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Sr. Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 15, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Vascular Surgery is seeking a Senior Nurse Practitioner who will work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team and under the direction, supervision and responsibility of a physician, and in accordance with established policies, evaluates patient's health status through diagnostic procedures and tests. Provide therapeutic patient care under direction of a physician and in accordance with established protocols. This position may act in a lead capacity to training and onboarding of new APPs to the department at the assigned location.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Interviews patients and compiles patient medical histories to assist in determination of health status.
  • Performs physical examinations of patients, noting normal and abnormal findings.
  • Obtain specimens from patients and runs routine laboratory tests and procedures; performs diagnostic tests, orders non-routine laboratory tests or procedures as required.
  • Analyzes and evaluates patient history, physical examination findings and laboratory values, and makes preliminary diagnosis of patients for review by physician.
  • Develops care/treatment plan for patient according to established protocols and procedures; confers and consults with supervisory physician and other professionals before implementing treatment.
  • Remove and/or reinforce sutures. Evaluates wounds, changes dressings and performs wound care.
  • May perform procedures as required such as starting I.V. lines, applying plaster casts, traction and splints, assisting in placement of tubes, and suturing cuts and wounds. Prepares patient for surgery by shaving, scrubbing and draping surgical field following sterile techniques. Insert monitoring equipment such as urinary catheters and temperature probes.
  • Assists physicians during surgical procedures. Writes post-operative orders which include laboratory tests, medications, and care plans according to established procedure and protocol, for review by physician.
  • May attend medical rounds with physician or members of medical staff to monitor patient progress, and provide information to staff on patient's care plan, condition and progress of patient.
  • Provides education and guidance to patients and family members in maintaining good health, disease prevention and home care under supervision of a physician.
  • Attends regularly scheduled continuing education programs to ensure current knowledge of procedures and health care plans and protocols.
  • Assists with patient management. Facilitates communication between own team and other consulting medical services. Requests consultations with other departments, as necessary.
  • Acts as liaison with other medical services (social work, rehabilitation medicine, etc.).
  • May act as first or second assist in operating room, as required.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • 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.
  • Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment.
  • Current CPR certification required.
  • Completion of the JHH credentialing process is required prior to start date.
  • Minimum of 3 years in related clinical required. 5 years of related clinical experience preferred.

* Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology, Anatomy, Physiology, Chemistry, Psychology, Pharmacology, Clinical Medicine, Radiology, Microbiology and Pathology as acquired through completion of an accredited program.
  • Must be registered by the Board of Medical Examiners of Maryland.
  • Work requires six-to-twelve months’ on-the-job experience to obtain a comprehensive understanding of clinical and/or surgical procedures, patient care procedures, medical protocols and testing procedures.
  • Work requires analytical ability necessary to evaluate and determine health status of patient and implement proper care plan.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to interview, teach and counsel patients; instruct health care. Interpersonal skills necessary to interview, teach and counsel patients; instruct health care personnel on procedures and treatment.
  • Demonstrated self-management, initiative, and problem-solving.
  • Excellent organizational and communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Critical reading and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively as a member of a team.
  • Ability to proactively organize and manage own work.

Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:

  • Registered Nurse license and Certified as a Nurse Practitioner.
  • Must be licensed as NP in State of Maryland or other state where practicing.

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: Sr. Nurse Practitioner
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M_F 8 - 5
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: JH at Howard County Hospital
Department name: SOM Sur Howard County
Personnel area: School of Medicine

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

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Accommodation Information

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 Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu.

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.

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


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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