Clinical Faculty - Nurse Practitioner at Midtown

Employer
University of Maryland Baltimore
Location
Baltimore, MD

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Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Description

The University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) is currently accepting applications for a full-time Clinical Faculty – Nurse Practitioner in the department of Partnerships, Professional Education and Practice.  This position will be located at the UMMC Midtown Campus.

A licensed independent provider (LIP) responsible for diagnosing and treating patients independently and in collaboration with colleagues. Provides continuity of patient care by facilitating and coordinating communication between the health care team, patient, and patients’ families. Coordinates care to ensure quality, effective care, and patient safety. Serves as a link to integrating relevant services, both internal and community-based, consistent with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Triple Aim of better health, better care, and lower cost. Acts as a liaison between the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) and the University of Maryland School of Nursing. Serves as a clinical faculty member teaching University of Maryland Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students in all areas of the nurse practitioner role and other University of Maryland, Baltimore undergraduate and graduate students as requested. 

UMB does not require proof of COVID-19 vaccination. However, faculty and staff whose job duties require them to work in clinical settings or at clinical or field sites continue to be subject to the vaccine requirements of those sites. In these cases, proof of vaccination and requests for accommodations will continue to be administered through the University.

 

Essential Functions:

    Provide appropriate care to all patients including patient history, physical examination, ordering and interpreting clinical testing, developing patient treatment plans, referral to alternate care setting or clinicians as appropriate. Promote preventative health and track gaps in care. Assess patient for potential risk factors. Recognize and integrate patient special needs and individualizes care using an interdisciplinary approach. Integrate pain management and supportive care issues in the plan of care as appropriate. Maintain accurate medical records using the approved EMR system. Comply with policies and procedures and customer service metrics. Take calls from patients and providers and provide appropriate information to assist in the expedited delivery of services. Assist patients with the understanding of their condition with a goal of patient self-management. Lead a team-based approach to care that fosters mentorship, education, etc.  The team may be comprised of physicians, RN care managers, pharmacists, social workers, community health workers, medical assistants and/or other clinical professionals. Ensure that services are provided in the most cost effective manner and clinically appropriate setting to limit the avoidable utilization in the hospital. Participate in readmission reduction initiatives and strategies to reduce hospital utilization. Use an interdisciplinary team approach to ensure comprehensive care delivery across the continuum to meet the needs of the patient and family through assessment and evaluation of actual and emerging patient and/or significant other’s physical, educational and emotional needs. Maintain communication with other clinicians to ensure highly coordinated and efficient care. In conjunction with care team, conduct periodic review of medical records to determine efficiency of care and ensure that all care delivered is appropriate. Maintain a high profile with the medical staff by working closely with other care providers, as appropriate, to ensure that hospitals needs are being met for cost effective quality care. Communicate regularly with the medical staff and community providers to ensure patients have timely access to care and efficient care coordination. In conjunction with care team, conduct periodic review of medical records to determine efficiency of care and ensure that all care delivered is appropriate. Actively participate in workgroups and/or committees within the center, Population Health, and UMMC that align with the hospital and department goals. Comply with all provider requirements within the scope of practice. Perform complete, focused history and physical as needed. Order appropriate diagnostic studies. Consult with team to determine appropriate medical management and follow-up. Complete treatment orders as needed within scope of practice. Respond in an emergency situation, initiate care until physician or 911 response arrives. Seek opportunities for professional growth: Attain continuing education programs relevant to areas of practice and licensure. Maintain knowledge of current literature and research applicable to practice. Comply with all billing requirements of UMMC. Demonstrate professionalism; competence and open communication style; high integrity; energy, creativity, diplomacy, and flexibility. Lead by example; maintain high personal standards for patient, family and provider satisfaction. Instruct students through a variety of instructional methods including lecture, one-on-one mentoring, problem-based learning, team-based learning, case-based learning, small group learning and online teaching. Advise and mentor students regarding clinical, curricular and professional matters. Evaluate student clinical progression in collaboration with primary course faculty. Perform other duties as assigned. 


Qualifications
Education and Experience:

    Doctoral degree with completion of a family, adult, or adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner program. Doctor of Nursing Practice preferred. National certification in the area specialty and licensed by the Maryland Board of Nursing.  Eligible for credentialing as a nurse practitioner. NPI number, DEA and CDS required. BLS required; ACLS preferred. Requires a minimum of two (2) years of experience as a nurse practitioner. Experience teaching and/or precepting nurse practitioner students.
 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    Demonstrated ability to promote professionalism through involvement in professional organizations, teaching, research, publishing, and/or certification in area of specialty. Demonstrate superior knowledge of the multidisciplinary care management process and continuum of care, emerging care issues and trends including application of new technology, and outcomes management. Visual acuity and auditory fine motor skills are required. Ability to: demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patient populations served demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s requirements relative to his/her population-specific and age-specific needs highly effective verbal and written communication skills are required to interact with patient families, team members and students handle multiple priorities work independently and take initiative in achieving goals adapt hours of availability to variable and changing needs of the center maintain confidentiality with patient and team member information maintain quality control standards react calmly and effectively in emergency situations interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures utilize evidence-based practice strategies use methods in accordance with current practice guidelines work at a computer terminal sit, stand, bend, reach, push, pull, stoop, walk, lift up to 50 pounds to work in environment with exposure to infection, biochemical and hazardous waste to wear and work in personal protective equipment travel between system locations
Demonstrated skills in: strong clinical practice and judgment making effective decisions problem-solving organizing work attention to detail and follow-through effective negotiation skills applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of professional nursing practice to provide on-going patient care skilled in taking medical histories to assess medical conditions and interpret findings providing clinical teaching to nurse practitioner students using a variety of instructional methods including lecture, one-on-one mentoring, problem-based learning, team-based learning, case-based learning, small group learning and online teaching providing feedback and evaluation nurse practitioner students  

Other:

This position will be assigned to Midtown to under a professional Services Agreement between Midtown and UMSON.  Midtown will bill and collect third-party reimbursement for care provided by the NP based on the NP’s status as a leased employee



Job: Faculty
Organization: School of Nursing - Strategic Partnerships & Initiatives
Job Posting: Aug 8, 2022

Organization

Welcome to the Baltimore campus of the University of Maryland, founded in 1807 along a ridge in what was then called Baltimore Town. Today, this 61-acre research and technology complex encompasses 65 buildings in West Baltimore near the Inner Harbor.

The University is Maryland's only public academic health, human services, and law center. Seven professional and graduate schools train the majority of the state's physicians, nurses, dentists, lawyers, social workers, and pharmacists.

Under the leadership of President Jay A. Perman, MD, the University is a leading partner in the redevelopment of the west side of Baltimore. The University of Maryland BioPark, which opened in October 2005, promotes collaborative research opportunities and bioscience innovation.

Sponsored research totaled $567.1 million in Fiscal Year 2010. With 6,349 students and 6,717 faculty members and staff, the University is an economic engine that returns more than $15 in economic activity for every $1 of state general funds appropriation. The University community gives more than 2 million hours a year in service to the public.

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The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State¹s public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.

 

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The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital status or veteran's status to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote employees and applicants for employment in all job levels with regard to their qualifications and without consideration to the aforementioned categories. Exceptions to this policy will be made only as allowed by law for example, due to bona fide occupational qualifications or lack of reasonable accommodations for disabilities.

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