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Johns Hopkins University Nurse Practitioner in Baltimore, Maryland

Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine is seeking a Nurse Practitioner .

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

Conducts Comprehensive and/or Episodic Health Assessments for Critically Ill Children. Records and Documents Assessment Data Necessary to Maintain, Coordinate, and/or Expedite Required Services. This will include:

  • Perform history and physical exams, discriminating between normal and abnormal findings.

  • Identify differential diagnosis.

Establishes a Plan of Care including:

  • Order appropriate lab, radiographic and other studies.

  • Appropriately interpret results of lab, radiographic and other studies.

  • Performs tests and procedures as indicated within scope of practice.

  • Establish a plan of care related to patient’s identified problems, including medication and therapeutic procedures.

  • Consult with other team members regarding proposed treatment guidelines as necessary.

Implements Plan of Care in Safe and Effective Manner. This will include:

  • Prescribe and regulate medications and performs other related procedures within the Maryland Board of Nursing scope of practice for the Nurse Practitioner.

  • Record patient visit/interaction in concise clear logical and timely manner.

  • Arrange referrals to appropriate specialties when needed.

  • Triage patient telephone calls, messages, and interactions appropriately.

  • Tracks patient compliance with treatment plan.

Organizes Workload to Meet Patient and Organizational Needs including:

  • Utilize time management to see patients in an efficient manner as identified by departmental goals.

  • Maintain consistent level of productivity. Identifies problems that impede overall functioning and initiates appropriate interventions.

  • Work collaboratively with the health team members to facilitate smooth operations of the unit.

Communicates with Healthcare Team Members to Assure Patient and Organizational Needs are Met. This will include:

  • Supervise activities of team members as appropriate.

  • Identify areas of weakness in operational systems and makes recommendations for improvements.

  • Communicate significant information in an organized, logical, and concise manner to co-workers.

  • Provide constructive feedback as it relates to performance in an appropriate manner.

  • Adheres to the confidentiality policy as outlined in the interdisciplinary Clinical Practice Manual.

  • Make recommendations to Administrative leadership related to Clinic administrative operations.

Analyzes Research Findings and Current Trends in the Area of Specialty and Applies the Information, as appropriate, to Improve the Management of Patient Care.

Participates in the Development of the Interdisciplinary Team:

  • Supports the orientation of newly hired nurse practitioners and nurse practitioner students.

  • Supports the education of the interdisciplinary team.

Collaborates with the Interdisciplinary Team to Assure Organizational Goals are Met:

  • Supports quality and safety initiatives.

  • Supports the institutions Core Values.

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. Additional experience may substitute for master's degree, as permitted by the JHU equivalency formula. Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR certification required. Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment. Completion of the Bayview Medical Center credentialing process is required prior to start date.

Preferred Qualification: Pediatric critical care experience

Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:

  • Current licensure as a NP in the state of Maryland. Achieve and maintain national certification by an accredited NP certification body (PNCB).

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: Commensurate with experience

Employee Group: Full Time

Schedule: Monday-Friday, weekend coverage and night coverage (24/7 coverage needed on the unit)

Exempt Status: Exempt

Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview

Department Name: ​​​​​​​Anesthesiology, Bayview

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. 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 campus. 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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