Welcome to the Official Organization for
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.

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

 

McAlester - Oklahoma

Posted Date: May 29, 2014

McAlester is a blend of small town quiet and community on the move. McAlester is a very active and family oriented community of 18,000 people, just 20 minutes south of Lake Eufaula, the largest man-made lake in the United States, with over 600 miles of shoreline. Hiking, climbing, fishing, golfing, and biking are in your backyard and just a short drive away. If city life is what you enjoy, McAlester is situated between Tulsa, OK and Dallas, TX and Oklahoma City and Fort Smith, AR, either direction you are close to major shopping, airlines, and entertainment.

Located in the heart of Southeastern Oklahoma our all private room 171 bed facility serves 8 counties and a patient population of approximately 150,000. McAlester is home to the busiest Orthopedic practice in the region, the practice includes 2 orthopedic surgeons and on-site digital x-ray, electronic medical records, ultrasounds, fluoroscopy, physical therapy, and MRI. Position needed will work on total joints both in clinic and in surgery. The ideal candidate 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.

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 retirement plan.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • First surgical assistant for the total joint arthroplasty service.
  • Seeing patients in clinic.
  • No weekends
  • No call

For more information on this position please contact Amber Lassiter at 918-421-6994 or alassiter@mrhcok.com

 

Peoria - Illinois

Posted Date: May 27, 2014

Midwest Orthopaedic Center, located in Peoria, IL, has an outstanding opportunity for Full Time Physician Assistant.

Seeking Physician Assistant to join our existing staff of 11 Orthopaedic Surgeons and 8 Physician Assistants. Medical Practice utilizies a 1-1: Physician-PA model. PA will have job responsibilities in both Hospital and Clinic environments. We offer a highly competitive salary and benefit package. Requirements include completion of an accredited program and state licensure. Previous orthopaedic experience and new graduates considered. Please email resume to darmstrong@midwest-ortho.com or fax to 309-689-7094.

www.midwest-ortho.com

 

 

Golden - Colorado

Posted Date: May 22, 2014

Panorama Orthopedics is located in Golden, Colorado.

The group includes 25 fellowship trained orthopedic 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 total 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, 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 postop 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 not in-house call. You will not be required to go to the ER or hospital while on call.)

Qualifications:

  • Physician assistant traing at two- or three-year accredited program, including didactic and clinical teaching.
  • Valid NCCPA certification.
  • Valid Colorado state physician assistant license.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently as well as will 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

 

Fairfield - California

Posted Date: May 21, 2014

Saratoga Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base, David Grant Medical Center
Location: Fairfield, CA

Saratoga Medical has an immediate need for a full-time Physician Assistant in Orthopedics for an opening at Travis Air Force Base, Fairfield, CA. The PA will work Monday through Friday, 7:30a - 4:30p with 3 weeks a month of paid on-call hours, and some Overtime hours as needed as well.

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.
  • Certification as a Physician Assistant by the National Committee on Certification Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required.
  • Have at least 24 months of orthopedic experience as an Physician Assistant within the last 36 months in the specialty.

Great position package with competitive rate and paid time off.

Please contact for more information and email your resume to ggotlib@saratogamed.com along with salary requirements for immediate review. A more detailed job description can be provided as well upon request.

 

Glendale - Arizona

Posted Date: May 20, 2014

Orthopedic Surgeon, Duel Fellowship trained in both Adult Reconstruction and Sports Medicine, looking for full time Certified Physician Assistant. Responsibilities include; surgical assist, patient care in a clinical setting, pre op-post op education and care, hospital rounds, dictation, injections, wound care and call coverage.  We offer a competative salary, medical, dental, vision and life insurance. Paid holidays, vacation and 401K.  

Please submit resume to pledinccc@qwestoffice.net

 

Tampa - Florida

Posted Date: May 14, 2014

Position available: Full-Time Orthopaedic Physician Assistant to travel between our Tampa and Zephyrhills campuses.

Florida Medical Clinic offers a wide choice of compensation and benefit programs that are among the best.  From competitive salaries to retirement plans, we make every effort to take care of the people who make our company great.

Here's an example of the many benefits and services you'll enjoy with Florida Medical Clinic:

  • Direct Deposit
  • Supplemental Income Insurance Products
  • Christmas Club
  • Paid Holidays
  • Auto Mileage Reimbursement
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance (Short term and Long term)
  • Family Leave
  • Jury Duty Leave
  • Uniform Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401 (k) Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Travel allowances
  • Paid time off
  • Military Leave
  • Licensure Assistance

To apply for this position, please visit, http://www.floridamedicalclinic.com/careers/.  Requisition #2014-2436, Physcian Assistant-Surgical.


Crystal City - Missouri

Posted Date: May 8, 2014

Mercy Clinic, a regional and national recognized leader in healthcare, is actively recruiting a Physician Assistant to join our Orthopedic Surgery team in Crystal City, Missouri.

Mercy is a strong, physician-led and professionally managed integrated health care system with more than 700 physicians, 45 medical specialties serving six counties. We are part of the Sisters of Mercy Health System, the sixth largest Catholic Health System in the nation. Located in seven states, Mercy is comprised of 34 hospitals employing 40,000 coworkers.

This Opportunity Includes:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive benefits including health, dental, vacation and CME
  • Epic Software System, which is an innovative tool that helps us fulfill our commitment to serving patients with the highest levels of safety, quality care and personal service. “One patient, One record.”

Mercy Hospital Jefferson is only thirty minutes South of St. Louis. St. Louis offers excellent public and private schools and beautiful residential areas, with easy access to all the cultural and recreational assets of the region. It is a community with a remarkably low cost of living for all the comforts and attractions it affords. The four season climate and abundance of cultural and outdoor activities, along with five-star restaurants, major league sporting attractions, and a diverse economy makes St. Louis an attractive place to live, work and play!

At Mercy we make a difference by touching the lives of those we serve with compassion and exceptional service

For more information regarding this opportunity, please contact:

Megan Sievers, Recruitment Coordinator
Megan.Sievers@mercy.net
P: 314-364-3840
www.mercy.net
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N. Easton - Massachusetts

Posted Date: April 28, 2014

Orthopedic Care Specialists, Inc. is a well-established and well-respected practice providing comprehensive care in orthopedics in search of full-time Spine, Hand and Sports Physician Assistants for busy and fast-paced Orthopedic practice. Responsibilities include: outpatient independent clinics, H&P's, patient evaluation and treatment, injections, and providing patient education. Call coverage also required but with additional compensation. Successful candidate should be NCCPA-certified/eligible, highly motivated and hard working. Previous orthopedic experience a plus, but willing to train.

The office location is south of Boston, in Easton, Massachusetts.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Benefits include medical, retirement plan (including 401(k) and profit sharing contributions), vacation, bonuses and CME allowance.

Job Requirements:

  • Must have graduated from accredited Physician Assistant Program with NCCPA certification
  • Current MA Physician Assistant License
  • Current Federal DEA license

For more information on Orthopedic Care Specialists, Inc., go to www.orthopediccarespecialists.com. Interested candidates should fax resumes/CVs 508-535-0192, email flsperanzo@gmail.com, or mail to Clinical Manager, Orthopedic Care Specialists, Inc., 15 Roche Bros. Way, North Easton, MA 02356

 

San Antonio - Texas

Posted Date: April 26, 2014

Children's Hospital of San Antonio (CHofSA) and Baylor College of Medicine are recruiting Physician Assistants to be an integral part of the pediatric orthopedic surgery team at the new Children's hospital. The team is comprised of board certified pediatric orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians, and physician assistants who are very experienced in the field of pediatric orthopedics. The hospital is a free standing children's hospital dedicated to the total care of the pediatric patient, and is the only such facility in the greater San Antonio region. The orthopedic service has a heavy emphasis on the medical and surgical management of of congenital anomalies, pediatric spine and scoliosis management, pediatric sports medicine, and pediatric trauma. The vertical expandible prosthetic titanium rib was invented at CHofSA, and we maintain the world's largest VEPTR patient population and experience as well as a large volume of associated congenital musculoskeletal disorders, which provides CHofSA orthopedists with a diverse experience in the care of both common and rare disorders. The physician assistant for this team must be comfortable with managing a wide range of these disorders in the inpatient, outpatient, and emergency department areans. Duties will include inpatient and outpatient care of orthopedic patients, as well as surgical first assisting in the operating room. You can learn more about our programs at our website: www.chofsa.org

CHofSA physician assistants are employed by Baylor College of Medicine and enjoy full faculty privileges and benefits as Instructors within the Department of Orthopedics. Applicants must have graduated from an accredited United States Physician Assistant training program, have successfully completed the Physician Assistant National Registration, Certifying Examination, and be certified by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. At least one year of orthopedic experience is required, and experience with the management of the pediatric patient will be highly favored.

Interested and qualified applicants should send their resume and cover letter to:

Barry R. Cofer, MD, FACS   Surgeon in Chief, Children's Hospital of San Antonio

barry.cofer@christushealth.org   210-704-2446

OR

Matthew Stedman, Administrator, Baylor College of Medicine

matthew.stedman@christushealth.org     210-704-4849

 

Middlebury - Connecticut

Posted Date: April 25, 2014

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

The PAs split their time between assisting in the operating room and seeing patients in the office. 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. We have an EHR as well as an in-house X-ray and PACS system. There is currently no on call or holiday coverage responsibility required.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Send cover letter and CV to Practice Administrator @ bjensen@ospc1579.com or fax 203-598-0010.