Research Nurse (PICANet)

University of Leicester - Health Sciences

College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology

Department of Health Sciences

Part-time (0.4FTE 15 hours per week) open ended contract subject to fixed term funding. Funding is available until 31 March 2021.

This post is also available on a secondment basis. Please discuss this with your current line manager if you would like to be considered for a secondment.

Together our staff and students are discovering innovative ways to change the world for the better and there has never been a more exciting time for you to join us. We are ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and have an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We are led by discovery and innovation, with the synergy between research and learning at the core of our activity.

In this role you will provide high level research skills and guidance to the continuing development and running of the Paediatric Intensive Care Audit Network (PICANet), an international audit of paediatric intensive care activity which collects data on all children admitted to paediatric intensive care units in the UK and the Republic of Ireland.

You will manage a programme of annual visits to validate the quality and completeness of recorded data, providing feedback to the principal investigators and individual units on quality, coverage and timeliness of data submission. You will regularly visit paediatric intensive care units to provide support to staff and clinicians in the running of the national audit programme. You will also be involved in analysing quantitative and qualitative data for inclusion in reports and academic papers, and present the findings at conferences and seminars.

The ideal candidate will have appropriate professional qualifications and experience or will be educated to PhD level. You will have knowledge of the health service together with extensive experience of both quantitative and qualitative research, including conducting surveys and analysing data or extensive experience of nursing in paediatric intensive care and participation in research or audit studies.

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Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor Elizabeth Draper on or 0116 252 3200.

The closing date for this post is midnight on 5 September 2017.

We anticipate that assessments will take place on 26 September.

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