Johns Hopkins University CO Clinical Nurse in Baltimore, Maryland

Classified title: CO Clinical Nurse

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/3/ME

Starting Salary Range: $59,159-$81,406

Employee group: Full time

Employee subgroup (FLSA Status): Exempt

Schedule (hours/days): 37.5, Monday- Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Location: Bayview Medical Campus

Department: Endocrinology

The nationally recognized Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism has an exciting

opportunity for an Endocrine Nurse to provide clinical support for physicians, coordinate clinical

programs in the Division, and to serve as a liaison for the Division with departmental and

institutional leadership.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Clinical Support of endocrine faculty with Epic InBasket management (results, advice requests, prescription refills)

  • Clinical or problem patient calls at the request of physicians or MOC physicians in contacting patients with test results, as directed

  • Orders for prescriptions to be signed by physicians patients to get clarification on medication dosing or clinical problem and discuss recommendations with physicians

  • Assist with prior authorization requests for controlled substances (testosterone) and specialty drugs

  • Enter or pend orders for infusion testing

  • Attend weekly outpatient clinics with select endocrine faculty members (at the discretion of the Clinical Director) to assist with prescription refills, laboratory testing, patient education, and coordination of care.

  • Clinical Program Coordination

Thyroid Tumor Center

  • Coordinate and implement multidisciplinary activities for the evaluation and treatment of patientswith thyroid conditions

  • Triage patients referred to the Thyroid Tumor Center

  • Coordinate monthly meetings of the Thyroid Tumor Conference

  • Schedule meeting dates, reserve meeting rooms, and notify thyroid tumor center members of meeting locations and times

  • Request a “call for cases” and develop a list of cases for discussion

  • Email monthly cases for presentation to surgical pathology, cytopathology, radiology, oncology, and thyroid tumor center leadership team

  • Coordinate conference research presentations with the Thyroid Tumor Center Director

  • Assist with implementation of the yearly Thyroid Tumor Center visiting professor lecture and dinner.

  • Assist with any special patient requests for donation to the Thyroid Tumor Center

  • Nuclear Medicine Thyroid Consultation Service

  • Coordinate the multidisciplinary clinic for the evaluation and treatment of hyperthyroid and thyroi d cancer patients (endocrinology & nuclear medicine).

  • Supervise the Division’s Medical Office Coordinator (MOC) who is responsible for scheduling patients for nuclear medicine diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

  • Implement a workflow within Outlook and Epic to coordinate patient appointments.

  • Evaluate and implement patient referrals

  • Develop patient education and informational materials in Epic (smartphrases)

  • Communicate with the Nuclear Medicine resident to review the weekly radioiodine therapy schedule

  • Coordinate weekly meeting to review radioactive iodine dosing prior to final dosing meeting with endocrinology attending

  • Coordinate and attend Nuclear Medicine Treatment Clinic to initiate patient education and review radiation safety precautions prior to obtaining consent for treatment with radioactive iodine

  • Coordinate post-treatment patient follow-up appointments and labs

  • Coordinate with Chief Technician in Nuclear Medicine to troubleshoot problems and identify solutions (i.e. weather problems delaying radioactive isotopes or patients nto following time sensitive schedule)

  • Develop and implement a schedule for the Nuclear Medicine Thyroid lecture series with the

  • Nuclear Medicine administrative assistant

  • Develop and deliver an educational program to Nuclear Medicine residents (diet, radiation safety precautions, side effects of therapy, collaboration with endocrinology, multidisciplinary schedule).

Thyroid Biopsy Service

  • Coordinate services provided by endocrinology, ultrasound, and cytopathology to maintain a thriving and productive thyroid biopsy clinic

  • Implement a workflow for coordination and scheduling of thyroid nodule biopsy

  • Develop and maintain patient educational and informational materials (e.g. smartphrases that outline treatment schedules or medication instructions).

  • Supervise the endocrine MOC who schedules patients and coordinates the monthly biopsy dates for endocrine attendings performing FNA biopsy.

  • Review weekly biopsy schedules with MOC to troubleshoot problems and evaluate patient volumes.

  • Liaison for the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

  • Coordinate with Nurse Managers for JHOC ambulatory operations to provide feedback for CMA evaluations

  • Collaborate with ambulatory leadership for quality improvement initiatives that involve Division clinics

  • Collaborate with the Infusion Center to maintain and update provocative testing protocols

  • Work with the Clinical Director to maintain current online laboratory and imaging testing protocols for the Division

  • Communicate with physicians and Fund for Hopkins Medicine if donors are identified

  • Serve as an Epic nurse superuser and assist in training of other Division nurses and clinical support staff.

Registered Nurse (RN)

1. Must be a graduate of an accredited university.

2. Must be licensed to practice in MD.

2-5 year clinical experience in an ambulatory (outpatient) setting preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.