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Job Req ID:  60840

Clinical Nurse

The Department of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology seeks a Clinical Nurse who will provide nursing support for Pediatric Allergy physicians and clinic.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:


Food Challenges:

  • Prepare for upcoming challenges 2-3 months prior to their appointments. Make sure labs are current, order labs in EPIC.
  • Email all info to parents regarding their appointment (appointment letter, consent, results, and videos).
  • Make sure patients are scheduled in EPIC.
  • Give labs to NP for review.


Medical Line/Epic InBaskets:

  • Answer the medical line and EPIC messages and triage calls / messages accordingly or respond appropriately.
  • Entering calls in EPIC and forward to appropriate provider. 
  • Refill rx's entering into EPIC and forwarding to appropriate M.D. to sign, check to see when patient was last seen, dose is correct, patients’ weight for EpiPen.


Prior Authorizations:

  • Work with fellows/NPs/MDs to obtain medications, formulas, biologics. 
  • Submit to appropriate insurance/pharmacy for authorization. 
  • Follow-up as necessary with providers/pharmacy/insurance for completion of prior authorizations. 
  • Arrange shipment of biologics with specialty pharmacy for patient.



  • Place lab work orders per request from patient/providers and enter in EPIC.
  • Work with physicians to add additional testing to the order and notify the appropriate lab.
  • Forward results to correct provider.



  • This position will be responsible for monitoring the Pediatric Allergy email. 
  • Respond accordingly to request from patients, answer patients’ questions, submit lab slips per patient’s request, and submit prescription requests. 
  • Forward any medical questions/concerns/advice to appropriate provider.



  • This position also requires attending allergy clinic 1½ to 2 ½ days per week. Will be responsible for monitoring the patient flow, assist in oral food challenges, cleaning rooms as needed, performing skin tests per providers order, document results into EPIC, maintain patient handout file box within the clinic pod with the appropriate education handouts, administer allergy shots, flu vaccinations, IT and other injections, maintain skin testing supplies, maintain supplies for oral immunotherapy, assist in delivering oral immunotherapy.



  • Obtain medical records, write letters to school regarding IEP allergy plan per providers recommendations, obtain results from outside labs, maintain all faxes which are sent to allergy and distribute accordingly. 



  • Assist in maintaining patient registries and clinic spreadsheets for research purposes.
  • Obtain consent for specific research projects, document in EPIC.
  • Perform skin testing and pulmonary function testing.
  • Implement standards of Good Clinical Practices in the care of research subjects.


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.  Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR certification required.  Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment.  Acceptable completion of the JHH  credentialing process. 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • One (1) year as a registered nurse preferred.
  • SoCRA certification is recommended, but not required at job entry.


Additional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  •  Able to work independently and multi-task.   


Classified Title: Clinical Nurse
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/ME 
Starting Salary Range: $60,945 - $83,865 Annually; Commensurate with experience
Employee Group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm; Essential Staff 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: School of Medicine Campus, East Baltimore Campus

Department Name: ​​​​​​​Pediatric Immunology 
Personnel Area: Johns Hopkins University


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.


The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.


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.


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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