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Job Req ID:  53298

Sr. Ambulatory Infusion Nurse

The Oncology Department at Johns Hopkins Greenspring seeks a Sr. Clinical Nurse to manage the daily operations of the nursing treatment area staff, personnel management, environmental monitoring, performance improvement and risk management.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assures short-term problems are satisfactorily handled.
  • Mentors others to promote quality, safety, and excellence in clinical care.
  • Promotes and identifies quality improvement initiatives that are aligned with the departmental and organizational safety and operational goals.
  • Coordinating care for assigned patients to promote the achievement of clinical outcomes.
  • Provide direct patient care based on the nursing process while mentoring others to promote quality and excellence of care.
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary health care team to optimize team performance
  • Promote improvements in treatment area processes and cost effective use of resources.
  • Accountable for own decisions regarding patient care.
  • Identifies impending changes in patient condition and individual performance issues.
  • Analyzes patient care data to deliver and evaluate care.
  • May assume unit management functions as designated by the nurse manager.
  • May focus in the area of clinical practice, education or administration.
  • Knowledge of nursing process; social, behavioral and physical sciences; nursing research and application; leadership and management as normally acquired through completion of bachelors program in nursing.
  • Knowledge of current health care environment.


This position communicates regularly with the Nurse Manager so that the Nurse Manager can be aware of trends for longer term problem solving.  May assume management functions, as designated by the Nurse Manager.



  • Knowledge of nursing process, social, behavioral, biological and physical science.
  • Knowledge of current health care environment.
  • Working knowledge of Epic and Epic’s Beacon ordering system.
  • Ability to analyze data to synthesize and summarize information and make judgments regarding patient care.


  • Highly effective verbal communication and interpersonal skills to establish working relationships that foster optimal quality patient care.
  • Ability to document legibly using a writing instrument.
  • Ability to use a computer keyboard to input and obtain data.


  • CPR and AED certified.​​​​​​​
  • Ability to properly conduct general physiologic monitoring and patient care equipment such as an EKG.
  • Accountable authority for decisions regarding patient care; may act in absence of the nurse manager.
  • Ability to analyze data to synthesize and summarize information and to make judgments regarding patient care.


  • Maintain confidentiality per clinical and operational standards and holds others accountable.
  • Listens actively top opinions, ideas and feelings expressed by others and responds in a courteous and tactful manner; holds others accountable for same behaviors.
  • In collaboration with the Nurse Manager, sets unit goals, which contributes to the accomplishment of the practice and organization goals.
  • Ability to monitor unit and foster teamwork.
  • Support clinical practice at the discretion of the nurse manager and practice administrator.
  • Ability to assist the Nurse Manager with performance management and regulatory requirements and holds self accountable.
  • Ability to manage personnel resources and allocation to meet patient care, staff and organizational requirements of the treatment area.
  • Ability to address internal and external concerns regarding safety, customer service and/or quality improvement, responding to these within one week of receipt, utilizing service recovery methods as appropriate.


Minimum Qualifications:

Must be a registered nurse, licensed in the State of Maryland or state where practicing.  Bachelor's degree in nursing or related discipline required. Two years of related nursing experience. Additional experience may substitute for bachelor's degree. Related master's degree may be considered in lieu of experience.  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. 


JHU Equivalency Formula:  30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.  Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. 


Preferred Qualifications:

Five years of experience as a registered nurse is strongly preferred.

Three years of supervisory or charge nurse experience desired.


Work Conditions:

  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, radiation and pharmacological agents.
  • Work requires standing and or walking for extended periods of time.
  • Lifting and or positioning patients and transporting wheelchairs, beds and related equipment.
  • Work requires manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination to perform patient care procedures.
  • Work may require contact with aggressive and or combative patients.
  • Employees in this position will be required to adhere to work availability and scheduling requirements.
  • May require on call work.


Physical Requirements:

Sitting, standing and walking for extended period. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.  Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s).  Ability to move standard equipment through a hospital or clinical environment.


Classified Title: Sr. Clinical Nurse 
Working Title: Sr. Ambulatory Infusion Nurse 
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MF 
Starting Salary Range: $70,805.00 - $97,435.00; Commensurate with experience
Employee Group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:00pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: JH at Greenspring 
Department Name:  Oncology Greenspring 

Personnel Area: 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.


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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