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CO Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Aug 25, 2023

Johns Hopkins, founded in 1876, is America's first research university and home to nine world-class academic divisions working together as one university.

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is seeking aCO Nurse Practitionerto work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team to optimize team performance and patient outcomes. The department is seeking an excellent clinician to provide clinical care to adults and pediatric patients at the Johns Hopkins Howard County Medical Center Campus.

The CO Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing high quality and effective patient care through the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of acute and chronic mental illness. In addition to providing direct patient care, the Nurse Practitioner also educates patients and family members regarding mental illness. The Nurse Practitioner shares responsibility for the provision of excellent health care in compliance with state and federal accreditation requirements, and practices within the guidelines of the Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins Medicine and in accordance with the Maryland Board of Nursing. The Nurse Practitioner is granted privileges by the Johns Hopkins Howard County Medical Center Medical Board; these privileges list specific tasks and are reviewed annually.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Rounding and medication management of pediatric patients in the pediatric ER. Complete progress notes in EPIC and bill for services provided.
  • Medication evaluation and management of psychiatric outpatients.
  • Required to participate in on-call after hours rotation shared by Psychiatry providers, reachable by phone and/or pager, which includes one weeknight of call per week. Required to participate in weekend call (6 weekends per year), which includes coming into the hospital to round on all inpatients, completing consults requested by med/surg units, rounding in the ED, and taking calls for admissions and discharges from the social workers in the ED.
  • Required to participate in Department of Psychiatry provider and staff meetings.
  • Performs psychiatric assessment, formulates diagnosis, and in consultation with referring physician recommends and completes appropriate disposition.
  • Provides requesting physician with results of assessment and disposition plan.
  • Interview patient and performs psychosocial assessment, mental status examination and past psychiatric history.
  • Contacts family or any collateral informants necessary to provide information necessary to complete an assessment.
  • Formulates an appropriate treatment/disposition plan for patient.
  • Coordinate care for patients to achieve clinical and organizational outcomes. Uses advanced clinical and theoretical knowledge to identify acute and/or chronic health problems through a comprehensive, age-appropriate assessment of patients using skills in taking medical histories, screening, physical examinations, ordering diagnostic tests, making tentative diagnoses, prescribing appropriate medications and treatments.
  • Provides evidence-based care and provides patient education for self-care chronic disease management.
  • Effectively uses resources.
  • Prioritizes and organizes work to meet the changing priorities of Suburban Hospital.
  • Provides guidance and direction to other staff where applicable to promote quality improvement/patient safety projects.
  • Works collaboratively with medical and surgical consultants.
  • Strive to meet and/or exceed established productivity targets for services provided.
  • Complete notes within the EPIC electronic medical record system on the day of visit and discharge summaries on the day of discharge for effective communication with primary care providers, medical consultants and informal care providers.
  • Accountable for own patient care decisions. On a regular and continuous basis, exercises administrative judgment and assumes responsibility for decisions, consequences, and results having an impact on people, costs, and/or quality of service within the functional area.
  • Responsible for other clinical duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in Nursing.
  • Registered Nurse license and Certified as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.
  • Must be licensed as NP in the State of Maryland.
  • Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment.
  • Completion of the Suburban Hospital credentialing process is required prior to start date.
  • Additional experience may substitute for master’s degree.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Psychiatry experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated competence in the delivery of health care to a diverse group of child and adolescent patients preferred.
  • Two years related experience as a registered nurse preferred.

**Current American Heart Association 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**

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
Working Title: CO Nurse Practitioner
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG
Starting Salary Range: Min $100,00 - Max $151,400 ($118,950 budgeted; Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8 AM - 4:30 PM , Holiday, Night, & Weekend
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: JH at Howard County Hospital
Department name: ​​​​​​​PSYCHIATRY COMMUNITY HOSPITALS
Personnel area: School of Medicine

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
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/experience required for the respective job.

**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.


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, theJHU 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 atjhurecruitment@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 visitaccessibility.jhu.edu.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. 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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