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Job Req ID:  80920

Research Nurse

The Center for Immunization Research offers an exciting career opportunity for a research nurse to participate in the conduct of vaccine trials. We are seeking a Research Nurse  who will provide nursing and research support for research studies, and be responsible for planning and delivering the administrative and clinical component of flavivirus vaccine research studies in accordance with research protocols and projected timelines.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

Study Support & Coordination

  • Coordinate study activity in support of Vaccine Studies.
  • May be required to coordinate single cohorts of larger trials. 
  • Will be afforded an opportunity to experience all facets of conduct of early phase vaccine trials, including work within FDA regulations and ICH Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
  • Assist study teams with the implementation of research project(s) in the following areas:
    • Research subject interactions per protocol including but not limited to recruitment, screening of medical history, subject education, conducting informed consent, clinical assessments, data collection and recording.
  • Attend training sessions for IRB updates, Human subject’s protection, HIPAA, DOT/IATA, CPR, Bloodborne Pathogens and renewals as required by sponsor or university.
  • Communicate status of research activities to study team.
  • Assist in the development of SOPs and update as needed.
  • Obtain, process, transport, and receive lab specimens when needed, including maintenance of specimen tracking log.
  • Assist and support other staff when necessary.
  • Contribute to QA/QC process.
  • Travel to the inpatient unit on the Bayview campus will be required.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Must be a registered nurse, licensure in the state of Maryland. 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or related discipline.
  • Fluency in Spanish. 
  • Willing to become certified as a clinical research professional within two years of hire.


Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Phlebotomy skills.
  • Able to work independently and cooperatively as a team member.
  • Intermediate to advanced use of Microsoft office suite.
  • Familiarity with databases, accurate data entry, and report generation.
  • Must have concise, clear and professional communication, verbal and written, as well as interpersonal skills.


Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:

  • CPR certification.


Physical Requirements:

  • Occasionally lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling objects weighing 50 lbs or less.
  • Ability to stand, walk or sit for an extended period of time.
  • Will require foot travel within the JHMI campus, particularly between the clinic on Broadway Street and the laboratory on Wolfe Street.


Classified Title: Research Nurse
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/ME 
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Casual / On Call 
Schedule: varies 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: ​​​​​​​School of Public Health 

Department name: ​​​​​​​Ctr for Immnztn Rsch Vaccine Scis CIR 
Personnel area: School of Public Health


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


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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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