Physician Assistant (PA/DEA/CDC/NCCPA), FT Days - Neurosurgery Program

Rockville, MD
May 31, 2023
Jun 22, 2023
Full Time
Adventist Healthcare seeks to hire an experienced Physician Assistant (PA) for our Neurosurgery Program who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

As a Physician Assistant, you will:
•Perform daily rounds and post-operative visits, documenting appropriately and
communicating with attending.
•Perform initial and on-going assessments of patients medical and physical
status, including H&Ps and neurosurgical consultations, to help develop
treatment plan
•Assist as needed in surgeries, including pre/post-operative set up and
documentation to include admission/discharge orders and brief op note.
Includes lumbar, cervical, and cranial surgeries.
•Coordinate with other departments and consultants as needed for inpatient
care and discharge planning.
•Coordinate service recovery to ensure positive patient experience and clinical
•Order and interpret patient testing such as lab work and imaging, order treatments or follow-up based on results.
•Perform therapeutic/corrective measures and procedures as needed, to
include drain placement/management/removal, suture placement, dressing
changes, etc. Includes EVD, myelograms, and lumbar punctures.
•Provide patients, families, and nursing staff with education, counseling, and
discharge instructions/expectations as needed.

Qualified candidates will possess:
•BS in Physician Assistant studies
•Two years neurosurgical experience or surgical residency preferred
•NCCPA certification, Maryland State PA license, CDS, DEA, BLS/ACLS
•Meet credentialing requirements for Medical staff, including background check

Work Schedule:

Works variable shifts, will include occasional weekends.

This is not a neurosurgical Physician Assistant for the operating room, there is little to no surgical assisting.

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you.

We do this by offering:
  • Work life balance through nonrotating shifts
  • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Free Employee parking
  • Benefits Eligible Positions:
    • Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans [including health, employer-paid disability and life insurance, PTO]
    • Employer retirement contribution and match after 1-year of eligible employment with 3 year vesting
    • Ancillary benefits such as flexible spending, legal and pet insurance to meet the needs of employees and their eligible family members
    • Subsidized childcare at participating childcare centers

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist HealthCare team today, apply now to be considered!

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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