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Job Req ID:  6235

CO Nurse Practitioner

Requisition # 6235

Classified Title:  Nurse Practitioner

Level: 4

Range: MG

Starting Salary Range: Competitive/Commensurate with experience

Status: Full Time, Monday - Friday; 8:30am - 5:00pm

School/Division: School of Medicine

Location: School of Medicine, East Baltimore Campus

Location State: MD

Resume Required for Application: Yes

Area of Interest: Clinical / Medical

 

 

 

The Nurse Practitioner in the Brady Urological Institute and Department of Urology is intended to partner with the faculty physician to provide Hopkins-quality continuum of care to patients with Urologic Oncology diseases.  Patients in the practice are drawn from local, national and international locales and often require coordination of multidisciplinary care.  The successful applicant will partner with the faculty member to organize, coordinate, and implement the clinical care and translational research efforts.

 

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Responsibilities include interviewing patients, taking medical histories, performing physical examinations, ordering laboratory tests, making tentative diagnosis, and prescribing appropriate treatments. Educates patients and or their families in order to promote wellness, prevent health problems, maintain current health and intervene in acute or chronic illness.  Prescribe and regulate medications per provider-Physician institutional agreements.  Record, document and maintain necessary health assessment data, coordinate and/or expedite required services.

     

     

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Ensure patient and physician calls are returned in a timely manner and all patient interactions (phone, conversations, visits, etc.) are documented appropriately in EPIC.  Function as liaison between the urology team and primary care providers, nurse case managers, inpatient personnel and health care professionals in other specialties.  Triage phone calls, answer questions from patients including instructions, medications, refills, biopsies, test results and other aspects of clinical care.  Call patients with results according to protocol.   Acts in the role of mentors and/or consultant to nurses, physicians, students, and other health care professionals.

     

  • Support the clinical activities of the Physician preceptor by providing patient and family education, developing teaching materials and other support activities as time permits.

     

  • Assume responsibility for own professional development  and remains current in clinical practice by attending  relevant continuing education, manage-operate independent clinic, provide intervention as needed and triage complex cases appropriately.  Coordinate scheduling of complicated patient treatment.

     

  • Assume responsibility and accountability for time management professional relationships and interpersonal interactions.  Regularly attend all outpatient clinics.  Assist physician with patient management in the clinic.  Manage/operate independent clinics.  Assess and/ or manages follow- up plans specific to the patient’s needs.

     

  • Records and documents health assessment data necessary.  Maintains, coordinates and expedites required services.  Consistently requests consultations with appropriate departments when necessary. Works collaboratively and provides leadership to optimize team performance and patient outcomes. 

     

  • Adheres to Hospital policies and procedures.

     

  • Adheres to Clinical Operations Group Service Standards.

 

 

 

Qualifications

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.    

 

 

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Demonstrate analytical ability necessary to diagnose patients, develop, and implement plans of action for long and short-term management of acute and chronic urologic oncologic health problems.

Demonstrate substantial interpersonal skills necessary to instruct patient and their families and to collaborate with health team members.

Demonstrate verbal and written communication skills.

 

 

Physical Requirements

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.

 

 

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