Starting Salary Range: Competitive; Commensurate with experience
Employee Group: Full Time
Schedule: Four (4) days a week, 10 hour shifts
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: JH at Bayview Medical Center
Department Name: Surgery
Personnel Area: School of Medicine
The Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center is currently recruiting for an Advanced Practitioner (Physician Assistant).
Duties and Responsibilities:
- The Advanced Practitioner/Physician Assistant works collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team and is responsible for providing comprehensive preoperative and postoperative care to patients being evaluated for and undergoing vascular surgery.
- Provides patient education as well as routine history and physical assessments and evaluation of lab tests.
- Advanced Practitioner will assist with inpatient (on the Surgical Floor-red svc), outpatient care (in the Vascular Surgery Clinic) and work with the vascular surgery medical team; order 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.
- Responsible for providing comprehensive and age appropriate care to both well and/or ill patients.
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, as permitted by the JHU equivalency formula. Current CPR certification required. Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment. Completion of the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Bayview Medical Center credentialing process is required prior to start date.
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.
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.
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