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CO Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Aug 3, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences seeks a Nurse Practitioner (NP), who, in accordance with established policies, evaluates and manages patients on the Intensive Treatment Unit (ITU) within the department. The ITU is a brief intensive treatment facility for people struggling with alcohol and drug addiction who are motivated to engage in long-term recovery. The mission of the ITU is to manage withdrawal symptoms and arrange aftercare plans to assist in long-term recovery of patients. The ITU treatment team consists of an attending physician, resident physician, social worker, nursing staff, and a nurse practitioner.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

Patient Care

  • Participate as an integral team member with nursing, social worker, and physicians to provide comprehensive treatment to patients.
  • Perform comprehensive psychiatric assessments, with a focus on substance abuse histories, of patients admitted to the Intensive Treatment Unit. Evaluate and treat the presence of psychiatric symptoms. Monitor patients for alcohol and substance withdrawal syndromes and prescribe medications as needed. Coordinate with medical specialists to address comorbid medical conditions as needed. Lead substance abuse therapeutic groups. Develop a working knowledge of community-based substance abuse programs and services.

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 American Heart Associate 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: 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.

Preferred: Minimum of three (3) years Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner specialty direct patient care experience.

Licensure, Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:

  • Must be certified and licensed as a Nurse Practitioner in State of Maryland or other state where practicing.
  • 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.

Additional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Advanced clinical skills in specialty area or equivalent.
  • General computer knowledge and capability to use computer.
  • Ability to incorporate into practice theoretical concepts and advanced clinical skills with patients, families, and interdisciplinary health care team members.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with all members of the interdisciplinary health care team to enhance collaboration and problem solving.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, in order to provide information to patients and health care personnel.
  • Ability to function effectively in a fluid, dynamic, and rapidly changing environment.

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:​​​​​​​School of Medicine, East Baltimore Campus
Department Name:​​​​​​​Psychiatry, General Psychiatry
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.

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, please 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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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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