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Lead Nurse Practitioner: The Comprehensive Transplant Center more...
Location:Baltimore, MD
Company:Johns Hopkins Health System
First posted:November 26, 2016
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Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually.  Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees.  Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry.  If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

 

 

Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Pay Grade: RQ

The Lead Nurse Practitioner provides supervision and administrative oversight to a team of practitioners and provides direct care as a Nurse Practitioner for a minimum of 50% of his/her time.  As a team leader, the Lead Nurse Practitioner provides daily management of personnel issues such as performance management and staffing.  As a Nurse Practitioner, s/he works collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team and is responsible for providing comprehensive and age appropriate care to both well and/or ill patients.  The Lead Nurse Practitioner educates patients and/or intervenes in acute or chronic illness.  The Lead 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 Lead Nurse Practitioner is granted affiliate staff privileges by the Johns Hopkins Hospital Medical Board; these privileges list specific tasks and are reviewed annually.

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 computers. 

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.

 

 

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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