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HJF is seeking a Licensed Vocational Nurse to support the Genetic and Immunologic Predictors of Adverse Effects Following Immunization at the Regional Vaccine Safety Hub located in Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center. Responsibilities include providing routine quality nursing services for a clinical research project and to maintain a safe and therapeutic environment through identifying, correcting, and reporting health and safety hazards.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of procedures and techniques necessary for performing clinical and research tasks; ability to learn and become proficient in data acquisition and clinical responsibilities related to research protocols; excellent interpersonal skills.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Associate’s degree or completion of Licensed Practical Nurse Program.
Minimum Experience: 2-4 years nursing experience; clinical trial experience preferred.
Physical Capabilities: Long periods of sitting, standing, escorting research subjects, carrying light items; frequent lifting, stretching and other physical exertion during positioning of patients and moving equipment; may encounter patients who are confused, agitated, or abusive.
Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse, certified in basic cardiac life support (BCLS) and other required HJF and Facility Training
Work Environment: Office, hospital and/or clinical patient care area; possible evening and/or weekend hours. Exposed to patients’ conditions and some unpleasant sights, smells, and contagious diseases.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.