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Physician Assistants who practice in Orthopaedics

Employment Opportunities

The following list contains all job listings from the past 90 days. Use the form on the right to filter jobs by state.

Des Plaines - Illinois

Posted Date: August 28, 2014

The Weil Foot & Ankle Institute and Dr. Weil Jr. are currently looking for a motivated PA-C that is highly independent with strong interpersonal skill to join his busy practice. The ideal candidate should enjoy working autonomously and will have a minimum of 1-2 years experience with direct patient care. Dr. Weil Jr. is the President of Weil Foot & Ankle Institute (WFAI) and also serves as Fellowship Director. WFAI, with 21 locations in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana, is a growing private practice that is dedicated to using the latest research and most advanced technology to deliver exceptional care. Dr. Weil Jr. is nationally and internationally known for his innovative surgical techniques and utilization of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Treatment (ESWT). He runs a high volume practice and specializes in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery with emphasis on forefoot reconstruction, tendon and ligament reconstruction (flatfoot and ankle instability), chronic heel pain, sports medicine and regenerative medicine with the use of PRP and autologous stem cells.

Qualifications:

  • NCCPA certified as Physician Assistant
  • Masters Degree
  • Licensed in the state of Illinois
  • 1-2 years of orthopedic clinical experience, foot/ankle experience is preferred. Will consider training new graduates who are energetic and motivated

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Performing history and physical exams
  • Ordering and evaluation of diagnostic studies
  • Performing injections and procedures
  • Appropriately prescribing and managing medications
  • Practices evidence based medicine
  • Manage post operative care
  • Involvement in research
  • Works closely with Dr. Weil Jr., fellow and support staff
  • No weekends
  • No call

Contact:  Submit resumes to hkass@weil4feet.com

 

 

Boca Raton - Florida

Posted Date: August 28, 2014

Busy multi-specialty clinics looking for a physician assistant to see our patients. Clinics are located in Palm Beach, Broward and Dade counties, Florida. This is a clinical position. No hospital, no call. Duties include, but not limited to, new patient evaluations, follow-up evaluations, post-op visits and trigger point injections. Join a team of orthopedic surgeons, neurologists and interventional pain management anesthesiologists.  Full time position with excellent compensation package. 

Please send your CV to adautch@cmcspineteam.com.

See us at www.choicemedicalcenters.com

Baltimore - Maryland

Posted Date: August 25, 2014

Seeking Orthopedic/Sports Medicine Physician Assistants - Full and Part-Time Opportunities: Federal Hill, Maryland (Baltimore, MD)

MedStar Prompt Care is part of MedStar Health, a $4 billion, not-for-profit, regional healthcare system with more than 5,600 affiliated physicians and a network of 10 hospitals and 20 other health-related businesses across the Maryland and Washington, DC region. MedStar Prompt Care has recently opened our new site in Baltimore, Maryland: Federal Hill.

We are currently recruiting for Urgent Care/Ortho/Sports Medicine Physician Assistants who have experience working in Orthopedics and Orthopedic Fast Track ER Departments. Our Ortho/Fast Track Care site is open 8-8 Monday-Friday and 8-4 on Saturdays and Sundays. Our facilities are staffed with both full and part-time Physicians and Physician Assistants.

MedStar Prompt Care offers a very competitive salary and benefit package, to include paid malpractice insurance; vacation days; paid week of CME and CME allowance; sick leave; retirement plan with % match from employer; medical, dental and vision insurance; and much more.

As part of the MedStar System, we strive to offer patients personalized care in our community-based physician offices, as well as access to the latest medical advancements and treatments available throughout our system.

Please contact me today for additional information:

Ellen Gilliland
MedStar Medical Group
Ellen.s.gilliland@medstar.net
(443) 725-8709

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

For more information, please visit http://www.MedStarMedicalGroupCareers.com/jobs/77141/

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Beverly Hills - California

Posted Date: August 22, 2014

Candidates must have a professional demeanor and prior work experience in the medical field is a plus. Please be sure to read this entire posting before applying. 

The Physician Assistant's duties include but are not limited to the following:

*Assist in office*

-Conduct patient interviews, evaluations and physical examinations, interpret and correlate laboratory and diagnostic procedures, compose and finalize patient-encounter reports for both treating patients and forensic work.

-Perform record reviews for patients with prior medical history. View and interpret surveillance video of examinees for forensic evaluations.

-Interpret and correlate subjective and objective data to formulate a differential diagnosis and establish a working diagnosis. Formulate a treatment plan for Orthopedic problems within scope of practice. 

-Implement therapeutic intervention for specific conditions when appropriate. Exercise judgment on problems requiring consultation, referral, or evaluation by the supervising Orthopedic surgeon or other health care professionals. 

-Order, collect, and perform appropriate laboratory or diagnostic procedures, and studies including but not limited to blood and tissue specimens. Ordering or performing diagnostic studies such as but not limited to EMG, electrocardiogram, compartment pressure measurements, and x-ray examinations including special x-ray examinations CT, MRI, and bone scans etc.

-Perform procedures such as but not limited to, digital blocks, regional anesthesia, and minor outpatient surgical procedures such as but not limited to: tendon repair, wound closure, wound management, wound debridement, incision and drainage, needle biopsy, percutaneous pinning of fractures, k-wire removal and hardware removal. 

-Coordinate scheduling of and preparing for surgeries, insuring that all necessary equipment and personnel have been ordered/arranged.

-Function as primary contact (email and/or telephone) for patients during office hours, evenings and weekends.

*Assist in surgery*

-Assist in surgery to include but not limited to first assist, deep and superficial tissue closures, application of appliances and any other action delegated by the surgeon. 

-Arrive at the surgical facility prior to the first case of the day to greet patient, insuring that patient is ready and all preparations are complete including paperwork and equipment in the operating room suite. Remain at surgical facility until after the last case concludes and all related issues have been taken care of. Work with the OR staff to make sure each case is set up properly and that all necessary equipment is available. Position patient in the OR in preparation for the surgical procedure, supervise sterile prep, and perform draping. Complete all hospital or surgery center paperwork associated with the surgical case. Communicate with patient's family members when necessary with progress updates.

-Conduct hospital rounds, admit patients, discharge patients, write progress notes, write orders, and take call for the Orthopedic surgeon. Evaluate and clarify clinical conditions, formulate and implement a treatment or therapeutic plan for hospitalized patients, dictate discharge summaries, histories and physicals.

*Academics*

-Assist in the writing and preparing of manuscripts for publication with co-authorship.

*Business Management/Development*

-Assist in marketing initiatives, generating web site content and other related activities for the promotion and development of the practice. 

-Participate in ongoing collective and collaborative efforts to identify issues and implement measures related to optimizing efficiency in practice operations.

 

Please do the following when applying for the position.

1. Send an email response to drstevenmeier@gmail.com.

2. Please respond to this ad with "Orthopedics - Physician Assistant" in the subject line.

3. Include a cover letter and a resume.

 

Please note: If you do not include all of the above, you will not be considered for an interview. Submit your application only if you are qualified.

New Orleans - Louisiana

Posted Date: August 20, 2014

Physician Assistant (Orthopedic Surgery ) - Ochsner Main Campus

GENERAL SUMMARY:
Employed by the clinic for the purposes of enhancing the nature and quality of care for acute and chronically ill pediatric, adult, and geriatric population. Works under the supervision of the Medical Director or approved staff physician and in association with the PCCs, staff nurses, and discharge coordinator in the planning, implementation and evaluation of medical and nursing care. Major areas of responsibility include: primary and urgent medical management, emergency stabilization of all critically ill patients, teaching of residents and medical students, staff development and education, patient education and discharge planning.
Demonstrates actions consistent with Ochsner's Expectations as duties are performed on a daily basis.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education, Experience & Training:

For Physician Assistants:

  • Bachelors Degree in Physician Assistant Medicine or Health Sciences or graduate of an Approved Physician Assistant Training Program (as appropriate for PAs)
  • NCCPA Certified
  • Current Louisiana State Licensure as a Physician Assistant
  • BCLS/ACLS Current Certification as required
  • 3 to 5 years related experience preferred

Other Qualifications:

  • Must be fully licensed and credentialed as outlined by the Medical Staff Office of Ochsner Health System.
  • Physician Assistants must maintain NCCPA certification. Must be eligible for Louisiana Prescriptive Authority as outlined by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners.

Apply: https://ochsner.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=021670&lang=en

Ochsner is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

Golden, Colorado - Colorado

Posted Date: August 19, 2014

Panorama Orthopedics is located in Golden, Colorado.

The group includes 25 fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeons, 2
physiatrists; several nurse practitioners, and 17 physician assistants.
On-site digital x-ray, electronic medical records, ultrasounds, EMG,
fluoroscopy, physical therapy, and MRI.

Position to be filled is in the joints department as a physician's assistant working in
both a clinical and surgical capacity. Applicant should have the ability
to work independently, take direction, have the ability to stand/assist
during long surgeries, communicate effectively, and have a high regard
for patient/provider satisfaction. Attention to detail is a crucial
trait.

Golden is a very active and family oriented community of
19,000 people, located just 15 minutes west of Denver. Hiking, rock
climbing, fishing, golfing, mountain biking, and road biking are in your
backyard and just a short drive from numerous ski resorts.

Benefits include working for an amazing and very friendly company, competitive
compensation, paid health insurance, paid time off for continuing
education in addition to standard paid time off, financial support for
continuing education, and a 401k plan.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • First Surgical assistant for the total joint arthroplasty service. (working with multiple physicians)
  • Seeing patients in clinic. (including 2 week postoperative visits)
  • Rounding on a limited number of patients in the hospital.
  • Occasional weekend rounding. (approximately 1 out of 9 weekends)
  • Occasional Call.(Consists solely of covering night and weekend patient phone
    calls. This is 2 out of 3 days, and there is no in-house call. You will
    NOT be required to go to the ER or hospital while on call.)

Qualifications:

  • Physician assistant training at two- or three-year accredited program, including didactic and clinical teaching. 
  • Valid NCCPA certification.
  • Valid Colorado state physician license.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently as well as with a team.
  • Must be able to manage time and multiple tasks for maximum efficiency.

For more information regarding this opportunity, please contact Karen Oxenford.

koxenford@panoramaortho.com / 303-233-1223

www.panoramaortho.com 


Harrisonburg - Virginia

Posted Date: August 19, 2014

Sentara RMH Medical Center seeks motivated Physician Assistant to join established team of 8 Physicians and 4 PAs in our Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Practice.  This position will support our General / Joint Surgeon performing comprehensive and problem focused H&Ps, order and interpret lab and diagnostic procedures, medications and orthotics, develop treatment plans, administer joint injections, casting, implement therapeutic interventions when appropriate, participate in hospital rounding and call, dictate discharge summaries and act as first assist in surgery including deep and superficial tissue closures, application of appliances and any other action delegated by the surgeon. 

The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years’ clinical experience with at least 1 year surgical first assist experience.  This is an employed position offering a competitive starting salary, commensurate with experience, and full benefits.

Enjoy a relaxed lifestyle in a family oriented and safe community with award-wining school districts.  Outdoor opportunities abound based on the community’s proximity to the Skyline Drive, the Shenandoah National Park and the Shenandoah River.  Cultural venues include music and theatre performances provided by recognized programs at James Madison University.  Harrisonburg is home to Rockingham Memorial Hospital, a 238 bed, non-profit community hospital and member of Sentara HealthCare located 60 miles from Charlottesville, 120 miles from Richmond and 140 miles from Washington, D.C.

To apply, contact sxhutche@sentara.com or call 540-564-7126.

 

Tucson - Arizona

Posted Date: August 18, 2014

Physician Assistant(s) – After Hours Clinic

Tucson Orthopaedic Institute (www.tucsonortho.com) has built a reputation for unparalleled excellence in Orthopaedic care, epitomizing the highest standards in expertise, technology and service.  We are looking for a dedicated, experienced Physician Assistant to run our After HOURS clinic

Job duties include working Monday-Thursday, 12:00-10:00pm, triaging and treating patients, managing the after- hours clinic and support staff, surgical first assist (as needed), O.R. experience a plus. Candidates must be a graduate from an approved PA school and certified as a PA.

If you work well in a warm, friendly and professional atmosphere, and driven by the opportunity to make a difference and provide an outstanding patient experience; submit your resume and salary requirements to careers@tucsonortho.com.

We offer, Free Medical benefits, Free Life insurance, Free Short-term Disability insurance, 401k Match, Profit Sharing, Bonus Plan and CEU allowance and paid time off along with a smoke and drug free environment.  EOE

 

Hazleton - Pennsylvania

Posted Date: August 18, 2014

Well established Orthopaedics practice seeking experienced PA for Hazleton, PA.  Practice currently has 2 surgeons, 1 physician assistant, and is still growing.  Applicant must be self motivated, hard working, and be able to run a clinic solo or in cooperation with other team members. 

 Position details:

  • Full time
  • Alternating call with team members
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Full benefits package including health, life, 401K, CME, and malpractice

Job Responsibilities:

  • Clinic and OR responsibilities
  • Hospital consults, rounds, and evaluations

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience, within the last 5 years, providing services in an orthopaedic department
  • Graduate of an ARC-PA accredited physician assistant training program
  • Current certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
  • Eligible for a PA License

Contact:

Melanie Broyan
Provider Relations & Recruitment
Lehigh Valley Hospital–Hazleton
700 E. Broad Street
Hazleton, PA  18201
melanie.broyan@lvhn.org
570-501-4787 (Phone)
570-501-6203 (Fax)
LVHN.org/hazleton

Lehigh Valley Health Network
A PASSION FOR BETTER MEDICINE


Tampa - Florida

Posted Date: August 16, 2014

 

Well established Orthopaedics practice seeking experienced PA for Winterhaven, FL.  Practice currently has 4 surgeons, 2 physician assistants, and is still growing.  Applicant must be self motivated, hard working, and be able to run a clinic solo or in cooperation with other team members. 

 Position details:

  • Full time
  • Alternating call with team members
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Full benefits package including health, life, 401K, CME, and malpractice

Job Responsibilities:

  • Clinic and OR responsibilities
  • Hospital consults, rounds, and evaluations
  • Medical coverage for local high school football programs

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience, within the last 5 years, providing services in an orthopaedic department
  • Graduate of an ARC-PA accredited physician assistant training program
  • Current certification by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
  • Eligible for a Florida License

Contact:

Ed Smith, Chief PA
omgpa@yahoo.com

 

Northern - Wyoming

Posted Date: August 15, 2014

Seeking an experienced physician assistant in orthopedics for hospital based position in Northern Wyoming. Two days clinic, two days OR. Great orthopaedic physicians. Beautiful area with mountains, outdoor heaven, skiing, backpacking, hunting, fishing. Work and play in God's country. Outstanding salary with benefits. Moving expenses. NO STATE INCOME TAX.

Contact:

Rebecca Smith, RKS PHysician Recruiting
307-851-4312
rebecca.smith@rekamsolutions.com

 

 

Middletown - Connecticut

Posted Date: August 13, 2014

 

Orthopedic Associates of Middletown, a premier seven doctor, four physician assistant group located in the central Connecticut River valley.  Middletown is the home to Wesleyan Univeristy, locate 20 miles southwest of Hartford and mid-way between New York and Boston and just 30 minutes from the Long Island Sound.  The ideal candidate will be NCCPA certified, experienced in orthopedics and have a minimum of three years experience in the medical field.

Under the direct supervision of a physician, the Physician Assistant duties will include caring for, treating and triaging patients.  The ideal candidate will also be able to perform the following:

  • Perform comprehensive and problem focused history and physical exams using appropriate labrotory and diagnostic testing to assist in formulating a diagnosis and treatment plan.
  • Order, collect specimens and perform appropriate laboratory/diagnostic testing and procedures.
  • Work closely with the Orthopedic Surgeons to evaluate and treat patients in the office setting and urgent patients reffered by the ER.
  • Order, perscribe and dispense medication and DME as allowed by the Connecticut state scope of practice.
  • Communicate with patiets to serve as liaison between Physician and patient.
  • Maintain records in both the office and hospital as required.
  • Each physician assistant shared duties include assisting in surgery, weekend call coverage and staffing the UrgentOrtho walk in center program

For more information or to apply for the position please forward your cover letter and CV to:

Scott Gruder
Operations Manager
512 Saybrook Road
STE 100
Middletown, CT 06457
fax: 860.894.1882
email: sgruder@oamct.com
website: www.oamct.com

Mobile - Alabama

Posted Date: August 11, 2014

 

Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic, PC seeks a Physician Assistant with exceptional diagnostic and procedural skills, plus an appreciation of teamwork and professionalism.

The successful Physician Assistant will work with an orthopaedic sports medicine and shoulder surgeon as part of a team dedicated to the highest level of orthopedic care for athletes. The Physician Assistant will assist the supervising physician in the clinic setting and in the operating room. The PA will also be responsible for running a solo clinic at a specified time each week. This position requires minimal call and rounding commitments (No call after 6PM on weekdays, On Call with the surgeon 26 days per year, which involves rounding only on weekends when surgeon is on call. The PA will also cover area high school football games with the surgeon on Friday nights during football season.) Complete benefits package and guaranteed salary of 100K annually + bonus commensurate with experience and productivity. 

To apply please visit www.alortho.com and click on the "About Us" link to submit your resume/application via our employment opportunities job board.

 
Essential Functions

Physician Assistant activities 95 percent of time:

  • Performs physical exams, documents in the medical record, orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures and renders a diagnosis as defined via the protocols established by the supervising physician.
  • Provide indicated treatment and follow-up instructions as established by the supervising physician.
  • Perform aspirations and injections as defined via the protocols established by the supervising physician.
  • Educates patients and family members regarding health and illness prevention, medication and treatment instruction and recommends community resources as needed.
  • Prepares written prescription orders for drugs as defined by the protocols established by the supervising physician.
  • Communicates with attending physician regarding plan of care and involves physician in clinical decision making of any issues that are outside the Physician Assistant’s knowledge base or scope of practice.
  • Perform a variety of orthopeadic pre-, intra-, and post-operative duties to include: Pre-admission patient evaluation and work-up, Physical assessment, Assist in setting orthopedic instrumentation and equipment, Assist with patient preparation to include draping and positioning, First and second assist with all procedures to include tissue retraction, Suturing of tissues, cutting of suture, closing of the operative case, application of any appropriate dressings or splints and writing of post operative orders.

Our Physician Assistant (PA) will receive:

  • Guaranteed $100K salary
  • Bonus commensurate with productivity and experience
  • Full Benefits package to include 401K/Profit Sharing, Health, Dental & Vision Insurance and generous ETO plan.
  • 1 Week of paid continuing education time and course paid annually.
  • Applicable professional dues and licensure paid annually.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  •  Masters degree from an accredited PA program
  • Certification as a physician assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
  • Current unrestricted license to practice as a physician assistant in Alabama
  • Current DEA registration number (certificate) to prescribe controlled substances
  • Minimum 2 years of full-time experience working as a Physician Assistant practicing in orthopedics

 

Long Beach - California

Posted Date: August 8, 2014

Busy Orthopaedic/Sports Medicine Practice in Los Alamitos/Long Beach California looking for a Physician Assistant. Willing to train new graduate.

Primary duties will include assisting in the care and treatment of all orthopedic related conditions including new patient evaluation, pre-op and post-op care of surgical patients as well as the management of non-surgical patients.

Graduation from an accredited school of physician assistants, and, a California State license/certification as a Physician Assistant and NCCPA certified.

Great Pay with Excellent Benefits. If interested please fax resume to:562-436-7350 or email marci.leyva@gmail.com

 

Auburn - Washington

Posted Date: August 4, 2014

PA - Orthopedic Surgery – Auburn, WA

MultiCare Health System is seeking a certified PA or NP to join our dynamic multi-specialty group and partner with an established surgeon in a busy Orthopedic practice. The position is full-time and includes working in our Auburn, WA outpatient clinic, assisting in surgery at Auburn Medical Center and a light call rotation. Occasional cross-coverage at our Covington campus is part of the role. Experience working in a surgical specialty and/or surgical first assist is required; experience in Orthopedics is preferred.

Competitive salary, a full array of benefits and a great location makes this an ideal choice for the provider who is looking to experience the best of Northwest living; from big city amenities to the pristine beauty and recreational opportunities of the great outdoors.

Please visit our website to apply online at http://blazenewtrails.org/ or on your mobile device at m.jobs.multicare.org. Questions: email amber.bishop@multicare.org .

“MultiCare Health System is proud to be a drug free workplace.”

Sarasota - Florida

Posted Date: July 30, 2014

 

Physician Assistant needed to join a solo practioner .  One P.A. is currently with the practice.

Duties include office and the Operating Room.

Minimal Call,after hours and weekend work.

Florida license required and Certification.

Please send all inquiries to: David Sugar , email dsugar@drsugar.md

Asheville - North Carolina

Posted Date: July 29, 2014

NORTH CAROLINA PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT OPPORTUNITY!

Asheville Orthopaedic Associates, P.A. is employing a Physician Assistant to join our current group of 6 Orthopaedic Surgeons. We are a fast growing, Mission Health Systems affiliated practice that was established since 1929. We are a growing and thriving private practice offering the latest in technology in a quiet hometown atmosphere. 

Opportunity exists for office and surgery, running your own clinic, fracture care, injections, and pre/post opt care. We are offer a competitive starting salary with a full and extensive benefit package and relocation.

The community is located in beautiful Asheville, NC in the heart of Western North Carolina in the majestic Blue Ridge Smoky Mountains. We are an area that boasts small town charm surrounded by sites like the historic Biltmore Estate and Grove Park Inn. Asheville offers an exceptional public and private school system and many outdoor amenities from river rafting, hiking, cycling, golfing, and snow skiing, with spectacular views offering a wonderful four season environment in which to live and work.  

Come see what we have to offer!

Contact: Jan Grove

Please email resume to jgrove@ashevilleortho.com

www.ashevilleortho.com

Santa Rosa - California

Posted Date: July 28, 2014

Single practioner looking to replace PA relocating, for busy practice consisting of one Orthopaedic surgeon, Three PAs and one RN.  PAs rotate between 2-3 surgical days with surgeon and 5 clinical days per week.  Average clinic load 14-18 patients.  No ER call or hospital rounding.  PAs alternate "phone call" through the week.  PAs responsible for H&Ps, follow-up on surgical patients, PT referrals and prescribing medications.

Experienced and new grads with ortho rotations preferred.

Must have:

  • Ability to work at a high level and pace
  • Good communication, organizational and time mangement skills
  • Current PA license CA
  • Current DEA#, NPI

Generous base salary, with health and dental benefits, education and training allowance, retirement plan and anual bonus.  Please send CV with cover letter to shoulderdoc@ericschmidtmd.com or fax to 707 544-3251

 

Grand Forks - North Dakota

Posted Date: July 25, 2014

Opportunity for a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to join our Orthopaedic team full-time at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, North Dakota. We are the industry leader in providing integrated hospital-based services. Responsibilities include: assisting with the Orthopaedic follow-up clinic, ED consults, and in-patient rounding. We offer the ability to grow professionally through CME and training created and provided by the TeamHealth Institute, professional liability coverage with an A+ rated carrier, opportunity to work in a collegial team of orthopaedic professionals at a Level II trauma center. Orthopaedic experience is preferred; however, we will train the right candidate. Salary to include full benefits package: medical, dental, 401K, wellness, life insurance.

Contact:

Ryan Bennett
919-655-1314
ryan_bennett@teamhealth.com

 

Memphis - Tennessee

Posted Date: July 25, 2014

Opportunity for a Physician Assistant to join our Orthopaedic Hospitalist team full-time at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. At this Level II trauma center, you will work with a collegial team of orthopaedic professionals and for the nation’s leader in providing integrated hospital-based services. Responsibilities include assisting with the follow-up clinic, surgery assist, ED consults, and in-patient rounding. We offer the ability to grow professionally through CME offerings and training created and provided by the TeamHealth Institute. This is a salaried position that includes full benefits package; medical, dental, 401K, wellness, and life insurance; and paid professional liability coverage with an A+ rated carrier. Orthopaedic experience is required.

Contact:

Ryan Bennett
919-655-1314
ryan_bennett@teamhealth.com

 

Manhattan - Kansas

Posted Date: July 24, 2014

ORTHOPAEDIC & SPORTS MEDICINE

MANHATTAN, KANSAS

For over 20 years the Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center (OSMC) has provided quality care in the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and diseases such as arthritis. Our mission is to serve the people in Manhattan and the surrounding area by providing the highest level of compassionate and quality care in a timely and efficient manner. Manhattan is located in the beautiful Flint Hills of Northeast Kansas. It is home to Kansas State University. Great place to raise a family with metropolitean amenities but the feel of a small town.What we are looking for:Looking for a qualified Physician Assistant to join a 5 surgeon, 3 PA and 1 nurse practitioner orthopedic group. The job would include office, surgery and some call. Competitive salary and benefits. Experience is preferred but not necessary.

Contact Information:

Justin Schlepp, PA-C
Mid-Level Manager
Email CV and resume to jrschlepp@yahoo.com

Sebring - Florida

Posted Date: July 22, 2014

Florida Joint & Spine Institute PA is searching for an energetic Physician Assistant to join our team.

Key Responsibilities:

Initiates appropriate diagnostic tests to evaluate the patient's condition. Asses the findings and history, review of systems, physical examination and diagnostic tests.

Performs complete history and physical examinations. Provides pre and postoperative education and ongoing support to orthopedic patients and their caregivers. Promotes teamwork and patient centered care. Clinical and interpersonal communication skills.

Florida Joint and Spine Institute has three locations. All care locations have full electronic health record system and PACS for imaging. The practice offers sports medicine, joint replacement, minimally invasive joint replacement, pain management, fracture care, spine care, care for work related injuries and rehabilitation.

Candidates must be a graduate from a accredited Physician Assistants program with NCCPA certification.

These are full time positions with competitive Salary and benefits package (PTO, bonuses and Holiday pay). Please send CV and cover letter to Nespinoza@floridajointspine.com

 

Wenatchee - Washington

Posted Date: July 18, 2014

Confluence Health / Wenatchee Valley Hospital and Clinics in Wenatchee, WA is eeking an experienced ortho Physician Assistant for busy group of 5 orthopedic surgeons and 2 PA-Cs. This is a full-time blended position, with outpatient and inpatient medicine and including some weekend call and operative responsibilities as physicians need support. Call responsibility is 1:10. Practitioner will maintain "open drop-in" schedule on a regular basis.

Confluence Health was formed in 2013 as an affiliation between the Wenatchee Valley Medical Center and Central Washington Hospital to create an integrated, regional healthcare delivery system with 2 hospitals, multi-specialty care in 30+ service lines and primary care with rural outreach in ten communities across North Central Washington state. Over 250 physicians and 100 advanced practice clinicians serve an area of approximately 12,000 square miles and cover nearly every corner of our region through specialty outreach.

We are located in the heart of Washington State and just 2.5 hours east of Seattle. Our region offers a diversity of recreational opportunities in breathtaking landscapes, from alpine country to the high desert, orchards to vineyards, cross country skiing to fly fishing and everything in between. Cycling, mountain biking, rafting, hiking; it is all right here. The region also offers a family friendly environment with good schools and opportunities for the entire family to be involved in culture and arts.

To learn more about our organization and area, please visit our website at: www.ConfluenceHealth.org/Recruiting. To speak with a Recruiter, please call (509)667-7398. To apply, please submit your CV to JoinUs@wvmedical.com.

 

 

Richmond - Virginia

Posted Date: July 8, 2014

Bon Secours Richmond

Job description for Orthopaedic Service - line

Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner

Hospital based Orthopaedic service line is seeking an energetic and motivated Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner to join a well-established and cohesive group for full time employment.  Primary role is first response to the Emergency Department when Orthopaedic consultation is requested.  This would include any Orthopaedic injury or illness.  Other duties and responsibilities include performing history and physical examinations, hospital rounding, floor consultations, admissions and discharges, joint aspiration/injection, reduction of fractures/dislocations, application of casts and splints, first assisting in the operating room, ordering and interpreting radiographic and laboratory data and developing  appropriate treatment plans in accordance with Virginia state law and established treatment protocols with the Orthopaedic surgeon.  Strong interpersonal skills are essential as well as basic computer competence.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years’ experience of direct patient care as an advanced practice provider who enjoys autonomy while collaborating with Orthopaedic Surgeons, Hospitalists, Emergency Room physicians, PA’s/NP’s and Nurses providing world class care to patients and their families.  Orthopaedic experience is highly desired.

Beautiful, historic Richmond, the capital of Virginia, offers many attractions including parks, golf courses, music, NASCAR races, running, cycling (2015 UCI Cycling World Championship host) and water sports on the James River.  Richmond is located just an hour and a half from Virginia Beach, Washington D.C. and one hour from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Charlottesville, Va.  It has a mild temperate climate.  It is also home to 4 Universities, including VCU and University of Richmond.  Richmond is home to several Fortune 500 companies and has a robust economy.

Richmond boasts a vibrant downtown city life and is home of the Washington Redskins Training camp as well as other semi-pro teams.  Richmond is a city which embraces its heritage while moving on to the future.

If any questions, please contact Steve Young, PA-C at Steven_Young@bshsi.org or apply online at BonSecours.com

 

Dominican Republic - Dominican Republic

Posted Date: July 8, 2014

Physician Assistant, Orthopedic Surgery – Dominican Republic

CURE International is a non-profit organization that operates hospitals and programs in the developing world where patients experience the life-changing message of God’s love for them, receiving surgical treatment regardless of gender, religion, ethnicity, or the ability to pay.

More than 100 million physically disabled children in the developing world can be cured through surgery…and we need YOU to play a part in making that happen.

CURE has an exceptional opportunity for an Physician Assistant at its hospital in the Dominican Republic. Under the direction of the Medical Director, the Physician Assistant will be responsible for providing orthopedic care for private pay patients, including an emphasis on meeting the orthopedic and sports medicine needs of the members of the baseball league. The Physician Assistant will also participate in providing services for patients at the hospital whose care is partially subsidized, or provided at no cost to the patient.

Qualified candidates for this position will possess the following:

  • Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant program; Current NCCPA certification required.
  • 1 to 3 years experience in private practice, hospital or rehabilitation facility. Previous specialization in sports medicine is a must; experience with elbows/shoulders preferred.
  • Experience working with the baseball community is a plus.
  • Experience in the developing world helpful.
  • Fluency in Spanish required.

In addition, we are looking for individuals who support and embody the following values:

  • Christlike – reflecting the compassion of Jesus to those we serve
  • Childlike – valuing a child’s passion for life and depending on God in how we think, live and love
  • Integrity - doing what we say and saying what we do
  • Restoring the Broken - taking action in responding to the physical and spiritual needs of those without a voice and resources
  • Intentional Relationships – collaborating, partnering and cultivating trust and authenticity

This is a full-time, paid position that offers a modest salary with a comprehensive benefits package that may include health and life insurance, relocation assistance, retirement, housing, in-country transportation, and annual leave.

CURE is also an associate member of MedSend, which means that you may be eligible for student loan forgiveness while serving with CURE on the field.

Please visit www.cure.org to learn more about, and to apply for, this opportunity! Have questions? Feel free to contact us at hr@cureinternational.org. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

Irving - Texas

Posted Date: July 7, 2014

Full Time Physician Assistant Opening

Irving Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is located in the heart of the thriving Dallas and Fort Worth metropolitan area.  Irving Orthopedics & Sports Medicine was established in 1992, and has grown to a busy private practice with 5 physicians and 5 physician assistants.  Our practice offers digital x-ray, onsite MRI, as well as our own physical therapy department.  An outpatient surgery center is also located within the same building.

The physician assistant job responsibilities will include office patient care, first assisting in surgical cases, and hospital rounds.  Orthopedic experience preferred; however, new graduates can be trained.  We offer a salary commensurate with experience.  Benefits include, but are not limited to, 7 paid holidays per year, paid vacation and sick time, 401(k) plan, and health/dental/vision/life insurance coverage options

For more information visit our website: www.irvingortho.com

Don’t miss this opportunity, send your resume today!

Contact our Chief Operating Officer, Kimberly:
Phone: 972-438-4636 Ext. 1108
Fax: 214-260-0771
Email: kimberly@irvingortho.com

 

Athens - Georgia

Posted Date: July 1, 2014

Athens Orthopedic Clinic is a progressive subspecialty based practice located in northeast Georgia.  With six satellite locations, the 18 physicans and 18 physician asisstants of Athens Orthopedic Clinic provides quality orthopedic care to the entire region.   We are currently seeking 3 additional physicians assistant to join our team.  New team members will assist our physicians in the areas of upper extremity, sports medicine, and spine.  Duties will include outpatient patient care, surgical first assist, and minimal call coverage!l

Athens Orthopedic Clinic offers a highly compettive salary and benefits package.  Interested candidate should send resumes to Kelly Ward, PA-C, ATC at kward@athensorthopedicclinic.com

 

Mountain Home - Idaho

Posted Date: June 30, 2014

 

 

CGS is currently recruiting a Physician Assistant with an orthopedics background to service our nations’ military at Mountain Home Air Force Base in Mountain Home Idaho. 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Provides primary or specialty medical care with the cognizance or supervision of a physician.
  • Obtains and evaluates medical histories, performs physical examinations, performs therapeutic and diagnostic procedures, and orders laboratory studies, radiographs, electrocardiograms, and other special examinations.
  • Counsel’s patients on medical problems, use of drugs, expected effects of treatment, family planning, child care, diet, and other therapeutic health maintenance matters. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Be a graduate Physician Assistant qualified by academic and practical education to provide patient services as a physician extender under supervision of a physician.
  • Be a graduate of a Physician Assistant Training Program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA), or its predecessors, and acceptable to the Surgeon General, USAF, is mandatory. 
  • Have at least 24 months of experience as an Orthopedic Physician Assistant within the last 36 months in the specialty.
  • Certification as a Physician Assistant by the National Committee on Certification Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required.

Contact:

Laura Abarca
Corporate Recruiter
Direct Line: 1-610-885-9059
Toll Free: 1-877-661-0769 x259

Issaquah/Bellevue - Washington

Posted Date: June 24, 2014

Certified Physician Assistant

Proliance Orthopedics & Sports Medicine (POSM) is looking for a full time PA-C to work with our 16 surgeon orthopedic group in both the clinic and operating room. The ideal candidate will be energetic, self-motivated, and an efficient physician assistant that will help our busy, team oriented group within the larger multi-specialty Orthopedic organization. The POSM physicians and clinical staff work together to ensure that our patients receive the very best care. Responsibilities are, but not limited to: first assist OR, independent patient clinic, and backup call which is currently shared by our eight PAs.

This position requires documented completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program and a current Washington State Physician Assistant License. Candidates ideally will have a minimum of 1-2 years of general orthopedic experience (including surgical assisting) or trauma care and/or general orthopedic experience (including surgical assisting). We service the Eastside suburbs of Seattle (i.e. Bellevue, Issaquah, Redmond, and Snoqualmie areas). We offer a competitive wage and benefit package.

If interested, please email CV, cover letter including desired salary, and references to a.craig@proliancesurgeons.com and feel free to learn more about our practice on our website (POSM.com).

Ft. Myers - Florida

Posted Date: June 24, 2014

Experience preferred but will train new graduates.  Great opportunity to work with fellow-shop trained surgeons.  Primary focus will be sports medicine, total joint surgery and foot and ankle surgery.  Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • pre and post-operative care
  • first assist in operating room
  • rounding
  • writing and review orders
  • assist and work independently in clinic
  • review radiology orders
  • prescribe medications
  • on call responsibilities (shared with other PA's in office)

Salary negotiable.  Benefits include, paid time off, CME days and reimbursement, healthcare plan, 401K, phone allowance, etc

Minimum requirements

  • Florida physician assistant license
  • computer literate-windows
  • phlebotomy skills helpful
  • strong organizational skills

Contact:

Please submit resumes to Bob.Cunniff@osswf.com or Fax: 239-461-6342

 

 

Lebanon - New Hampshire

Posted Date: June 24, 2014

Physician Assistant – Orthopaedics
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic is pleased to announce an opening for a Physician Assistant provider in the following subspecialties: hand, upper extremity, lower extremity and Sports, within the Department of Orthopaedics. This position will work in collaboration with our world-class team of Orthopaedic Surgeons providing the highest standards of quality patient focused care across all aspects of treatment.

This is five day, 40 hours per week, salaried position holding a faculty rank at the Geisel School of Medicine at the Instructor level.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Initiates appropriate diagnostic tests to evaluate the patient's condition.
  • Assesses the findings and history, review of systems, physical examination and diagnostic tests.
  • Develops implements and manages therapeutic treatment regimens in collaboration with staff orthopaedists.
  • Performs complete history and physical examinations.
  • Provides pre- and postoperative education and ongoing support to orthopaedic patients and their caregivers.
  • Promotes teamwork and patient centered care.

We are ideally seeking a Physician Assistant who brings experience and clinical competency to Orthopaedic patients. Current New Hampshire licensure (or eligibility) is required. Academic preparation at the Master's level with a specialty in Orthopaedics preferred.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, located in Lebanon, NH on the Vermont/New Hampshire border is New Hampshire’s only integrated, academic, Level I trauma center. Home to the prestigious Ivy League Dartmouth College, the Lebanon/Hanover area is a vibrant, academic and professional community offering excellent schools, lively arts, and an unmatched quality of life in a beautiful, rural setting. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center includes a modern 400-bed tertiary care hospital, research and clinical facilities for the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Norris Cotton Cancer Center and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic. In addition, we were the first hospital in New Hampshire to receive Magnet status and have been consistently rated one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.

Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest electronically to: AssociateProviderCareers@hitchcock.org

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
One Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH 03756

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Ketchikan - Alaska

Posted Date: June 12, 2014

PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center is seeking a full-time Ortho PA-C to join our Orthopedic team. Be part of our strong, community practice and enjoy collegial relationships with our surgeon, an additional PA-C, and our clinical and OR teams.

  • Enjoy autonomy in your practice! Our ideal candidate has 3+ years of experience in Orthopedics.
  • Spend a minimum of 4-6 days in the OR each month. Our ideal candidate must be certified to First Assist.
  • Embrace your sense of adventure! Care for patients in outlying island communities every other month as part of our outreach clinic.
  • Use all your skills! This opportunity is full-scope including patient evaluation and treatment, pre op and post op care, and more. We’re looking for a candidate comfortable with joint injections, splinting, casting, etc.

PeaceHealth Medical Group is a physician-led group with over 800 medical practitioners in communities throughout Oregon, Washington and Alaska. PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit Catholic health care system that consistently receives national recognition for innovations in patient centered care, patient safety, spirit in the workplace, and health care technology.

Come experience Ketchikan, AK, a friendly, family-oriented community in scenic Southeast Alaska, just an hour and a half flight from Seattle. This area is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts, those who love the arts, or someone who just wants a quiet, slower-paced life. Enjoy our beautiful surroundings, abundant wildlife, and great opportunities for hiking, fishing, boating, and more. We have excellent schools and a strong local economy.

We offer competitive compensation and robust benefits. Relocation assistance is available.

For more information, please contact:

Tiffanie Davis, Provider Recruiter
tdavis3@peacehealth.org
907-228-8300, ext. 7887
www.peacehealth.org

You are also welcome to apply online: http://bit.ly/1qBc3js

EEO/AA Employer

Middlebury - Connecticut

Posted Date: June 12, 2014

Orthopaedics New England is looking for a full-time PA-C to join our three physicians in providing care to joint replacement, joint reconstruction, sports medicine and general orthopaedic patients.  Successful candidate should be able to work in a fast-paced environment, have a great bedside manner, and be willing to work 40-50 hours a week.

The PAs split their time between assisting in the operating room at 2 different hospitals and seeing patients in our offices.  Candidates with some Orthopaedic experience are preferred, but we will consider motivated individuals who are energetic, have excellent clinical decision-making skills, and are team players.  Normal daily tasks include:  performing initial evaluation, ordering and evaluation of diagnostic studies: performing closed reduction of fractures and dislocations; performing joint aspirations and injections; casting and splinting; prescribing medications appropriately and managing prescription refill requests; responding to patient phone calls to facilitate patient care; educating patients and family on diagnosis; treatment and prevention.  There is currently no one call or holiday coverage responsibility required.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

If you are interested in learning more about our opportunity, please send your cover letter and CV to the attention of bjensen@ospc1579.com or fax to (203) 598-0076 Attn: Practice Administrator.

www.OrthoNewEngland.com

Manchester - New Hampshire

Posted Date: June 11, 2014

Physician Assistant - Orthopaedics

Elliot Orthopaedics is seeking an experienced, ambitious, and high functioning Physician Assistant to join our growing team. Elliot Orthopaedics offers expert, personal and individualized care in the diagnosis and treatment of all orthopedic conditions including sports injuries, trauma care, joint replacement surgery and most musculoskeletal conditions.

We welcome seasoned applicants with 5+ years outpatient orthopaedic clinic experience, as well as those with experience in trauma and fracture care. The qualified candidate will be highly independent, will provide medical and surgical care of orthopaedic patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings, and be exposed to many areas of the Health System.  This Monday through Friday, full-time position will also be part of a reasonable call coverage schedule, and have exceptional educational and growth opportunities.

The chosen candidate will be working exclusively with Robert Parisien, MD, recently chosen as Elliot’s 2014 Physician of the Year, and NH Magazine’s 2014 Top Doctor award for Orthopaedic Surgery.

To learn more about the Elliot Health System or to apply, please visit us at www.ElliotPhysicians.org 

Elliot Health System is an equal opportunity employer embracing the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. We provide a welcoming and supportive environment for employees of all ethnic backgrounds, cultures, ages, lifestyles and physical abilities.

Wall - New Jersey

Posted Date: June 10, 2014

University Orthopaedic Associates, LLC is seeking motivated physician assistant to work at a Level 2 trauma center in centeral NJ within a large multi-specialty orthopaedic group. The PA will be an initial evaluator in the ER and first assisting in the operating room.  He/she will perform pre-op and post-op care and make hospital rounds. 

The position includes evening and weekend call on a rotating basis.  It also offers the opportunity to praticipate in clinical research and departmental teaching conferences with CME credits. 

Interested applicants please fax C.V. to 732-564-9034 Attn:  Darleen Caccavale or email to darleenc@uognj.com

 

Lawrence - Kansas

Posted Date: June 5, 2014

OrthoKansas,LLC, an outpatient Orthopaedic clinic and rehabilitation center in Lawrence, KS, is currently seeking a full-time Physician Assistant to join our growing team.

We offer a competitive total compensation package including base salary plus an individual incentive plan, as well as a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life and a 401(k) plan, in addition to other outstanding benefits such as continuing education reimbursement and Paid Time Off.

Responsibilities include clinical exams, ordering and interpreting tests, prescribing medications, assisting surgeon in operating room and in patient rounding and on-call, monitoring therapies and providing continuity of care and triaging patients. Will operate with the physician 2-3 days per week.             

Requirements

  • Previous experience and/or 2 years' experience in Orthopedics and physician's office highly preferred
  • Current license to practice in the State of Kansas
  • Certification as a Physician Assistant by a national certifying agency
  • Current CPR certification as staffing needs required
  • Board Certified National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
  • Membership in American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
  • Completion of an approved Physician Assistant training program

Please submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

Attention: COO/Administrator
OrthoKansas,LLC
1112 W. 6th Street, Ste 124
Lawrence, KS 66044
via Fax: 785-843-6973
via Email: djohnston@OrthoKansasLLC.com

 

Vail - Colorado

Posted Date: June 4, 2014

Are you a natural leader? Do you like to work with the best? Are you goal oriented and willing to take on challenges? Do you like rewarding opportunities?

If you think that you have the skills and experience that makes you an exceptional leader and you want to work with one of the best orthopedic surgeons in the country in his subspecialty, then this position at The Steadman Clinic is for you.

The Steadman Clinic is a dynamic and growing clinic located in the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains in Vail, Colorado specializing in sports medicine and orthopedics. Our main clinic is located at the base of Vail Mountain. Because of our physicians' reputations, patients and athletes with orthopedic injuries and conditions from all over the world seek out care from our sub-specialized orthopedic surgeons.

Our primary mission is keeping people active, through our clinical care and treatment, while providing the best possible experience to each of our patients. The key differentiator between our clinic and others is that we collect objective and subjective data on patient outcomes and have maintained this repository for over 15 years through our sister non-profit research organization - The Steadman Philippon Research Institute. This data allows our physicians to publish and report through peer reviewed research journals.

Job Description

We are recruiting a highly skilled Physician Assistant to work for one of the most sought after physicians in his sub-specialty. As a Practice Director, you will manage and direct this very successful surgeon's sports medicine practice. You will work with a team of 5 professionals to ensure that patients receive the very best medical care available.

Ultimately as practice director, you are responsible for ensuring that all aspects of this busy sports medicine practice are handled. Part of your responsibilities will include managing, coordinating and directing the day to day operations of the clinical practice. From time to time you may be asked to assist in surgery, to hold clinics for post-op and pre-op patients, to provide patient education, and to manage post op care as the physician requests. Since many of the patients come from out of state or out of the country, there are many patient phone calls to handle. You will need to be comfortable and confident handling difficult medical conditions, as well as being able to work with patients in a very caring, thoughtful and professional manner.

As a qualified candidate you must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills because you will be working with some of the world's best athletes and accomplished individuals who are willing to travel for their care. We are looking for the best of the best who have an attitude and interest in improving their skills and education. As emphasized prior, to be the best, our physicians have dedicated a significant portion of their time to research and education. Consequently, your involvement in research will be a very important part of your success.

Position Requirements:

NCCPA certified as a Physician Assistant

Masters Degree

Seven to twenty years orthopedic clinical and operative experience is required.

We offer a competitive salary and benefit package including CME allowances, full medical and dental benefits, retirement plans, malpractice coverage, and an allowance for moving expenses.

To apply for this position the successful candidate must submit a letter of interest, along with a comprehensive CV and reference list with contact information to jobs@thesteadmanclinic.com.

Oklahoma City - Oklahoma

Posted Date: June 4, 2014

 

 

 

Laser Spine Institute…Stability, Growth & Employee Satisfaction

We’re excited to be a part of your city and look forward to building our ONE TEAM together!

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - FIRST ASSIST

NO NIGHTS - NO WEEKENDS - NO HOLIDAYS

The First Assist provides outstanding care to the incoming patients by collecting personal information, accurate clinical assessments, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation. You provide safe clinical decisions and empathetic care to patients within the clinical area of practice. This position focuses on educating patients in a medical environment while working with team members to meet patient’s needs and incorporate the policies and procedures. The First Assist provides assistance to surgeons on surgical cases by scrubbing in to the cases and assisting in patient management after surgery.

A CULTURE DESIGNED WITH YOU IN MIND:

  • YOUR WELLNESS: Substantial, generous benefits program
  • YOUR CAREER EVOLUTION: LSI University offers robust career expansion with continued learning opportunities and career advancement ladders.
  • YOUR TIME: Balance between your professional career and personal life.
  • YOUR ENVIRONMENT: LSI offers a resilient community culture where employee spirit is abundant, smiles surround you, people are respected and recognized, accomplishments are revered, and everyone knows you by name.

Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities

Tasks may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Performs history and physical exams, MRI reviews, post-operative visits and manages patient triage encounters.
  • Works closely with fellow Providers for imaging reviews, patient symptom discussions, medication issues, medical/surgical complications.
  • Orders appropriate imaging and diagnostic studies (MRI v. CT, EMG, lab work, EKG, chest X-rays, etc.), as well as knowing their indications and contraindications.
  • Interprets necessary pre-operative testing results, clearances, reports, referral responses, labs, etc. and develop appropriate plan of care/manage the results according to current protocols.
  • Completes pre-operative review of all records, clearing patients for their next day of surgery.
  • Must have basic knowledge of X-rays and imaging pertaining to the lumbar and cervical spine. Must be able to differentiate between T1 and T2 images, axial v. sagittal, various X-ray types and manipulate the imaging system accordingly.
  • Develops an appropriate plan of care for pre-operative and inter-operative surgical cancellations.
  • Manages and fully understands the worker’s compensation/LOP patient process in the clinic.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • First assist on surgical cases, to include: scrubbing in to procedure to assist surgeon, performing portions of the surgery, as per credentials, and suturing of surgical wounds.
  • Coordinate daily surgical work-flow for surgical cases.
  • Assist in managing the post-op care of surgical patients to include: post-op orders, prescription management for post-op patients, dictating reports, writing transfer notes/orders, ordering and reviewing post-op images, and managing post-op phone calls, and patient and PSD nursing questions.
  • Helping to facilitate and review cases on transfer patients to and from other facilities.
  • Weekly x-ray review and other data collection as needed.
  • Assisting other MIS/ESS surgeons in cases as time permits.
  • Hospital rounds as necessary.
  • On-call responsibilities as defined by the clinical management staff.
  • Review postoperative MIS x-rays and discuss findings with surgeon.
  • Any other preoperative and postoperative assessment the surgeon needs assistance with.

Qualifications & Requirements

Required:

  • Demonstrates knowledge and compliance of HIPAA regulations
  • Demonstrates critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Must have excellent time management skills
  • Must have excellent computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Office, diagnostic imaging systems and EMR
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Must possess extensive knowledge of orthopedic, neurological and spinal anatomy and physiology and understand/perform the appropriate exam techniques for evaluation.
  • Must be comfortable with pre- and post-operative patient management in a surgical setting.
  • Must have knowledge of pre-operative contraindicated medications and supplements.
  • Must have general pharmaceutical knowledge of common medications ordered for pre- and post-operative patient management: antibiotic therapy, pain management, post-op nausea, etc.
  • Must possess current state license where practicing and be nationally certified as a PA
  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program.

Please visit our career site for more information: https://careers-lsi.icims.com.  You may apply online and also send your CV to Barbara Moscato, Talent Acquisition Specialist, Laser Spine Institute.  bmoscato@laserspineinstitute.com.

Mayfield Heights - Ohio

Posted Date: June 4, 2014

 

 

 

Laser Spine Institute…Stability, Growth & Employee Satisfaction

We’re excited to be a part of your city and look forward to building our ONE TEAM together!

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - FIRST ASSIST

NO NIGHTS - NO WEEKENDS - NO HOLIDAYS

The First Assist provides outstanding care to the incoming patients by collecting personal information, accurate clinical assessments, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation. You provide safe clinical decisions and empathetic care to patients within the clinical area of practice. This position focuses on educating patients in a medical environment while working with team members to meet patient’s needs and incorporate the policies and procedures. The First Assist provides assistance to surgeons on surgical cases by scrubbing in to the cases and assisting in patient management after surgery.

A CULTURE DESIGNED WITH YOU IN MIND:

  • YOUR WELLNESS: Substantial, generous benefits program
  • YOUR CAREER EVOLUTION: LSI University offers robust career expansion with continued learning opportunities and career advancement ladders.
  • YOUR TIME: Balance between your professional career and personal life.
  • YOUR ENVIRONMENT: LSI offers a resilient community culture where employee spirit is abundant, smiles surround you, people are respected and recognized, accomplishments are revered, and everyone knows you by name.

Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities

Tasks may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Performs history and physical exams, MRI reviews, post-operative visits and manages patient triage encounters.
  • Works closely with fellow Providers for imaging reviews, patient symptom discussions, medication issues, medical/surgical complications.
  • Orders appropriate imaging and diagnostic studies (MRI v. CT, EMG, lab work, EKG, chest X-rays, etc.), as well as knowing their indications and contraindications.
  • Interprets necessary pre-operative testing results, clearances, reports, referral responses, labs, etc. and develop appropriate plan of care/manage the results according to current protocols.
  • Completes pre-operative review of all records, clearing patients for their next day of surgery.
  • Must have basic knowledge of X-rays and imaging pertaining to the lumbar and cervical spine. Must be able to differentiate between T1 and T2 images, axial v. sagittal, various X-ray types and manipulate the imaging system accordingly.
  • Develops an appropriate plan of care for pre-operative and inter-operative surgical cancellations.
  • Manages and fully understands the worker’s compensation/LOP patient process in the clinic.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • First assist on surgical cases, to include: scrubbing in to procedure to assist surgeon, performing portions of the surgery, as per credentials, and suturing of surgical wounds.
  • Coordinate daily surgical work-flow for surgical cases.
  • Assist in managing the post-op care of surgical patients to include: post-op orders, prescription management for post-op patients, dictating reports, writing transfer notes/orders, ordering and reviewing post-op images, and managing post-op phone calls, and patient and PSD nursing questions.
  • Helping to facilitate and review cases on transfer patients to and from other facilities.
  • Weekly x-ray review and other data collection as needed.
  • Assisting other MIS/ESS surgeons in cases as time permits.
  • Hospital rounds as necessary.
  • On-call responsibilities as defined by the clinical management staff.
  • Review postoperative MIS x-rays and discuss findings with surgeon.
  • Any other preoperative and postoperative assessment the surgeon needs assistance with.

Qualifications & Requirements

Required:

  • Demonstrates knowledge and compliance of HIPAA regulations
  • Demonstrates critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Must have excellent time management skills
  • Must have excellent computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Office, diagnostic imaging systems and EMR
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Must possess extensive knowledge of orthopedic, neurological and spinal anatomy and physiology and understand/perform the appropriate exam techniques for evaluation.
  • Must be comfortable with pre- and post-operative patient management in a surgical setting.
  • Must have knowledge of pre-operative contraindicated medications and supplements.
  • Must have general pharmaceutical knowledge of common medications ordered for pre- and post-operative patient management: antibiotic therapy, pain management, post-op nausea, etc.
  • Must possess current state license where practicing and be nationally certified as a PA
  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program.

Please visit our career site for more information: https://careers-lsi.icims.com.  You may apply online and also send your CV to Barbara Moscato, Talent Acquisition Specialist, Laser Spine Institute.  bmoscato@laserspineinstitute.com.

Chico - California

Posted Date: June 3, 2014

 

Physician Assistant- Ortho Trauma Services

Enloe Medical Center

Facility: Esplanade Campus, Chico CA
Department: Trauma Services
- Part-Time
- Days

POSITION SUMMARY:
 The Physician Assistant-Ortho/Trauma, (PA), under the direction of the Medical Director and the onsite Supervising Physician provides and coordinates direct patient care and may act as a first assistant to the supervising surgeon. The PA provides diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventative healthcare service, as delegated by a physician.   He/she will be clinically competent in physical diagnosis, psychosocial assessment and acute management of the trauma and/or ortho trauma patient.  He/she needs to provide direct patient care and education to patients, families, students, and nursing staff.  The PA consistently demonstrates the core values of Enloe Medical Center and serves as a role model to other employees.

EDUCATION / TRAINING / EXPERIENCE:
Desired:
- Recent Orthopedic and/or Trauma Clinical experience
- One year clinical experience as Physician Assistant in an acute care facility
- Bilingual in Spanish desirable

LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS:
Minimum:
- Current California Physician Assistant License
- Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) number or proof of application within 8 months of hire (department tracking)
- Current AHA-HCP CPR recognition
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months of hire
- Credentialed through the Enloe Medical Staff Office
Desired:
- Certification by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant (NCCPA)

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES:
 Must have the confidence and experience to work independently with diverse patient populations and experience in accessing specialty referrals and community resources.   Must have the ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally.  Must demonstrate technical competence, professional clinical judgment, communication skills and sensitivity for the patient and family in crisis. 

Contact: Sara Calderon
Email: sara.calderon@enloe.org
Phone: 530.332.7014

To apply, please visit our website at www.enloe.org/careers