The Institute of Human Virology (IHV), Clinical Division, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is currently taking applications for a Nurse Coordinator . This position is based in the Washington, DC office and will be responsible for coordinating and implementing clinical research activities for the DC Partnership for HIV/AIDS Progress (DC PFAP) Hepatitis Clinical Research Program.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that starts with 11 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Implements research protocol including study drug, therapy, and/or invasive procedures. Routinely monitors participants to ensure that medications are being taken in accordance with the research protocol. Observes physical and emotional reactions to medications and/or treatments. Reports irregularities and adverse effects to appropriate medical personnel.
Obtains, processes and transports specimens to appropriate laboratory according to established aseptic technique. Performs venipunctures and fingersticks to obtain blood specimens if necessary.
Completes case report forms and other records documenting activities such as treatments and medications received. Compiles and presents statistics of study progress internally and to sponsoring agency.
Reviews medical records and extracts, enters and updates information into an automated data file system. Keeps primary provider informed on patient enrollment.
Maintains thorough knowledge of protocols, nursing procedures and regulatory requirements.
Provides health education information to study participants and their families.
Facilitates clinic process by scheduling and following-up appointments, overseeing patient flow, preparing patients for procedures, preparing examination and treatment rooms and maintaining clinic supplies.
Coordinates application of medications through patients' insurance companies.
Trains program research assistants and staff at sites to support study implementation and clinical care.
Participates in grant writing and development of new projects and implementation/coordination.
Education: Bachelors in Nursing
Experience: 5 years of experience as a registered nurse. Positions within a research setting require at least 1 year of clinical research experience. Subject specialty necessary.
May require training related to occupational safety and health, environmental compliance shipping of hazardous materials and/or ionizing radiation.
Licensure/Certification: Must be a currently licensed registered nurse in Washington, DC.
Knowledge of best practices in the field as well as all relevant federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and programs/policies for meeting compliance.
Experience and willingness to work with diverse patient populations and communities.
Ability to establish goals, structures, and processes necessary to implement a mission and strategic vision.
Leadership, coaching, and teambuilding skills to strengthen and cultivate relationships.
Strategic and analytical thinking skills with an ability to solve problems and make decisions.
Ability to network and interact, as well as support effective partnerships with key groups and individuals.
Ability to prioritize ongoing and new projects, as well as conduct research and gather information.
Oral/written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently
Ability to interview patients to determine effectiveness of treatment.
Interest in hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E2301F
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: Institute of Human Virology
Job Posting: Feb 27, 2018
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 82281
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.