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Research Nurse

Johns Hopkins University

June 13, 2018
Job location:
Gallup, New Mexico

Nursing, Staff/Administrative


Classified Title: Research Nurse
function/Level/Range: ACRP/03/ME
Starting income Range: $59,159 - $81,406 commensurate with practice -Travel (as needed) Weekends (as needed)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F; 8AM-5PM
Employee subgroup: Salaried Exmpt
Job location: Gallup, NM
Department name: 10001145-Ctr for Amer IndnAlskn Nat Hlth CAIANH
Personnel area: School of Public Health
General Summary/Purpose

The Research Nurse works for the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health (Center) as part of its infectious disease avoidance team. This is a full-time position. This position works together with the Center's field and Baltimore-located research team to assist in the development, coordination and delivery of field-located public health services. This position is located in one or more of the Arizona and New Mexico field sites and is supervised by the Research Nurse manager or Nurse Coordinator.

The Center has a mission to work in partnership with American Indian tribes to raise the health status and self-sufficiency of American Indian people to the highest possible level.This mission is accomplished through three core activities: 1) research, 2) service, and 3) training.
The goals of the infectious disease avoidance projects are to evaluate the impact and efficacy of research projects aimed at improving health results for Native American families and communities. Study data results will focus on public health results specific to the approved protocols at the worksite.
Project activities include significant field-located travel by car and broad study documentation completion. Attention to detail is required.
Specific tasks & Responsibilities
   » Serve as a Research Nurse for the Center's field-located infectious disease avoidance projects. Specific responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
   » Comply with University and Center everyday work policies and procedures.
   » Assure efficient, complete and accurate implementation of all aspects of multiple study protocols.
   » Interact on a regular basis with Johns Hopkins faculty and staff members to administer the clinical components of research programs.
   » Work everyday in a team setting with physicians, pharmacists and nurses within the Indian Health Service facilities and collaborating hospitals and clinics where our programs are located.
   » everyday decision-making regarding organizational aspects and logistics of study protocols.
   » External contact with members of the research study sponsoring agency, independent research monitors and ancillary Center staff.
   » Screening of eligible participants for participation in research and service projects.
   » Administering informed consent.
   » Completion of computer data entry, compilation and timely submission of summary reports as assigned, accurate record-keeping of all study participant data, enrollment of study participants; appointments of study participants, monitoring of clinic visits and
hospitalizations of study participants, chart reviews, home visits, specimen collection and processing, interviews and study subject follow-up.
   » Administering of immunizations and study product.
   » Adherence to administrative guidelines for vehicles, supplies and other project property.
   » Travel to and perform home and hospital-located visits as required by the study protocols.
   » Collection and processing of specimens per study protocol and site policies.
   » Data collection, chart reviews for document accuracy and processing as needed.
   » Transportation of and delivery of services to enrolled study participants as directed by field-located Investigators, managers and Coordinators.
   » Provide follow-up services to individuals as outlined in the study protocol.
   » Facilitation of community-located meetings and events as assigned including the presentation of study approval requests, project progress and goals achieved.
   » Work with the rest of the study team on tasks related to the general conduct of the study and participate in staff meetings to review project goals and protocols.
   » Travel to field-located training meetings on a regular basis with overnight travel as needed.
   » Travel to other field sites for intermittent or long-term tasks as site needs dictate.
   » Assist with the other Center-wide programmatic tasks as needed.

This description is a general statement of required major tasks and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. Information technology does not exclude other tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Individual must be a registered nurse, licensed in the state where practicing. Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR certification required. Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment. Acceptable completion of the JHH or BMC credentialing process is required within two weeks of start date.

Preferred Qualifications
   » Minimum of one year of nursing practice.
   » Research practice.
   » Venipuncture and specimen collection practice.

Special expertise, expertise, and Abilities
   » Strong organizational, managery and data management expertise and practice
   » Efficient and detail-oriented
   » Independent learner and worker
   » Flexible and adaptable
   » capability to effectively multi-task
   » Self motivated and driven
   » Excellent professional judgment and discretion
   » Good oral and written communication expertise, including public speaking with large and small groups
   » capability to operate a telephone, printer, fax, copier, and computer with software use practice in Microsoft Word, Excel, & Power Point
   » capability to drive a project vehicle as needed and to follow guidelines on vehicle use
   » capability to follow worksite guidelines on personal and work cell phone use
   » capability to work well with others
   » capability to take direction and respond positively to feedback in the workplace

   » Current driver's license issued by the state of residence and good driving record required (if applicant has another state-issued driver's license they will be required to obtain a valid driver's license in the state in which they reside within the guidelines provided by that state's motor vehicle division).
   » capability to travel with overnight stays required as needed. Some evening, weekend and holiday work may be required.
   » May be required to float to other sites. Guidelines regarding travel time and project vehicle use will be clarified located on specific site needs.
   » This position will maintain current Nurse licensure.
   » This position will maintain background clearance as required by the employer and any collaborating agencies.

Any specific physical requirements for the job
   » capability to travel as needed, including overnight trips for extended days, if needed

The prosperous 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, Contact Us by the HR Business Services Office at E-Mail: 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 continuing 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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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 lgain 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 all over 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 located 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.

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