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Physician Assistant
Category: Advanced Practice
Job Requisition: 21960
Department: Neurosurgery - Academic
Facility: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Geographic Region: Washington, DC
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day Shift
Hours per Week: 40.00
Location: Washington, DC
General Summary of Position:
Conduct history and physical exam of new and returning patients. Evaluate laboratory values and necessary documents prior to patient procedures. Discuss patient assessment, diagnostic studies and treatment approach with the primary supervising physician. Prescribe medication and discuss treatment plan with the patient and other members of the healthcare team. Assist with and/or perform medical or surgical procedures under the supervision and guidance by primary surgeon. Assist in daily rounds on inpatients and assist physicians with inpatient consultation. Must have knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care. Must have skills with phlebotomy and performing medical and surgical procedures (including neurosurgical procedures) under physician supervision. Must have the ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Must have at least a Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies or a related field resulting from completion of an accredited PA training program. Must have PA licenses from the District of Columbia and Maryland. Must have CPR certification.

Must have at least a Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies or a related field resulting from completion of an accredited PA training program. Must have PA licenses from the District of Columbia and Maryland. Must have CPR certification.

Wages, Terms & Conditions:
7:30am to 4pm, 40 hours per week. Job in Washington, D.C., and Chevy Chase, MD, with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.

Apply To:
Mail resume and cover letter to C. Durante, Nurse Manager – Neurosurgery, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Road, NW, 7 PHC, Washington, D.C. 20007. NO CALLS, PLEASE.

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About MedStar Health

MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., 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.

MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations.

A qualified individual with a disability will be considered for employment on the same basis as non- disabled applicants if he/she can perform the essential functions of the job sought, with or without a reasonable accommodation, and without imposing a direct threat to the health or safety of others or him/herself.

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