that the exceptional is possible when you have the right partner, so we are looking for the right people to help build a transformative force in Clinical Development.

Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

As an EOE/AA employer, Labcorp strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.

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