Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: National Institutes of Health
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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.
This supervisory nursing leadership position is located at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Clinical Center (CC), in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The position reports directly to the Service Chief for Neuroscience, Behavioral Health and Pediatrics and serves organizationally as the Nurse Manager for the inpatient unit and ambulatory clinic providing clinical research nursing services for participants in studies of alcoholism and other addictions conducted primarily by the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Clinical Center (CC), is the 240-bed research hospital and ambulatory care research facility in Bethesda, Maryland that supports the Intramural Research Program of the National Institutes of Health. It is the largest inpatient facility in the country devoted exclusively to clinical research, and provides a full range of services from ambulatory care to critical care and special procedures. The focus at the CC on early phase and first-in-human clinical trials and on the study of rare diseases makes it possible to rapidly translate scientific observations and laboratory discoveries into new approaches for diagnosing, treating, and preventing disease.
The CC leads the nation in implementing a specialty practice model for Clinical Research Nursing which defines the roles and contribution of nurses providing care to research participants. If you want to play a significant leadership role in implementing a specialty practice model for Clinical Research Nursing, then consider joining our leadership team! Visit http://www.cc.nih.gov/ for more information.
The ideal candidate will possess experience managing an inpatient and ambulatory care addictions program, including designing care delivery systems to meet the unique needs of addiction patients throughout the outpatient and inpatient continuum of treatment, determining resource requirements, supporting a research-intensive practice environment, and interacting beyond organizational boundaries to influence specialty practice development. The ideal candidate will have a bachelors degree in a health care related field.
- U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
- Position is subject to a background investigation.
- Pre-employment medical screening may be required.
- Emergency/essential position.