Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: 108273-en_US
The Gyn Specialties Division of The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary health team. Will be responsible for providing comprehensive gynecologic care and education to patients. Will practice within the guidelines of the department, and the institution in accordance with the Written Agreements required and approved by the State of Maryland. The Nurse Practitioner is granted affiliate staff privileges by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center; these privileges are reviewed annually. Lastly, will be responsible to the preceptor and department head for nursing and clinical standards and practice. Will report to the Director of the Division of Gynecologic Specialties.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
- Provides care to women across the age spectrum as it relates to general health maintenance, contraception, menopause, and other female related issues, in a timely, professional, and friendly manner.
- Provides primary care to established patients seeking GYN care, which may include diagnosis and management of UTIs, vaginitis, STDs, well-woman examinations and screenings, as well as various other female-related issues.
- Provides independent management of GYN complaints, including counseling, ordering of tests, interpretation of tests, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up, referring patients appropriately to other physicians as needed, in the case of issues too complex or complicated to be managed by the nurse practitioner.
- Establishes medical and nursing diagnoses; orders, performs and evaluates diagnostic studies; performs and monitors therapeutic procedures; assesses and/or manages follow-up plans.
- Performs follow-up visits, including but not limited to, physical examinations, microscopy and screening for sexually transmitted infections, bacterial vaginosis and cervical cancer.
- Documents patient chart information as needed, including but not limited to problem identification, treatment and follow-up, and other program forms as needed.
- Records and documents health assessment data necessary to maintain, coordinate, and/or expedite required services.
- Provides consultation and collaboration with and referral to physician colleagues as indicated, for high-risk conditions that include but are not limited to HIV infection, hypertension, diabetes, pyelonephritis, and other abnormalities. Prescribes and regulates medications per written agreement.
- Reviews daily laboratory, radiology and other reports and provides for appropriate treatment and follow-up as indicated.
- Reports abnormal patient findings to appropriate physician colleagues and is responsible for coordinating the reporting of all STDs to state agencies, as indicated and appropriate.
- Supports clinical activities of the Green Spring/JHOC- GYN practice, by providing patient and family education, developing teaching materials and other support activities as time permits.
- Develops, conducts, and/or evaluates formal or informal in-service and continuing education programs in areas of expertise for peer groups and other disciplines.
- Participates in department, functional unit, and Hospital committees, as assigned.
- Serves as clinical preceptor for nursing students, including nurse practitioner, nurse midwife or physician assistant candidates as time permits.
- Participates in the development and implementation of quality assurance program.
- May be required to work at other JHU/JHH GYN/OB outpatient facilities as needed.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Assumes responsibility and accountability for time management, professional relationships and interpersonal interactions.
- Assumes responsibility for own professional development and remains current in clinical practice by attending relevant continuing education.
- Adheres to Hospital and nursing policies and procedures.
- Ability to perform vulvar biopsies, endometrial biopsies, insertion/removal of contraceptive implant, IUD insertion/removal, and other gyn-related office procedures.
- 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.
- Three years' experience in related clinical area.
- Current American Heart CPR certification.
- Completion of the JHH credentialing process is required prior to start date.
- Residency or fellowship programs in area of specialization may substitute for some experience.
- Five years related experience.
- Interest in sexual dysfunction in women.
- Experience and capability to use electronic medical records.
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
Working Title: CO Nurse Practitioner
Starting Salary Range: $100,00 - $116,600 - $148,390 (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: School of Medicine Campus
Department name: SOM OB GYN Subspecialties
Personnel area: School of Medicine
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