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Emory University Clinical Research Nurse II in Atlanta, Georgia



Emory School of Nursing invites applications for a full-time interventionist position to conduct psychoeducational intervention sessions and other related research activities for a federally-funded randomized trial to improve advance care planning for persons with dementia and their family members. This grant will last until April 2022, and this position may end earlier than 2022 based on the funding availability. This position is for someone who has excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Responsibilities and duties:

After successful completion of 2-day competency-based training as an interventionist, this position will be expected to perform the following:

  • Adherence to the overall study protocol and intervention protocol

  • Participation in recruitment activities

  • Participation in scheduling intervention and data collection appointments

  • Verifying transcribed intervention sessions

  • Weekly attendance and participation in research meetings

  • Participation in periodic re-training

  • Demonstrating professionalism, ethical practice and research conduct

  • Functioning as a team player with other research team members


  • Coordinates implements and evaluates clinical research trials, studies and projects.

  • Provides direction in the development of research protocols. Recruits and screens potential study participants, and develops and conducts patient and family education accordingly.

  • Oversees financial accounts to ensure operations remain within approved levels.

  • Performs patient evaluations, administers medications and research instruments and provides nursing support to perform specialized diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical procedures.

  • Makes referrals to in-house or community professionals and serves as clinical resource.

  • Collects data, assists in developing data collection systems and compiles reports.

  • May provide infusion duties.

  • Assists in writing research grants, publications in medical and nursing literature, study materials, brochures and correspondence.

  • Provides direction and may supervise other Research Nurses or other support members.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

  • Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents.


  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia

  • Three years of related nursing experience.

  • Must be credentialed through Emory Healthcare under the category of RN II.

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Job Number 33342

Job Type Regular Part-Time

Division School Of Nursing

Department SON: Nursing Research

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Research & Research Administration

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