The Division of Movement Disorders within the Department of Neurology is seeking a full time Research Nurse Supervisor to support the clinical and research activities of the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center. This role is also hybrid in that the candidate will also play a role in the clinical care and community education of our patient population. Our mission is to treat people with movement disorders, pursue ground-breaking clinical and translational research, and be a hub for outreach and community education as a Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Serve as a Research Nurse Supervisor for the Center's clinical and translational research in Parkinson's disease and movement disorders:
Primary responsibility for overseeing clinical trials and observational research programs based out of Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center.
Supervise research program coordinators (2) and research nurse.
Assure staff compliance with University and Center daily work policies and procedures.
Responsible for assuring efficient, complete and accurate implementation of all aspects of multiple study protocols.
Interact on a regular basis with multiple Johns Hopkins faculty members.
Interact with study sponsors to initiate clinical studies, including IRB submission/management, budget development with CRSS (or internal), interface with Office of Research Administration regarding contracts.
Work daily in a team setting with physicians, pharmacists, clinic medical assistants, clinic staff.
Daily 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.
Supervision of computer data entry, compilation and timely submission of summary reports, 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 informed consent and training coordinators other team members on informed consent.
Reinforcing and promoting research staff compliance with Johns Hopkins human subjects research and good clinical practice policies.
Collection and processing of specimens per study protocol and site policies.
Data collection, review for document accuracy and processing as needed.
Coordination of study documentation (printing/ filing/copying/scanning for transmission to sponsors or collaborators).
Assist with the other Center-wide programmatic duties as needed.
Hire and train new research coordinators and/or research assistants that may join division on research administration, ethics, logistics, and be responsible for their success.
Serve as clinical nurse supporting the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center (PDMDC)
Assists physicians in the weekly botulinum toxin injection clinic: medication procurement from pharmacy, medication reconstitution and dilution, optimizing clinic flow, ensuring dosing documentation is readied.
Assist with general inquiry patient calls to PDMDC phone line or email, redirecting to educational resources, clinicians, research staff, etc.
Assist 1-2 physicians in management of electronic patient communications: daily screening for messages that can be handled without medical decision making by provider (general education, clarifications of plan, etc.)
Participate in talks or support groups organized by our Health Educator to provide education to the regional community of persons with movement disorders.
Obtain training in Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders through division-sponsored trips for training programs or online educational series.
This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Must be a registered nurse, licensed in Maryland, be part of the Nursing Compact, or have a 90 day temporary license issued by the state where the position is located prior to their start of employment.
3 years of related experience.
Must be a registered nurse, licensed in the State of Maryland or state where practicing. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or related discipline preferred.
MSN Degree with training in administration.
Venipuncture and specimen collection experience.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Must be comfortable with the management of clinical research studies, including study start-up, data collection.
Maintaining good relationships with research volunteers, aiding in recruitment in retention.
Proficiency in the use of computers, including software applications, databases, spreadsheets, word processing, and web-based electronic data capture (EDC); excellent organizational and time management skills.
Independent and self-motivated.
Highly organized and detail oriented.
Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities.
Ability to communicate effectively across disciplines and within a variety of cultures.
Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials and pharmacological agents.
Work requires standing and or walking for extended periods of time on clinic days and manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination to perform research study procedures.
Current driver's license issued by the state of residence and good driving record required.
Ability to travel to East Baltimore Campus daily if needed. Some work from home possible but research visits and clinic will require in-office work most days of week.
This position will maintain current nurse licensure.
This position will maintain background clearance as required by the employer and any collaborating agencies.
2+ Research Coordinators, 1 Research Nurse.
Classified Title: Research Nurse Supervisor Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MF Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Neuro Movement Disorders Personnel area: School of Medicine
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