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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
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
Specific Duties &
Rounding and medication management of adult
patients on the inpatient unit.
Complete progress notes in EPIC and bill for
Responds in a timely manner to request
psychiatric consultation for adults who are patients on med/surg
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
Works collaboratively with the Consult
Service Psychiatrist to assist with consults on the inpatient units
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
Contact family or any collateral informants
necessary to provide information necessary to complete an
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
Provides evidence-based care and provides
patient education for self-care chronic disease
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
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
Accountable for own patient care
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
Special Knowledge, Skills, &
Advanced clinical skills in specialty area
Successfully completes all training courses
required for access to Epic and other clinical software
General computer knowledge and capability to
Requires effective use of resources and cost
Ability to incorporate into practice
theoretical concepts and advanced clinical skills with patients,
families, and interdisciplinary healthcare team
Ability to analyze data to synthesize and
summarize information and to make judgments regarding patient
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
Ability to interact successfully with the
Ability to perform effectively despite
sudden deadlines and changing priorities.
Ability to maintain personal composure in
high-stress situations, deadlines, and changing
Demonstrated interpersonal, written, and
verbal communication skills are required to service a diverse
Advanced interpersonal skills are necessary
to communicate effectively with all members of the
interdisciplinary healthcare team to enhance collaboration and
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
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
Ability to demonstrate self-direction and
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.
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.
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
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
Two years related experience as a registered
Psychiatry experience preferred.
Classified Title: Nurse Practitioner
Job Posting Title (Working Title): CO Nurse Practitioner
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
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
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documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella
vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory
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ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for
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