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Johns Hopkins University CO Nurse Practitioner in Baltimore, Maryland

The Neurology Department is seeking a Nurse Practitioner.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for performing many patient-oriented tasks such as interviewing patients, taking medical histories, performing physical examinations, ordering laboratory tests, coordinating the continuum of care, providing education to patients and significant others, conducting clinic sessions, and prescribing appropriate treatments and referrals to other services if needed.

  • Performs specialized lumbar punctures specific to Cerebrospinal Fluid patients, including shunt programming and shunt taps after appropriate training and supervision.

  • Participates in multidisciplinary clinical conferences to present patients and formulate an individualized plan of care.

  • Develops novel and refine existing clinical care-pathways in the program as needed

  • Coordinates care with inpatient ad outpatient providers and other clinical subspecialties

  • Meet weekly whether remotely or in person with clinic staff to review and resolve patient and clinic workflow issues

  • Participates in the coordination of research projects including patient enrollment and manages the associated documentation.

  • Requires the analytical skills to collect information from diverse sources, apply professional principles in performing various analyses, and summarize the information and data in order to solve problems or design relatively complex systems and programs that cross department/divisional lines. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations is critical.

  • Proficient in use of EPIC electronic medical records.

  • After an initial training period under close supervision, the NP is expected to function independently most of the time.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree in nursing; Registered Nurse license and Certified as a Nurse Practitioner. Must be licensed as NP in State of Maryland or other state where practicing. Six months of previous experience required. JHU Equivalency: Additional experience may substitute for master's degree. Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR certification required. Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment. Completion of the JHH credentialing process is required prior to start date.

JHU Equivalency Formula: _ 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.  Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis._

Physical Requirements:

Sitting, standing and walking for extended period. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s). Ability to move standard equipment through a hospital or clinical environment.

Classified Title: Nurse Practitioner

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG

Starting Salary Range: Competitive; Commensurate with experience

Employee Group: Full Time

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm

Exempt Status: Exempt

Location: ​​​​​​​Johns Hopkins Bayview

Department Name: ​​​​​​​Neurology Bayview Hydrocephalus

Personnel Area: School of Medicine

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu . For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons or because the individual is pregnant or attempting to become pregnant. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/ .

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

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