The Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary adolescent health research team and is responsible for providing community based sexual and reproductive health care to adolescents and young adults. Will educate patients and/or intervene in acute or chronic illness management. Specific areas for diagnosis and treatment expertise are needed regarding contraceptive care and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases.
The Nurse Practitioner practices within the guidelines of the Johns Hopkins Hospital and School of Medicine and in accordance with the State of Maryland Board of Nursing.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
The primary role of the Nurse Practitioner will work collaborative with research staff to deliver a public health behavioral intervention and clinical services in the community and/or within the hospital facility.
Nursing activities related to research include:
Patient assessment (clinical examination /care delivery), vital signs, and collection of specimens.
Will track a panel of research patients, communicate with patients about results, and treat interim disease for the patient and their sexual partners based on laboratory work.
Will actively participate in team meetings, collect, organize, and maintain data, strategize and implement resolutions to better serve our subjects, implement and ensure compliance of QA/QC activities related to their work, and contribute to the function of the team.
A secondary role is to assist PI with the implementation, management, and coordination of assigned study/studies.
Based on research protocols will work with RN to design regulatory binders for studies and will oversee maintenance for the life cycle of the study.
Ensure that studies comply with applicable regulations and guidelines, including Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and that staff adhere to study protocols and procedures.
Ensure that study is conducted according to all applicable regulations and guidelines and adhere to standard operating procedures specified in protocol manual.
There may other undefined clinical or research tasks that the NP would be asked to undertake based on the protocol and/or team needs.
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 JHH credentialing process is required prior to start date.
JHU Equivalency: Additional experience may substitute for master's degree.
Preferred Qualifications: Applicant must be comfortable with the delivery of care to adolescents and young adults. One year of adolescent health-related clinical experience, prefer experience with adolescents and/or research.
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Advanced clinical skills in adolescent development, contraceptive technology, communication with adolescents.
Advanced research knowledge, including interpretation, utilization, and conduct.
General computer knowledge and familiarity with electronic medical records and ordering (EPIC)
Analytical ability necessary to diagnose patients and to develop and implement plans of action for long and short term management of acute and chronic conditions
Ability to interact with other Hopkins clinical faculty/staff and members of the research team.
Advanced interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with all members of the interdisciplinary health care team to enhance collaboration and problem-solving.
Knowledge and skills to provide contraceptive management.
Some adolescent gynecological experience preferred.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to provide information to patients, families, schools and healthcare personnel.
Preferred experience with adolescent health and community health. Basic research skills including human subjects protection.
Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:
Successful completion of human subjects’ research training certifications will be required as a condition of employment.
Comfort with home visitation /community based care.
Reliable transportation to conduct community based care.
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.
Classified Title: Nurse Practitioner Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG Starting Salary Range: Competitive; Commensurate with experience Employee Group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Flexible up to 20 hrs per week Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Medicine, East Baltimore Campus Department Name: Pediatrics Adolescent Medicine Personnel Area: School of Medicine
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at email@example.com. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.
The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.
Equal Opportunity Employer Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.