- Requisition #:
- Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
- Advanced Practice Providers
- Evening Shift
Part Time (16 hours)
Monday & Tuesday, 16 hr per week Day Time Position
The Johns Hopkins Hospital Division of The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics is seeking a Physician Assistant to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary health team, responsible for providing comprehensive obstetric care to patients in the inpatient setting.
The inpatient role will include managing antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum patients with the opportunity to assist during surgery. The provider will order and interpret tests, diagnose, treat and counsel patients. The provider will be responsible for referring complex or complicated patients to other physician providers as needed.
The provider will establish medical diagnoses, order, perform and evaluate diagnostic studies (such as labs and imaging), perform therapeutic procedures, and provide appropriate treatment and follow-up as indicated. Performs physical examinations, including obstetric and pelvic exams, microscopy, screening for sexually transmitted infections, vaginitis and bacterial vaginosis, and performing bedside ultrasounds. The provider with interpret fetal heart tracings and will document information as needed, including but not limited to history of present illness and physicals, assessment and plan, differential diagnosis, treatment and follow-up. The provider will prescribe and regulate medications per written agreement.
In addition to medically managing patients, if interested the provider will have the opportunity to assist in the operating room with OB related procedures such as cerclage placements, cesarean sections, dilation and curettage.
The PA will assume responsibility and accountability for time management, professional relationships and interpersonal interactions. Develops, conducts, and/or evaluates formal or informal in-service and continuing education programs in areas of expertise for peer groups and other disciplines. Assumes responsibility for his/her own professional development and remains current in clinical practice by attending relevant continuing education. Participates on department, functional unit, and Hospital committees, as assigned. Participates in the development and implementation of quality assurance program. Adheres to Hospital policies and procedures.
Successful completion of an AMA approved Physician Assistant program.
Zero to twelve months related experience.
- Licensed by the MD Board of Physicians. Board certified (or certification-eligible for new graduates) by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Current CPR certification required.
- If you order or refer items or services for Medicare beneficiaries and you do not have an enrollment record in the Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System (PECOS), you will need to submit an enrollment application to Medicare to be eligible for employment.
- A 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.
- The 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, and makes preliminary diagnosis of patients for review by physician.