Research Nurse

Dartmouth College
West Lebanon, NH
Closing date
Dec 4, 2023

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Nursing, General Nursing
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Position Information

Position Title: Research Nurse
Department: Epidemiology
Position Number: 0000000
Hiring Range Minimum: $32.21/hr
Hiring Range Maximum: $40.24/hr
Location of Position:
Lebanon, NH

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Position Purpose:
To implement the ongoing activities for a National Institute of Health ( NIH )
reproductive health study.

Required Qualifications:
• Experience with performing spirometry or pulmonary function testing (PFTs)
• Experience working with children
• Knowledge of research methodology, protocols and data collection methods.
• Ability to develop and implement research and data collection protocols.
• Knowledge of current clinical nursing practices and procedures. Particular
knowledge of maternal child health nursing required.
• Excellent interpersonal skills permitting effective recruitment and interaction with
participants, medical and administrative staff at study sites and other study
• Excellent verbal communication, including skill in making presentations and
providing training.
• Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently and take initiative,
balance competing demands, schedule and plan efficiently and effectively to
coordinate with participating clinic staff, meet participant recruitment goals and
coordinate with other study personnel.
• Ability to work well as a team member and to exercise discretion, judgment, tact and
• Proficiency and skill with computer databases and software packages such as
Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Endnote, STATA and SAS .
• Meticulous attention to detail and confidentiality. Knowledge of HIPAA and patient
privacy regulations.
• Knowledge of regulations related to the protection of human subjects, informed
consent, and OSHA /blood borne pathogens.
• Valid Driver's license.
• Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse community.
• Five years experience as a registered nurse in a clinical setting.
• Five years experience as a research nurse.
• Five years experience recruiting and interviewing research participants or other
comparable experience.
• Bachelor's degree in nursing and current registration as a registered nurse (RN) or
the equivalent combination or education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master's degree preferred.
• Must complete educational requirements for Dartmouth Committee on the
Protection of Human Subjects ( IRB ) upon hire and appropriate laboratory and safety

FLSA: Non-Exempt
Employment Category: Temporary Part time
Department Contact for Recruitment Inquiries:
Department Contact Phone Number:
Department Contact for Cover Letter: Jennifer Egner
Contact's Phone Number:
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check:
Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
This is per-Diem Research Nurse position paid per visit and grant funded.

This is a temporary part-time position for 10-20 hours per week, 12 months in a year.

All Dartmouth College employees, whether working on-site or remotely, are required to be up to date with vaccination against COVID -19 (or to have received an approved exemption from vaccination through the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity). Please visit for details. Compliance with this requirement is a condition of employment. Failure to meet this condition of employment may result in Dartmouth in its sole discretion delaying your start date or rescinding its offer of employment.

Additional Instructions:
This is per-Diem Research Nurse position paid per visit and grant funded.

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Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities:
Coordination - 50%
* Implements the research activities with participating medical clinics including distribution and completion of surveys, data collection and management, subject
identification and recruitment, interviewing and scheduling.
* Develops and maintains working relationships with collaborating clinics and hospital
staff to ensure accurate screening, recruitment and follow up activities according to
study protocols and current clinical best practices.
* Acts as a resource to collaborating clinics, hospital staff, and other study staff on
clinical aspects of the study, study protocols and processes.
* Provides training as needed with respect to clinical procedures, EMR review and
other aspects of study protocols.
* Works closely with principal investigator on development of, revisions and updates
to protocols, study materials and supplies.
* Maintains close communication with Principal investigator, study research director
and other study staff regarding study progress, processes, collection and delivery of
samples and needed supplies and materials.
* Coordinates and conducts chart review scheduling and other activities with hospital
* Assists study research director with data monitoring and tracking activities, preparation of reports, Institutional Review Board ( IRB ) renewals and revisions and coordination of other administrative activities as needed.
* Coordinates collection and delivery of samples with laboratory, clinics, hospital staff and other study staff.
* Maintains study supplies and materials at participating sites.

Medical Records - 30%
* Conducts medical record reviews according to study protocols and acts as a clinical resource to other study staff for medical record reviews.
* Abstracts clinical history and patient outcome data from medical records according to study protocols and enters in established database.
* Maintains working relationships with medical and administrative staff to coordinate
medical record review activities.

Data Management - 20%
* Assures that data are successfully collected and managed.
* Assures that subject and data confidentiality and data integrity is maintained.
* Generates pertinent reports on a monthly or as needed basis.
* Assists in the organization of study related protocols on the server.
* May assist in the supervision of students or other temporary staff performing study
related tasks.

Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.
Performs other duties as assigned.

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