The Johns Hopkins Department of Pediatrics seeks a Chronic Fatigue Clinic Nurse Practitioner to join the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine. The NP will help with the management of adolescent and adult patients in the Chronic Fatigue Clinic, which provides care for individuals with a variety of fatiguing conditions, including myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), orthostatic intolerance, and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
The mission of the Chronic Fatigue program is to provide outstanding clinical care to adolescents and adults with ME/CFS and related disorders, to perform research that improves our scientific and clinical understanding of these illnesses, and to educate medical professionals and the public about the conditions. The NP's primary responsibilities will be to provide clinical care (including initial and follow-up evaluations, prescribing, patient education, letters, prescription refills, insurance prior authorizations, responding to e-mails, helping with academic and work accommodations) and contribute to the clinical research mission of the Clinic.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Conduct clinical histories and physical examinations of adolescents and adults followed in the Clinic.
Conduct triage questions and refill requests on the electronic medical record portal.
Perform study and clinical care questionnaire administration, and medication reconciliation.
Assess health needs of individuals and families.
Help with research data acquisition.
Help with maintaining records, writing reports, preparing letters for work and school.
Send prescription refills.
Complete insurance prior authorizations.
Master's Degree in nursing;
Registered Nurse license and Certified as Nurse Practitioner. Must be licensed as NP in State of Maryland or other state where practicing.
Additional experience may substitute for master's degree, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Current certifications as an Adult Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner (CRNP-Family Medicine) in the State of Maryland or letter from MBON approving practice as a Nurse Practitioner Graduate while awaiting completing of JHH affiliate credentialing as a Nurse Practitioner.
BLS CPR certification required: AHA, Red Cross, or Military Training Network accepted.
At least 1 year of acute care RN work experience.
RN work experience with adolescents is preferred.
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 move standard equipment through a hospital or clinical environment
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG Starting Salary Range: $84,810-$116,600 Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:00 - 5:00/ 40 hrs p/wk Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Ped Adolescent Medicine 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:
*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.
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