Provides nursing and research support for clinical research studies within the department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Monitors subject status including completing blood draws for labs, collecting urine specimens for drug and pregnancy testing, acquiring EKGs, and monitoring vital signs.
Distributes study medications to outpatient participants and completes related data collection instruments.
Provides brief psychosocial and or medication adherence intervention to clinical trials participants.
Completes blood draws for DNA, labels tubes and transports to freezer for storage.
Schedules and provides nursing support throughout PET scans.
Schedules CRU residential admissions, coordinates with study physician to complete history and physical examination, and prepares standing orders for physician signature in EPIC.
Monitors CIWA/alcohol withdrawal over first four days.
Conducts alcohol sensitivity sessions.
Facilitates CRU discharges including arranging for subject payments.
Participates in phone screening of potential study subjects.
Completes data entry assignments as needed.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Must be a registered nurse, licensed in the state of Maryland
Bachelor's degree in nursing or related discipline preferred.
At least 3 years of nursing experience preferred.
Credentialed or eligible for credentialing by JHMI Nursing Office
Able to complete phlebotomy assignments, acquire EKGs and vital signs
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Classified Title: Research Nurse Working Title: Research Nurse Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/ME Starting Salary Range: $60,945-$83,865 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30-5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003132-SOM Psy Alchsm and Oth Drug Dependcy Pro Personnel area: School of Medicine
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