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University of Maryland Faculty Practice is looking for a Physician Assistant to work on our Downtown Campus to work with our already well-established hospitalist program composed of over 40 hospitalists where you will work side by side with our physicians as clinical colleagues. This position will include 12-hour day shifts with a rotating schedule of days on and off model with swing shifts (including weekends). Our group cares for general internal medicine patients, transplant patients, and medical consultations. The position requires our physician assistants to function as a primary admitter, rounder, consultant and discharger. Procedures are not required but point of care ultrasound training for peripheral line placement and exams are being developed to provide standard of care. Additionally, we work with the University of Maryland Physician Assistant Program to provide inpatient training to Physician Assistant students. We also have opportunities to engage in patient safety and quality improvement projects across the school of medicine and with the University of Maryland Medical Center.

As part of our hospitalist team, you have the opportunity to practice within a well-supported environment, to coordinate and provide medical care for patients in a tertiary care facility, to educate future physician assistants, and become involved with projects to help improve the delivery of medical care.


  • Graduation from an accredited physician assistant program and certified by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) as a PA-C. Registered and currently recorded with the Maryland Board of Allied Health Providers in the State of Maryland. Certified in area of specialty. DEA and CDS eligible.
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification is required
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s requirements relative to his or her age specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the unit/area/department policies and procedures
  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills are required to interact with patient families, departmental units, medical and nursing staff on all essential matters. Demonstrated/documented effective interpersonal skills.