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Position Description

At DaVita Clinical Research (DCR), a contract research organization, a wholly owned subsidiary of DaVita Inc., we use our extensive, applied database and real-world healthcare experience to assist pharmaceutical and medical device companies in the design, recruitment and completion of retrospective, prospective and pragmatic clinical trials. 
DCR’s scientific and clinical expertise spans the lifecycle of product development with more than 175 client companies over the last 30+ years.
Unlike most contract research organizations, we are part of an integrated company that provides healthcare. 
This unique structure enables us to integrate real-world experience and de-identified data with our operational excellence, superior customer service, and flexibility. From clinical trial design and execution to health outcomes research and publication planning, we offer a range of services to help with your project, regardless of where it is in the product life cycle.
This is a full-time Research RN position located at our research facility in Lakewood, CO.  
  • Provides nursing care and oversight of clinical trial subjects while complying with Good Clinical Practice, regulatory and protocol requirements.
  • Communicates subject and/or trial-related information, updates and concerns to Investigators, operational leaders, Project Managers, Project Coordinators, as necessary. 
  • Maintains knowledge of research protocols and attends education sessions provided to research staff involved in conducting trial procedures. 
  • Records study data and maintain source documentation according to Good Documentation Practices. 
  • Knows, understands, and follows teammate guidelines, employment policies, and department or company procedures. 
  • Completes other projects/tasks assigned by management. 
  • Provides consistent, regular, punctual attendance as scheduled.
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Here is what you can expect when you join our Village: 
  • A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.
  • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
  • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
  • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
  • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.    


Want to make an impact in Healthcare? Through science, technology, quality and education, we are committed to expanding discovery and empowering lives. This empowerment comes in many forms. From our laboratory professionals to our support roles, DaVita labs not only offers a career to fit each individual, it provides a community and place to call home.


  • Nursing degree from accredited school of nursing required along with current RN license in state of practice. 
  • Ability to work a night shift
  • Minimum one year clinical nursing experience preferred. 
  • Minimum one year research experience preferred. 
  • Able to work evening/night/weekend shifts as necessary to support study schedules. 
  • Deals with confidential information and/or issues using discretion and judgment.
Join us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen."
Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.
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Position Summary

  • Job Title: Research Nurse
  • Job Function: Laboratory
  • Location: 11750 West 2nd Place, Suite 300, Lakewood, Colorado