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. Essential personnel; On-site required. Some weekends Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Medicine, East Baltimore Campus Department Name: Medicine. Division of Gastroenterology Personnel Area: School of Medicine
The Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology is seeking a Nurse Practitioner. Through direct patient care, education and quality improvement projects, the Inpatient Clinical Gastroenterology Nurse Practitioner will play a vital role in providing and improving patient care for hospitalized patients with gastrointestinal related issues at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The Nurse Practitioner will be part of a team that will primarily include gastroenterologists and trainees, including gastroenterology fellows and internal medicine residents. This team works closely with GI floor and endoscopy nurses. The ideal candidate has leadership skills, works well with others and in a team, enjoys working directly with patients, has a good clinical acumen and also has interests in education and quality improvement projects.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Nurse Practitioner will provide direct daily patient care by assisting with admissions and performing history and physicals, consultations and follow up care including review of pathology, laboratory and imaging results, and progress notes and reports directly to the gastroenterology attending of record.
The provider will also serve as one of the liaisons between the gastroenterology team and the primary teams and may assist in the discharge care of patients as well as post-discharge follow up care that can include calling discharged patients and ambulatory care physicians.
Educational responsibilities can include patient education endeavors, house-staff lectures, nursing education, and presentations at hospital conferences or meetings. The inpatient gastroenterology team will be involved in quality improvement projects related to inpatient gastroenterology and hepatology issues, and the nurse practitioner will be involved and help lead in these projects.
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. 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.
Approval of the Maryland Board of Nursing for the written signed delegation agreement.
Familiarity with regulations and standards governing NPs in the state of Maryland.
Experience in gastroenterology is preferred but not necessary
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Strong clinical acumen.
Ability to attend to information presented one-on-one and during staff meetings.
Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with other services, patients and providers.
General computer knowledge and ability to use computerized medical information systems.
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 lift patients, 50 lbs. or more
Ability to move standard equipment through a hospital or clinical environment.
This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.
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