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Labcorp (Drug Development)

Research Nurse I (Full time/On-site)



Full Time

On Site


Daytona Beach, Florida, United States

As a leading global contract research organization (CRO) with a passion for scientific rigor and decades of clinical development experience, Fortrea provides pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device customers a wide range of clinical development, patient access and technology solutions across more than 20 therapeutic areas. With over 19,000 staff conducting operations in more than 90 countries, Fortrea is transforming drug and device development for partners and patients across the globe.

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Labcorp's Clinical Development and Commercialization Services business is now Fortrea in connection with its planned spin-off from Labcorp, which is expected in mid-2023. Fortrea’s spin-off from Labcorp is subject to satisfaction of certain customary conditions. This spin-off will position both organizations for accelerated growth and allow each to focus resources on distinct strategic priorities, customer and employee needs and value creation opportunities. As a provider of phase I-IV clinical trial management, regulatory guidance, patient access solutions and market access consulting, Fortrea will partner with both emerging and large pharmaceutical, biotechnology, device and diagnostic companies to drive healthcare innovation and improve the lives of patients worldwide.

Fortrea is looking for problem-solvers and creative thinkers who are passionate about breaking down barriers faced by sponsors of clinical trials, and who are committed to helping transform the development process to get promising life-changing ideas and therapies to patients faster. Join us as we cultivate a workspace where all employees have the opportunity to grow and make impacts on a global scale. For more information and questions related to Fortrea, please visit [Register to View] .

***This is not a remote position***

Are you a Nurse and looking for a non-traditional nursing role where you can help patients in need? Take the next step and explore the options available as a Research Nurse I by joining the company that was voted as one of Fortune 500’s best employers!

Labcorp Drug Development in Daytona Beach, Florida has a position open for a Registered Nurse RN who would enjoy working in clinical research, interacting with our healthy volunteer participants and performing a variety of duties working on clinical trials for the potential development of groundbreaking new medications.

Our growing Labcorp Drug Development team in our Daytona Beach, FL clinic is seeking highly motivated and quality-driven nurses with a passion for clinical care and science who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. In this role, you will have the opportunity to interact directly with our healthy volunteer participants and perform a variety of assessments including vital signs and phlebotomy on clinical trials for groundbreaking new medications.

Ideal candidates enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, are able to read and understand clinical research protocols, thrive in a team-oriented environment and have a passion for continued learning. The role offers established ladders for advancement. Join the Pursuit and help us on our mission to bring new therapies to patients in need!

Benefits Overview

  • 4 Health Insurance providers

  • United Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Aetna

  • Llife insurance

  • PTO – Paid Time Off

  • 401K (dollar to dollar match, up to 5% match with no vesting period)

  • Wellness awards to reduce out of pocket premiums

  • Employee recognition awards (ACE) for high performers and recognition

  • Employee pricing on travel, appliances, cars, insurance, computers, cell phone plan

Job Description:

Responsible for study unit activities in the conduct of clinical trials with emphasis on the safety and welfare of study participants.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Ensure that the dignity, health, safety, and welfare of participants is given the highest priority at all times

  • Be current with appropriate emergency certifications and company emergency policy and procedures

  • Respond to emergency situations based upon nursing standards

  • Utilize skills, knowledge, nursing diagnosis, and clinical judgement in order to provide a high standard of care for participants in clinical trials

  • Utilize nursing assessment skills to observe participant general well-being and potential adverse events. Document adverse events and takes appropriate action as needed

  • Obtain Informed Consent and continue the ICF process by educating, explaining and informing participants of study procedures

  • May obtain medical history

  • Administer investigational compounds (inclusive of parenteral) to participants according to the protocol and applicable regulations

  • Perform study related activities such as cannulation, telemetry, holters, vital signs, ECGs, venipuncture

  • Collect and process biological samples according to the protocol and Standard Operating Procedures

  • Record data obtained in a timely, error free manner according to the protocol and Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Maintain an understanding of current regulatory requirements

  • Transcribe source data onto the Case Report Form

  • Take responsibility for quality control of study data

  • Attend all required meetings, as appropriate

  • Maintain accurate records of all work undertaken

  • Maintain skills to perform all study tasks, as required

  • Maintain constant awareness of participant safety and dignity at all times

  • Handle participant complaints efficiently and effectively in order that their satisfaction is maintained

  • Ensure that client and participant confidentiality is maintained

  • Respond to client and team queries in a timely manner

  • Take ownership for the quality and standard of own work.

  • Apply NMC code and conduct to all aspects of duties (Leeds)

  • Record Adverse Events (AEs) as required

  • Be competent in all aspects of dosing as required by study

  • Undertake Shift Lead position as dictated by workload within the clinic

  • Contribute to clinic projects as required

  • Gain ILS (Leeds) or BLS (US) certification

  • Assist lead nurse in medical programs (such as Hep B and TB) within the clinic, as required

  • Undertake any other duties as required.

  • Must be-able to work rotating shifts and some weekends.

Education / Qualifications

  • Associates Degree or BS degree in nursing with current licensure in applicable state.

  • CPR/AED certified

  • ACLS-certified preferred upon entry to role. ACLS certification maybe be gained in role if not yet certified


  • 0-1 related experience

  • Additional experience may be substituted for education requirements

In July 2022, Labcorp announced its intention to spin off its clinical development business as a separate public company, subject to the satisfaction of certain customary conditions. Fortrea will become the new brand identity for our Clinical Development business in connection with the spin-off, which is expected in mid-2023.

We believe that the exceptional is possible when you have the right partner, so we are looking for the right people to help build a transformative force in Clinical Development. [Register to View]

Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

As an EOE/AA employer, Labcorp strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.

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