The Department of Medicine is seeking a Nurse Practitioner for the General Internal Medicine Practice at Johns Hopkins Bayview will work in a team-based model of primary care to improve the quality of care for our Medicare patients.
The Nurse Practitioner role will include supporting the care Medicare patients receive by their primary care provider by giving access to care with a consistent provider for episodes of care and chronic disease management. The nurse practitioner will also identify, within a panel of patients, gaps in care and helping to facilitate closing those gaps.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to outpatient visits, telephone visits and participating in our on-call schedule, as well as, panel management for chronic disease and preventative health. All candidates must possess an in-depth knowledge of adult internal medicine.
Candidates must have the ability to perform comprehensive history and physical examinations, establish accurate diagnoses, order pertinent laboratory tests, and implement appropriate management plans.
The Nurse Practitioner will write orders, prescribe medications, perform and monitor diagnostic and therapeutic procedures within their scope of practice. They will participate in patient education initiatives and coordinate patient care through consultation with multidisciplinary teams. They will work in collaboration with faculty, fellows, residents and other nurse practitioners and must be able to work both independently and as part of a team.
Candidates must possess excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, demonstrate a high degree of self-motivation and have a basic understanding of computers and word processing.
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. Current CPR certification required. Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment. Completion of the JHBMC and JHH credentialing process is required prior to start date.
JHU Equivalency: Additional experience may substitute for master's degree.
Sitting, standing and moving about 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.
This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.
Classified Title: Nurse Practitioner Working Title: Nurse Practitioner Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG Starting Salary Range: Competitive; Commensurate with experience Employee Group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:30am - 5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Campus Department Name: Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine Personnel Area: School of Medicine
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