Outpatient Nurse Practitioner - Psychiatric, MedStar Union Memorial Hospital

Full Time, Flexible Monday-Friday Schedule

Baltimore, MD

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Position Summary:

MedStar Union Memorial Hospital offers a full range of mental and behavioral health services, including outpatient therapy and medication management. The outpatient psychiatry clinic is currently seeking a full-time Nurse Practitioner to join our team. In this role, you will enjoy a Monday-Friday, flexible schedule working in a collaborative team environment that provides exceptional care to our patients. Shape your future in health care in the kind of setting that’s right for you. Become part of an organization that welcomes your experience, input and leadership—as a clinician and healthcare expert.

General Summary of Position:
Assumes total nursing care of specific patients under the direction of physician. Follows established nursing standards, procedures and practices and gives specific patient care directions to nursing and other staff.

Qualifications:
  • Education: Graduation from a Nurse Practitioner program approved by the Maryland State Board Examiners of Nurses.
  • Experience: 2 years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner in an outpatient clinical setting preferred.
  • License/Certification/Registration: Registration with the Maryland State Board Examiners of Nurses.
  • Skills: Verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills preferred.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Arranges for patients' ordered diagnostic and therapeutic services.
  • Assists physicians with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care.
  • Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations.
  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with MedStar Health mission, vision, goals, objectives and patient care philosophy.
  • Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients and families in accordance with hospital standards.
  • Monitors and ensures accuracy of recording on patient medical records. Maintains all required reports, records, statistics, etc.
  • Monitors medical condition of patients and reports changes to appropriate personnel. Monitors emotional stability of patients and reports changes to physician or charge nurse.
  • Performs basic nursing procedures, including thermal applications, non-sterile soaks, application of simple dressing, perennial care and running tests.
  • Prepares and maintains records of patient charges.
  • Prepares patients for scheduled procedures to assist in patient assessment.
  • Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other specialists as required, and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Provides preventive healthcare services to long-term patients and arranges consultations and referrals.
  • Writes initial nursing histories, assesses patients' conditions, and develops individual care plans for patients assigned to the unit.

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 10 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.