CO Physician Assistant



CO Physician Assistant
The Department of Plastic and Surgery seeks a Physician Assistant (PA) to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team. The PA is responsible for providing comprehensive preoperative and postoperative care to patients being evaluated for and undergoing Burn Medical and Surgical Care.

The PA provides patient education as well as routine history and physical assessments and evaluation of lab tests. This individual will assist with inpatient (on the Burn Units), outpatient care (in the Burn Clinic) and work with the Burn team; order and provide appropriate treatments and medications; strive for quality patient care and safety initiatives; and complete all necessary documentation and billing information as appropriate and meet compliance guidelines. The PA is responsible for providing comprehensive and age appropriate care to both well and/or ill patients. Orient students and surgical residents to the clinical sites. Serve as sub-investigators for funded clinical trials.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

Outpatient: 75%
  • Provides comprehensive, age appropriate and episodic care to patients as a member of the multi-disciplinary health care team.
  • Cares for outpatient independently as well as assisting the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons in clinic.
  • Provides wound care and specialized dressings for patients.
  • Arranges follow-up care for patients.
  • Consistently develops effective treatment plans for assigned patients according to established protocols and procedures.
  • Consistently structures all patient care plans to meet educational, physical and social needs appropriate to the patient's age.
  • Consistently provides relevant patient care information to the appropriate staff member according to clinical guidelines.
  • Provides education to patient and family members regarding diagnosis, complications, treatment and medications in order to provide them with continuous information.


Inpatient: 25%
  • Provides comprehensive, age appropriate and episodic care to patients as a member of the multi-disciplinary health care team.
  • Obtains patient history; participates in daily patient care including specialized wound care; develops treatment plan for discharge and prepares the patient discharge summary.
  • Provides information to staff regarding patient's care plan and condition.
  • Responds and handles telephone calls related to Burn patients. Completes patient requested documents (FMLA).
  • Consistently develops effective treatment plans for assigned patients according to established protocols and procedures.
  • Regularly confers and consults with surgeons, fellows, residents and/or other pertinent professionals before implementing treatment plan.
  • Consistently structures all patient care plans to meet educational, physical and social needs appropriate to the patient's age.
  • Consistently provides relevant patient care information to the appropriate staff member according to clinical guidelines.
  • Provides education to patient and family members regarding diagnosis, complications, treatment and medications in order to provide them with continuous information.


Refers:
  • Works in collaboration with the physician and realizes and is able to detect those deviations from normalcy or from established protocols which require consultation and/or referral to appropriate specialty areas including physicians, nutrition, psycho-social, and other resources.


This description is a general statement of required duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Board certified (or certification-eligible for new graduates) by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
  • Must be licensed as a PA in State of Maryland.
  • Current CPR certification required. Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment. Completion of the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center credentialing process is required prior to start date.


* 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.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Specialized knowledge/experience in adult burn care is helpful but not required; otherwise qualified applicants will be taught in the clinical environment.


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.
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds or more.


Classified Title: Physician Assistant
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG
Starting Salary Range: $83,150 - $114,320 annually (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F, 7:30am-4:30pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview
Department name: SOM Plastic Surgery
Personnel area: School of Medicine

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 Talent Acquisition Office at [email protected]. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. 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.

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To apply, visit https://jobs.jhu.edu/job/Baltimore-CO-Physician-Assistant-MD-21224/883988200/








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