Classified Title: Physician Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG Starting Salary Range: Competitive; Commensurate with experience Employee Group: Full-Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: East Baltimore Campus Department Aame: Radiology, Nuclear Medicine Personnel Area: School of Medicine
The Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine is seeking a full-time cardiology Physician Assistant with clinical experience in evaluation of patients with suspected or known coronary artery disease, metabolic heart imaging, exercise stress testing, and pharmacologic stress testing in general nuclear medicine and PET/CT.
The Division serves both emergency as well as scheduled out-patients. State-of-the-art protocols with multi-tracer approaches are used to evaluate for flow-limiting coronary disease, myocardial infarction and viability, as well as metabolic heart disease. Our clinical team is integral to the residency training program and is highly involved with practical stress lab teaching, didactic lectures, and research projects.
Performs emergent, urgent, and routine image guided procedures in accordance with staff member's SOM Delineation of Privileges and approved State Delegation under the direction of an attending physician.
Review/obtain medical history (including patient medications, allergies and prior procedure records) and perform focused physical examination to ensure patients have been properly screened for the procedure.
Analyze and evaluate patient history, physical examination findings and laboratory values, and makes preliminary diagnosis of patients for review by physicians.
Review/obtain laboratory tests, imaging studies and other diagnostic tests where necessary.
May participate in clinical research initiatives as study team member.
Initiate a Code and perform cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR/ACLS) where necessary.
Assumes responsibility and accountability for organizing time and workload to meet patient, staff, and divisional needs.
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 JHH credentialing process is required prior to start date.
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.
An advanced certification by the Association of Physician Assistants in Cardiology (APAC) is also highly preferred. 2-3 years of experience in cardiology and the stress laboratory highly preferred.
Sitting, standing and walking for extended period; able to climb at least 4 flights of stairs. 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). Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Ability to move standard equipment through a hospital or clinical environment.
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