New York State Psychiatry Institute
  • 06-Oct-2017 to 06-Apr-2018 (EST)
  • PI- Substance Use Disorders
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $71,316+$12,871 geographical+$3,026 location
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full benefits package based on percentage of full-time effort

Description:  Seeking a qualified candidate to fill a full-time Research Nurse position who will contribute to research studies in Substance Use Disorders.

Duties and Responsibilities:  Duties include: Nursing responsibilities for inpatient and outpatient research studies in both substance abusing and normal populations. Under the supervision of a research psychologist and physician, the Nurse will administer research protocols to assure compliance with IRB-approved study designs. The Nurse is active in research at every stage and functions with a large degree of autonomy. S/he conducts telephone interviews with prospective research participants, coordinates schedules of volunteers with those of research (physicians, psychologists, research assistants) and clinical personnel, oversees the completion of research questionnaires, establishes and maintains rapport with volunteers, and monitors their compliance with all aspects of the studies. The nurse maintains source documents, case report forms, and data books in compliance with FDA regulations, codes and enters data, and performs preliminary data analysis. In addition, the nurse provides care to opioid-dependent patients during detoxification (e.g., taking vital signs and administering medications to alleviate uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms) and subsequent outpatient treatment, and provides nursing care both during and after dose administration. The nurse also places and removes intravenous lines, draws blood, administers parenteral naloxone to opioid-dependent individuals, administers oral medications, performs electrocardiograms, monitors vital signs, and provides psychosocial support to participants. The Nurse is expected to attend weekly team meetings and become ACLS certified if s/he isn't already. Hours are generally 9am-5pm M-F, but some early morning, evening, and weekend work may be required.

Preferred Qualifications:  BSN and research experience. Organizational skills, attention to detail, good judgment, and the ability to work without continuous supervision are critical components of this position. familiarity/proficiency with Excel, Word and PowerPoint are essential.

Salary:   $71,316 plus $12,871 geographical differential, plus $3,026 location pay

To Apply:   Submit a resume and cover letter by April 6, 2018 on our website at . Only applications submitted through our website will be considered. 

The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent Benefits Package. Employer/Minority/Women/Disabled/Veteran Employer. VEVRAA  41 CFR 60-300.5(a) compliant. 

Depending on the physical work location and/or job duties, the successful candidate may be required to be screened through the NY State Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs and/or screening through the New York State Central Child Abuse Register prior to assuming any duties that will involve contact with patients and/or children.



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