Neurosurgery Advanced Practice Provider (PA )

Company Details

University of Maryland Capital Region

What You Will Do:


University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS)
is a physician-led, internationally recognized healthcare system offering uniquely rewarding careers in major Maryland marketplaces. Create your future in a healthcare setting that is right for you and your practice. Become part of something greater by applying your experience, input, and leadership—as a clinician and healthcare expert.

UM, Capital Region, a member of the University of Maryland Medical System is looking for an Advanced Practice Practitioner, Physician Assistant, to join the Neurosurgery Team to meet increasing clinical demands at UM Capital Region Health located in its new State Of The Art Facility in Largo, MD

Job specifics:

  • Performs routine and expanded job descriptions as listed in the provider’s delegation agreement on file with the Maryland Board of Physicians. Under the direction of a physician, the APP will:
  • Provide diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health care services to critically ill patients.
  • Obtain medical histories, examines patients, daily rounds, order and interpret tests, make initial diagnoses, and orders treatments.
  • Communicates effectively with attending physicians, other medical teams, team members, and patients and their families.
  • Administers therapeutic procedures such as placement of intracranial monitoring systems injections, suturing, and wound care.
  • Instructs and counsels patients.
  • First assist in the operating room when necessary.
  • Cross-cover additional services as experience permits
  • Performs according to Maryland BOP standards and expanded job description procedural protocols.
  • Demonstrates competence and skill in required tasks and procedures.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of and competency in the required subspecialty.
    • Completes at least 50 hours of Category I CME every two years.
  • Facilitates excellence in quality assurance and the delivery of patient care.
    • Provides optimal quality of patient care while following safety guidelines
    • Maintains a procedure complication rate less than the national average.
    • Contributes to cohesive group relations; uses open communication to resolve problems in and between departments.
    • Demonstrates commitment to the professional department and organizational core values.


As a UMMS provider, you can expect

  • 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

Be part of a rich tradition of Medicine while shaping the future of care delivery.

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

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


What You Need to Be Successful:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, graduation from an ARC-PA accredited Physician Assistant program, and certification by the National Commission of Certification of Physician’s Assistants are required. Candidates must hold an active Maryland license through the Maryland Board of Physicians.
  • One year of neurosurgery, experience is preferred.
  • Credentialing must be obtained from UM Capital Region Health’s Medical Staff Office and maintenance of BLS /ACLS certification is required. ATLS certification preferred.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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