Job Req ID:  112740

CO Physician Assistant

The Johns Hopkins University is seeking a CO Physician Assistant within the Department of Otolaryngology (Sinus). The Physician Assistant will work in an outpatient clinic setting both independently (after a period of supervised training and skills acquisition) and collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary health team focused on providing comprehensive care to Sinus patients. After a period of supervised training and skills acquisition, they will work to diagnose and treat patients with a variety of work in an outpatient clinic setting both independently and collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary health team. They will work to diagnose and treat patients with a variety of conditions including sinusitis, nasal obstructions, nasal tumors, nodules, skull-based conditions, and smell disorders. This individual will be responsible for making independent decisions regarding patient care and must exercise professional judgment and decision-making.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Under the direction, supervision and responsibility of a physician, and in accordance with established policies, the Physician Assistant will evaluate patient’s health status through diagnostic procedures and tests.
  • Provides therapeutic patient care under direction of physician and in accordance with established protocols.
  • Provide timely and high-quality Otolaryngology consultation services of inpatients at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and outpatients at the clinic.
  • Service team in completing patientcare and administrative task.
  • Refinement of protocols and monitoring of quality and clinical outcomes towards service improvement; completion of perioperative, order sets and discharge instructions.
  • Clinic-based evaluation and management of patients with symptoms of Nasal and sinus conditions.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively and efficiently with patients, patient family members and all members of the interdisciplinary health care team.
  • After a period of supervised training able to competently perform nasal and sinus procedures requiring use of required instruments.
  • Will learn and apply knowledge of nasal and sinus conditions and disorders.
  • Function effectively in a fluid, dynamic and rapidly changing environment.
  • Will be self-directed and possess mature judgment and motivation.
  • Able to communicate clearly in verbally and in written form.
  • After a period of training will efficiently use the Epic electronic medical record system.
  • Sonogram will also be a routine part of daily practice.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • A comprehensive understanding of clinical and/or surgical procedures, patient care procedures, medical protocols and testing procedures.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, chemistry, psychology, pharmacology, clinical medicine, radiology, microbiology and pathology.
  • The analytical ability necessary to evaluate and determine health status of patient and implement proper care plan.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to interview, teach and counsel patients and work in teams with physician attending, residents and nursing; instruct health care personnel on procedures and treatment.
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate patient history, physical examination findings and laboratory values, and makes preliminary diagnosis of patients for review by physician.
  • Will complete all required HIPAA and other specified online training courses.
  • Works in patient care areas in Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center.
  • Exposure to hazards due to infectious specimen and contagious diseases, but potential for harm or personal injury is limited when proper safety and health precautions are followed.


Physical Requirements

  • Able to concentrate during surgical procedure while assisting physician.
  • Ability to walk throughout hospital plan to assess and deliver care to inpatients on all services.


Minimum Qualifications
  • 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, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


Preferred Qualifications
  • The position is almost exclusively focused on nasal and sinus conditions, and prior training and experience in these disciplines.
  • Some related experience in an Otolaryngology and/or procedure-oriented surgical field.
  • History of strong organizational skills, analytical skills, customer service skills, clinical sensitivity, medical terminology, excellent computer skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • High level of interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent communication, mathematical computation, spelling, and grammar skills.
  • Knowledge and compliance of HIPAA rules and regulations in the dissemination of patient Protected Health Information (PHI).
  • Experience in the Johns Hopkins system.
  • Bilingual Spanish.
  • Prior experience with ultrasound.

 

**Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR certification required.  Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment.  Completion of the credentialing process is required prior to start date**

 


 

Classified Title: Physician Assistant 
Job Posting Title (Working Title): CO Physician Assistant   
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG  
Starting Salary Range: Min $100,000 - Max $151,400 ($150,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8:00-4:30 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: SOM Oto Sinus  
Personnel area: School of Medicine 

 

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. 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/

 

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 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.


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.

 

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

 

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 at jhurecruitment@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 visit accessibility.jhu.edu.

 

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. 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.

 

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

 

 

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. 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/.

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 at jhurecruitment@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 visit https://accessibility.jhu.edu/.

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.

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