We are seeking a successful Nurse Practitioner candidate who will work in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary health team to provide comprehensive care to outpatients in the Johns Hopkins HIV Service County Program. The Johns Hopkins HIV County program provides HIV care through off-site clinics in partnership with health departments surrounding Baltimore and in Western Maryland.
Demonstrated ability in treating adults with HIV infection and adult primary care are prerequisites for this position. Practicing in accordance with State Medical Board guidelines, the provider will evaluate chronic and acute illness, perform diagnostic procedures and tests, institute treatment and referrals, and provide patient education. These duties are performed in collaboration with the medical providers of the Johns Hopkins HIV County Program
The clinician will see patients in satellite clinics located within the county health department system and at the university HIV clinic, the John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice. Satellite health department sites include the surrounding counties of Baltimore and Western Maryland (Allegeny, Washington, and Frederick counties). Clinical services involve 6 half-day sessions per week. This clinician will medically manage approximately 300-350 patients.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Clinical provider 85%
Conducts comprehensive, acute health assessments of patients.
Establishes medical diagnoses, including psychosocial and cognitive problems.
Develops care/treatment plans for patients in consultation with the supervising physician.
Records and documents health assessment plans.
Writes orders for laboratory tests, medications, care plans, according to established procedures and protocol for review by the physician.
Provides instruction to patient and family members in health issues.
Regularly attends scheduled continuing education programs to ensure current knowledge of procedures, protocols and clinical care issues.
Assist medical director in day-to-day operations, budget, and report and grant preparation, attend program meetings
Quality Improvement, 5%
Assist the medical director in assessing and implementing quality improvement initiatives across the program.
Education & Training, as needed
Assists in educational needs assessment activities.
Assists in curriculum and educational materials development
Precepts health care providers and student practitioners.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, radiology, microbiology, pathology and clinical medicine for use in clinical assessment and intervention.
Analytical ability necessary to evaluate health status of patient and to implement proper care plan.
Interpersonal, communication skills necessary to interview, teach and counsel patients.
Ability to work well as a member of a health care team with a high degree of self-motivation.
Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous material, pharmacological agents, with little likelihood of harm if established health precautions are followed.
Travel to off-site satellite clinics is required. Personal transportation is required.
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.
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.
Experience in HIV primary care is mandatory.
Additional experience may substitute for master's degree, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR certification required. Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment.
Travel to off-site satellite clinics is required.
Valid driver's license and reliable personal transportation is required.
Completion of the JHH credentialing process is required prior to start date.
Successfully complete necessary background investigations per University requirements
Complete and obtain necessary University, governmental credentials.
Fulfill all Clinical Practice association requirements.
Willingness to attend educational programs to enhance business management, grant preparation and supervisory training.
Experience in the management of substance use disorder is desirable.
Knowledge of computer-based application programs such as Microsoft Office and use of electronic medical record.
Experienced in preceptor skills with health care providers and students.
Didactic and interactive teaching experience preferred.
**Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross 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**
Classified Title: Nurse Practitioner Working Title: CO Nurse Practitioner Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG Starting Salary Range: Min $100,00 - Max $151,400 ($118,950; Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM DOM ID County Program Personnel area: School of Medicine
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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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