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Nurse Practitioner Float Pool - Psychiatry Broadway Center

Requisition #: 172195
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Nursing
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Casual (less than 20)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Aug. 13, 2019

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Baltimore, MD

Nurse Practitioner-Float Pool

The Nurse Practitioner works collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team and is responsible for providing comprehensive and age appropriate care to both well and/or ill patients who have been diagnosed with a substance use illness. The Nurse Practitioner performs a variey of duties including comprehensive physical assessments of patients; administering vivitrol shots; sick visits, ordering, performing and interpreting laboratory tests; prescribing drugs, and when necessary providing referrals to other physicians, hospitals and agencies. The Nurse Practitioner practices within the guidelines of the unit department, and institution and in accordance with the Nurse Practitioner- Physician Written Agreement required and approved by the State of Maryland. The Nurse Practitioner is granted affiliate staff privileges by the Johns Hopkins Hospital Medical Board; these privileges list specific tasks and are reviewed annually. Nurse Practicitioner (specialty) works in the following designated areas - Psychiatry- Substance Abuse. Competencies: A. Education: • Master's degree from an accredited school of nursing.
• Completion of accredited NP program in area of specialty (Pediatrics, Family, Geriatrics, etc.). B. Knowledge: • Advanced clinical skills in specialty area or equivalent.
• Advanced research knowledge, including interpretation, utilization, and conduct.
• General computer knowledge and capability to use computer. C. Skills: • Ability to incorporate into practice theoretical concepts and advanced clinical skills with patients,
families, and interdisciplinary health care team members.
• Analytical ability necessary to diagnose patients and to develop and implement plans of action for
long and short term management of acute and chronic health.
• Advanced interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with all members of the
interdisciplinary health care team to enhance collaboration and problem-solving.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, in order to provide information to
patients and health care personnel.
• Ability to function effectively in a fluid, dynamic, and rapidly changing environment. D. Required Licensure,
Certification, Etc: • Current Registered nurse licensure in the state of Maryland.
• Current certification as a Nurse Practitioner by the State of Maryland. • If you order or refer items or services for Medicare beneficiaries and you do not have an enrollment record in the Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System(PECOS), you will need to submit an enrollment application to Medicare to be eligible for employment. E. Work Experience: Three years of related clinical nursing experience. F. Machines, Tools, Equipment: Able to operate patient care equipment, computers, and general office equipment.

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