Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
Company: Dovel Technologies
Posted on: May 3, 2021
currently searching for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
to provide support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This
opportunity is a full-time position with MSC, and it is on-site in
informed consent/assent of adult and pediatric patients on research
protocols; maintain informed consent documentation; ensure
adherence to institutional policies and procedures.
patients for entry onto research protocols; determine patient
eligibility for study enrollment based on thorough patient
interviews and review of medical records.
independently to perform age-appropriate history and physical for
complex acutely and chronically ill patients.
- Order and
interpret diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patients’
appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment
- Monitor and
document patients’ response to therapy; grade and complete written
documentation of adverse events; communicate findings to
appropriate personnel (e.g., principal investigators, IRB, FDA,
others) with recommendations for appropriate
to the analysis of study data; participate in the publishing of
healthy subjects and patients; interview subjects to obtain
- Work with and
orient fellows in training to provide care within the inpatient
setting and the infusion center.
implement, and evaluate multidisciplinary quality improvement
programs and projects.
- Collaborate with
program director and other PIs to identify areas of improvement for
the inpatient service.
- Maintain a panel
of outpatient natural history study patients and provide
longitudinal specialty care in accordance with community standards
- Provide coverage
as the clinician for the inpatient service and the rheumatology
consult service on a rotational basis.
- Provide backup
and support to the rheumatology consult service.
in-depth medical assessments of patients; analyze trends in patient
conditions; identify problems; alter treatment regimens in keeping
with research protocols when appropriate (including abnormal lab
patients’ charts to collect relevant clinical data such as
laboratory test results, alter treatment regimens in keeping with
research protocols when appropriate (including changes in dosage of
protocol medications, suspension of a patient’s participation in a
protocol, order additional diagnostic tests, and refer patients to
appropriate treatment in a community setting).
recurring trends that might result in new protocols or
modifications of existing protocols.
comprehensive patient management services as appropriate, including
writing admission, transfer and discharge orders; order and
interpret diagnostic tests; document thorough in-depth progress
notes and dictation summaries.
appropriate patient and family counseling and education with
consideration of the patients’ learning needs, learning readiness,
and impediments to the process.
skillful monitoring of patients for possible adverse reactions to
drugs or procedures that may require emergency treatment or
revision of prescribed regimen; perform emergency management
procedures on unstable patients; initiate emergency measures;
interpret observations to physicians.
- Receive and
respond to inquiries from referring physicians, private hospital
staff and patients regarding the diagnosis and eligibility for
contact with patients and referring physicians to explain patient’s
condition and symptoms; interpret results of laboratory tests;
discuss the future status of patients who have participated in the
- Follow up on
patients throughout study to initiate protocol directed tests,
follow up exams, and admissions.
- Present data
at clinical staff meetings.
Family or Acute Care Nurse
degree in Nursing with current state licensure and current license
as a Family or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in the state of
Maryland, or, if licensed in another state, documentation that a
Maryland license is pending.
- Successful completion of a Nurse Practitioner program from an
accredited college or University nursing program.
certification by the National Commission on Certification of
Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and current license as a Physician
Assistant in the state of Maryland, or, if licensed in another
state, documentation that a Maryland license is
- Must be a
graduate of an accredited physician assistant program.
- Minimum of
two (2) years of Nurse Practitioner OR
Physician Assistant experience in a clinical setting.
certification in BLS required.
communications skills, both oral and written.
analytical, organizational and time management skills.
We are a trusted
government partner that blends deep domain expertise with advanced
technologies to help our customers solve complex problems that
improve, protect, and save lives. As a rapidly growing company, we
combine entrepreneurial spirit, customer focus, and an
outcomes-based approach to support agency missions in health IT,
life sciences, public safety, and grants management.
The Dovel Family of Companies
offers employees an opportunity to advance beyond a specific
role or contract, we offer a path to develop an enriching
career. We believe in empowering a culture of innovation,
customer success, and employee growth.
- Time Off! Flexible
schedules and company paid holidays allow you to take the time you
- Investment in YOU!
401(K) company contributions are yours to keep with no waiting
- Choices! Unique
healthcare plans to choose from with options like fertility and
- Discovery! With our
tuition assistance and training programs, we support your career
- Tax Savings! Enroll
in pre-tax Health or Dependent Care Flexible Spending, HSA with
company contributions, parking, and/or transit commuter
- Support! Working
parents and busy professionals – we’ve got you covered with a
supportive culture, confidential Employee Assistance Program and a
membership to Care.com.
- Perks! Employee
discounts, peer recognition programs, company-wide wellness
challenges, and fun community events.
- A Voice! A unique
culture where you can influence decisions and have your voice
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a
commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal
characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity,
disability, or veteran status.
Keywords: Dovel Technologies, Bethesda , Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant, Other , Bethesda, Maryland
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