The Johns Hopkins Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine is seeking a Nurse Practitioner for the Blaustine Pain Treatment Center. This position will act as the primary provider of patient consults and will round on patients daily during the daytime hours Monday through Friday.
Specific Duties and Rsponsibilities:
Conducts comprehensive and/or episodic health assessments of patients with acute and chronic pain. Records and documents assessment data necessary to maintain, coordinate, and/or expedite required services. This will include:
Perform history and physical exams, discriminating between normal and abnormal findings; identify differential diagnosis.
Establishes a Plan of Care including:
Performs tests and procedures as indicated within scope of practice.
Establish a plan of care related to patients identified problems, including medication and therapeutic procedures.
Consult with other team members regarding proposed treatment guidelines as necessary.
Implements Plan of Care in safe and effective manner. This will include:
Prescribe and regulate medications and performs other related procedures per Nurse Practitioner-Physician written agreement.
Record patient visit/interaction in concise clear logical and timely manner.
Arrange referrals to appropriate specialties when needed.
Triage patient telephone calls, messages, and interactions appropriately.
Tracks patient compliance with treatment plan.
Organizes workload to meet patient and organizational needs including:
Utilize time management to see patients in an efficient manner as identified by departmental goals.
Maintain consistent level of productivity. Identifies problems that impede overall functioning and initiates appropriate interventions.
Work collaboratively with the health team members to facilitate smooth operations of the unit.
Communicates with healthcare team members to assure patient and organizational needs are met. This will include:
Supervise activities of team members as appropriate.
Identify areas of weakness in operational systems and makes recommendations for improvements.
Communicate significant information in an organized, logical, and concise manner to co-workers.
Provide constructive feedback as it relates to performance in an appropriate manner.
Adheres to the confidentiality policy as outlined in the interdisciplinary Clinical Practice Manual.
Make recommendations to Administrative leadership related to Clinic administrative operations.
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.
JHU Equivalency: Additional experience may substitute for master's degree.
Preferred Qualifications: Active Maryland and DC License, active DEA preferred. Some prior experience in chronic or acute pain service preferred.
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.
Classified Title: Nurse Practitioner Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG Starting Salary Range: Competitive; Commensurate experience Employee Group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Medicine, East Baltimore Campus Department Name: Anesthesiology Personnel Area: School of Medicine
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