• Research Nurse I

    Job Location(s) UK-Leeds
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    Exciting full-time permanent positions available to join our Phase I clinical trials business in Leeds, West Yorkshire as a Research Nurse! This is a great opportunity to gain experience within clinical research/ trials away from the traditional general nursing and allow you to continue to practise your clinical skills and knowledge.

    Registered Nurse OR Qualified Nurse OR Clinical Research Nurse OR Clinical Trials Nurse

    COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company providing support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries. At Covance, we help make the miracles of medicine a reality. We offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career. This is your chance to become part of a team that helps to bring miracle of medicine to market sooner.


    About the Role


    As a Research Nurse you would be responsible, first and foremost, for the safety and wellbeing of our volunteers, and for executing study activities in the conduct of phase I clinical trials. You will utilise your clinical knowledge, experience, skills and training to provide a high standard of care during the conduct of the clinical phase, administering the test drug, and conducting required clinical functions.


    This is a permanent full time 37 hours per week over 7 days, and includes the opportunity for overtime.


    About You


    • NMC registration required with no limitations to practice within the NMC (adult)
    • ILS (Immediate Life Support) or ALS (Advanced Life Support) preferable but not essential as full training provided.
    • Flexible working
    • Team Player
    • Attention to detail
    • Excellent communication skills
    • High motivation and energetic


    We Offer


    We offer the opportunity to work within an experienced and highly skilled team and together with Covance’s ongoing success offer you the prospect of unsurpassed growth and career development opportunities.


    Covance offers a comprehensive benefits package including:


    • Competitive salary
    • Life Assurance
    • Pension
    • Private Health Insurance
    • Other voluntary opt-in benefits including Dental insurance, health screenings and many others


    Get ready to redefine what’s possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples’ lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you’ll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.


    Join us as we speed the delivery of ground breaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow’s drug development challenges, creating new possibilities for our clients—and your career.

    Education / Qualifications

    * Registered Nurse with the NMC

    * CPR certified


    * Successful candidate will have worked in a similar clinical role

    * Experience working in a fast paced environment and to strict time scales


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