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The Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking an Emergency Medicine PNR Sr. Physician Assistant experienced in Emergency Medicine to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health care team.

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.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Provider will work proficiently and autonomously in the various venues of ED.
  • Current CPR/BLS/ACLS certification.
  • 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.
  • Attention to patient safety, personal safety, and safety of co-workers due to contact with potentially infected body fluids with blood.
  • Use appropriate universal precautions for any contact, droplet, airborne pathogens.

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.
  • Minimum of 3 year’s experience in related clinical area and obtained proficiency in area of specialty.
  • Residency or fellowship programs in area of specialization may substitute for some experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Five years related experience.

Classified Title: Sr. Physician Assistant Job Posting Title (Working Title): Emergency Medicine PRN Sr. Physician Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG Starting Salary Range: $60.00 – $77.64 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Varies, 8 hours/week Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Em Med Clinical Programs 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:

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.

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