Nocturnist Emergency Medicine Sr Physician Assistant
Johns Hopkins University
Location: Washington, D.C.
Internal Number: 110532-en_US
We are seeking a 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.
Provider will work as an exclusive nocturnist from 7p-7a
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.
Give input for design of research protocols and procedures.
Responsible for the conduct of EM sponsored clinical trials including regulatory issues, recruitment and good clinical practice. Coordinate the implementation of protocols in conjunction with the other staff members. Oversee daily operations for clinical research protocols in collaboration with other staff. Responsible to obtain informed consent from study participants.
Participate in the interviewing process of clinical staff. Makes hiring recommendations. Can recommend discipline.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
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.
Working knowledge of the formal and informal policies, procedures and practices necessary to facilitate safe and effective management of acute and chronic illness in patients presenting in the ED.
Uses professional judgment and assumes complete responsibility for any decisions, their consequences, and results.
Prioritizes and organizes work to meet the changing needs of the unit and patient care needs.
Develops collaborative relationship with supervising physician determining need and timing of communications.
Exchange routine medical information with appropriate members of the health care team while maintaining patient confidentiality.
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 years' 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.
Five years related experience.
Experience in Emergency Medicine.
Classified Title: Sr. Physician Assistant Working Title: Nocturnist Emergency Medicine Sr Physician Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG Starting Salary Range: Min $115,000 - Max $151,400 will be pro-rated based on part time schedule Employee group: Part-time Schedule: 19 weekly hours, Mon-Sun 10 hour shifts Exempt Status: Exempt Location: District of Columbia Department name: Sibley Emergency Medicine Practice 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: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/
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