Observation Medicine Advanced Practice Provider

Frederick Memorial Hospital

Location: Frederick, MD

ED Volume: 63,000

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Frederick Memorial Hospital

400 W 7th St.
Frederick, MD 21701


  • 22-bed Unit
  • 100% APP autonomous coverage
  • Flexible scheduling
  • 12-hour shifts
  • Continual education and training
  • Leadership and advancement opportunities

Skills and Education Requirements

  • NP: Master’s Degree from an accredited School of Nursing
    PA: Graduate from an accredited PA program and pass national certifying exam

Comprehensive Benefits Package, including:

  • Long and short-term disability (own occupation)
  • Occurrence malpractice coverage, including tail
  • Company funded pension in 401K
  • Family medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage

Hospital Information

What began as a two-ward hospital with an “accident room” for emergencies has grown into a state-of-the-art healthcare facility with one of the busiest Emergency Departments in the state of Maryland. Frederick County is the second fastest growing county in Maryland with an estimated population of more than 233,000. Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for achieving excellence in performance on its accountability measures during 2012 for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. Designated as a Primary Stroke Center, Accredited Chest Pain Center. Certified in Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.

Emergency Department                  

  • 51 beds
  • 8 Fast Track beds
  • 58 hours of physician coverage
  • 40 hours of APP coverage
  • Meditech EMR system
  • Pediatric Emergency Department
  • Adult and Pediatric Hospitalist Service
  • Observation Care unit 


Frederick, Maryland is less than one hour from Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and nearby Gettysburg, Antietam, and Harpers Ferry.                     

Aside from its history, charm, and cultural abundance, the town’s location affords its residents a huge variety of activities, from outdoor pursuits like hiking, camping, hunting, and fishing in the mountains, to the infinite variety of entertainment and culture in nearby Washington DC and Baltimore. The Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic beaches are also within reach of a day trip. Frederick simply offers an excellent lifestyle for almost any family.          

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) system is consistently ranked as one of the best in the nation. FCPS ranks first in statewide 2012 School Progress Index accountability data, which includes overall student performance, closing achievement gaps, student growth and college and career preparation. FCPS achievement exceeds Maryland averages with scores that consistently surpass state and national averages on measures such as the College Board SAT.




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