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Physician Assistant - Inpatient Orthopaedics

Requisition #: 191531
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Rotating Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Nov. 13, 2019

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

Position Summary:

Under the direction, supervision and responsibility of a physician, and in accordance with established policies evaluates patient’s health status through diagnostic procedures and tests. Provides therapeutic patient care under direction of a physician and in accordance with established protocols. Current designation of Specialty are for those who work in the following designated areas - cardiac surgery, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) or within cardiac transplant (in the CTC).


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.


Successful completion of an AMA approved Physician Assistant program.

Work Experience:

Zero to twelve months related experience.


Rotational 10 hour Shift, Full Time (40 hours)


Work Location:

JHH, 600 N. Wolfe Street


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.

Required Licensure, Certification:

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.

Working Conditions:

Works in normal patient care areas where there are few physical discomforts due to dust, dirt, noise and the like. Exposure to hazards due to infectious specimen and contagious diseases, but potential for harm or personal injury is limited when proper safety and health precautions are followed. Ability to concentrate during surgical procedure while assisting physician. Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time.

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Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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