The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary health team, responsible for providing comprehensive obstetrical and gynecologic care to both ambulatory patients and inpatients. Educates and intervenes in the antepartum, intra partum, and postpartum continuum. Responsible to the preceptor and department head for nursing standards and practice.
The Nurse Practitioner practices within the guidelines of the department, and the Institution 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 University School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, and the Johns Hopkins Hospital; these privileges are renewed annually.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide urgent and non-urgent care to antepartum and postpartum patients through one on one patient visits or through the obstetrical centering model.
Cares for gynecologic patients seeking well-woman care or problem-focused gynecologic care (including abnormal bleeding, contraception, etc.).
Order appropriate labs, ultrasounds and consults as needed. Initiation of contraception for postpartum patients (IUD-insertion and removals, OCP, Depo-Provera, etc.)
Postpartum-Evaluation, intervention, and care of postpartum patients. Provide appropriate teaching, education, and information with postpartum care. Alost assists with lactation and family planning.
Serve as a resources and educator of medical and nursing students and residents.
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. Additional experience may substitute for master's degree. Current CPR certification required. Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment. Completion of the JHBMC credentialing process is required prior to start date.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience performing endometrial and vulva biopsies.
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 with experience Employee Group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, shift may vary; May be required to work one 12 hour shift Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Department Name: Obstetrics & Gynecology Bayview Personnel Area: School of Medicine
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