We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner. The Nurse Practitioner conducts comprehensive and/or episodic health assessments for critically ill adults in the Neuro Critical Care Unit. The NP records and documents assessment data necessary to maintain, coordinate, and/or expedite required services, this includes performing history and physical exams, discriminating between normal and abnormal findings, identify a differential diagnosis.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Establishes A Plan Of Care
Order appropriate lab, radiographic and other studies.
Appropriately interpret results of lab, radiographic and other studies.
Performs tests and procedures as indicated within the scope of practice.
Establish a plan of care related to the patient's identified problems, including medication and therapeutic procedures.
Consult with other team members regarding proposed treatment guidelines as necessary.
Implements Plan Of Care safely And effectively
Prescribe and regulate medications and performs other related procedures within the Maryland Board of the Nursing scope of practice for the Nurse Practitioner.
Record patient visits/interactions in a concise clear logical and timely manner.
Arrange referrals to appropriate specialties when needed.
Triage patient telephone calls, messages, and interactions appropriately.
Tracks patient compliance with the treatment plan.
Organizes Workload To Meet Patient And Organizational Needs
Utilize time management to see patients efficiently 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.
Analyzes research findings and current trends in the area of specialty and applies the information, as appropriate, to improve the management of patient care.
Participates In The Development Of The Interdisciplinary Team
Supports the orientation of newly hired nurse practitioners and nurse practitioner students.
Supports the education of the interdisciplinary team.
Collaborates With The Interdisciplinary Team To Assure Organizational Goals Are Met
Supports quality and safety initiatives.
Supports the institution's Core Values.
Master's Degree in nursing, Registered Nurse license and Certified as a Nurse Practitioner. Must be licensed as NP in the State of Maryland or other state where practicing.
Additional experience may substitute for a master's Degree, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Critical care experience preferred.
Classified Title: Nurse Practitioner Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG Starting Salary Range: $100,000 – 116,600 – 148,390(Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Flexible hours 70% nights Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Department name: SOM Ane Bay Bayview ICU 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:
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