The Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medince (ACCM) is seeking a Physician Assistant Resident. This residency is geared towards advanced training and practice of PAs in the management of acute and critically ill patients in various ICUs and services across Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.
Core rotations include: medical, surgical, neuro-critical, cardiac, cardiac surgical ICUs; Emergency Department; and Infectious Diseases and Renal services. When on rotations, Physician Assistant Residents will be working within a team to provide comprehensive care including assessment, diagnosis, management, selection of interventions, required procedures.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities: Perform history and physical, make preliminary diagnosis for review by physician.
Bachelor's degree; Certification by the NCCPA or similar national certifying body; Completion of an ARC-PA certified Physician Assistant program. Must be licensed as a PA in State of Maryland. 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/BMC credentialing process is required prior to start date.
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Comprehensive understanding of clinical and/or surgical procedures, patient care procedures, medical protocols and testing procedures. Knowledge of medical terminology, Anatomy, Physiology, Chemistry, Psychology, Pharmacology, Clinical Medicine, Radiology, Microbiology and Pathology.
Analytical ability necessary to evaluate and determine health status of patient and implement proper care plan.
Interpersonal skills necessary to interview, teach and counsel patients; instruct health care personnel on procedures and treatment. Ability to analyze and evaluate patient history, physical examination findings and laboratory values.
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.
Classified Title: Physician Assistant Working Title: PA Resident Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MF Starting Salary Range: Competitive; Commensurate with experience Employee Group: Full Time Schedule: Variable Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Department Name: Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine (ACCM) Personnel Area: School of Medicine
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