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CO Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Nov 29, 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, Suburban Hospital Location, at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, is seeking aNurse Practitionerto work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team to optimize team performance and patient outcomes. We are seeking an excellent clinician to provide clinical care to adults at the Johns Hopkins Suburban Hospital Campus.

The 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 Suburban Hospital Medical Board; these privileges list specific tasks and are reviewed annually.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Rounding and medication management of adult patients on the inpatient unit.
  • Complete progress notes in EPIC and bill for services provided.
  • Responds in a timely manner to request psychiatric consultation for adults who are patients on med/surg units.
  • 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 calls (6 weekends per year), which includes coming into the hospital to round on all inpatients, completing consults requested by med/surg units, 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.
  • Works collaboratively with the Consult Service Psychiatrist to assist with consults on the inpatient units as needed.
  • 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 perform psychosocial assessment, mental status examination, and past psychiatric history.
  • Contact family or any collateral informants necessary to provide information necessary to complete an assessment.
  • Formulates an appropriate treatment/disposition plan for the 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, and 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.

Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Advanced clinical skills in specialty area or equivalent.
  • Successfully completes all training courses required for access to Epic and other clinical software systems.
  • General computer knowledge and capability to use computers.
  • Requires effective use of resources and cost awareness.
  • Ability to incorporate into practice theoretical concepts and advanced clinical skills with patients, families, and interdisciplinary healthcare team members.
  • Ability to analyze data to synthesize and summarize information and to make judgments regarding patient care.
  • Analytical ability is necessary to diagnose patients and to develop and implement plans of action for long and short-term management of acute and chronic health.
  • Ability to apply principles of evidence-based practice, scientific process, and service excellence in practice.
  • Ability to interact successfully with the public.
  • Ability to perform effectively despite sudden deadlines and changing priorities.
  • Ability to maintain personal composure in high-stress situations, deadlines, and changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills are required to service a diverse customer base.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills are necessary to communicate effectively with all members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team to enhance collaboration and problem-solving.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, in order to provide information to patients and health care personnel.
  • Ability to demonstrate and convey a favorable image of the organization and to conform to proper standards of professional dress, attitude, and demeanor.
  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of interpersonal skills required to interact with patients, patient’s families/visitors, and clinical staff.
  • Proven ability to relate effectively to individuals of various backgrounds and cultures, including the understanding and appreciation of diverse cultural, ethnic, gender, and international differences.
  • Ability to perform with a high degree of accuracy and with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate a strong ability to use initiative and judgment and to identify, analyze, and solve problems.
  • Ability to demonstrate self-direction and initiation.
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team.
  • Ability to function effectively in a fluid, dynamic, and rapidly changing environment.
  • Able to operate patient care equipment to assess health, proficiency in using desktop computers or laptops, and general office equipment on a daily basis.



Physical Requirements

  • Work requires standing, bending, sitting, and using/manipulating various health assessment instruments and machines, and/or walking for extended periods of time.
  • Work may require positioning and assisting patients and transporting patients and/or equipment from one location to another with little likelihood of injury if proper body mechanics and procedures are followed.


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.
  • Demonstrated competence in the delivery of health care to a diverse group of child and adolescent patients preferred.
  • Current CPR certification required. 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 Masters Degree.
  • Two years related experience as a registered nurse.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Psychiatry experience preferred.

Classified Title: Nurse Practitioner
Job Posting Title (Working Title): CO Nurse Practitioner
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG
Starting Salary Range: Min $100,00 - Max $151,400 ($115,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday through Friday, Day Shift, Night, Weekend, and Holiday Call As Needed
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: JH at Bethesda
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.

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.

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.

EEO is the Law:
https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf


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:
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