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Nurse Practitioner - Cardiac Surgery CVSICU more...
Location:Baltimore, MD
Company:Johns Hopkins Health System
First posted:March 02, 2017

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: RO

The CVSICU Nurse Practitioner works collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team and is responsible for providing comprehensive and age appropriate care to both well and/or ill patients under the direct supervision of a Nurse Practitioner or physician.  The Nurse Practitioner educates patients and/or intervenes in acute or chronic illness.  The 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 practitioner functions as a Nurse Practitioner Associate until affiliate staff privileges are granted by The Johns Hopkins Hospital Medical Board.


A. Education: Master's degree from an accredited school of Nursing. Completion of accredited NP program in Acute Care.

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 advances 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 healthcare 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. 

  If you order or refer items or services for Medicare beneficiaries and you do not have an enrollment record in the Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership Systems (PECOS),  you will need to submit an enrollment application to Medicare to be eligible for employment.

  Current certifications as a Nurse Practitioner while awaiting completing of JHH affiliate credentialing as a Nurse Practitioner or per NPA guidelines.

E. Work Experience Three years of related clinical nursing experience. ICU RN and/or NP required. Cardiac Surgery experience preferred.


Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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