A nurse practitioner, emergency medical technician, phlebotomist, or person with training and practice inserting IV catheters is sought to support projects in the lab of Dr. DiFeliceantonio (https://fbri.vtc.vt.edu/research/labs/difeliceantonio.html) at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at Virginia Tech Carilion in Roanoke, Virginia. . This position is flexible and would involve scheduling on an hourly basis for IV placement. Projects in the lab are multidisciplinary, combining techniques and methodologies from neuroscience, nutrition, metabolism, and psychology. The overarching goal of the lab is to understand the metabolic and neural mechanisms of food choice and specifically how modern, ultra-processed foods hijack these systems.
This is an excellent position for someone interested in research with a low time commitment.
Required application materials: Cover letter including statement of interest, CV/Resume, list of references (2).
Consideration of applications will begin immediately and will end when the position is filled. Expected start date is as soon as possible. The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at Virginia Tech Carilion is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Training on placing IV catheters
1 year experience on IV catheter placement
A nurse practitioner, emergency medical technician, phlebotomist, or person with training and practice inserting IV catheters
Depending on experience
Open Until Filled
The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check
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