1+ months

Nurse scientist II

Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH 44114

Job Summary:

Meets multiple Office/Institute goals regarding evidence-based nursing practices, research and innovative solutions. Shows progression in own research program. Meets protégée needs for research advancement (PICO, design/implement/analysis, dissemination/translation into practice). Supports grant development and submission, IRB correspondence/activities, OSR and CCR activities. Is an educator, coach and co-investigator (external or internal collaborators) including grant funded studies


Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates to meet Nursing Institute and Office on research and innovation goals/strategic activity management.
  • Works collaboratively with Div. Clinical Research, OSR, IRB, Law Department, Lerner Research Institute and Research Compliance office to assure optimal activities/expectations.
  • Demonstrates leadership and professional relationships with national nursing organizations, local colleges with doctorate programs, etc.
  • Shows evidence of escalating program of research for self, including funding and provides counsel to multiple protégée/mentees.
  • Identifies and guides others in optimal evidence/best practices/systems of care related to mentoring Institutes.
  • Guides protégée with extramural funds applications.
  • Initiates and facilitates relationships with: funding agencies, nursing organizations, foundations, local colleges with masters and doctoral nursing programs, and corporations.
  • Demonstrates progression in dissemination of new research and innovation evidence by developing/guiding papers for self/mentees in high-tiered peer-review journals (minimum 2/year- 1st author and 1 as mentor) and presenting at national meetings (minimum, 2 per year) on relevant topics to hospital/ ambulatory care processes, outcomes, systems, interventions and operational efficiencies; and research involving novel interventions.
  • Ensures that self and nurses/teams being mentored follow policies and procedures related to confidentiality, research compliance and research contracts, budgeting, etc.
  • Serves as a consultant to external nurse scientists, corporations, and government agencies. Serves on Nursing Institute and non-CCF (external) committees.
  • Other duties as assigned


    • Research based doctorate in nursing (PhD, DNSc) or related field (SCD, EdD,e tc) with completed research dissertation


      • State licensed Registered Nurse (RN)
      • Certifications preferred

        Work Experience:

        • Demonstrated skills in human relations, communication and interdisciplinary collaboration. Escalating publication experience (research/reviews) in peer-rev journals as 1st author & invited podium presentations at local/national meetings is preferred.
        • Research experiences should be extensive- with multiple research designs/methods, and evidence of publication of findings.
        • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a Nurse Scientist I or related role.
        • Received previous extramural grant funding.   
        • Is qualified for faculty appointment with a collegiate partners.
        • Must be able to multitask, be flexible with work, be results/outcomes-driven and work collaboratively.

          Physical Requirements:

          • Requires extensive sitting/dexterity to perform PC work.
          • Requires the ability to walk to other parts of CC to attend meetings and the ability to drive to Northeast Ohio Cleveland Clinic hospitals, regional medical practices/ambulatory care centers, local colleges and corporate sites; in some cases, may require carrying or pushing weight assoc. with paperwork and/or clinical devices used in the conduct of research, including early morning or late evening/many locations
          • Must have normal or corrected vision and the ability to listen attentively and verbally communicate to employees, patients and lay public who may be involved in research.
            • Sedentary Work; Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

              Personal Protective Equipment:

              • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required. 

                The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic’s Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.

                Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities",


Posted: 2020-07-08 Expires: 2020-09-06

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