Job Req ID:  113999

CO Sr Physician Assistant

We are seeking a CO Sr. Physician Assistant who will work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health care team. Responsible for complex, standardized, patient care procedures that require experience and specialized training that would otherwise be performed by a physician. Educates patients and families in matters pertaining to health maintenance, disease prevention and appropriate measures in acute and chronic illness. Direct supervision from appropriate licensed physician as designated.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform a comprehensive, accurate history and physical including chief compliant, presenting signs and symptoms, and past medical history and interval history.
  • Recognize differences between normal and abnormal findings in H & P. Significant findings are validated or discussed with a physician as appropriate.
  • Order and interpret laboratory tests, x-rays, diets, physical therapy, inhalation therapy or other services when delegated by a supervising physician. Abnormal findings are discussed with a physician as appropriate.
  • Initiate IV therapy by peripheral, central, intraosseous routes, and venous cutdown.
  • Perform injections, arterial puncture, venipuncture, and arterial line insertion.
  • Initiate Basic/Advanced life support in response to emergency situations.
  • Prepare chart documentation for review and counter signature by the physician.
  • Determine differential diagnosis.
  • Maintain technical proficiency with approved procedures including suturing, wound care and orthopedic care.
  • Prescribe and regulate medications.
  • Evaluate outcomes of previously implemented interventions.
  • Arrange consultations and referrals when needed.
  • Attend staff meetings to discuss patient and unit requirements.
  • Daily informal discussions are held with the physician and other health professionals to plan patient care.
  • Remain proficient in the utilization of commonly used clinical protocols and guidelines.
  • Remain abreast of new treatment modalities and technologies within the field of Emergency Medicine.
  • Maintain competencies with the use of Med/Surg instruments and equipment.


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 a PA in Maryland or other state where practicing.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Two or more years of ED Experience.

 

**Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross 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**


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.

 

Classified Title: Sr. Physician Assistant 
Job Posting Title (Working Title): CO Sr Physician Assistant   
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG  
Starting Salary Range: $108,000 - $151,400 ($100,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Casual / On Call 
Schedule: Monday-Sunday/Varies 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: JH at Howard County Hospital 
Department name: 60011976-HC Emergency Med 
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, the JHU 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
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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/.

Vaccine Requirements
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 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.

JH at Howard County Hospital