The Department of Johns Hopkins of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine is seeking a Nurse Practitioner at the Sibley Memorial Hospital and Suburban Hospital to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team environment to evaluate and manage adult patients with acute and chronic pain complaints in accordance with established policies.
The Pain Division of ACCM serves patients in outpatient and inpatient settings across multiple JHM locations. This position will act as the primary provider of patient consults, follow-ups, and will round on patients daily during the daytime hours Monday through Friday. Days will be determined once hired.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Conducts comprehensive and/or episodic health assessments of patients with acute and chronic pain. Records and documents assessment data necessary to maintain, coordinate, and/or expedite required services. This will include performing history and physical exams, discriminating between normal and abnormal findings, identify differential diagnoses.
Establishes a Plan of Care.
Order appropriate lab, radiographic and other studies Appropriately interpret the results of lab, radiographic, and other studies.
Performs tests and procedures as indicated within the scope of practice.
Establish a plan for patients' identified problems, including medication and therapeutic procedures.
Consult with other team members regarding proposed treatment guidelines as necessary.
Prescribe and regulate medications and performs other related procedures per Nurse Practitioner-Physician written agreement.
Record patient visits/interactions in a concise clear logical and timely manner.
Arrange referrals to appropriate specialties when needed.
Triage and respond to patient telephone calls, messages, prior authorizations, and interactions appropriately.
Track patient compliance with a treatment plan.
Organizes workload to meet patient and organizational needs.
Utilize efficiently patients in an efficient manner as identified by departmental goals.
Maintain a consistent level of productivity. Identifies problems that impede overall functioning and initiates appropriate interventions.
Work collaboratively with the health team members to facilitate smooth operations of the unit.
Communicates with healthcare team members to assure patient and organizational needs are met.
Supervise activities of team members as appropriate.
Identify areas of weakness in operational systems and makes recommendations for improvements.
Communicate significant information in an organized, logical, and concise manner to co-workers.
Provide constructive feedback as it relates to performance in an appropriate manner.
Adheres to the confidentiality policy as outlined in the interdisciplinary Clinical Practice Manual.
Make recommendations to Administrative leadership related to Clinic administrative operations.
Master's Degree in nursing, Registered Nurse license and Certified as a Nurse Practitioner.
Active Maryland License. Active District of Columbia License, active DEA preferred. Current CPR certification required.
Some prior experience in chronic or acute pain service preferred. Will consider new NP graduate with at least two years RN inpatient setting experience.
Classified Title: Nurse Practitioner Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Monday – Friday PER DIEM Exempt Status: Exempt Location: District of Columbia Department name: SOM Anesthesiology Pain Personnel area: School of Medicine
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:
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.
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