Neurology / Stroke Nurse Practitioner

Baltimore, MD

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Position Summary:

MedStar Medical Group is looking for a nurse practitioner interested in working with stroke patients at one of our top hospitals in Baltimore, Maryland.

Position Overview:
The individual in this position provides comprehensive clinical management of patients in the Stroke Program in collaboration with the attending physicians and stroke team within established program guidelines to promote growth and excellent patient outcomes.

MedStar Franklin Square is a hospital located in Rosedale, Maryland, outside of Baltimore City. The hospital is a large, top-performing, tertiary community hospital and is rated number 1 in many areas of specialty.

Essential Functions:
  • Serve as a first responder of acute stroke team for Stroke codes.
  • Participate in the evaluation and management of patients receiving inpatient and outpatient services. Complete inpatient stroke consultations with recommendations and follow-up for the stroke program.
  • Participate in Stroke telemedicine consultations.
  • Serve as an associate investigator in research protocols and facilitate stroke research activities, including acute neuroimaging; be well-versed in the protocols with regards to patient eligibility and trial enrollment and management procedures; actively recruit, enroll, and manage patients in protocols; conduct outpatient follow-up of patients enrolled in the protocols; perform necessary data collection and documentation required of the protocols; participate in continuing staff education regarding specific requirements of individual protocols; and accompany subjects, for whom hospital policy requires such, to and from CT/MRI for research scans in order to ensure appropriate patient monitoring and acquisition of research scans.
  • Conduct stroke patient education of secondary stroke prevention in the inpatient and outpatient settings.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • BSN and MSN from an accredited school of nursing.
  • Successful completion of an approved nurse practitioner program.
  • Maryland state licensure as a nurse practitioner and certification with prescriptive privileges.
  • BLS certification.
  • Three years of medical nursing experience, inclusive of at least one year of directly related experience in neurology.

Benefits Include:
  • Fully paid malpractice coverage
  • Medical, dental, and vision options
  • Minimum guaranteed base salary and bonus potential
  • Favorable PTO, holidays and CME time off
  • Much more!

We are not accepting inquiries or solicitations from 3rd party recruiters/search firms.
MedStar Medical Group is an equal opportunity employer.

Why join MedStar Medical Group?

We are a progressive, forward-thinking organization that enables you to define your own future—by region, specialty, or professional interest. We are also among the nation’s 15 largest medical groups, with the resources of highly respected MedStar Health behind us. We are collaborative, too. Your input and opinions concerning quality of patient care, your practice and this organization truly matter. You’ll also find balance here. We work hard, but we also value our personal lives and pursuits beyond the workplace. If you want an exciting career that is always challenging, always rewarding, apply now.

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Baltimore Metropolitan Area

Baltimore and its suburbs, as well as the surrounding rural areas, offer a unique blend of history, culture and the arts—and, of course, the beautiful Chesapeake Bay. Downtown beckons you with its popular Inner Harbor, highly rated restaurants, theater, nightlife and major league sports teams. The suburbs offer a great selection of homes in welcoming neighborhoods, with excellent schools, shopping and family activities. Rural areas are accented by quiet rolling hills, lush forests and charming small towns. MedStar hospitals serving Baltimore include MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, MedStar Harbor Hospital and MedStar Union Memorial Hospital.