Job posting number: #7063447
Posted: February 10, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionThe Department of International Health, Center for Immunization Research is seeking an Adult Nurse Practitioner (NP), Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) with experience to assist with studies of vaccines in adults. The NP will work closely with the Principal Investigator, Physician Assistant/Manager, and Research Coordinators to implement vaccine trials in adult human subjects according to good clinical practice guidelines.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Reviews medical histories and performs comprehensive screening physical examinations to determine eligibility of research subjects enrolled in clinical trials and, in collaboration with the Principal Investigator, reviews and interprets laboratory studies and evaluates initial and ongoing eligibility of subjects enrolled in the clinical trial.
Obtains interim histories and performs physical examinations during study visits.
Refers subjects for additional medical care as appropriate.
Collaborate with the Principal Investigator, assesses adverse events occurring during the clinical trial for causality and severity.
Administer study material, surveillance, collection of specimens, data collection including but not limited to study documentation, maintenance of subject medical and research records, maintenance of written study related logs, shipping lists, drug accountability.
Ensures compliance with protocol requirements. May contribute to development of protocol documents including consent forms, source documents, CRFs and data collections tools, and monitors implementation compliance.
Ensures that all clinical trial related activity is performed in compliance within GCP, ICH, IRB guidelines, and other pertinent regulatory agencies.
May contribute to overall planning, implementation and evaluation of adult research studies in the following areas: protocol development, creation/selection of protocol data collection documents, site logistics including resource needs, orientation of study staff to protocol, adherence by staff to protocol, guide study staff in the day to day operations of the study, oversight of data collection.
May be responsible for recruiting, screening, educating, obtaining informed consent.
May assist with studies in an inpatient setting.
Candidate will use the following equipment: Personal Computer, fax machine, copy machine, cellular telephone, Oto-ophthalmoscope, sphygmomanometer, stethoscope, and pertinent laboratory equipment as needed for processing subject specimens.
Master's degree in nursing; Registered Nurse license and Certified as a Nurse Practitioner. Must be licensed as NP in State of Maryland or other state where practicing. Current CPR certification required. Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment.
JHU Equivalency: Additional experience may substitute for master's degree.
Preferred Qualifications: Three years of related experience in adult clinical care preferred. Previous clinical research experience.
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Requires working knowledge of Microsoft office suite.
Will require use of Microsoft office SharePoint – training will be provided.
Will require data entry into NIH database (CRIMSON) – training will be provided.
Communication skills using spoken word; Fluent in English and Spanish preferred.
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) or arm(s). Occasionally lifting, carrying objects weighing 50 lbs. or less. Occasionally pushing, pulling objects weighing 50 lbs. or less. Ability to move standard equipment through a hospital or clinical environment.