Physician Assistant
Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland

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Physician Assistant
The Brady Urological Institute and Department of Urology Division of Pediatric Urology is seeking a Physician Assistant (PA) who will partner with the faculty physician to provide Hopkins-quality continuum of care to patients with Urologic diseases. Patients in the practice are drawn from local, national and international locales and often require coordination of multidisciplinary care. The PA is an independent health care provider working cooperatively within a multi-disciplinary health team and is responsible for providing comprehensive care to patients.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for complex, standardized, patient care procedures, to include interviewing patients, taking medical histories, performing physical examinations, ordering laboratory tests, making tentative diagnosis, and prescribing appropriate treatments.
  • Educates patients and or their families in order to promote wellness, prevent health problems, maintain current health and intervene in acute or chronic illness.
  • Prescribe and regulate medications.
  • Perform simple GU procedures independently, examples include catheters placement, urine samples, cath teaching, simple lysis of penile adhesion.
  • Record and document health assessment data necessary to maintain, coordinate and/or expedite required services.
  • Ensure patient and physician calls are returned in a timely manner and all patient interactions (phone, conversations, visits, etc) are documented appropriately.
  • Function as liaison between the urology team and primary care providers, nurse case managers, inpatient personnel and health care professionals in other specialties.
  • Triage phone calls, answer questions from patients including instructions, medications, refills, biopsies, test results and other aspects of clinical care.
  • Call patients with results according to protocol.
  • Acts in the role of mentors and/or consultant to nurses, physicians, students, and other health care professionals.
  • Assume responsibility for own professional development and remains current in clinical practice by attending relevant continuing education, manage-operate independent clinic, provide intervention as needed and triage complex cases appropriately.
  • Coordinate scheduling of complicated patient treatment.
  • Assume responsibility and accountability for time management professional relationships and interpersonal interactions.
  • Regularly attend all outpatient clinics.
  • Assist physician with patient management in the clinic.
  • Manage/operate independent clinics.
  • Assess and/or manage follow- up plans specific to the patient's needs.
  • Records and documents health assessment data necessary.
  • Maintains, coordinates and expedites required services.
  • Consistently requests consultations with appropriate departments when necessary.
  • Works collaboratively and provides leadership to optimize team performance and patient outcomes.
  • Adheres to JH Hospital policies and procedures.
  • Adheres to Clinical Operations Group Service Standards.
  • Performs other duties as required.

This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and consistent basis by the incumbent. It should not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are similar in nature and level of difficulty.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Experience may be considered in lieu of Bachelor's Degree, as permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.*

* 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.

** Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to function effectively and adapt to a dynamic and often changing work environment.
  • Apply evidence-based decision making when assessing and treating patients.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Collaborate with other services, other units, and other departments.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic fast-paced environment and respond quickly to changing priorities.
  • Proven ability to multi-task, prioritize projects and adhere to deadlines.

Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:
  • PC related software, printers, copiers and scanners.

Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to stand, walk or sit for an extended period of time
  • 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
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F/8:00-5:00
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: School of Medicine Campus
Department name: SOM Uro Pediatric Urology
Personnel area: School of Medicine

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit and all other JHU applicants should visit

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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