CO Sr Physician Assistant

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 29, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking a Senior Physician Assistant experienced in emergency medicine to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health care team located at Howard County General Hospital. Howard County General Hospital is a proud member of Johns Hopkins Medicine and is conveniently located between Baltimore and Washington D.C in Columbia, MD. This position will work under the supervision of a Board-Certified Emergency Medicine Physician.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

    Perform a comprehensive, accurate history and physical including chief complaint, presenting signs and symptoms, past medical history, and interval history. Recognize abnormal and significant findings and discuss with attending physician as appropriate. Order diagnostics and interpret abnormal findings. Discuss or staff cases with attending physician when appropriate per department standards based on acuity or venue. Initiate Basic/Advanced life support in response to emergency situations.
    Maintain technical proficiency with approved procedures including suturing, wound care, and orthopedic care. Initiate and prescribe medications. Complete all aspects of medical documentation in accordance with department standards. Arrange consultations and referrals when needed.
    Attend staff meetings and keep up to date on department protocols, operations, research, and procedures providing input and feedback. Remain proficient in the utilization of commonly used clinical protocols and evidence-based guidelines. Remain abreast of new treatment modalities and technologies within the field of emergency medicine.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

    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 any other state where practicing. Requires a minimum of 3 years prior emergency medicine experience.   Residency or fellowship programs in area of specialization may substitute for some experience, as permitted by the JHU equivalency formula. * Must maintain all current professional licensure and related certifications throughout duration of employment.  Completion of the JHH credentialing process is required prior to start date as it pertains to providing any patient care that constitutes the practice of emergency medicine.   

* JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

** Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prefer at least 5 years related experience.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    Provider will work proficiently and autonomously in the various venues of ED.

Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:

     Current CPR/BLS/ACLS certification required. Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment. Completion of the JHH credentialing process is required prior to start date of direct patient care. Orientation as a PA observatory trainee may be considered prior to credentialing strictly for the purposes of familiarizing new staff with departmental operations, protocols, documentation, and resources prior to the start of any direct patient care.

Physical Requirements:

    Sitting, standing, and walking for extended periods of times throughout shifts ranging from 8-12 hours in length. 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. Able to stand and walk for extended periods of time. Visual acuity for near vision. Good hand/eye coordination. Fine motor skills for performing such tasks as suturing and incision and draining of abscesses. Gross motor movements for applying splints.

Classified Title: Sr. Physician Assistant
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Varies
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: JH at Howard County Hospital
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM Em Med Clinical Programs
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 at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

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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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
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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