Physician Assistant - Orthopaedics

Full Time
Olney, MD

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Position Summary:

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and research hospital with 609 beds located in Northwest Washington, D.C. Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis—caring for the whole person—MedStar Georgetown is committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment.

MedStar Georgetown’s Centers of Excellence include Neurosciences, Transplant, Cancer, and Gastroenterology. Along with Magnet® nurses, internationally recognized physicians, advanced research, and cutting-edge technologies, MedStar Georgetown’s healthcare professionals have a reputation for medical excellence and leadership.

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s Orthopaedics is currently seeking a full-time physician assistant to join their team located at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center in Olney, Maryland.

General Summary of Position:
Working with orthopaedic physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners, aids the physicians with patient evaluation, including completing patient histories and physical examinations, and consultations; assists in and performs orthopaedic procedures; and acts as a resource for case management. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Qualifications:
  • Completion of and graduation from an accredited physician assistant program.
  • PA certification.
  • Maryland licensure.
  • 3 to 5 years of orthopaedic surgical experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationship with patients, medical staff, and the public.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Phlebotomy skills required.

Interested candidates can apply online at https://pm.healthcaresource.com/cs/medstar/#/job/10640

We are not accepting inquiries or solicitations from 3rd party recruiters/search firms.
MedStar Medical Group is an equal opportunity employer.

Why join MedStar Medical Group?

We are a progressive, forward-thinking organization that enables you to define your own future—by region, specialty, or professional interest. We are also among the nation’s 15 largest medical groups, with the resources of highly respected MedStar Health behind us. We are collaborative, too. Your input and opinions concerning quality of patient care, your practice and this organization truly matter. You’ll also find balance here. We work hard, but we also value our personal lives and pursuits beyond the workplace. If you want an exciting career that is always challenging, always rewarding, apply now.

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Olney, Maryland

Historic and beautiful, Olney is situated near the middle of Montgomery County, “Maryland’s Gateway to the Nation’s Capital.” Frequently cited as a best place to live, Olney abounds with welcoming neighborhoods, good schools, two nearby museums, four area parks, a private country club and a golf driving range. You’ll also find a local farmers’ and artists’ market, performing arts at the Olney Theatre Center and a good selection of restaurants—including the historic Olney Ale House—plus great shopping and reliable public transportation. MedStar Montgomery Medical Center is located in Olney.