The Center for Immunization Research Vaccines is seeking a Research Nurse.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Assess, implement, and manage recruitment and study activities. Interview and educate potential study volunteers and families. Act as liaison between recruitment sites and study staff.
Conduct participant pre-screen calls and schedule participants for screening visit. Conduct informed consent process. Conduct chart reviews, preparation and maintenance of study materials, data collection including but not limited to study documentation, maintenance of volunteer’s medical and research records, maintenance of written study related logs and computer files.
Review medical records for basic inclusion/exclusion eligibility and assist in study enrollment.
Contribute in the development, implementation, and maintenance of standard operating procedures. Ensure studies comply with applicable regulations and guidelines, including Good Clinical Practice and Federal regulations.
Implements and ensures compliance of QA/QC activities related to all studies. Perform other recruitment, retention and research related activities as needed. Ensure security and confidentiality of all data.
Meet regularly (phone or in-person) with Sr. Research Nurse for review of data accuracy and overall progress of recruitment activities.
Provide quality and compassionate nursing care, conduct research safety assessments, collect nasal rinse and blood specimens and communicate status of research activities to the study team. The nursing activities may be performed in the CIR clinic, designated primary care provider offices, or in the volunteer’s home.
Individual must be a registered nurse, licensed in the State of Maryland or state where practicing. Bachelor's degree in nursing or related discipline preferred. Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR certification required. Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to effectively interact with pediatric medical care providers, parents and children.
Clear, concise, professional oral and written communication.
Able to make study level decisions based on a combination of professional judgment and experience.
Able to work independently and in a group setting.
Sitting, standing and walking for extended period. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s). Ability to move standard equipment through a hospital or clinical environment.
Classified Title:Research Nurse Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/ME Starting Salary Range: $60,945 - $83,865. Commensurate with experience Employee Group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Public Health, East Baltimore Campus Department Name: Center for Immunization Research Vaccine Scis CIR Personnel Area: School of Public Health
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at email@example.com. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.
The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.
Equal Opportunity Employer Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.