Nurse Practitioner: Viragh Outpatient Cancer Building

Location: Baltimore, Maryland US


Requisition Number: 212868

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

The Oncology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP)/ Physician’s Assistant (PA) in the Viragh Building is responsible for the general and urgent care needs of all the infusion and non-infusion patients in the Viragh Building.  There are two components to the standard work associated with this position.   As the lead Rapid Response Provider, this ACNP/PA spends 50% of his/her time providing support to stable and deteriorating patients, working with longitudinal providers,  to meet patients immediate care needs and transfer patients to the appropriate level of care as needed. This ACNP/PA spends the other 50% of their time in a disease based practice, with attending physicians, providing longitudinal care to patients including the delivery of standard of care and research cancer treatments, symptom management, palliative care,  urgent care and long term follow-up services   


Shifts: Part Time, Time Varies,

The 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.  You will function in a Nurse Practitioner Associate role until credentialed by The Johns Hopkins Hospital medical board and staff privileges are granted.


  • MSN/DNP from an accredited nursing program required.
  • Active Maryland or Compact RN and CRNP license is required
  • Letter from MBON approving practice as a Nurse Practitioner Graduate.

OR Current certifications as an Acute Care or Family Nurse Practitioner in the State of Maryland while awaiting completing of JHH affiliate credentialing as a Nurse Practitioner.

  • BLS CPR certification required: AHA, Red Cross, or Military Training Network accepted
  • No NP work experience required
  • The ideal candidate has at least 3 years of acute care RN work experience
  • RN work experience in the Oncology specialty is preferred.
  • Monday to Friday -  Will be part of  NP/PA Oncology Urgent Care Team that will see patients in two Kimmel Cancer Center ambulatory buildings on the JHH campus
  • Occasional regular rotation to a Saturday shift in Urgent Care- Weinberg Building
  • Primary Site – The Skip Viragh Building, Secondary Site – The Weinberg Building



  • The Nurse Practitioner/ Physician’s Assistant works collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team and is responsible for providing comprehensive and age appropriate care to both well and/or ill patients in a disease group.
  • 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 communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, in order to provide information to patients and health care personnel.

***If you will be ordering or referring items or services for Medicare beneficiaries and you do not already have an enrollment record in the Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership Systems (PECOS), you will need to submit an enrollment application to Medicare to be eligible for employment.

Lead Rapid Response Provider for the Solid Tumor Patients in the Viragh building, including the Infusion Clinic - ~50% of effort

  • Facilitating the rapid diagnosis and treatment of emergency medical conditions through an active and immediate process,  preventing  further deterioration of a patient’s condition (
  • Assisting in the recognition and rapid diagnosis of oncologic emergencies associated with complications of treatment and disease progression.
  • Managing brief, but severe, episodes of illness such as hypersensitivity reactions, sepsis or respiratory distress
  • Initiating therapeutic and pharmaco-therapeutic interventions, in collaboration with specialist, to treat acute and chronic conditions (
  • Managing safe and appropriate transitions in care (
  • Assisting longitudinal providers with inputting orders, obtaining consents, and prescription renewals
  • Assisting research RNs with the immediate needs of stable and deteriorating research patients, working with the research staff to distinguish research drug toxicities from other clinical events.
  • Provider in a disease based Medical Oncology Practice - ~50% of effort
  • Provides comprehensive, age appropriate, and episodic care to patients as part of a collaborative longitudinal practice with an attending physician
  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for organizing, treating and following a caseload of patients across the continuum of care
  • Acts as an educational and clinical resource to patients and families.
  • Provides patient centered evidence based care that supports the goals of patient and their family and ensures

Join The Johns Hopkins Hospital Advanced Practice Team and become part of a patient centered collaborative work environment at a world renowned, Magnet designated, academic medical facility. Our NPs are committed to patient safety, clinical excellence, optimizing outcomes through evidenced based practice, and life-long learning.

City: Baltimore

State: Maryland

Community / Marketing Title: Nurse Practitioner: Viragh Outpatient Cancer Building

Company Profile:

Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM), headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, is an $8 billion integrated global health enterprise and one of the leading health care systems in the United States. Johns Hopkins Medicine unites physicians and scientists of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine with the organizations, health professionals and facilities of The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System.

Johns Hopkins Medicine's vision, "Together, we will deliver the promise of medicine," is supported by its mission to improve the health of the community and the world by setting the standard of excellence in medical education, research and clinical care. Diverse and inclusive, Johns Hopkins Medicine educates medical students, scientists, health care professionals and the public; conducts biomedical research; and provides patient-centered medicine to prevent, diagnose and treat human illness.

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Location_formattedLocationLong: Baltimore, Maryland US

Job Number: 19112

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