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Trauma Physician Assistant, PRN

Requisition #: 187410
Location: Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, MD 20810
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Work Shift: Rotating Shift
Work Week: Casual (less than 20)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: May 21, 2019

The PRN Trauma Physician Assistant / Trauma 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 General Surgery cases
  • 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


  • PRN
  • 12hr shifts available
  • Days (7a - 7:30p) and Nights (7p - 7:30a) are available
  • Minimum of 2 shifts per 6 week schedule required


  • Minimum of 2 years Neurosurgery experience
  • Current Maryland State license from Maryland Board of Physicians
  • Current certification by the NCCPA
  • ACLS and BLS certifications
  • ATLS recommended but not required
  • Successful completion of Physician Assistant program which is accredited by the American Medical Assoc.

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