Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Lead Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Pediatric Surgery Johns Hopkins Hospital Nursing Baltimore, MD Full Time (40 hours), Day Shift
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Johns Hopkins Hospital Nursing is seeking a Lead Nurse Practitioner of Pediatric Surgery to join our team. 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. 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. S/he also 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. S/he is also is granted affiliate staff privileges by the Johns Hopkins Hospital Medical Board; these privileges list specific tasks and are reviewed annually.
Requirements: • Master's degree from an accredited school of nursing • Completion of accredited Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program • Completion of Post-Master's Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate • Current registered nurse licensure in the State of Maryland • Current certification as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner by 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 System (PECOS), you will need to submit an enrollment application to Medicare to be eligible for employment • 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 function effectively in a fluid, dynamic, and rapidly changing environment
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