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Job Req ID:  19287

Chronic Fatigue Clinic Nurse



The Johns Hopkins Department of Pediatrics seeks a clinical nurse to join the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. The nurse will help with the management of patients in the Chronic Fatigue Clinic, which provides care for adolescents and young adults with a variety of fatiguing conditions, including myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), orthostatic intolerance, and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.


The mission of the Chronic Fatigue program is to provide outstanding clinical care to adolescents and young adults with CFS and related disorders, to perform research that improves our scientific and clinical understanding of these illnesses, and to educate medical professionals and the public about the conditions. The nurse’s primary responsibilities will be to help with clinical care (including patient education, letters, prescription refills, insurance prior authorizations, responding to e-mails, helping with academic and work accommodations) and with clinical research.


Specific Duties/Responsibilities:


  • Help with clinic encounters and follow-up.
  • Triage questions and refill requests on the electronic medical record portal.
  • Perform initial clinic interviews, questionnaire administration, medication reconciliation, and assess health needs of individuals and families.
  • Help with research data acquisition.
  • Help with maintaining records, writing reports, preparing letters for work and school.
  • Sending prescription refills, completing insurance prior authorizations.
  • Provide nursing support for outpatient clinical area. Practice nursing to deliver safe, therapeutic care.
  • Practice nursing per clinical protocols and under the nursing scope of practice for the State of Maryland.
  • May assist in overseeing clinical operations for area.
  • Serve as a resource for support staff - i.e., PSC's, MA's, MOC's, etc.
  • Triage patient calls.
  • Provide patient education.



Minimum Qualifications:


  • Must be a registered nurse, licensed in the State of Maryland or state where practicing.


Competitive salary and benefits package. Some flexibility with hours: the 32 hours per week can be arranged as four 8-hour days or divided among five days.  



Preferred Qualifications:


  • Knowledge of EPIC preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in nursing or related discipline preferred.
  • Two (2) years of nursing experience. Previous experience with adolescent health is preferred.



Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • Skilled in the delivery of clinical health services to adolescents and young adults.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with patients, parents, physicians and other health care professionals.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Ability to maintain computerized and paper records and prepare reports.
  • Strong interpersonal and effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to function effectively in a fluid, dynamic, and rapidly changing environment.
  • Those eligible who are under final consideration for appointment will be required to undergo a criminal background investigation. 



Classified title: Clinical Nurse

Working title: Chronic Fatigue Clinical Nurse

Role/Level/Range: ACRP 37.5/E/03/ME

Starting Salary Range: $60,945-$83,865 (commensurate with experience)

Employee group: Full time

Employee Status: Exempt

Schedule: Monday-Friday - 9:00am-3:30pm 32hrs/Wk

Location: Rubenstein Building - 200 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD – East Baltimore

Department name: 10003079-SOM Ped Gen Pediatrics Adoles Medicine - Pediatrics CMSC

Personnel area (School): SOM – School of Medicine


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


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 HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.


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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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