Physician Assistant - 1st Assist - Trauma OR at Johns Hopkins University

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Job Description:

Requisition #:619199
Location:Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, MD 20814
Category:Advanced Practice Providers
Schedule:Rotating Shift

Experienced PA - First Assist Level II Trauma OR

Suburban Hospital, Member of the Johns Hopkins Healthsystem

Bethesda, Maryland

The Trauma Physician Assistant / Trauma Surgery OR 1st Assist PA will work within our Level II Trauma Center, one of only four hospitals in Maryland given that recognition and we see approximately 1,500 trauma patients annually.

  • Responds to all trauma activations
  • First Assist in the Operating Room in Trauma and other cases as needed
  • Performs primary/secondary surveys and fast exams
  • Interprets gross CT findings for appropriate consults (Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, OMFS, and Plastic Surgery)
  • Assists with chest tube insertion and central line placement under the direct supervision of the Trauma attending
  • Performs daily rounds on Trauma patients


  • 12 hrs Rotating Days (7a - 7:00p) and Nights (7p - 7:a); 36 hours per week


  • Successful completion of Physician Assistant program which is accredited by the AMA

  • Minimum of 2 years Trauma OR first assist work experience
  • Active Maryland PA license and current certification by the NCCPA
  • Active ACLS and BLS certifications required; ATLS recommended but not required

JHM prioritizes the health and well-being of every employee. Come be healthy at Hopkins!

Diversity and Inclusion are Johns Hopkins Medicine Core Values. We are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment, where we embrace and celebrate our differences, where all employees feel valued, contribute to our mission of serving the community, and engage in equitable healthcare delivery and workforce practices

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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