The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), Institute of Human Virology (IHV) is currently recruiting for a Nurse Coordinator. This position coordinates and leads the activities of nurses engaged in research and/or the provision of health care. Responsible for overseeing research projects, and ensuring that nurses are aware of study protocols. In a clinic setting, is responsible for day to day operations including assisting with budgets, grant proposals, hiring and disciplinary actions. Schedules staff to maximize efficiency. Trains nurses in interview techniques and new procedures as needed.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 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.
Responsible for the workflow related to persons who are to be discharged on parenteral IV antibiotics who will be following up with the Division of Infectious Disease outpatient clinics.
Develop a risk assessment while the patient is in the acute care setting and work with the Infectious Disease Consult team, discharging service, home infusion and home nursing, as well as any skill nursing facility that the patient may be discharged to.
Establish a care relationship with the patient and coordinate the implementation of the follow up care plan, in collaboration with the referring service and the receiving Infectious Disease physician.
Oversee the plan of care and follow existing protocols until the patient is successfully discharged from Infectious Disease's care.
Collaborate with health care providers in the acute care setting, outpatient setting and the community to coordinate care.
Support patients being cared for in specified Infectious Disease ambulatory programs. This will include providing support and coordination to execute complex ambulatory care plans.
Supervises, trains, assigns work to, and evaluates nurses.
Coordinates the schedules of the nurses to ensure adequate staffing levels.
Trains nurses in new procedures and/or changes in study protocol.
Hires nurses or other staff as needed.
Participates in grant and report writing as needed.
Education: Bachelors in Nursing.
Experience: Five (5) years experience as a registered nurse. Positions within a research setting require at least 1 year of clinical research experience. Subject specialty necessary.
Supervisory: Experience in patient or project management.
May require training related to occupational safety and health, environmental compliance, shipping of hazardous materials and/or ionizing radiation.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of best practices in the field as well as all relevant federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and programs/policies for meeting compliance.
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 schedule, train, supervise, assign work to, and evaluate staff.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
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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
Organization: School of Medicine - Institute of Human Virology
Job Posting: Oct 23, 2018
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 105461
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.