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Lead Clinical Nurse: Geriatric Psychiatry / Pain Treatment

Requisition #: 179060
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Nursing
Work Shift: Rotating Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: May 5, 2019

Johns Hopkins employs more than 20,000 people annually across our health system. Upon joining Johns Hopkins, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join an employer that is a leader and innovator in the healthcare field.

Lead Clinical Nurse

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Baltimore, MD

Join the Johns Hopkins Hospital Nursing team and become part of a collaborative work environment at a world renowned, Magnet designated, academic medical facility. Johns Hopkins nurses are committed to patient safety, clinical excellence, optimizing outcomes through evidenced based practice, and life-long learning.

Candidate qualifications for a Lead Clinical Nurse position:

  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of acute care RN work experience.
  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree, in nursing from an accredited School of Nursing is required.
  • An active Maryland State or Compact RN license is required
  • BLS CPR certification required: AHA, Red Cross, or Military Training Network accepted

The Lead Clinical Nurse is responsible for:

  • Coordinating the total scope of care for a group of patients throughout their unit stay to achieve clinical, financial, and organizational outcomes.
  • Providing evidence-based care based on the nursing process, policies, procedures, and protocols of the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
  • Mentoring and managing others to promote quality, safety, and excellence in care.
  • Working collaboratively with, and provides leadership for, a multidisciplinary health care team to optimize team performance.
  • Promoting and identifying quality improvement initiatives (clinical, financial, operational) that are aligned with departmental and organizational safety and operational objectives.
  • Identifying methods to promote the cost-effective use of resources.
  • Completing all identified competencies and annual requirements for patient population, unit, department, and institution.
  • Assuming unit management functions as identified by the Assistant Manager/Manager.
  • Consistently demonstrates organization’s core values.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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