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Employment Type:
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Posted:
2/14/2018
Job Category:
Research
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
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Job Description

Qualifications

 

Minimum Education

Ph.D. or M.D. (or equivalent doctoral degree) in an accredited college or university in a specific field.

 

Minimum Work Experience

Completed training in a specialty in a field of research; demonstrated potential for successful career in research and related scholarly achievement.

 

Required Skills/Knowledge

Experience must demonstrate that the applicant acquired the scientific knowledge, skills, and abilities to apply and utilize them successfully in independent health or health-related research appropriate to the position.  Plan, conduct, and manage research projects within the federal and institutional regulations and policies. Maintain confidentiality of data as required.


Functional Accountabilities

Responsible Conduct of Research

  1. Consistently demonstrate adherence with the standards for the responsible conduct of research.

  2. Responsible for appropriate use of research funds.

  3. Comply with all annual job-related training requirements.

Commitment to Research

  1. Conduct research of significant scientific value in the basic and/or translational science area(s) relevant to his/her practice specialty.

  2. Participate in reviewing manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals.

  3. Publish in peer-reviewed, scientific, quality and management journals.

  4. Submit applications for grants or contracts for funding of research projects.

  5. Participate in research committees, workshop special interest groups.

Collaborations

  1. Collaborate effectively with CRI researchers, external agencies and institutions to develop cooperative research initiatives, promotes free discussion, research progress, skills productivity and morale with internal and external colleagues and stakeholders.

Teaching and Other Duties

  1. Participate in educational programs and teaching assignments.

  2. May supervise students and interns.

 

Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)

Organizational Commitment/Identification

  1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization

  2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural/ ethnic differences

  3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity

  4. Maintain confidentiality at all times

Customer Service

  1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met

Teamwork/Communication

  1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior

  2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals

  3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving

  1. Contribute to a positive work environment

  2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change

  3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes

  4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility

  1. Use resources efficiently

  2. Search for less costly ways of doing things

Safety

  1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance

  2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation

  3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation

  4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication

  5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers

  6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

 

Children’s National Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

 

 

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.