Asthma Research Nurse

Rochester, NY


Position Summary :

The employee will fill dual roles at the University of Rochester and Mary Parkes Asthma Center. Research responsibilities include start up, conduct, coordination and oversight of asthma clinical trials, recruitment of patients into research studies. Clinical responsibilities include functioning as an ‘Asthma Navigator’ for the severe asthma clinic at Mary Parkes Center and assist with implementing a structured protocol for high risk patients with severe asthma; such protocol to include PRO measures, comorbidity questionnaires, medication adherence and technique review, education and development of personalized asthma action plans, and outreach efforts between clinic visits.


  • Evaluates clinical data to determine eligibility and co-ordination of study visits and procedures. Participates in the planning, development and implementation of study design, budgets, protocols, consent forms, processes and policies that may include multiple therapeutic areas.

  • Assists with primary data collection, including analysis ofadministrative databases, future contact database, analysis of electronic medical records. Coordinates research subject visits and sample collection. Uses centrifuge to process samples. Perform pulmonary function testing on research subjects (including spirometry, Broncho provocation testing, exhaled nitric oxide measurement).

  • Ensures compliance with all applicable regulatory and institutional requirements and standards . Ensures the integrity and security of all study data at all times. Initiates, monitors and ensures that all protocol activities are standardized across study sites. Implements immediate and appropriate corrective action when inconsistency of activities is identified

  • Reviews, analyzes and manages data and ensures that all documentation is maintained according to industry sponsor requirements, and RSRB/WIRB regulatory guidelines. Demonstrates accountability for continuous learning in accordance with Good Clinical Practice guidelines. Prepares for site study visits and represents sites, investigators and study team at research meetings as needed

  • Functions as ‘Asthma Navigator’. Assists with implementing a structured protocol for high risk patients with severe asthma


  • RN

  • B.S. in Nursing required

  • Masters in Nursing or related field preferred.

  • 3 years nursing experience required; prior work in clinical research preferred

  • or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred

  • EPIC EMR; high level use of MS-office; proficiency at web-based computer entry preferred

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 66,602 - $ 93,205 Annually

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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