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Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - Neuro Critical Care

Requisition #: 541623
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Nursing
Work Shift: Night Shift
Work Week: Full Time
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: June 7, 2022

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD

The Neurosciences Critical Care Unit (NCCU) Nurse Practitioner (NP) will work overnight to enhance coverage of the unit and continuity of care for neurocritically-ill patients. The NP will work with a neurologist/neurosurgeon fellow and resident to cover 21-24 patients at night. The NCCU is located in the Zayed Tower and is a 24-bed critical care unit specifically for Neurosurgical and Neurology patients. You can expect to care for patients undergoing a variety of procedures and surgeries such as: craniotomies, spinal fusions and aneurysm clippings/coilings. Additionally, you would care for a spectrum of patients with neurological disorders, cerebrovascular events and status epilepticus. The staff works with medical therapies in addition to devices and integrated technology to enhance assessment skills which include: EVDs, Artic Sun ®, Pupillometry.

Shifts: 12-hour Night Shifts Monday - Friday; NO Weekends!

***FREE PARKING at NIGHT - Orleans St Garage you can take sky bridge directly into the hospital
***Relocation assistance provided if moving 50 miles or greater!
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  • MSN/DNP from an accredited nursing program required
  • Active Maryland RN license required
  • Current certifications as an Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in the State of Maryland
  • BLS Health Care Provider CPR certification required: AHA or Red Cross accepted
  • Requires 3 years of ICU nursing work experience
  • No NP work experience required; will consider new grad NP if you have 3 years or greater of prior RN work experience in an ICU
  • New Graduate NP will need a letter from the Maryland BON approving practice as a Nurse Practitioner Graduate
  • Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership Systems (PECOS) enrollment required

***You will function in a Nurse Practitioner Associate role until credentialed by The Johns Hopkins Hospital medical board and staff privileges are granted.

Important Notices:

***Effective January 1st. 2022, you must be fully vaccinated with an FDA COVID-19 vaccination and provide proof of your vaccination status as part of your occupational health screening. Exceptions to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement may be granted to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons by following the proper protocols. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Johns Hopkins Health System remains committed to providing the highest quality care for our patients and our communities

***Authorization to Work in the United States: Applicants who require sponsorship now or in the future will not be considered for this position.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

We are committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for our patients, visitors and staff members. The Johns Hopkins Hospital has a tobacco-free at work policy. Employees must refrain from using any tobacco products during their work shifts — including while at lunch or on breaks, and whether they are on or off campus.


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