CO Clinical Nurse

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Aug 03, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

General Summary:

This position requires the dual ability to work effectively as registered nurse (RN) with hospitalized patients and patients in an ambulatory setting providing high quality. Will organize and manage the daily activities of ahigh volumesurgical practice to ensure smooth operation and high level of patient satisfaction. Engages in the implementation of therapeutic actions in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team. Coordinates pre- and post-op care. Functions as a resource person to staff, medical staff, patients and family members. Willresolve patient problems, third party issues (including insurance) and refer patients to appropriate resources.

Clinical Responsibilities:

  • Triages and answers patient calls, fields patient-related e-mails, responds to patient’s MyChart messages in provider’s in basket as appropriate
  • Calls in prescriptions under the direction of a provider’s order
  • Pend orders for appropriate patient imaging to providers as instructed
  • Ensures patient and provider’s calls are returned in a timely manner
  • Documents all patient interactions appropriately in EPR or as specified
  • Answers questions from patients regarding provider’s instructions, medications, prescription refills, procedure results, and/or other aspects of clinical care
  • Functions as a liaison between office providers, the multi-disciplinary team, primary care providers, and health care professionals; including coordination of multi-disciplinary appointments and treatment plans
  • Retrieves lab and imaging results, coordinates provider sign-off of results, calls patients with results, and documents according to clinic protocol
  • Provides crisis intervention as needed, and triages complex cases
  • Practices case management to ensure proper care for patients
  • Assists providers in the clinic including helping with schedule adjustments, rooming patients, delivery of specimens to lab, set-up for clinic procedures, etc.
  • Assists patients or family members with completion of medical insurance forms and disability forms
  • Provides pre-op teaching for patients and reviews pre-op H&P/labs in preparation for surgery and notify providers of abnormalities as appropriate
  • Performs 48 hour post-op calls to patient to check status and help coordinate post-op care needs
  • Inform patients of costs of care and guide them to appropriate resources for further information

This individual must maintain educational requirements relevant to this discipline, assist physicians in accordance with Maryland Board of Nursing guidelines, and ensure a smooth operational clinic flow.

Administrative and Scheduling Responsibilities:

Have a comprehensive understanding of the office goals,policies and procedures as well as other departments in the School of Medicine to ensure a well-organized and effective workplace. Position responsibilities include attendance to monthly conferences and grand rounds that will sensitize the individual to specific subspecialty areas such as hydrocephalus, Chiari malformation, pseudo tumor cerebri, CSF leaks and syringomyelia.

The individual will also aid in numerous administrative tasks in order to guarantee an efficient office, such as copy-editing, report writing, and medical documentation tasks. In addition, he or she will be responsible for maintaining a clear calendar and coordinating the servicing of office/medical equipment.

The individual will need to appropriately schedule patients for clinical visits and surgical appointments/consultations which could include other ancillary tests/procedures. Knowledge of necessary treatment routines is necessary for resource and time effective scheduling. The individual will coordinate all patient intake procedures and develop and efficient system to ensure that the office runs in a well-organized and timely manner than benefits patients, office staff, and medical personnel withThe Joint Commission regulatory measures and site standards.

Customer Service and Teamwork Responsibilities:Must be able to work as part of a multi-cultural and diverse team that responds respectfully to the demands to staff members, medical personnel, and patients. Communication must be clear and pleasant to ensure a friendly and hospitable work environment while maintaining satisfaction with difficult patients or customers.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Individual must be a registered nurse, licensed in the State of Maryland or state where practicing.
  • Current CPR certification required.
  • Three years progressively responsible medical office experience required.
  • Intermediate computer and proofreading skills required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing or related disciplinepreferred.
  • Experience in the Johns Hopkins system stronglypreferred.

Classified Title: Clinical Nurse
Working Title: CO Clinical Nurse ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/ME
Starting Salary Range:$60,945-$83,865 (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
Department name: 10003537-SOM Neuro Sur Vascular
Personnel area: School of Medicine

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 atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. 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.

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School of Medicine - East Baltimore Campus


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 jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. 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.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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