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CO Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Aug 5, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics is seeking aNurse Practitionerto work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary health team, responsible for providing comprehensive gynecologic and obstetric care to both well and/or ill patients and to educate patients.

This provider will practice within the guidelines of the department, and the Institution in accordance with the State of Maryland Board of Nursing. The Nurse Practitioner is grantedaffiliate staff privileges by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the JohnsHopkins Bayview Medical Center; these privileges are reviewed annually. Is responsible to the preceptor and department head for nursing and clinical standards and practice. Willreport to the Director of the Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides care to women across the age spectrum as it relates to general health maintenance, contraception, menopause, and other female related issues, in a timely, professional, and friendly manner.
  • Provides primary care to established patients seeking OB or GYN care, which may include diagnosis and management of UTI’s, vaginitis, STDs, as well as various other female-related issues.
  • Provides independent management of OB and GYN complaints, including counseling, testing, diagnosis, treatment, and/or follow-up, referring patients appropriately to other physician providers as needed, in the case of issues too complex or complicated to be managed by the nurse practitioner, physician assistant, or certified nurse midwife. Performs health screening, orders, performs and interprets tests.
    Establishes medical and nursing diagnoses; orders, performs and evaluates diagnostic studies; performs and monitors therapeutic procedures; assesses and/or manages follow-up plans. Performs follow-up visits on obstetrical (antepartum and postpartum), including but not limited to physical examinations, microscopy and screening for sexually transmitted infections, bacterial vaginosis and cervical cancer. Documents patient chart information as needed, including but not limited to problem identification, treatment and follow-up, obstetrical flow sheets and other program forms as needed. Records and documents health assessment data necessary to maintain, coordinate, and/or expedite required services.

    Provides consultation and collaboration with and referral to physician colleagues as indicated, for high-risk conditions that include but are not limited to HIV infection, hypertension, diabetes, pyelonephritis, and other abnormalities. Prescribes and regulates medications per written agreement. Reviews daily laboratory, radiology and other reports and provides for appropriate treatment and follow-up as indicated. Reports abnormal patient findings to appropriate physician colleagues and is responsible for coordinating the reporting of all STDs to state agencies, as indicated and appropriate.
  • Supports clinical activities of the Green Spring/JHH Nelson practice, by providing patient and familyeducation, developing teaching materials and other support activities as time permits.
    Assumes responsibility and accountability for time management, professional relationships and interpersonal interactions. Develops, conducts, and/or evaluates formal or informal in-service and continuing education programs in areas of expertise for peer groups and other disciplines.Assumes responsibility for his/her own professional development and remains current in clinical practice by attending relevant continuing education. Participates on department, functional unit, and Hospital committees, as assigned. Serves as clinical preceptor for nursing students, including nurse practitioner or nurse midwife candidates as time permits. Participates in the development and implementation of quality assurance program.

    Adheres to Hospital and nursing policies and procedures. May be required to work at other JHU/JHH GYN/OB outpatient facilities as needed.
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. 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.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Experience and capability to use electronic medical records.

Physical Requirements: Sitting, standing and walking for extended period of time. 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
Working Title: CO 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: General OB/GYN
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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School of Medicine - East Baltimore Campus


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
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm
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