Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Full Time

Washington, DC

Position Summary:

Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Opportunity in Washington, D.C.

MedStar Medical Group offers a rewarding career with a unique patient population in the heart of Washington, D.C. Become part of an organization that welcomes your experience, input, and leadership—as a clinician and healthcare expert.

We are looking for a nurse practitioner or physician assistant to join our Trauma and Acute Care Surgery team at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Our multidisciplinary team of specialists are in the air and on the ground for critical emergencies throughout the region. No other area hospital has the experience and expertise in the management of trauma and acute surgical care. That's why, every year, thousands depend on us for help in medical and surgical emergencies.

Why Choose to Work with MedStar Health – Trauma and Acute Surgery?
The internationally renowned MedSTAR trauma unit (Medical Shock/Trauma Acute Resuscitation) at MedStar Washington Hospital Center is the regional referral center for critical polytrauma patients, treating victims of traumatic injury and those involved in mass casualty incidents. The Trauma Center is a Level 1 ACS-verified facility with its own aeromedical transport program. In addition, we care for severely ill surgical patients, frequently with complex medical histories.

In the heart of the nation's capital, the center's well-earned reputation for excellence has been repeatedly tested. It has responded to thousands of medical crises, including treating patients of the September 11th terrorist attack on the Pentagon and victims of the Navy Yard shootings.

About MedStar Washington Hospital Center:
  • We are a not-for-profit, 912-bed academic medical center in the center of the nation's capital, and every day hundreds of people in the region depend on us for their care. In 2020 alone, the hospital opened its door for nearly 376,700 inpatient and outpatient visits by residents from throughout the mid-Atlantic.
  • We are the busiest and largest hospital in Washington, D.C., and the surrounding area and serve as a referral center and the central hub for the region's most advanced acute medical care.
  • We are the largest hospital in the MedStar Health System.

The ideal candidate will feel comfortable working with surgical patients. This position deals with both inpatient and outpatient.

Work Schedule: This is a full-time position and the new provider will be expected to work four 10-hour shifts per week, as well as two rotating weekends a month.

As a MedStar Medical Group clinician, you can expect:
  • A competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid malpractice insurance
  • Generous paid time off
  • CME leave and CME allowance
  • Retirement plan – 403(b) with % employer match

For more information on Trauma and Acute Care Surgery at MedStar Health, please go to

We are not accepting inquiries or solicitations from 3rd party recruiters/search firms.

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.

MedStar Medical Group is an equal opportunity employer.
Washington, D.C.

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