Oregon Health & Science University

Senior Clinical Research RN or Clinical Research RN

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Department of Neurology
Salary Range
Senior Clinical Research RN pay range: $40.82 - $61.22 per hour; Clinical Research RN pay range: $37.12 - $55.65 per hour (Commensurate with experience)
During normal business hours
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Function/Duties of Position

This position is under the supervision of Dr. Aimee Pierce who serves as the clinic director, research clinical core lead, and clinical trials director at the Layton Aging & Alzheimer’s Disease Center. The Research Nurse is responsible for conducting cognitive neurology research study visits including recruitment and screening of volunteers, conduct of study visits, data entry; ensuring integrity and quality of protocol procedures and resultant data, maintaining regulatory compliance and documentation, managing investigational drugs and supplies. This position will also assist with providing backup for clinic duties: providing and assuring the highest standards of dementia care for patients enrolled in multiple clinical research protocols and/or the Memory Clinic; coordinating with clinic team members to ensure coverage and smooth, implementing nursing interventions and follow-up care; assisting providers and family in symptom management and in identifying community resources; maintaining comprehensive Epic/MyChart documentation.

Required Qualifications

Clinical Research RN:

  • BSN AND 3 years clinical experience preferably in a research setting AND BLS required (from American Heart Association)

Senior Clinical Research RN:

  • BSN AND 5 years clinical experience preferably in a research setting AND BLS required (from American Heart Association)

Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Competencies):

  • Current unencumbered Oregon RN license
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to working in a team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Highly organized and able to work independently
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks at one time
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team while being collaborative in resolving problems
  • Must be proficient with computers running Windows and PC applications e.g. MS Excel, Oracle, Access, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Must have demonstrated excellent customer service skills both on the phone and in person
  • Must possess energy and drive to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to use tact and diplomacy to maintain effective working relationships

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience and fluency with OHSU electronic records system (EPIC)
  • Research Certification (SoCra, ACRP)

Additional Details

Please attach a cover letter and resume with your application.

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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