Clinical Nurse | Johns Hopkins University

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Baltimore, Maryland, The Johns Hopkins Department of Pediatrics seeks two (2)  Clinical Nurse’s to join the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. The nurse will provide care for elementary and middle school students at the Rales Health Center at KIPP Baltimore, which serves approximately 1600+ students in grades K-8. Please note that this is a Casual position in which the nurse will function as a substitute nurse at the Rales Health Center on an as-needed basis. The Ruth and Norman Rales Center for the Integration of Health and Education at Johns Hopkins seeks to redesign school-based health programs to improve the health and academic achievement of children and adolescents from low-income communities. This includes the implementation of an innovative school health program that provides accessible pediatric primary care tailored to the needs of children at KIPP Baltimore. The Rales Health Center is the site for clinical services and provides both school health services (traditional school nurse services) and a school-based health center staffed by a nurse practitioner and pediatrician. The nurse’s primary responsibilities are for school health services, but s/he has roles in both areas. The school nurse performs a variety of medical care services for patients in a school-based setting. Specific Duties & Responsibilities Administers prescription medications with a clinician order. Interviews and assesses health needs of individuals and families; analyzes and interprets assessment findings for other health and welfare professionals. Develops nursing care plans for patients receiving nursing services. Collaborates with community based and Rales Health Center clinicians to determine the treatment most beneficial for patient. Explores and determines health care and other options in counseling individuals and families about health and social problems and concerns. Evaluates patient data including plan of care and response to follow up for groups of patients. Plans, develops and evaluates health care presentations to patients and community groups. Counsels and refers persons with complex health problems. Prepares data regarding school health services encounters for local health agencies. Additional Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Knowledge of the principles, objectives and techniques of community health nursing. Skilled in the delivery of clinical health services to children and early adolescents and experienced working with urban, low income families. Knowledge of nursing theory, process, practices and procedures. Knowledge of professional nursing standards. Knowledge of community health resources and agencies. Ability to make long-range plans for community health services. Accountable for own decisions regarding patient care. Identifies impending changes in patient condition, communicates to supervisory provider as needed. Ability to plan, develop, implement and evaluate community health programs. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with others. Ability to work collaboratively with patients, parents, physicians and other health care professionals. Ability to maintain records and prepare reports. Advanced interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with all members of the interdisciplinary team to enhance collaboration and problem-solving, and to communicate diplomatically and thoroughly with parents, teachers, and school staff. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, in order to provide information to patients and health care personnel. Ability to function effectively in a fluid, dynamic, and rapidly changing environment. Ability operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine and computer printer. Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications BLS certification. Physical Requirements  Ability to: move objects up to 20 pounds; move about school building (~250,000 sq. ft. total) for emergency response. Stand up to 75% of the workday. Minimum Qualifications Individual must be a registered nurse, licensed in the State of Maryland or state where practicing. Preferred Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or related discipline Previous experience with school health and/or pediatrics     Classified Title: Clinical Nurse  Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/ME   Starting Salary Range: Min $32.82 – Max $57.53 HRLY ($35,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience)  Employee group: Casual / On Call  Schedule: M-F 7:30-3:00: As Needed; Average 16hrs/week or less  Exempt Status: Exempt  Location: School of Medicine Campus  Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM Ped General Pediatrics   Personnel area: School of Medicine    Total Rewards The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees’ health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:  https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/   Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job. **Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date. The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.   The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion .   Accommodation Information 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, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu . For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu .   Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit  https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit  https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/ .   The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly. 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.   Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.    

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