Physician Assistant

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
May 20, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

ThePhysician Assistantin the Brady Urological Institute, Department of Urology Division of Pediatric Urology is intended to partner with the faculty physician to provide Hopkins-quality continuum of care to patients with Urologic diseases. Patients in the practice are drawn from local, national and international locales and often require coordination of multidisciplinary care. The Physician Assistant (PA) is an independent health care provider working cooperatively within a multi-disciplinary health team and is responsible for providing comprehensive care to patients.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for complex, standardized, patient care procedures, to include interviewing patients, taking medical histories, performing physical examinations, ordering laboratory tests, making tentative diagnosis, and prescribing appropriate treatments.
  • Educates patients and or their families in order to promote wellness, prevent health problems, maintain current health and intervene in acute or chronic illness.
  • Prescribe and regulate medications per provider-Physician institutional agreements.
  • Perform simple GU procedures independently, examples include catheters placement, urine samples, cath teaching, simply lysis of penile adhesion.
  • Record and document health assessment data necessary to maintain, coordinate and/or expedite required services.
  • Ensure patient and physician calls are returned in a timely manner and all patient interactions (phone, conversations, visits, etc.) are documented appropriately.
  • Function as liaison between the urology team and primary care providers, nurse case managers, inpatient personnel and health care professionals in other specialties.
  • Triage phone calls, answer questions from patients including instructions, medications, refills, biopsies, test results and other aspects of clinical care.
  • Call patients with results according to protocol.
  • Acts in the role of mentors and/or consultant to nurses, physicians, students, and other health care professionals.
  • Assume responsibility for own professional development and remains current in clinical practice by attending relevant continuing education, manage-operate independent clinic, provide intervention as needed and triage complex cases appropriately.
  • Coordinate scheduling of complicated patient treatment.
  • Assume responsibility and accountability for time management professional relationships and interpersonal interactions.
  • Regularly attend all outpatient clinics.
  • Assist physician with patient management in the clinic.
  • Manage/operate independent clinics.
  • Assess and/or manage follow- up plans specific to the patient’s needs.
  • Records and documents health assessment data necessary.
  • Maintains, coordinates and expedites required services.
  • Consistently requests consultations with appropriate departments when necessary.
  • Works collaboratively and provides leadership to optimize team performance and patient outcomes.
  • Adheres to JH Hospital policies and procedures.
  • Adheres to Clinical Operations Group Service Standards.

Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Qualification:

Bachelor's degree; Certification by the NCCPA or similar national certifying body; Completion of a CAAHEP certified Physician Assistant program. Must be licensed as PA in State of Maryland or other state where practicing. Experience may be considered in lieu of bachelor's degree, as permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.Current CPR certification required. Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment. Completion of the JHH credentialing process is required prior to start date.

JHU Equivalency Formula:30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to function effectively and adapt to a dynamic and often changing work environment.
  • Apply evidence-based decision making when assessing and treating patients.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Collaborate with other services, other units, and other departments.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic fast-paced environment and respond quickly to changing priorities.
  • Proven ability to multi-task, prioritize projects and adhere to deadlines.
  • PCrelatedsoftware, printers, copiers and scanners.

Physical Requirements:

Sitting, standing and walking for extended period. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s). Ability to move standard equipment through a hospital or clinical environment.

This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and consistent basis. It should not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are similar in nature and level of difficulty.

Classified Title: Physician Assistant
Role/Level/Range:ACRP/04/MG
Starting Salary Range:Competitive; Commensurate with experience
Employee Group:Full Time
Schedule:Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location:School of Medicine, East Baltimore Campus
Department Name: Urology, Pediatric Urology
Personnel Area:School of Medicine

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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School of Medicine - East Baltimore Campus


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
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