Job Title:Nurse Consultant-NINR-DH
Department:Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency:National Institutes of Health
Job Announcement Number:NIH-NINR-DH-13-845599
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|$67,847.00 to $86,162.00 / Per Year|
|Friday, February 22, 2013 to Tuesday, February 26, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Bethesda, MD United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens|
The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visit NIH Overview.
The Nurse Consultant position is located in the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR). The NINR fosters, conducts, supports, and administers research and research training programs directed at promoting the growth and quality of research related to nursing, health care, and the allied biomedical and behavioral sciences.
The Nurse Consultant will be working with a highly motivated team that studies congenital muscular dystrophy and congenital myopathies with the aims of developing clinical outcome measures for these conditions and using these outcome measures in clinical trials. The ultimate goal of the Institute and this research team is to seek to understand and ease the symptoms of acute and chronic illness, to prevent or delay the onset of disease or disability or slow its progression, to find effective approaches to achieving and sustaining good health, and to improve the clinical settings in which care is provided.
The Research Nurse's responsibilities in particular will include writing and managing protocols; recruiting, screening, consenting and evaluating patients with congenital muscle disease; and following up with patients to ensure their adherence to studies in which they are enrolled. These efforts are crucial in the development of scientific advances and the translation of advances into cost-effective health care that does not compromise quality. This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR).
- U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
- Position is subject to a background investigation.
- Current registration as a professional nurse.
- Pre-employment physical may be required.