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Registered Nurse - Axle

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Job Title
Registered Nurse
Job Location
Baltimore, MD
Job Description

(ID: 2024-5365)


Axle is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in translational research, biomedical informatics, and data science applications to research centers and healthcare organizations nationally and abroad. With experts in biomedical science, software engineering, and program management, we focus on developing and applying research tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).


Axle is seeking a Registered Nurse to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supporting the National Institute on Aging (NIA) located in Baltimore, MD.


Benefits We Offer:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • 401K match up to 5%
  • Educational Benefits for Career Growth
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)

Overall Position Summary and Objectives

Provide support services to satisfy the overall operational objectives of the National Institute on Aging. The primary objective is to provide services and deliverables through performance of support services.

 


Deliverables:

 

  • Work products and documents related to assessing participant’s physiologic condition; assist physicians during examinations and procedures; provide cardiac monitoring; administer and document medications per doctor’s orders; assess, record, and report patient reactions to drugs; report study adverse reactions.- Ad-Hoc
  • Work products and documents related to inserting and maintaining peripheral access intravenous (IV) lines; provide care of central venous access lines; perform phlebotomy; and follow established policies, procedures, and regulatory guidelines for proper disposal of biohazard and chemical wastes.- Ad-Hoc
  • Work products and documents related to implementing Quality Control measures; serve as FTC; manage evacuations; manage the security of the premises; and respond to security issues and breaches.- Ad-Hoc
  • Work products and documents related to obtaining informed consent; inform staff regarding the progress of protocols and functions of the clinical unit; provide a daily shift report; and serve as receptors for new personnel. - Ad-Hoc
  • Work on products and documents related to entering data into medical reports, case report forms, and computer systems; attend patient rounds and meetings; provide participant education; coordinate and troubleshoot participant transport issues; write SOPs. - Ad-Hoc

 

Work Details:

 

  • Review patient and patient family feedback and provide summary reporting for further review. 1
  • Reviews standard nursing procedures and documents areas in need of improvement. 2
  • Incorporate research protocol requirements into the delivery of care for participants in support of the research efforts. 3
  • Plan, implement, evaluate, and document the care provided per protocol requirements and good clinical practice standards.  4
  • Coordinate the collection and analysis of research data; ensure that all records are complete. 5
  • Performs assessments and collects medical histories and physicals.
  • Perform the collection, maintenance, and analysis of data, entering and tracking patient data.
  • Assess the participant’s physiologic condition upon admission and monitor it throughout the visit and upon discharge.
  • Assess, record, and report patient reactions to drugs; report study drug adverse reactions to staff.
  • Performs procedures like IV placement, phlebotomy, and administering medications, and monitors patient progress.
  • Insert and maintain peripheral access intravenous (IV) lines and provide care of central venous access lines.
  • Perform phlebotomy to collect clinical and research blood samples per doctor’s orders and protocol requirements.
  • Perform appropriate action plans in response to emergency situations and illnesses of participants, including direct admissions for participants.
  • Teach patients and families about conditions, treatments, and medications.
  • Communicate abnormal results, problems, and concerns to the research staff and inform patients of processes and activities for review and follow-up.
  • Schedule patients and return patient's and/or patient families' phone calls.
  • Provide participant education regarding the research program or testing procedure and instruct participants on computerized testing.
  • Collaborates with physicians to plan, evaluate, coordinate, and revise programs to deliver the most efficient health care service.
  • Attend patient rounds and protocol information meetings, participate in patient care conferences, and write and maintain research protocols.
  • Manage testing to ensure that projects and protocol responsibilities are completed within timelines, given the availability and allocation of resources related to clinical trials.
  • Assist Nurse Practitioners in evaluating and making recommendations to improve patient care and adhere to good clinical practices.
  • Assess the participant’s physiologic condition upon admission, throughout the visit, and upon discharge.
  • Plan, implement, evaluate, and document the care provided per protocol requirements and good clinical practice standards.
  • Assess the patient for follow-up information by phone, written correspondence, or email.
  • Assist physicians during examinations and procedures.
  • Provide cardiac monitoring if indicated.
  • Assess, record, and report patient reactions to drugs; report study drug adverse reactions to staff.
  • Insert and maintain peripheral access to intravenous (IV) lines.
  • Access and provide care of central venous access lines.
  • Perform phlebotomy to collect clinical and research blood samples per doctor’s orders and protocol requirements.
  • Follow established policies, procedures, and regulatory guidelines for the proper disposal of biohazard and chemical wastes.
  • Implement Quality Control measures.
  • For evening and night shift positions, serve as Floor Team Coordinator (FTC) in the event of a fire and coordinate evacuations to ensure the safety of participants, visitors, and associates.
  • Ensure the security of the premises and respond to security issues and breaches.
  • Incorporate research protocol requirements into the delivery of care for participants in support of the NIA research efforts, in accordance with the standards of NIA Protocol Office and IRB.
  • After documented training, perform specialized testing per protocol.
  • After documented training in the protection of human subject’s research issues and the approval of the Principal Investigator (PI), obtain informed consent.
  • Inform Clinical Nurse Manager and staff of the progress of protocols and the functions of the clinical unit; provide relevant and timely input on pertinent nursing implications for the NIA Research Unit; provide daily shift reports.
  • Upon completion of orientation and satisfactory employment, serve as a preceptor for new personnel.
  • Enter clinical and research data into medical records, case report forms, and/or computer systems.
  • Attend patient rounds, Protocol Initiation Meetings (PIMs), staff meetings, and other appropriate clinical meetings.
  • Participate in development and training programs, both internally and externally.
  • Provide participant education; instruct participants on computerized testing.
  • Coordinate and troubleshoot participant transport issues; communicate concerns to staff.
  • Perform appropriate action plans in response to emergency situations and/or illnesses of participants, including direct admissions for participants.

 


1, 2, 3, 4, 5 represents priority rankings, where 1 is highest priority and 5 is lowest priority of those ranked



Minimum Education

Associate


Additional Qualifications:

 

Certifications & Licenses:
  • Bachelors' Degree in Nursing with a valid license in the State of Maryland
 
Field of Study:
  • Nursing
Software:
  • MS Office Suite
 
Skills:
  • Strong Communication Skills, (Oral & Written)

 


Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individuals assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.


The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.


Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact: careers@axleinfo.com

 

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Axle Headquarters Location

New York, NY

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Axle Company Size

Between 100 - 500 employees

Axle Founded Year

2019

Axle Total Amount Raised

$191,196,752

Axle Funding Rounds

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  • Series Unknown

    $25,926,758 USD

  • Series B

    $26,000,000 USD

  • Debt Financing

    $100,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $10,000,000 USD

  • Debt Financing

    $25,000,000 USD

  • Seed

    $2,700,000 USD

  • Pre Seed

    $1,400,000 USD

  • Angel

    $50,000 USD

  • Pre Seed

    $120,000 USD