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CO Sr Physician Assistant

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 13, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time

Johns Hopkins, founded in 1876, is America's first research university and home to nine world-class academic divisions working together as one university.

We are seeking a Critical CareCO Sr. Physician Assistantto work with attending physicians, residents, nurses, respiratory therapists, and others to provide patient care in various intensive care units, including surgical, burn, and neuro.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Works independently with supervision and medical direction by Critical Care Attending Physicians.
  • Coordinates patient care provided by a multi-disciplinary team of specialty care practitioners.
  • Obtains medical histories and perform physical examinations.
  • Orders and interprets laboratory tests, X-rays, and other diagnostic studies.
  • Interprets information from invasive and non-invasive monitors.
  • Initiates or modifies routine, complex, and emergent medication regimens and therapies.
  • Performs emergent, urgent, and routine procedures, if credentialed to do so.
  • Inserts peripheral and central venous catheters.
  • Inserts pulmonary artery catheters.
  • Inserts temporary transvenous cardiac pacemakers.
  • Inserts chest tubes or performs a thoracentesis.
  • Performs conscious IV sedation.
  • Inserts peripheral arterial catheters.
  • Controls external hemorrhage.
  • Inserts Oral or Naso-gastric tubes.
  • Inserts urinary drainage catheters (Foley catheter).
  • Performs cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR/ACLS).
  • Performs electrical cardioversion.
  • Assists with tracheal intubation, cricothyroidotomy, tracheostomy, bronchoscopy, and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for organizing time and workload to meet patient, staff, and departmental needs.
  • Serves as an educational and clinical resource to nursing and multi-disciplinary staff as well as to patients and their families.
  • Provides leadership, guidance, and teaching to the junior NP/PA staff, PA and medical students, as well as residents rotating in the units.
  • Assists NP/PA manager with formulation of PA policies within the ACCM department and other administrative matters.
  • Serves as a sub-investigator for clinical trials.
  • Applicants must have advanced clinical skills and have demonstrated the ability to apply theoretical concepts as part of a multi-disciplinary health care team providing care to patients and their families.
  • Applicants must have the ability to diagnose patients and to implement a medical care plan for the long and short-term care of acute and chronic health conditions in the intensive care unit. Position requires the ability to,
  • 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.
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Collaborate with other services, other units, and other departments.
  • Function with minimal supervision within the scope of their practice as part of the critical care team.
  • Teach and mentor junior staff and rotating house-staff.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Masters Degree from an accredited school of nursing.
  • Completion of accredited Acute Care PA program
  • Position requires minimum of three years experience in acute/critical care setting, and obtained proficiency in area of critical care.
  • Five years of experience is preferred.
  • Applicants must be willing to work a rotating schedule, including weekends and holidays, as required to meet patient care needs.

Classified Title: Sr. Physician Assistant
Job Posting Title (Working Title): CO Sr Physician Assistant
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG
Starting Salary Range: $115,000 - $151,400 ($120,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Varies
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM Ane Bay Bayview ICU
Personnel area: School of Medicine

Total Rewards
The referenced base salary range represents the low and high end of Johns Hopkins University’s salary range for this position. Not all candidates will be eligible for the upper end of the salary range. Exact salary will ultimately depend on multiple factors, which may include the successful candidate's geographic location, skills, work experience, market conditions, education/training and other qualifications. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/.

Education and Experience Equivalency
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: 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. 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 Completing Studies
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.

Background Checks
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate's conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

Diversity and Inclusion
The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, theJHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EEO is the Law
https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf

Accommodation Information
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 Talent Acquisition Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visithttps://accessibility.jhu.edu/.

Vaccine Requirements
Johns Hopkins University strongly encourages, but no longer requires, at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. We still require all faculty, staff, and students to receive theseasonal flu vaccine. 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. This change does not apply to the School of Medicine (SOM). SOM hires must be fully vaccinated with an FDA COVID-19 vaccination and provide proof of vaccination status.For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visithttps://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visithttps://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending upon 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.


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
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EEO is the Law
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https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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