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Registered Nurse - Med Surg

Company: GAP Solutions, Inc
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Registered NursePosition Objective: Provide services as a Registered Nurse in support of the overall functions of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) within the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Provide support services to satisfy the overall operational objectives of the National Institute on Aging. The primary objective is to provide services and deliverables through performance of support services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Perform collection, maintenance and analysis of data, entering and tracking patient data.
* Assess participant's physiologic condition upon admission, and monitor throughout visit and upon discharge.
* Assess, record and report patient reactions to drugs; report study drug adverse reactions to staff.
* Insert and maintain peripheral access intravenous (IV) lines and provide care of central venous access lines.
* Perform phlebotomy to collect clinical and research blood samples per doctor's orders and protocol requirements.
* Perform appropriate action plan in response to emergency situations and illness of participants, including direct admissions for participants.
* Communicate abnormal results and problems and concerns to the research staff and informs patient of processes and activities for review and follow up.
* Schedule patients and return patients and/or patient families phone calls.
* Provide participant education regarding the research program or testing procedure and instruct participants on computerized testing.
* Attend patient rounds and protocol information meetings and participate in patient care conferences and write and maintain research protocols.
* Manage testing to ensure that projects and protocol responsibilities are completed within timelines given the availability and allocation of resources related to clinical trials.
* Plan, implement, evaluate and document care provided, per protocol requirements and good clinical practice standards. 4
* Incorporate research protocol requirements into the delivery of care for participants in support of the research efforts. 3
* Coordinate the collection and analysis of research data; ensure that all records are complete. 5
* Reviews standard nursing procedures and documents areas in need of improvement. 2
* Reviews patient and patient family feedback and provides summary reporting for further review. 1
* Assess participant's physiologic condition upon admission, throughout visit and upon
* discharge.
* Plan, implement, evaluate and document care provided, per protocol requirements and good clinical practice standards.
* Assess patient for follow- up information by phone, written correspondence or email.
* Assist physicians during examinations and procedures.
* Provide cardiac monitoring if indicated.
* Assess, record and report patient reactions to drugs; report study drug adverse reactions
* to staff.
* Insert and maintain peripheral access intravenous (IV) lines.
* Access and provide care of central venous access lines.
* Perform phlebotomy to collect clinical and research blood samples per doctor's orders and protocol requirements.
* Follow established policies, procedures and regulatory guidelines for proper disposal of biohazard and chemical wastes.
* Implement Quality Control measures.
* For evening and night shift positions, serve as Floor Team Coordinator (FTC) in the event of a fire and coordinate evacuations to ensure safety of participants, visitors and associated.
* Ensure the security of the premises and respond to security issues and breaches.
* Incorporate research protocol requirements into the delivery of care for participants in support of the NIA research efforts, in accordance with standards of NIA Protocol Office and IRB.
* After documented training, perform specialized testing per protocol.
* After documented training in protection of human subject's research issues and approval of Principal Investigator (PI), obtain informed consent.
* Inform Clinical Nurse Manager and staff of the progress of protocols and the functions of the clinical unit; provide relevant and timely input on pertinent nursing implications for the NIA Research Unit; provide daily shift report.
* Upon completion of orientation and satisfactory employment, serve as preceptor for new personnel.
* Enter clinical and research data into medical records, case report forms and/or computer systems.
* Attend patient rounds, Protocol Initiation Meetings (PIMs), staff meetings and other appropriate clinical meetings.
* Participate in development and training programs, both internally and externally.
* Provide participant education; instruct participants on computerized testing.
* Coordinate and troubleshoot participant transport issues; communicate concerns to staff.
* Perform appropriate action plan in response to emergency situations and/or illness of participants, including direct admissions for participants.
* Work products and documents related to assessing participant's physiologic condition; assist physicians during examinations and procedures; provide cardiac monitoring; administer and document medications per doctor's orders; assess, record and report patient reactions to drugs; report study adverse reactions. - Ad-Hoc
* Work products and documents related to inserting and maintaining peripheral access intravenous (IV) lines; provide care of central venous access lines; perform phlebotomy; follow established policies, procedures and regulatory guidelines for proper disposal of biohazard and chemical wastes. - Ad-Hoc
* Work products and documents related to implementing Quality Control measures; serve as FTC; manage evacuations; manage the security of the premises; respond to security issues and breaches. - Ad-Hoc
* Work products and documents related to obtaining informed consent; inform staff regarding progress of protocols and functions of clinical unit; provide daily shift report; serve as receptor of new personnel. - Ad-Hoc
* Work products and documents related to entering data into medical report, case report forms and computer systems; attend patient rounds and meetings; provide participant education; coordinate and troubleshoot participant transport issues; write SOPs. - Ad-Hoc

Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in Nursing with valid license in the state of Maryland.
* Skilled in MS Office Suite.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Ability to multi-task and pay close attention to detail.
* Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.
* Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
* This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by this position.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

GAP Solutions provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job us at recruiting@gapsi.com. You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

GAP Solutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

This position is contingent upon contract award.

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