Nurse Practitioner

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Oct 14, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases seeks aNurse Practitionerto work in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary health team to provide comprehensive care to outpatients in the Johns Hopkins AIDS Service County Program. Demonstrated ability in treating adults with HIV infection and adult primary care are prerequisites for this position.

The Nurse Practitioner practices in accordance with State Medical Board guidelines, the provider will evaluate chronic and acute illness, perform diagnostic procedures and tests, institute treatment and referrals, and provide patient education.

These duties are performed in collaboration with the medical providers of the JHU County Program. The clinician will see patients in satellite clinics located within the county health department system and at the university HIV clinic, the John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice. Satellite health department sites include the surrounding counties of Baltimore and Western Maryland.


Clinical services involve 6 half-day sessions per week. This clinician will medically manage approximately 300-350 patients.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducts comprehensive, acute health assessments of patients.
  • Obtains specimens from patients including blood, sputum, and urine; orders or performs diagnostic tests such as ECG's, Holter monitors, x-rays.
  • Performs procedures such as starting intravenous lines, phlebotomy, incising abscesses, suturing wounds.
  • Establishes medical diagnoses, including psychosocial and cognitive problems.
  • Develops care/treatment plans for patients in consultation with the supervising physician.
  • Records and documents health assessment plans.
  • Writes orders for laboratory tests, medications, care plans, according to establishes procedures and protocol for review by the physician.
  • Provides instruction to patient and family members in health issues.
  • Regularly attends scheduled continuing education programs to ensure current knowledge of procedures, protocols, and clinical care issues.
  • Travel to various health facilities throughout the state of Maryland, transport patient records and educational materials

Administrative

Assist medical director in day to day operations, budget, and report and grant preparation, attend program meetings.

Education and Training

  • Assists in educational needs assessment activities.
  • Assists in curriculum and educational materials development.
  • Precepts health care providers and student practitioners.

Position involves on-site clinical work mixed with telemedicine, which can be done remotely. Position involves travel to clinics at our several county health departments in Maryland (Washington, Frederick, Howard, Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Harford).

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. Experience in HIV primary care is required. Experience in the management of drug dependency is desirable. Current 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 required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education required for the respective job.


Preferred Qualifications: Didactic and interactive teaching experience preferred.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, radiology, microbiology, pathology, and clinical medicine for use in clinical assessment and intervention.
  • Analytical ability necessary to evaluate health status of patient and to implement proper care plan.
  • Interpersonal, communication skills necessary to interview, teach and counsel patients.
  • Ability to work well as a member of a health care team with a high degree of self-motivation.
  • Knowledge of computer-based application programs such as Microsoft Office and use of electronic medical record.
  • Experienced in preceptor skills with health care providers and students.
  • Attend educational programs to enhance business management, grant preparation and supervisory training.

Working Conditions
Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous material, pharmacological agents, with little likelihood of harm if established health precautions are followed. Travel to offsite satellite clinics are required personal transportation is required.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this position but are not construed as an exhaustive list of all duties to be performed.

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:School of Medicine, East Baltimore Campus
Department Name:Medicine, Infectious Diseases, County Program
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 atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

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

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

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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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.

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

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
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