Research Nurse

  • SIU School of Medicine
  • Springfield, IL, USA
  • Feb 16, 2018
Full time Medical Healthcare Health Care Nurse Research

Job Description

Employees in this title are registered professional nurses (RNs) who provide operational support for clinical research activities in the Center for Clinical Research (CCR), and participate in research projects for other departments, as appropriate. This position participates in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care in clinical research studies, and establishes clinical research organizational policies and procedures, as well as carries out research. This position requires strong interpersonal skills and a basic understanding of the policies and guidelines that govern clinical research activities.

Interested individuals should apply directly for the position with a letter of interest accompanied by a resume at SIU's Jobs website at

SIU School of Medicine is an AA/EEO employer.


Clinical Research, Pharmaceutical Research, Nursing




  1. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  2. High degree of empathy for patients.
  3. Ability to work independently.
  4. Strong problem solving abilities.
  5. Must have analytical skills necessary in order to gather, organize, and tabulate data.
  6. Research experience in an academic setting preferred.
  7. Computer skills to include proficiency with MS Office (Access, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  8. Must have an understanding of OSHA guidelines in handling hazardous biological and chemical materials.
  9. Must have interpersonal skills necessary to maintain cooperative working relationships with CCR employees, physician faculty, and other research staff.
  10. Sensitive to the needs of underrepresented minority populations.