Johns Hopkins University Research Nurse in Baltimore, Maryland

CAPABLE Study RN

Classified Title: Research Nurse

Requisition #: 314437

Range: ME

Level: 3

Salary: $29.74 - $40.93 per hour

Status: Casual / On Call

School: School of Nursing

Location: School of Nursing

Location City: Baltimore

Location State: MD

Resume Required for Application: Yes

Area of Interest: Clinical / Medical

Contact: Human Resources - (410) 955-2990

General Description

This position will end in May 2018.

The CAPABLE Nurse will deliver the nursing component of the CAPABLE study. This is a home-based disability reduction trial with low-income older adults throughout Baltimore City.

CAPABLE includes a patient intervention of four home visits in which Nurse will:

Meet participants and conduct a semi-structured clinical interview to identify and prioritize problem areas relating to medications, pain, depression, strength and balance.

Assess and work on patient management of medication, pain, and depression for study participants.

Engage participants in problem solving to identify behavioral and environmental contributors to medication management, pain, and depression.

Reinforce strategy use, and review problem solving, refine strategy use, and provide education and resources to address future needs.

Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in nursing or related discipline preferred.