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Job Req ID:  17286

CO Clinical Nurse

General Summary/Purpose:

The Clinical Nurse supports the General Internal Medicine Faculty practice and the General Internal Medicine Resident practice at the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (JHOC).


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates care for a group of complex patients across two primary care clinics to achieve clinical and organizational outcomes with an emphasis on population health management.
  • 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.
  • Helps lead quality improvement initiatives that are focused around outcomes measures that are relevant to primary care.
  • Works collaboratively with a multidisciplinary health care team to optimize team performance and patient outcomes.
  • Utilizes of aggregated dashboard data to manage a population of patients with respect to clinical outcomes and goals of care.
  • Works with healthcare team to develop and maintain concise care plans for chronic disease management.
  • Identifies care gaps for patients, develops procedures to address them systematically, and works collaboratively with healthcare team to close gaps for individual patients.
  • Tracks patient progress and care received to insure standards of care, particularly for identified chronic conditions.
  • Identifies care continuity needs of patients; generates and pends orders to primary providers for signature.
  • 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.
  • Interfaces with payers for authorization of vital patient medications and equipment.
  • Clinic-based supervision of 3 Community Health Workers (CHWs).
  • Responsible for other clinical duties as assigned.


Skills and 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 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.



  • Baccalaureate degree, Associate degree, in nursing from an accredited School of Nursing required.
  • Current registered nurse license in the state of Maryland, or licensed in compact state. Must maintain active licensure throughout employment. 
  • Experience with Epic preferred.




Classified Title:Cinical Nurse 
Working Title: CO Clinical Nurse  ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/ME 
Starting Salary Range: $60,945-$83,865
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: 10002809-SOM DOM General Internal Medicine 
Personnel area: Johns Hopkins University


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


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During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.


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