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Job #33013
Nurse Practitioner, MSN
Breast Surgery
Full Time, 8:30 AM - 5 PM
MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center
7503 Surratts Road, Clinton, MD 20735
The specialty nurse practitioner (NP) in the ambulatory surgery setting works in collaboration with a multidisciplinary healthcare team. The specialty NP is generally service/physician-aligned, managing the specialty surgery patient population in the outpatient setting. The NP functioning primarily in a clinic setting may be required to perform some coordination of inpatient care and facilitate discharges/outpatient follow-up. The specialty clinic NP has a strong foundation in evidence-based practice/education and is responsible for ensuring adherence to national guidelines/protocols and an environment of safe, quality care. The NP demonstrates an advanced level of medical and nursing knowledge, clinical/technical competence, sound clinical judgment, professional communication skills, timely and compliant documentation, and responsibility for professional development and competency validation. He/she functions in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Required Education/Training:
  • BSN, MSN required.
  • Graduation from a certified graduate nurse practitioner program.
  • State licensure in D.C. as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner certification with prescriptive privileges.
  • BLS certification.
  • State licensures in MD and VA as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner certification with prescriptive privileges required within first 30 days, as appropriate to scope of regional role within MedStar Health.

Required Experience:
  • Three years of nursing experience; surgical experience preferred.

Travel:
  • Ability to travel within the Washington region of MedStar Health.

Special Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Knowledge of professional nursing theory, practice and medical care to give to and evaluate patients.
  • Knowledge of organizational policies, regulations and procedures to administer patient care.
  • Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of professional nursing to provide ongoing patient care.
  • Skill in taking medical histories to assess medical condition and interpret findings.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public.
  • Ability to maintain quality control standards.
  • Ability to maintain calm and be effective in emergency situations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a broad spectrum of professionals, including attending physicians, residents, medical students, trainees, support staff, and hospital management.
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