Registered Nurse (RN) – Home Care


Johns Hopkins University


Baltimore, MD

Contract Terms

Johns Hopkins University
Registered Nurse (RN) – Home Care

Job Duties and responsibilities:
Will perform study visits for subjects enrolled in the prospective surveillance study in adults over 75 years on the effectiveness of trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine (TIV) immunization. The nurse will work closely with the study team coordinator to schedule participants for home visits. At the home visit the nurse will administer inclusion and exclusion review using a standardized clinical assessment tool, administer vital sign measurements. The nurse will obtain blood and urine specimens and deliver samples to appropriate labs for processing. The nurse will administer the influenza vaccine and complete the influenza inoculation form. The nurse will complete the lab requisition form for blood samples and deliver blood and urine samples to appropriate lab. Additionally the nurse will compensate participants for study visit and complete petty cash voucher. Collection of other study measures, questionnaires, etc., will be dependent on the study visits. Participation in all aspects of conducted study in partnership with other team members in essential.

Essential Job Functions:
Ensures all procedures are followed per protocol for study visit. Confirms validity of informed consent documents prior to administration of procedures. The nurse will administer vital sign measurements, and review inclusion and exclusion criteria. The nurse will collect blood and urine specimens, complete the blood draw form, lab requisition form for blood samples, and deliver samples to appropriate labs for assay on the same day as collection in a time frame established per protocol. The nurse will administer the vaccine and complete vaccine inoculation forms. Collected data and samples will be delivered to the proper study contact and/or Labs in established timeframes.

Delivers all data collected (hard copy) to appropriate team member on a weekly basis. Communicates effectively with subjects (ie, timing and scheduling of home visits, consent information) and with members of the research teams. Additionally the nurse will compensate participant for study visit and complete petty cash voucher. Attend all applicable meetings with the PI and study team members to coordinate research planning, review study progress and disseminate information on a regular basis. Recognizes and documents adverse events per protocol & ensures reporting to appropriate study and regulatory personnel. Collection of other study measures (performs assessments, questionnaires, etc.), will be dependent on the study visits. The nurse will complete all data collection forms for the study visits during the visit as per protocol/study visit and submit the forms to the appropriate study personnel in established time frame. Maintains working knowledge of study protocol, procedures and required time lines with guidance and in collaboration with other team members.

Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Venipuncture/phlebotomy skills required, experience with difficult blood draw population needed. Working knowledge of Windows based word processing and excel spreadsheets is needed/required. Requires outstanding verbal communication, strong organizational and written skills. Requires solid interpersonal skills with participants, principal investigator and other team members. Able to work independently and prioritize workload and manage project effectively. Applies knowledge of University, federal and local regulations when administering study procedures while adhering to protocol and maintenance of subject safety. Must be detailed oriented and have the ability to handle multiple complex responsibilities simultaneously. Ability to make independent decisions. Must be able to work flexible hours with variable work conditions

* Travel is required

Individual must be a registered nurse, licensed in the State of Maryland or state where practicing. Bachelor’s degree in nursing or related discipline required. Master’s degree strongly preferred. Minimum of two years’ experience in the specialty or a related area required. Additional experience may substitute for bachelor’s degree and related master’s degree may consider in lieu of some experience as permitted by the JHU equivalency formula. Current CPR certification required. Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment. Completion of the JHH credentialing process is required prior to start date.

Shift – 8 Hour Days
Starting ASAP
Long-term full time (13 weeks to start with possible extension)
For immediate consideration, please send your resume via email to

Shift Time



Weekends and Holidays as Needed


Float As Needed

Pay Rate

$35 / Hour

Skill Set Requirements

Registered Nurse (RN) – Home Care

Profile Requirements

Require an updated resume, skills checklist, and two recent manager or supervisory references. Please note these are the standard requirements but they can vary by facility. Need active MD or compact license.

Rate Details

Please note: Quoted pay rate is for local candidates. Travelers will be paid the equivalent of the local rate minus housing. Housing stipends available. Please note orientation is paid at full rate and parking is reimbursed.