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Johns Hopkins Medicine Physician Assistant - General Surgery in Bethesda, Maryland

Physician Assistant - General Surgery

Suburban Hospital,
Bethesda, MD
Requisition # 158285
Rotating Shift
Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required

Suburban Hospital is part of the prestigious Johns Hopkins Health System that employs more than 20,000 people. Upon joining Johns Hopkins, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Johns Hopkins career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations, and the health insurance industry.

We offer a competitive total compensation package, are located just outside of the D.C. metro area, and have diversely growing opportunities to advance your career.

Suburban Hospital is a Level II Trauma Center

Centers of Excellence include cardiac care, orthopedics and joint replacemnet surgery, neurosciences and oncology. We have state of the art diagnostic and treatment tools; and affiliations with world-class institutions, including Johns Hopkins Medicine and the neighboring National Institutes of Health.

Job Summary :

Providing PA services in our Operating Room, which features 11 fully equiped surgical rooms, including two open heart suites, a cystoscopy suite, and a dedicated ophthalmology suite. Provides surgical services to patients under the direction and responsibility of the attending physicians and the Clinical Director of the Department of Surgery.

  • Providing assistance in Ortho, Neuro, Spine, ENT, and all surgeries performed except for cardiac and OBGYN.


General surgery

Certifications and Licensures:

Current Maryland State License from the Board of Physician Assistants

Certification by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants at time of hire or writhin one year of initial employment

Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required

Central Venous Catherization and Placement of Chest Tubes reequires speicial Certification by Board of Physician Quality Assurance

Education Required:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university required

Sucessful completion of a training program, accredited by the American Medical Association for Physician Assistants

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