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Temple University Registered Nurse in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 24001295 Description Grade:  T26 The link below will give you information about the University's "T" salary structure. A variety of important factors are reviewed by HR when considering salary, including job duties, the applicant's education and experience, all relevant internal equity considerations, department budget, and funding source. Learn more about the "T" salary structure. The Center for Obesity Research and Education (CORE) in the College of Public Health at Temple University is seeking up to two part-time Registered Nurses (RNs) to work on a National Institutes of Health-funded study that aims to assess the relative effectiveness of an RN-delivered behavioral sleep intervention in pediatric primary care. The RNs will be responsible for the delivery of an intervention to enhance school-aged children's sleep duration. Prior to working with families, the hired RNs will receive general training in behavioral interventions as well as specific training in the intervention itself.  The RNs will participate in weekly supervision meetings with the Principal Investigator, will help coordinate study communication between the referring pediatricians and the research team, and will work with the project director to ensure accurate study related documentation and assessment completion. Essential functions: Must first complete general training in behavioral interventions and specific training in the behavioral sleep intervention. Competency in intervention delivery must be demonstrated prior to being able to work with families; Responsible for the delivery of a behavioral intervention to approximately 25 families to enhance school-aged children's sleep duration. There is a treatment manual that needs to be followed as well as a set number of sessions to be delivered (two via zoom and four brief phone follow-ups); Intervention sessions with families must be audio recorded so that they can be reviewed and coded to ensure the intervention is delivered as intended; Attend weekly supervision with the Principal Investigator to discuss questions/concerns regarding intervention delivery; Additional Responsibilities: The RN will also be asked to help coordinate activities between referring pediatricians and the research team. This includes helping to screen families for eligibility, entering information regarding contacts with families into a secure data capture system (i.e., REDCap), and coordinating with the project director so she can schedule the research-related assessments (which the research team will complete); Performs other related duties as assigned. At Temple, you will find it easy to fit in while staying true to yourself.  We value what makes each employee unique and strive to maintain a culture of diversity and inclusion.  As an employee, you will enjoy our collaborative team-based culture that values innovation and creativity. Visit https://careers.temple.edu/careers-temple to learn more about the benefits of working at Temple University. Required Education & Experience: Registered Nurse And a minimum of three years of work experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Required Skills & Abilities: *Strong interpersonal skills. *Experience working with children and their families. *Strong organizational skills and problem-solving ability. *Dedication to health equity and health equity-related research. *Availability in the late afternoon/early evening hours. *Availability to work approximately 10-12 hours/week. Preferred: *Experience working with pediatric providers on the delivery of behavioral health education/intervention. *Dedication to continuing nursing education, training, and professional growth. This position requires a background check. This position requires Child Abuse Certifications prior to the commencement of service. This is a grant funded position. This position is temporarily assigned a hybrid work arrangement (on-campus and remote , the duration of this hybrid work arrangement is at the discretion of Temple University and the Department. Temple University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all in every aspect of its operations, including employment, service, and educational programs. The University has pledged not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or veteran status. In accordance with the City of Philadelphia's COVID-19 mandate, all Temple University students, faculty, staff, and contractors working in a healthcare setting must be fully vaccinated before receiving authorization to work unless they have a medical or religious exemption approved by the University.  An individual is considered fully vaccinated two (2) weeks following the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or two (2) weeks following a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Individuals who do not meet the University's vaccination or exemption requirement will be prohibited from working until proof of full vaccination or an exemption is requested and approved.  For more information, visit the University's Vaccines web page at https://www.temple.edu/coronavirus/vaccines. Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact. To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at www.temple.edu. Temple University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at: https://safety.temple.edu/reports-logs/annual-security-report You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University's Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.

Primary Location:Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Health Sciences Campus (HSC)

Job:Staff Schedule:Part-time Shift:Day Job Employee Status:Regular

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