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Research Nurse Coordinator

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 03/14/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 04/21/2018
Working Title Research Nurse Coordinator
Job Classification Health Professional II
Department Name 35207D-Med-Div of Gastroenterology/Hepatology
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0135186
Hiring Range $40,092.00 - $65,676.00
Position Description

The Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Research Nurse Coordinator who will participate in the research activities of the Hepatology clinical research team and assist in the planning, organizing, implementing, and monitoring of adult patients enrolled in research protocols, as directed by Dr. Ramon Bataller. Responsibilities will consist of recruitment-consenting of patients, processing biological samples, preparation of protocol budgets, IRB protocol preparation and submission, coordination of study site visits, maintenance of all necessary records, and communication between the study principal investigator, patients, sponsoring agencies and other health care providers and researchers related to the study.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Completion of nursing program and current PA RN license; Master’s degree preferred. Specific experience with the IRB and research protocols is critical. At least five years of clinical experience may be substituted for advanced training.

Required Licenses/Certifications

Pennsylvania RN license

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. * Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents