CO Sr. Clinical Nurse

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Aug 28, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

General Summary/Purpose:

The Sr. Clinical Nurse is a clinical expert, an educator, and a consultant in the area of Hematology nursing patient care. The Sr. Clinical Nurse’s primary role is to assure quality patient care for the various populations being cared for within the Division of Hematology.

The Sr. Clinical Nurse reports to the Director of the Division of Hematology in the Department of Medicine.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

Clinical Responsibilities (100% effort):

The Sr. Clinical Nurse is responsible for ensuring optimal continuity of care through support, coordination, and education of care and fostering collaboration among physicians and the broader interdisciplinary care team participating in clinical activities. Duties include:

  • Direct patient care. Attends clinic with physicians and assesses patient clinic status. Troubleshoots patient care issues and communicates with appropriate staff regarding unresolved care issues. Ensures timely follow-up strategies. Consults with the clinical care team for patients requiring specialized care.
  • Patient coordination. Works closely with physicians in all specialty areas to coordinate patient’s care plan communication; works with multidisciplinary team to maintain and implement up-to-date coordinated care plan; communicates with all members of the healthcare team on behalf of the patient.
  • Patient referral. Uses clinical protocols to refer patients to appropriate Hematologist for diagnosis and treatments and assists patients and their families in obtaining referrals to needed specialists. Provides support and counseling, as appropriate to the clinical situation.
  • Clinical protocol development. Works with designated physicians to develop and maintain clinical protocols.
  • Clinic improvement. Proactively develops and enhances processes with the goal of improving the clinical experience for referred patients and the referring physician.
  • Liaison. Communicates with referring physician’s offices as appropriate to the patient and physician’s needs.
  • Patient Education. Educates referring physicians and facilities on available services.

A. Education

1. Patient/Family Education

  • Designs/coordinates educational programs for patients and families relevant to protocols
  • Provides ongoing education to patients and families regarding pertinent clinical trial and clinical management issue

2. Staff Education

  • Coordinates and presents continuing education and inservice programs for Clinical Research Nurses, Clinical Associates, Data Managers, and others involved in the research process
  • Attends and participates in inservice and external trainings, workshops, conferences, and other relevant programs for professional growth and development

3. Community

  • Collaborates with other members of the research team in preparing study results for presentation/publication
  • Given opportunities, authors/coauthors manuscripts for publication in the nursing literature and/or presentation at conferences related to areas of expertise
  • Identifies nursing research questions related to protocol populations/issues and, with assistance, collaboration, and appropriate financial support, implements nursing research within departmental priorities

B. Clinical Practice

1. Planning

  • Identifies need and incorporates information from other health care disciplines into clinical research protocol
  • Plans long-term study patient care in relation to identified and potential problems related to assigned research protocols/patient populations

2. Implementation

  • Collaborates with health care team to coordinate and facilitate protocol requirements for assigned clinical trials

3. Evaluation: Evaluates the effectiveness of nursing cares/he has planned, administered, or delegated

  • Evaluates patient's response to interventions outlined on study protocol; proposes alternative methods to meet individual patient needs;
  • Evaluates effectiveness of nursing care planned on a long-term basis
  • Gives rationale for action/inaction based on scientific principles, practice experience, and internal/external regulations
  • Evaluates patients' participation in assigned clinical trials and identifies barriers to compliance
  • Plans, proposes and evaluates means to overcome identified barriers to protocol compliance

C. Consultation

  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with members of other health care disciplines in order to facilitate clinical and research outcomes
  • Provides guidance and direction to other health care professionals (internal and external) in implementation of research protocols
  • Evaluates effectiveness of collaborative role with other health care professionals

Decision Making:

  • Demonstrate an ability to work well with a diverse professional team and with minimal supervision.
  • Exercise professional judgment and assume responsibility for own decisions, actions, results and consequences.
  • The person in this position will be expected to exchange complex and detailed information in an appropriate manner requiring strong oral and written communication skills.

Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing or related discipline.
  • Requires a minimum of two years of related nursing experience (More experience preferred).
  • Additional experience may substitute for bachelor's degree. Related master's degree may be considered in lieu of experience***.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in nursing preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred Health related studies or behavioral sciences preferred.
  • Experience in a research setting helpful

Licensure, Certification, Registration:

  • Current Maryland State Registered Nurse licensure required.
  • Current CPR certification required.
  • Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment.
  • Completion of the JHH credentialing process is required prior to start date.

This description is a general statement of required duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. Other duties may be assigned by the employee’s immediate supervisor, division management or a healthcare provider in order to ensure an efficient office that will assist the Division in fulfilling its mission.

***JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

Classified Title:Sr. Clinical Nurse
Working Title: CO Sr. Clinical Nurse ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MF
Starting Salary Range:$70,805-$97,435
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday-Friday/8:30am-5:00pm/37.5 hours
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
Department name: 10002811-SOM DOM Hematology
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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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
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