The Cancer and Blood
Disorders Institute (CBDI) is one of the six disease-oriented
institutes/departments at Johns Hopkins All Children’s (JHACH).
Each institute exists to facilitate the inter-collaboration of the
three pillars of academic medicine- research, clinical care,
teaching- to advance pediatric health.
The CBDI is comprised of
many research teams within the realm of clinical research,
translational research and basic science research. The Josephson
Laboratory and Research Team is a translational research team led
by the primary investigator, Dr. Cassandra
We are seeking a
Research Nurse who will work with a clinically
focused research team that includes other Research Nurses, Nurse
Practitioners, Coordinators Research Assistants, and
biostatisticians who work with Dr. Josephson to develop treatment
and investigate mechanisms of disorders and diseases in infants,
children and adolescents requiring blood product support through
transfusion. Further, the Research Nurse will proactively support
efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and
promote a safe environment at JHACH. This position will report
directly to the primary investigator, Dr. Cassandra Josephson, with
a dotted line reporting relationship to the JHACH RN Clinical
The Research Nurse is the
leading staff member for the Josephson lab and should have good
time management skills, enjoy working on several projects
simultaneously, and can meet deadlines. Additional qualities
required or success in this role include excellent organizational
skills and a willingness to help out members of the collaborative
Specific Duties &
- Assumes responsibility for
own professional development and remains current in clinical
practice by attending relevant continuing education events or
- Maintain current knowledge
of all JHACH, JHU, and clinic policies and procedures related to
clinical and relevant research operations, and assumes
responsibility for appropriate application, and
patient care to conduct research protocols.
nursing care according to Johns Hopkins standards of
for acquisition of research specimens, if
medications under a study-specific protocol., if
physical assessment, vital signs, and venous
assessment and safety evaluation of study subjects and notifies
Principal Investigator when appropriate.
Reviews and grades
adverse events, concomitant medications, VS’s, and lab results and
notifies Principal Investigator when
education to participants as part of a study
documentation and order entry within the medical
regulatory processes related to clinical research
Institutional Review Board preparation, submission, modifications,
reporting, and termination activities.
maintaining all regulatory documents.
sponsor correspondence, monitoring, and study
development and completion of source and case report form
Completes data entry
and ensures data integrity.
Performs quality and
throughout all study activities.
oversight as needed.
education activities to support specific research activities and
licensure, certification, and system education requirements for
educational activities related to study needs for study staff,
investigator team, and patient care
departmental policy and quality projects.
- Manages clinical research
activities for the Josephson Laboratory and Research Team that are
involved in single and multi-center research studies with funding
from NIH/NHLBI and other extramural and intramural
- Assists with the
management of protocol related health problems, and maintains
communication with members of the research team in a confidential
manner and in accordance with good clinical
- Performs participant
screening, enrollment, study activities, and
- Coordinates study
visits and procedures, including specimen acquisition, transport,
documentation, and shipment.
- Completes sample
preparation protocols in laboratory required for additional sample
- Maintains Josephson
Lab equipment (including maintenance and service contracts) and
supply resources for research studies.
- Manages lab and research
study supplies. Orders supplies for lab and research
- May assist with scheduling
and coordinating assay analysis for research samples performed by
other cores and service centers.
- Obtains informed
consent by following Johns Hopkins’ All Children’s policies,
procedures, and regulatory requirements.
study-specific visits in conjunction with ancillary
- Maintains research related
documents and correspondence in a confidential manner, including
informed consent forms and research data.
- Delegates data query
resolution and reviewing monitoring reports to identify and correct
errors. Reports protocol deviations and adverse events in a timely
- Interacts with research
subjects by email, phone, and in-person in a professional
- Meets with the research
team on a regular basis, and participates in troubleshooting and
resolving issues for research studies.
- Facilitates teamwork
between research team, postdocs, research pharmacy, research unit
staff, study coordinating center and other research
- Individual must be a
registered nurse, licensed in the State of
- Must maintain current
licensure and certification during duration of
- Acceptable completion of
the JHACH credentialing process.
- Bachelor's Degree in
Nursing or related discipline preferred.
- Two years of clinical or
research nursing experience preferred.
Skills & Abilities:
- Ability to work well with
families and patients/research subjects.
- Documentation of
completion of HIPAA and research subject protection education
required within 30 days of hire.
- Self-directed and
motivated to work independently toward short- and long-term
- Good communication,
organization, and interpersonal skills.
Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:
- CITI Certification
Research, Ethics, and Compliance current or within 30 days of
- Current American Heart
Association or American Red Cross BCLS CPR certification required
upon hire and must be kept current during duration of
- 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)
- Ability to move standard
equipment through a hospital or clinical
Classified Title: Research
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: FL - Florida
Department name: All Childrens
Personnel area: School of Medicine
Please refer to the
job description above to see which forms of equivalency are
permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will
follow these guidelines:
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
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