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Nurse Practitioner - Acute, Outpatient Oncology

Requisition #: 302310
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Work Shift: Evening Shift
Work Week: Full Time
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Dec. 7, 2020

The Johns Hopkins Hospital - The Oncology Adult Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) is responsible for the general and urgent care needs of patients scheduled in the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center Urgent Care Clinic as well as the infusion and non-infusion needs of patients in the adjacent Heme Malignancy Infusion Clinic. There are two components to the standard work associated with this position. As the lead provider, this ACNP is responsible to assess, diagnose and in conjunction with the patient’s longitudinal doctor, treat stable and deteriorating patients with the goal to discharge home. When indicated, the Urgent Care Provider will transfer patients to the appropriate level of care including the emergency department, the Oncology or other specialty ICU (i.e. Cardiac, Neuro) or to an oncology inpatient bed.


  • Full Time – 36-40 hours per week
  • Urgent Care Clinic and Heme Malignancy Infusion Clinic Hours – three 12-hour shifts, Monday- Saturday (Rotational Saturday requirement), Weinberg Building

*The Urgent Care Clinic has plans to expand and extend hours into the evening.


  • MSN/DNP from an accredited nursing program required
  • Active Maryland or Multi-state RN license required
  • Current certification as an Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in the State of Maryland OR letter from MBON approving practice as a Nurse Practitioner Graduate
  • BLS CPR certification required: AHA, Red Cross, or Military Training Network accepted
  • At least 18 months of continuous NP work experience required
  • At least 2 years of continuous acute care RN work experience (oncology specialty strongly preferred)

Job Responsibilities:

Urgent Care Provider for all oncology patients, including radiation oncology, solid tumor and hematologic malignancy patients.

  • Provides comprehensive, age appropriate, urgent care to adult oncology patients. This care is by appointment and in collaboration with the patient’s longitudinal physician.
  • In collaboration with the longitudinal physician, assumes responsibility and accountability for assessing, diagnosing and treating patients and, if needed, transfers them to the appropriate level of care including the emergency department, the Oncology or other specialty ICU (i.e. Cardiac, Neuro) or to an Oncology inpatient bed.
  • Acts as an educational and clinical resource to patients and families.
  • Provides patient centered evidence-based care that supports the goals of the patient and their family.
  • Ensures “closing of the loop”, with the patient’s longitudinal physician, by creating written and, as needed, verbal handoff to the physician.
  • Provides comprehensive real time documentation in the patients EHR that supports appropriate billing practices commensurate with the care the patients received.

Important Notice: 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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