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Nurse Practitioner Specialty - Cardiovascular PCU - nights

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Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Advanced Practice Providers
Night Shift

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD

The APP will provide overnight coverage for approximately 20-25 adult cardiac surgery patients on the Cardiovascular Progressive Care Unit (CVPCU). The CVPCU is a 32-bed adult inpatient cardiovascular surgical unit. The cardiac surgery patient population includes coronary artery bypass, valve repairs and replacements, aortic dissections, heart and lung transplants, and mechanical circulatory support devices (Heartmate and Heartware). The unit has 3 levels of care: floor, telemetry, and intermediate. The APP will be responsible for CVPCU inpatients, as well as cardiac surgery admissions from the ICU and ED, outside hospital transfers, in-hospital consults, and triaging outpatient calls. Cardiac Surgery Fellows and the Cardiovascular Surgical Intensive Care Unit intensivists will be available to provide support

Shifts: Full time (40 hours/week) 12-hour night shift; some weekends and holidays (permanent night incentive rate)


  • MSN/DNP from an accredited nursing program required.
  • Active Maryland RN license and certification as an Adult Acute Care NP
  • BLS Health Care Provider CPR certification required: AHA or Red Cross accepted
  • Requires 3 years of related nursing work experience
  • 1 year or greater Cardiac NP work experience highly preferred
  • Active Maryland CDS license and Federal DEA
  • 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 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.

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.

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