Surgical Physician Assistant
General Summary of Position: Performs History and Physicals on all operative and non-operative admissions, initiates general work-ups. Serves as first assistant on all procedures assigned, which generally includes General, Vascular, Neuro, Orthopedic, Thoracic, Urology, Gynecologic, Obstetric (Cesarean Sections), ENT, and phone call assessments and providing care throughout the preop process in collaboration with other health care team members. Manages admitted surgical patients in conjunction with surgeons and hospitalists. Qualifications: Bachelors Degree from an Accredited PA Program Maryland PA License CPR Certification Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Evaluates and assists with all surgical patients and follow-ups with specific patients when rounding. Assists physician in surgical procedures as assigned. About MedStar HealthMedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, DC, region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.