The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is seeking a Nurse Practitioner who under the direction of a physician will perform and within the scope of practice, plan, assess, implement and evaluate total clinical care in accordance with established policies, evaluates patients in our Pediatric Outpatient Mental Health Clinic.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Perform comprehensive assessments of pediatric patients in the pediatric emergency department and hospitalized pediatric patients and at Bloomberg Children's Center. Assessment includes gathering patient history, a mental status examination as well as contact with collateral sources.
Coordinate communication with the medical team and the psychiatry physicians.
Assess patient's needs for medication management, prescribe medications and monitor treatment response, order tests and other assessments.
Assess necessity for higher level of care, such as inpatient hospitalization.
Adhere to our Service Excellence Standards: Customer Relations, Self-Management, Teamwork, Communications, Ownership/Accountability, and Continuous Performance Improvement.
Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned.
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.
Advanced clinical skills in specialty area or equivalent.
General computer knowledge and capability to use computer.
Ability to incorporate into practice theoretical concepts and advanced clinical skills with patients, families, and interdisciplinary health care team members.
Advanced interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with all members of the interdisciplinary health care team to enhance collaboration and problem solving.
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, in order to provide information to patients and health care personnel.
Ability to function effectively in a fluid, dynamic, and rapidly changing environment.
Current CPR certification.
Current licensure and certification maintained for duration of employment.
Completion of the JHH credentialing process required prior to start date.
Two or more years of direct pediatric patient care experience.
Classified Title: Nurse Practitioner Working Title: CO Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG Starting Salary Range: $84,810 - $116,600 (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: 37.5/5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Psy Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Personnel area: School of Medicine
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