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UT Health Research Nurse -SON-Nursing Research Support- Part-Time in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Research Nurse -SON-Nursing Research Support- Part-Time

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas



Jane and Robert Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth

Requisition #: 210001V0


Coordinate and conducts research projects and related activities focused on HIV prevention among homeless youth as assigned by a Senior Program Manager or other Research staff. Recruits, screens, enrolls potential survey participants. Collects bio specimens and delivers intervention to study participants. May be assigned multiple protocols.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in community engagement and/or community-based participatory research.

  • High comfort level conducting study activities in diverse settings including community clinics, homeless shelters, drop-in centers, etc.

  • Experience with youth and/or individuals experiencing homelessness.

  • Have a work-ethic that will take initiative to learn, work well with all personalities, someone who is kind and is a team player.


May perform some or all of the following:

  1. Recruits and screens study subjects, collects specimens in the field as necessary for research project and in accord with research protocols

  2. Enrolls suitable candidates, ensuring all necessary documentation is collected and processed. Provides basic background and education to participants regarding the research project, and potential risks or benefits of participation.

  3. Provides HIV education and motivational interviewing-based counseling.

  4. Inputs data and maintains research databases and related records needed for research.

  5. Schedules follow-up visits and maintains contact with patients, patients families, department staff, other faculty members and researchers as directed by the Senior Program Manager or Research Associate.

  6. Distributes research information to faculty, research staff, principle investigator, and others as requested

  7. Performs other duties as assigned.


Registered Nurse (State ofTexas)


Graduation from an accredited nursing program.


One year of related experience.


  • Candidate will need to be flexible with time - Position may need to work late or come in on a weekend.

  • Position will require substantial travel around the Houston area - Candidate must have access to personal transportation to get around Houston.


Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

SECURITY SENSITIVE: This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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