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IV Catheter Technician

Medical Professionals, Research / Scientific


IV Catheter Technician

  • 516054
  • Roanoke, Virginia, United States
  • Fralin Biomedical Res. Institute
  • Medical Professionals
  • Research / Scientific
  • Hourly Wage/Part-Time
  • Virginia Tech University

Job Description

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.

Required Qualifications

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

Salary Information

Depending on experience

Review Date

Open Until Filled

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Brittany Shelton at sheltb@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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