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Rockefeller University Nursing Assistant | Institute for Global Infectious Disease Research in New York, New York

Organization Overview

The new institute builds on Rockefeller’s long legacy of infectious-disease research in supporting intensive research on pathogens, including proven troublemakers as well as likely new suspects. Among other initiatives, it will support several studies launched in 2020 aimed at better understanding the biology of SARS-CoV-2 and developing interventions to prevent and treat infections, including work by Rockefeller scientists Michel Nussenzweig, Paul Bieniasz, Theodora Hatziioannou, and Charles Rice. Together with Pamela Björkman at the California Institute of Technology, this group characterized the immune response to natural infection and to vaccines and boosters, tracking the evolution of both the virus and our antibodies.


The Nursing Assistant will assist with direct research participant care as delegated by and under the direct supervision of the Clinical Research Nurse.


The Nursing Assistant's Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing direct care and observation to assigned research participant(s)

  • Phlebotomy

  • Assisting with medical procedures such as the collection and processing of specimens

  • Performing ECGs

  • Maintaining of equipment, supplies, and routine nursing unit functions

  • Other duties will be assigned as needed


High School Diploma or equivalent required. A minimum of one (1) year of experience as a Nursing Assistant in a Hospital or equivalent Health Care environment outside of a Hospital Setting is required. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills. Strong Computer skills (electronic medical records and excel programs). Must be detail-oriented, highly organized, and able to manage multiple tasks.

Rockefeller University does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service or other non-merit. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the characteristics listed above.

The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on various factors, including but not limited to organizational budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The hiring range provided represents The Rockefeller University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Compensation Range: Min

USD $42,500.00/Yr.

Compensation Range: Max

USD $45,000.00/Yr.

Job Locations US-NY-New York

Category Healthcare – Support Services

Position Type Regular Full-Time