Suburban Hospital, Member of the Johns Hopkins Healthsystem
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
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