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Sibley Memorial Hospital – Member of the Johns Hopkins Health System Washington DC

The Physician Assistant (Surgical PA-C, Licensed) provides direct assistance to the primary surgeon during surgical procedures. Prefer PA applicants with 5 years of experience in surgical assistance or successful completion of a Physician Assistant – Surgical Program or Surgical residency. Knowledge of and ability to maintain sterile technique required. Knowledgeable about diagnostic ancillary testing and interpretation of test results, medications and current treatment regimes required. The Physician Assistant performs preoperative histories and physicals on patients for each attending physician. Writes post-op notes and orders for each patient in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU). May respond to calls from nursing units regarding clinical management of the surgical patients, assessing, diagnosing and writing orders on behalf of the attending physician. Performs special clinical procedures under the direction of the attending physician.

Shifts: casual, PRN 8-hour day shifts; weekends


  • Completion of an AMA approved Physician Assistance Master’s Degree Program
  • Active DC License & NCCPA Certification
  • Active CDS/DEA licenses
  • Active PECOS enrollment
  • BLS Health Care Provider CPR and ACLS certification required
  • 5 years Surgical PA work experience required; Robotic experience preferred

You must be fully credentialled by the Sibley Memorial Hospital medical board with staff privileges to start working.

Important Notices:

***Effective January 1st. 2022, you must be fully vaccinated with an FDA COVID-19 vaccination and provide proof of your vaccination status as part of your occupational health screening. Exceptions to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement may be granted to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons by following the proper protocols. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Johns Hopkins Health System remains committed to providing the highest quality care for our patients and our communities

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Diversity and Inclusion are Johns Hopkins Medicine Core Values. We are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment, where we embrace and celebrate our differences, where all employees feel valued, contribute to our mission of serving the community, and engage in equitable healthcare delivery and workforce practices

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

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