Research Nurse I
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 9 days ago
Job Description

Position Description:


Function as Research Nurse I in the Center for Advancing Population Science. Broad job duties include providing clinical nursing care, providing health education, and protocol driven behavioral interventions to adults with chronic disease..

Primary Functions

In this role, you will be an integral member of the Center for Advancing Population Science, serve as a nurse health educator, and deliver protocol driven health education interventions. This opportunity uniquely exposes you to the academic medical center environment and learning across research grants, extramural funding, and research program quality and operations. The ideal candidate will practice strategic thinking, attention to detail, be dependable, enjoy working in a highly collaborative setting, and remain flexible in a fast-paced environment. Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as nurse health educator for Center projects. Deliver protocol driven health education interventions to study participants (via face-to-face, telephone or videoconferencing technology as appropriate). Schedule and coordinate sessions, attend and participate in supervision sessions, record sessions as directed, and perform health educator data collection during initial visits and follow-up sessions. Train study participants on key elements of the study protocol. Monitor study participants' adherence to key elements of the study protocol.
  • Perform nursing duties as needed including phlebotomy tasks, case management, and clinical decision-making.
  • Work collaboratively with other Center personnel to achieve the goals of funded studies at the Center. Serve as liaison to physician, nurses, and staff in the study clinics to ensure smooth running of research projects. Track and monitor adverse patient outcomes.
  • Serve as community liaison for the Center. Provide health education to community sites, establish community partnerships, and work with designated community sites to advance the research, education, and training mission of the Center.
  • Participate on multiple active grants at the Center as needed. Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge - Skills - Abilities

Knowledge of biology, chemistry, mathematics, documentation, and records management. Data utilization, complex problem solving, critical thinking, resource management, and writing skills.

Preferred Schedule:
Full-time role with expectations for coverage during core business hours and flexibility required as necessary to accommodate business needs.

Position Requirements:

Organizational Structure

Building: Oakwood
Department: Center for Advancing Population Science
Division: Center for Advancing Population Science
Reports to (Title): Center Director
Direct Reports (Titles): N/A
Collaborates with (Titles):


Appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on equivalent basis
Minimum Required Education: Associate degree
Minimum Required Experience: 2 years
Preferred Education:
Preferred Experience:
Field: Nursing
Certification: RN

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EEO/AA – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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