Research Nurse/Phlebotomist

Department of Pediatrics

Competition No.  -    S100844924
Posting Date  -    Apr 15, 2021
Closing Date  -    May 06, 2021
Hourly Rate  -    $29.96 - $41.07
Grade  -    09
Hours  -    10-15 per wk

This competition is open to all applicants, however, internal candidates and applicants who were former employees of the University of Alberta in the past 18 months will be given priority consideration before external candidates.

This part-time position has a term of 12 months, less one day. 

The Department of Pediatrics within the University of Alberta is one of Canada’s leading academic Pediatric institutions in medical education and Pediatric research. The Alberta COVID-19 Serology Study is a provincial study looking at SARS-COV2 antibodies in children ages 6 years to 17 years.  We are currently recruiting 1-2 positions to draw blood for approximately 10-15 hours/ week.

Further information on the Department of Pediatrics can be found at


  • Under minimal supervision, review, become knowledgeable about, and adhere to research protocols
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours: evenings 4 PM to 8 PM & weekends 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Must be able to draw blood from children ages 6 to 17 years of age
  • Develop excellent study-specific source documents and precise documentation of the same
  • Organize study visits and make appointments
  • Organize and prepare charts; case report forms; remote data entry for study visits; regulatory documents
  • Ensure source documents are received and reviewed (ex. questionnaires, lab work)
  • Report adverse events promptly to the Principal Investigator (PI), as necessary
  • Participate in study-related meetings, such as PI meetings and study conference calls


  • Must be a Registered Nurse (RN), have completed a degree in Nursing, be a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), or a Phlebotomist 
  • Research experience an asset
  • Training experience in Pediatrics an asset
  • Experience working with children and families
  • Excellent interpersonal and organization skills, ability to work in a team environment as well as independently with minimal supervision
  • Precise documentation skills/detail orientated
  • Computer proficiency using MS Office applications (Word, Excel,) and data management software (REDCap)
  • Ability to work efficiently in a professional and ethical manner in accordance with University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services policies and procedures

    How to Apply

    Apply Online

    Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

    The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.