UM St. Joseph Medical Center (UM SJMC), a member of University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS), is seeking a First Assist Surgical Physician Assistant to join our well-established practice.
A community hospital located in Towson, MD, University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center (UM SJMC) is a 263-bed Catholic hospital with more than 700 physicians on the medical staff. Its numerous areas of specialization include cardiology, cancer, orthopaedics, emergency care, obstetrics and gynecology, surgical services, diabetes, psychiatric services and wound healing.
The Physician Assistant provides high quality medical care to the patients of St. Joseph Medical Center as a member of the house staff. Performs Patient History & Physical Examinations. Evaluates the medical status of psychiatric patients. Writes orders under physician's supervision. Documents findings on appropriate designated forms.
4 year / Bachelor's Degree: Physician Assistant (Required) Master's Degree (Preferred)
Certification / Licensure / Registration
BLS/ACLS Certification (Required)
HCCPA Re-certification exam every six years (Required)
Physician Assistant (Required)
Registration from Maryland State Board of Physician Quality Assurance (Required)
Experience and Skills
Must have at least 1 year of recent multispecialty first assist surgical PA experience
Preferred to have laparoscopic and robot experience
Strong critical care patient management experience preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills as well as effective written and oral communication skills. Excellent conflict resolution and negotiation skills.