CO Clinical Nurse
Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland

Posted in Education and Training

Job Info

CO Clinical Nurse
We are seeking a Clinical Nurse, the Clinical Nurse supports the General Internal Medicine (GIM) Faculty practice at Green Spring Station. This position is part of the JHU School of Medicine Clinical Operations.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinates care for a group of primary complex patients to achieve clinical and organizational outcomes.
  • Provides evidence-based care based on nursing process, policies, procedures, and protocols of the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
  • Provides direction to/management of other team members to promote quality, safety, and excellence in care.
  • Actively participates in Comprehensive Unit Based Safety Program (CUSP) initiatives.
  • Works collaboratively with a multidisciplinary health care team to optimize team performance and patient outcomes.
  • Triages phone calls and electronic advice requests from patients and determines need for medical assessment.
  • Assesses lab results and implements intervention in consultation with primary providers.
  • Triages calls from outside institutions, the JHH Emergency Department, and other health care providers; determines and implements follow-up plans.
  • Identifies care continuity needs of patients; generates and pends orders to primary providers for signature.
  • Assists primary providers with maintaining electronic medical records; scans outside results into system, updates immunization history, updates health maintenance records, acts on overdue health maintenance items.
  • Conveys critical action values/patient request of lab results when requested by provider (communication from MD to RN)
  • Assists Medical Office Coordinator (MOC) in scheduling patients for consult appointments.
  • Provides patient education for self-care chronic disease management (in person, by phone, or via electronic record).
  • Performs transitional care management calls for practice patients discharged from hospitals in the area and determines the need for short-term outpatient follow-up.
  • Helps complete forms (e.g., disability, FMLA, mobility) requiring basic health history.
  • Helps obtain prior authorizations for tests and medications when unable to obtained by MOC
  • Responsible for other clinical duties as assigned.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Expected to learn the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the school/division. Is sensitive to the interrelationship of both people and functions within the department.
  • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises administrative judgment and assumes responsibility for decisions, consequences, and results having an impact on people, costs, and/or quality of service within the functional area.
  • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate requiring good oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of nursing process; social, behavioral, biological, and physical sciences; safety and scientific inquiry process and application to the skill performance; leadership and management as normally.
  • acquired through completion of a bachelors program in nursing.
  • Knowledge of current health care environment.
  • Knowledge of general physiologic monitoring and patient care equipment such as defibrillator and glucometer monitor.
  • Successfully completes all training courses required for access to Epic and other clinical software systems.
  • Requires effective use of resources and cost awareness.
  • Ability to analyze data to synthesize and summarize information and to make judgments regarding patient care.
  • Highly effective verbal communication and interpersonal skills to establish working relationships that foster optimal quality patient care.
  • Ability to use a computer keyboard to input and obtain data.
  • Ability to operate personal computer to access email, computerized scheduling and documentation systems, and other basic office support software including Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to document legibly using a writing instrument.
  • Ability to apply principles of evidence-based practice, scientific process, and service excellence in practice.
  • Ability to interact successfully with the public. Ability to perform effectively despite sudden deadlines and changing priorities. Ability to maintain personal composure in high stress situations.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills are required to service a diverse customer base.
  • Ability to demonstrate and convey a favorable image of the organization and to conform to proper standards of professional dress, attitude and demeanor. Ability to demonstrate a high level of interpersonal skills required to interact with patients, patients' families/visitors and clinical staff.
  • Ability to perform with a high degree of accuracy and with meticulous attention to detail. Demonstrate a strong ability to use initiative and judgment and to identify, analyze and solve problems.
  • Ability to demonstrate self-direction and initiation. Ability to work independently and as a part of a team.

Physical Requirements
  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, radiation, and pharmacological agents.
  • Ability to move about or sit for an extended period of time.
  • Work requires lifting of 35lbs without assistance, unless special accommodations are in place. When lifting weight above 35lbs assistance or assistive lifting devices should be used.
  • 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), for example, using a keyboard.
  • Communication skills using the spoken word.
  • Ability to see within normal parameters.
  • Ability to hear within normal range.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Individual must be a registered nurse, licensed in the State of Maryland or state where practicing.
  • Bachelor's Degree in nursing or related discipline preferred.

Classified Title: Clinical Nurse
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/ME
Starting Salary Range: $62,780 - $86,390 (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F 8:30am - 5:00pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: JH at Greenspring Station
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM DOM General Internal Medicine
Personnel area: School of Medicine

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:

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.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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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 For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. 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 and all other JHU applicants should visit

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.

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