Research - Registered Nurse I

Job ID 2023-51532
Area of Interest
Research & Development
Location Name
1920 Terry
FTE/Hours per pay period
1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Work Status
Child Health, Behavior & Devel
Day Shift
Primary Location : City
Primary Location : State/Province
Remote Work Percent
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Responsible to create, organize and submit IRB documents and follow through with approvals. Provides leadership and coordination of pediatric clinical research studies at Seattle Children's. Organize the planning and implementation of clinical research studies in accordance with current regulatory guidelines for clinical research in children. Act as a resource for research and clinical staff participating in implementation of clinical research trials.

Job Posting Addendum

Join a highly engaged and collaborative team with a passion for child health research. For this study we will be conducting observational study visits with healthy children ages 12 - 14 over the next couple years.  This position will assist with research related procedures and clinical assessments (i.e. anthropometrics, blood pressure, biospecimen collection, spirometry). The ideal candidate for this role will be outgoing, have pediatric phlebotomy skills, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Experience with telemetry or EKG interpretation and working with EPIC or a similar EHR are also preferred. As part of a world class research institution with opportunities for growth and development you will also benefit from having a somewhat flexible schedule, a hybrid work environment, and a positive and supportive team.


Required Education/Experience:

  • BS in Nursing.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years nursing experience, to include a combination of the following:
  • Pediatric experience.
  • Research experience.

Required Credentials:

  • Current Washington State licensure to practice nursing.
  • At time of hire: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers is required for all positions.
  • Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) will be accepted in lieu of BLS for Healthcare Providers.
  • As a condition of employment: Current BLS for Health Care Providers is to be maintained at all times by all nurses.
  • Note: current PALS and/or PEARS will be accepted in lieu of BLS, and must be maintained as current at all times.
  • Employees are responsible for any costs (including time away from work) associated with obtaining PALS or PEARS certification if it is not a requirement of the position. (ACLS will not be accepted as a substitute to the requirements listed above.).
  • Nurses working in select Research departments may additionally be required to obtain PEARS within 6 months of employment, or may be required to obtain PALS within 3 months of employment.
  • PEARS or PALS is to be maintained at all times.


  • Master’s Degree in Nursing.
  • Environmental Health Experience strongly preferred.
  • Prior experience in assigned clinical research specialty area.
  • Completion of the Ethics Course recognized by Seattle Children’s IRB.

Min to Max Hourly Salary

$44.46 - $66.69 /hr

Min to Max Annual Salary

$92,476.80 - $138,715.20 /yr

Salary Information

This compensation range was calculated based on full-time employment (2080 hours worked per calendar year). Offers are determined by multiple factors including equity, skills, experience, and expertise, and may vary within the range provided.


The union pay ranges can be found on the Seattle Children’s website here: WSNA - UFCW


Seattle Children’s offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position.

Disclaimer for Out of State Applicants

This compensation range is specific to Seattle, positions located outside of Seattle may be compensated differently depending on various factors.

Benefits Information

Seattle Children’s offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 403(b), life insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more. Click here for more information.

About Us

Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s – to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible.  Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE


As one of the nation's top five pediatric research centers, Seattle Children's Research Institute is dedicated to providing hope, care, and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible.


Our investigators are involved in hundreds of projects that cover every phase of research, from studying how diseases work to improving investigational therapies. They have pioneered groundbreaking cystic fibrosis treatments and cutting-edge cancer therapies that help a child's immune system defeat cancer, and made other major contributions to pediatric medicine. 


Researchers work in close collaboration with one another, their colleagues at partner institutions including the University of Washington and Fred Hutch and our healthcare providers at Seattle Children's Hospital, one of U.S. News & World Report’s top children's hospitals. This collaboration is one of our key strengths, allowing our faculty to draw on a variety of disciplines and techniques as they pursue solutions to some of medicine's most complex problems.


We are committed to not only treating disease but to eliminating it. Help us achieve our vision of being a worldwide leader in pediatric research aimed to improve the health and well-being of children. If you are interested in a challenging career aimed at groundbreaking research, Seattle Children's Research Institute is the place for you.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.


Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.


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