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Specialist Associate (Research Nurse), Department of Surgery (1-year contract)

Date: 21-Jan-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

Job Purpose:

Specialist Associate (Research Nurse) to provide support to the Principal Investigator and team in research administration and projects.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Assist in conduct of research activities including:
  • Complete research procedures according to protocol and guidelines
  • Patient recruitment
  • Administration of questionnaires
  • Scheduling of study visits
  • Data entry etc.


  1. Collection and handling of biological specimen including:
  • Coordinate, collect, transfer and storage of samples
  • Tracking of sample inventory
  • Perform venepuncture on research participants, as required
  1. Provide administrative support to research team including:
  • Handle study related claims
  • Maintain study files
  • Prepare documents for ethics submission
  • Any other ad-hoc duties assigned


  • Diploma holder in Nursing or equivalent, with relevant work experiences
  • Experience in performing venepuncture and prior experience in research and/or patient fronting work would be advantageous
  • Proficient in MS Office applications
  • Good communication, organizational, time-management and interpersonal skill
  • Self-starter, team player and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrate tact and discretion when dealing with confidential data
  • Bilingual and/or knowledge of local dialects desired (to handle concerns and questions from local dialects speaking research subject)
  • Able to travel between clinic locations for study-related activities when needed

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Department : Surgery

Employee Referral Eligible:

Job requisition ID : 8211