Sr. Clinical Nurse

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Oncology, Brain Cancer is seeking a Sr. Clinical Nurseto coordinate care for assigned patients to promote the achievement of clinical outcomes. Provide direct patient care based on the nursing process. Collaborate with a multidisciplinary health care team to optimize team performance. Promote improvements in treatment area processes and cost effective use of resources. Accountable for own decisions regarding patient care. Identifies impending changes in patient condition and individual performance issues. Analyzes patient care data to deliver and evaluate care.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Practice nursing per clinical protocols and under the nursing scope of practice for the State of Maryland. May perform case management services to patients from initial intake visit through termination of services.
  • Assist in the development/ updating of unit-based protocols, standardized care maps and/or care plans.
  • May provide crisis intervention as needed by patients and their family members through each stage of disease,
  • Identify barriers to service and work with appropriate individuals to remove them.
  • Interact with faculty and trainees in the management of patients seen in the center, during both clinic session and management outside of clinic.
  • Responsible for managing patient treatment programs. Serve as a clinical resource on the nursing assessment of the complex patient. Serve as an expert assisting others to prioritize and individualize plan of care.
  • Develop and manage patient education sessions and materials.
  • Triage and review incoming phone messages and communicates with doctors or patients as needed.
  • May oversee case management activities of home care nurses and facilitate communication between family, home care nursing, physician, and patient.
  • Responsible for managing patient treatment programs.
  • Review all lab data and triage to the medical staff.
  • Provide oversight and quality control of all aspects of the operation of the clinical practice.
  • Serve as patient advocate.
  • In addition to responsibilities of the clinical nurse, provide nursing support for outpatient clinical area, and supervise clinical nurses and Medical Office Coordinator

Minimum Qualifications:

Individual must be a registered nurse, licensed in the State of Maryland or state where practicing. Bachelor's degree in nursing or related discipline required. Minimum of two (2) years of related nursing experience. Additional experience may substitute for bachelor's degree. Related master's degree may be considered in lieu of experience. Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR and AED certification required. Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment. Acceptable completion of the JHH credentialing process.

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.

Preferred Qualification: Master’s Degree in Nursing (MSN)

Additional Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities / Competencies:

  • Knowledge of nursing process, social, behavioral, biological and physical science.
  • Knowledge of current health care environment.
  • Ability to analyze data to synthesize and summarize information and make judgments regarding patient care.
  • Highly effective verbal communication and interpersonal skills to establish working relationships that foster optimal quality patient care.
  • Ability to document legibly using a writing instrument.
  • Ability to use a computer keyboard to input and obtain data.
  • Ability to properly conduct general physiologic monitoring, defibrillator and glucometer monitoring and patient care equipment such as an EKG.

Work Conditions:

  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, radiation and pharmacological agents.
  • Work requires standing and/or walking for extended periods of time.
  • Work requires lifting and/or positioning patients and transporting wheelchairs, beds and related equipment.
  • Work requires manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination to perform patient care procedures.
  • Work may require contact with aggressive and/or combative patients.
  • Employees in this position will be required to adhere to work availability and scheduling requirements. This may include, but is not limited to availability status, mandatory overtime, on call and shift work.

Physical Requirements:

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:Sr. Clinical Nurse
Role/Level/Range:ACRP/04/MF
Starting Salary Range: $70,805.00 - $97,435.00; Commensurate with experience
Employee Group:Full Time
Schedule:Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location:School of Medicine, East Baltimore Campus
Department Name:Oncology, Brain Cancer
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
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