The Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking an experienced Physician Assistant to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health care team. Join this fast paced team working to care for high acuity, emergent patient needs. The Johns Hopkins Hospital is a 1,000-bed academic Level 1 trauma and comprehensive stroke center in Baltimore that has been placed at or near the top of U.S. hospital rankings annually for the last two decades.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Membership on the medical staff, including hospital privileges and voting privileges
Active and ongoing involvement in the quality improvement activities in the department of emergency medicine
Taking patient histories and performing physical examinations of a patient and recording or dictating the history and physical in the medical record
Performing a medical screening exam
Ordering and performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
Ordering medications; ordering and interpreting diagnostic laboratory tests, radiological studies or various other therapies
Establishing diagnostic decision-making.
Instructing and counseling patients regarding mental and physical health, including but not limited to the following: diet, disease, prevention, treatment and normal development
Referring patients to appropriate specialists, health facilities, agencies and resources. Also referring and conversing with appropriate consultants in regard to patient management
Performing such other tasks, not prohibited by law, in which the physician assistant has been trained and is proficient to perform
Writing admission orders as requested by the accepting or admitting physician per hospital and department policy
Graduated from an accredited physician assistant training program and be certified or eligible to be certified by the National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
Complied with licensure and other regulations of the PA practice act in the state of Maryland
Salary and Benefits:
We offer a comprehensive salary program and excellent benefits including tuition remission/grant; employer retirement contributions; 13 paid holiday’s; sick/vacation time, in a smoke/drug free workplace.
Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply.
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