Clinical Research Nurse Practitioner

Bethesda, Maryland
Sep 30, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

We are currently searching for a Clinical Research Nurse Practitioner to provide support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This opportunity is a part-time position with MSC, and it is on-site in Bethesda, MD.



Duties & Responsibilities
  • This is a direct patient care position.
  • Perform history and physical examinations on patients on a research protocol with infectious and allergic diseases.
  • Admit a variety of pediatric and adult patients to the Inpatient unit.
  • Order and interpret appropriate laboratory and diagnostic studies.
  • Lead patient care rounds and conferences.
  • Provide guidance on program policies and procedures of patient care.
  • Provide appropriate patient and family counseling and education with consideration of the patients learning needs, learning readiness and impediments to the process.
  • Serve as role model for professional practice, collaboration, and communication.
  • Serve as a liaison providing coordination and communication between NIH institutes and program components through verbal, written and formal presentations to ensure continuity of care.
  • Provide backup and support to the Infectious disease consult service nurse practitioner and Ward team fellow.
  • Actively participates as a member of the Ward Team, taking patient care assignments in conjunction with the residents to assure safe, effective care.
  • Work with and orient residents-in-training and fellows to provide care for inpatients.
  • Participate in clinical practice peer reviews.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate multidisciplinary quality improvement programs and projects.
  • Collaborate with program directors and team leader to identify areas of improvement for the ward team.


  • A Degree from a professional nursing program approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time the program was completed by the applicant. Must have an active, current registration as a professional nurse in a state, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
  • Minimum 1-3 years of experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner or a combination of experience as an Adult or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Certification (ANCC) or a combination of Adult and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certifications are required.
  • Completion of the NIH credentialing process is required. Credentialing will include and is not limited to; peer reference letters, previous employer reference/verifications letters with adverse action statements
  • Must be detail-oriented and possess strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with non-technical and technical staff. are consistent with those identified as the minimum requirements for the labor categories specified in the contract.
  • Candidates must be willing to work part-time (30 hours weekly) and have flexibility to work evening shifts between 2pm-12am (Sunday-Tuesday).


Due to our contractual requirements, to be eligible for this role, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at time of hire.  

Company Description

We are a trusted government partner that blends deep domain expertise with advanced technologies to help our customers solve complex problems that improve, protect, and save lives. As a rapidly growing company, we combine entrepreneurial spirit, customer focus, and an outcomes-based approach to support agency missions in health IT, life sciences, public safety, and grants management.


The Dovel Family of Companies offers employees an opportunity to advance beyond a specific role or contract, we offer a path to develop an enriching career. We believe in empowering a culture of innovation, customer success, and employee growth. 


What you’ll get…

  • Time Off! Flexible schedules and company paid holidays allow you to take the time you need.
  • Investment in YOU! 401(K) company contributions are yours to keep with no waiting period.
  • Choices! Unique healthcare plans to choose from with options like fertility and orthodontia benefits.
  • Discovery! With our tuition assistance and training programs, we support your career advancement.
  • Tax Savings! Enroll in pre-tax Health or Dependent Care Flexible Spending, HSA with company contributions, parking, and/or transit commuter benefits.
  • Support! Working parents and busy professionals – we’ve got you covered with a supportive culture, confidential Employee Assistance Program and a membership to
  • Perks! Employee discounts, peer recognition programs, company-wide wellness challenges, and fun community events.
  • A Voice! A unique culture where you can influence decisions and have your voice heard.




We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.