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Physician Assistants who practice in Orthopaedics

Employment Opportunities

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La Crosse - Wisconsin

Posted Date: December 19, 2014


A full-time position is available for a Physician Assistant in the Orthopedic Surgery department for both Onalaska & La Crosse, WI campuses, along with outreach locations.  The position includes working collaboratively with our general orthopedic surgeons, seeing clinic and hospital patients of all ages, assisting with consults, being first-surgical assistant in the OR for orthopedic surgeries and taking call with an orthopedic surgeon.  Other duties may include patient education and may involve assistance with surgical patient data collection.

QUALIFICATIONS: Both new graduates and those with experience will be considered. One to two years of OR experience is preferred.  Experience or training is desirable in post-surgical management, minor surgical procedures wound care/assessment, pain management and discharge planning.  Graduate of an accredited PA program. Current license in Wisconsin or eligible for licensure and certified or eligible for certification required.  Confidence and decision-making capabilities are a must, as well as flexibility in a changing work environment.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required to interact with patients, family, nurses and other physicians.  Prescriptive capabilities are required. 

LaCrosse, WI, is a city of 52,000 with a metro area of 120,000 in the Upper Mississippi River Valley, located between Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, and Madison, WI.  The area offers unlimited, four-season recreational opportunities (biking, golf, hiking the bluffs and cross-country/downhill skiing).  We have a great family environment with safe and high-quality schools, including two universities and a technical college.  There are sport events, a local symphony orchestra, theaters, children’s museum and a civic center.

MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM links Mayo Clinic’s respected expertise in patient care, research and education with Mayo’s community-focused multi-specialty groups in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa. Today, more than 950 physicians practice in 75 communities. Enjoy our collegiality, stability, excellent compensation and benefits and a balanced, high-quality Midwest lifestyle.

To apply and learn more please go to www.mayoclinichealthsystem.org, click on ‘Careers’ and reference job posting 41422BR.


St. Louis - Missouri

Posted Date: December 16, 2014

Mercy Clinic, a regional and national recognized leader in healthcare, is actively recruiting a Physician Assistant to join our Orthopedic Surgery team in Festus, 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 perse 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
P: 314-364-3840


Eugene - Oregon

Posted Date: December 12, 2014

Slocum Orthopedics in Eugene Oregon is recruiting for a full-time Physician Assistant. This position would assist in orthopedic surgeries, with the potential to work in a clinic setting at a future date. Must have previous orthopedic and/or surgical experience. Position includes competitive salary, medical/dental/life benefits, and potential relocation costs. This position does not require taking call. Must have a current valid Physician Assistat license in the State of Oregon, or be able to obtain this license after hire.

Slocum Orthopedics is the Pacific Northwest's premier provider of progressive orthopedic care, with 23 physicians practicing in our state-of-the-art facility. For more information about working at Slocum, or to apply, please visit http://www.slocumcenter.com Slocum is an AA/EOE/Disability/Vet Employer.

Columbus - Georgia

Posted Date: December 10, 2014


The Hughston Clinic - Columbus, GA

  • Status: Full-time with benefits
  • Specialty: Orthopedics
  • Position located at Midtown Medical Center

Summary: Assist in the care and treatment of patients as delegated by physician (clinic/operating room). Provide education/instruction on supervising physician's orders. Assist supervising physician in management of patients.

Education: Degree and graduation from an approved Physician Assistant program required.

Required Credentials: Must have a valid GA PA License and be a graduate from accredited PA program.

Questions: Contact Lana Thomas-Folds, CHRO at 706-494-3106

Job Number: 1300

Apply Here: www.hughston.com/careers

This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. This company is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Nashville - Tennessee

Posted Date: December 10, 2014


The Hughston Clinic - Nashville, TN

  • Status: Full-time with benefits
  • Specialty: Orthopedics
  • Postion located at Skyline Hospital


  • Assist in the care and treatment of patients as delegated by physician. Provide education/instruction on supervising physician's orders. Assist supervising physician in management of patients.
  • Expansion of Hughston Clinic trauma line into the rapidly growing city of Nashville, TN (Nashville MSA population approx 1.6 million)
  • Be part of flagship upstart of level 2 trauma center in Nashville market working alongside fellowship trained traumatologists. 4 CME days provided per year; ability for independent (but supervised) clinical work.
  • 25% OR/Surgical, 25% Clinic and 50% Floor/ER coverage duties

Education: Degree and graduation from an approved Physician Assistant program required

Required Credentials: Must have a valid TN PA License and be a graduate from accredited PA program.

Questions: Contact Lana Thomas-Folds, CHRO at 706-494-3106

Job Number: 1264

Apply Here: www.hughston.com/careers

This company is an equal opportunity and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. This company is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Bridgeport - Connecticut

Posted Date: December 9, 2014

Northeast Medical Group

  • Status: Full-time with benefits, 55 hours per week.
  • Shift: Days, Sunday-Saturday with Holiday coverage. Weekly call which includes in-house overnight call
  • Specialty: Orthopedics
  • Position located at Bridgeport Hospital

Summary: The primary function of the Physician Assistant is to provide comprehensive medical care for the Orthopedic patient under the direct supervision of the attending physician. Clinical responsibilities will include: evaluating patients, entering patient care orders, performing procedures, providing education, collaboration within the multidisciplinary team, preparing patients for discharge and the communication and documentation of all patient care activities.The goal of the PA is to provide high quality, consistent patient care in a cost efficient, safe manner while adhering to best practice and achieving optimal outcomes and excellent patient satisfaction.

Education: Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Art degree and graduation from an approved Physician Assistant program required. Certified as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

Experience: One to three years of patient care experience in inpatient and or operation room setting preferred

Special Skills: Excellent clinical, interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work with a diverse group of providers across the health care continuum. Computer skills and EMR skills preferred.

Licensure/Certification: Current state license as Physician Assistant and certification maintenance by NCCPA
EEO/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Job Number: 45831

Apply Here: http://www.click2apply.net/z6hdt98


Harrisonburg - Virginia

Posted Date: December 5, 2014

Sentara RMH Medical Center seeks motivated Physician Assistant to join established team of 8 Physicians and 5 PAs in our Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Practice.  This position will specifically support our Spine Surgeon seeing established patients in the clinic, acting as first assist in the OR and rounding on hospital inpatients.  The ideal candidate will have at least 1 year clinical experience treating complex patients and possess excellent clinical judgment and strong communication skills.  This position also requires physical strength to handle specialty specific equipment during surgical procedures. 

This is an employed position offering a competitive starting salary with quality bonuses 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 Stephanie Hutchens at sxhutche@sentara.com.


Vallejo - California

Posted Date: December 4, 2014

Private practice in Vallejo and Pinole, California is looking to add a PA-C to our busy practice. Currently staffed with two Board Certified, Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeons and one PA-C, we are looking at adding another PA-C to accommodate our expanding practice.

Primary duties will include managing new patients, H&P’s, physical therapy referrals, medication prescriptions, ordering diagnostic imaging, ultrasound guided assessments, injection procedures, post-op/in-patient rounding, assisting in surgical cases and clinical follow ups. Work will focus on orthopedic, sports medicine and workers compensation patient’s. Shared call.  Occasional weekend rounding or call procedure (approx. 4-5 times per year weekend rounding and very rare surgical cases on weekends). Ideal candidates will be a highly motivated PA-C with experience in Orthopedics but exemplary new grads with Orthopedic rotations will also be considered.

Competitive starting salary, health insurance, 401k, incentive bonuses, paid vacation/sick days, CME allowance, licensing fees.

A prime location in the country, Vallejo and Pinole are located in the San Francisco Bay Area and minutes away from Napa Valley, Marin and the East Bay. An ideal location for those who love the outdoors, great weather and access to just about anything you can imagine!

Interested applicants should submit a CV and cover letter to: Mathew Buechel, PA-C, at buechel@baosurgery.com. Applicants will be accepted until qualified candidates are identified.

Overland Park - Kansas

Posted Date: December 1, 2014

HCA Midwest, the leader in healthcare in Kansas City, is looking for 2 physician assistants to join our very busy, employed orthopaedic group in Overland Park, KS.  The team relies heavily on their physician assistants which creates a great practice setting.

The job duties include evaluating and treating patients in the office setting, rounding and seeing initial consults in the hospital, taking first call, and authorizing RX refills.

Competitive compensation package, CME days and allowance, competitive benefit package, employee stock purchase plan, 401k program, and a great work environment!

Interested applicants should submit a CV and cover letter to: Eileen Duffy, Division Coordinator, at Eileen.Duffy@HCAHealthcare.com. Applicants will be accepted until qualified candidates are identified. AA/EOE. This position does not qualify for Visa sponsorship.


Tucson - Arizona

Posted Date: November 25, 2014

Physician Assistant - Spine

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, customer service and outcomes driven Physician Assistant to join our team.  

Job duties include working treating patients, rounding, surgical first assist.  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 CV 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

Rapid City - South Dakota

Posted Date: November 19, 2014


We are adding several fellowship trained orthopedic surgeons in the next six months who require physician assistants.  Our MD/PA model produces a one to one team, which greatly enhances patient care and satisfaction through the continuity of working together as a team.

Practice and live within minutes of quiet, pristine forests and sweeping vistas. We are located in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota where our moderate year-round climate presents unlimited recreational opportunities.  The work/life balance at BHOSC allows you time to enjoy your family and favorite activities.  Additionally, we offer an excellent compensation and benefit package with exciting opportunities for growth. 

Primary duties will include first assist, managing new patients, post-op/in-patient rounds and follow-ups.  Orthopedic experience is stongly preferred but it not required.  PA certification and license or eligibity for licensure in South Dakota is required.

For consideration, send CV and application, which is found at www.bhosc.com under About Us and then Careers, to HUMAN RESOUCES DIRECTOR




Somerset - New Jersey

Posted Date: November 19, 2014

Physician Assistant - University Orthopaedic Associates, LLC a large private practice is seeking a motivated physician assistant to work one on one with joint replacement surgeon.  Rounds, clinic, and OR assist.  Position offers the opportunity to participate in clinical research and departmental teaching conferences with CME credits.  Interested applicants please fax C.V. to 732-564-9034 Attn:  Cathy Falcetano or email to catharinef@uognj.com


Walla Walla - Washington

Posted Date: November 18, 2014

Walla Walla, Washington – Providence St. Mary Medical Center is seeking a physician assistant with Orthopedic Surgical Assist training/experience to join us in the lovely community of Walla Walla. Seeking an exceptional PA who will work with the senior orthopedic surgeon in our Providence St. Mary Medical Center hospital and outpatient clinic. Group specializes in general orthopedics and sports medicine. Duties to include standard first-assist responsibilities, including pre- and post-op patient evaluation, tissue retraction and exposure, suture ligature, suture and stapled closure, and other typical first-assist activities under the observation and guidance of the attending surgeon as deemed prudent. Excellent compensation and benefits, and wonderful quality of life in Walla Walla.

Providence St. Mary Medical Center is a regional hospital providing exceptional care to the people of southeast Washington and northeast Oregon. In 2007 we completed a $30 million expansion that included a new Cancer Center and Outpatient Procedure Center. In 2012 St. Mary opened a new 14-bed state-of-the-art ICU.  Other outstanding features include Level III trauma designation for Washington and Oregon, cutting edge imaging technology and a renowned sleep disorder center.

Walla Walla, located in sunny southeast Washington, is a historic city with loads of charm and miles of wide open space. With the Blue Mountains, numerous rivers, and hundreds of wineries in the diverse landscape surrounding Walla Walla, recreation and adventure abound. Our family-friendly community has excellent public and private schools and colleges, including Whitman College, one of the top liberal arts colleges in the nation.

St. Mary is part of Providence Health & Services, a not-for-profit network of hospitals, clinics and physician partners in Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Providence has a proud 150-year history in the West, and we continue to grow with the communities we serve. With more than 300 provider opportunities in virtually all specialties, we offer diverse lifestyle choices, flexible work arrangements and robust practice support. Learn more at www.providence.org/providerjobs.

Internal Number: 20140511



Manhattan - Kansas

Posted Date: November 17, 2014

Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine is wanting a Physician Assistant to join a busy orthopeadic practice with 5 Orthopaedic Surgeons. 3 Physician Assistants and 1 Nurse Practitioner. Job duties would include office, 1st assisting in surgery and some call.

Manhattan is home to Kansas State University and situated in the beautifull Flint Hills of Northeastern Kansas. Manhattan has a small town feel with the amenities of the big city. Great place to raise a family.

Orthopaedic and/or surgical experience is preferred but all applicants will be considered. Check us out at Kansasortho.com

Contact Information:

Justin Schlepp PA-C Mid-Level Manager

Send resume to Jrschlepp@yahoo.com


Salida - Colorado

Posted Date: November 8, 2014

Are you ready to escape to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado? Ready to live and work where others dream of vacationing? Then welcome home to beautiful Salida, Colorado! Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center has an exciting opportunity for a PA-C First Assist - Orthopedic Specialty. Full time, day shift position, with 3 clinic days and 2 surgery days.

HRRMC is located in the majestic Upper Arkansas Valley in central Colorado. The local towns of Salida and Buena Vista are known for their pleasant weather, vast recreation opportunities and vibrant arts scene. Both towns are located along the Arkansas River at elevations above 7,000 feet near the Continental Divide.

The Upper Arkansas Valley is an outdoor recreational dream. Since six of every seven acres is designated public lands, the Valley is the perfect location for hikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders, trail runners, rock climbers, boaters, and hunters. In the winter there are designated snowmobile routes and backcountry skiing. Monarch Ski & Snowboard Area is just 18 miles west of Salida (http://www.skimonarch.com/). The Arkansas River is best known for its world-class Brown Trout Fishery, kayaking, and whitewater rafting.

Salida and Buena Vista's art communities have taken root in each city's downtown historic district. Visitors can watch as painters, potters, jewelers, and sculptors work in their studio galleries. The Aspen Concert Series, Alpine Orchestra, and different family-oriented festivals make both towns statewide tourist destinations.
About Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center: Recently named one of the top 100 critical access hospitals in the nation, HRRMC is a community hospital (http://www.hrrmc.com) in the deepest sense of the phrase. We welcome babies, save lives, and constantly seek ways to improve the quality of patient care. Our state-of-the-art facility may be new, but our mission for over 125 years has remained the same: to provide personalized and exceptional care close to home. The HRRMC Orthopedic Center of Excellence brings the highest standards of orthopedic care to the Arkansas Valley. Our highly qualified orthopedic team ensures that patients and their families experience comprehensive, quality care from preadmission through rehabilitation.

Provide diagnostic, therapeutic, surgical and preventative care, under the supervision of a physician or surgeon. Comprehensive knowledge of: human anatomy and physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, physical diagnosis, pathophysiology, microbiology, clinical laboratory sciences, behavioral sciences, and medical ethics.
Will assist the physician in the global management of patient care in all peri-operative settings, with primary role to assist licensed physicians in patient surgery. This end-to-end involvement enables the Surgical PA to provide unparalleled continuity of patient care. The Surgical PA will handle routine problems and procedures, freeing the surgeon to concentrate on more complex patients.

In-office Patient Care: Surgical PAs can perform all manner of patient care in the office setting, as determined by the supervising surgeon.
Hospital Care: To alleviate the frustration of cancelled, delayed or bumped cases.


  • 3 years’ experience in Ortho/ Sports Medicine preferred
  • 3 years as PA-C FA preferred
  • Active State license (unrestricted)
  • Board Certified
  • DEA
  • ACLS

We offer competitive wages, a great benefits package, and a healthy, active work/ life balance in a beautiful setting that makes this the ideal spot to call home.

To apply, please visit our website at http://www.hrrmc.com/careers -the job is listed under the Surgery department. If you have any questions, please contact Jaime, HR Coordinator @ jaime.holmes@hrrmc.net

Please- no recruiters

Longview - Washington

Posted Date: October 31, 2014

Well-established orthopedic group seeks Physician Assistant with experience in the Sports Medicine and Hand Speciality fields. Longview Orthopedic Associates, comprised of six surgeons and two Physician Assistants, is located in Southwest Washington at the confluence of the Cowlitz and Columbia rivers. We serve a population of 125,000 in a semi-rural setting, yet are just 45 minutes north of Portland, Oregon.

This position will support our Sports Medicine and Hand specialists. Duties will be split between evaluating patients independently in the clinic and assisting in the OR.

Recreational activities abound in the nearby rivers, lakes, mountains, and Pacific Ocean. Hiking, biking, backpacking, skiing, fishing and hunting opportunities surround this area. This is an ideal area for the outdoor enthusiast.

Comprehensive benefit package includes health, dental, vision, retirement, CME, professional liability, licensure/dues, vacation, etc.

Please visit our website: www.longvieworthopedics.com

To apply, please send your CV to peterLkung@gmail.com


Salisbury - Maryland

Posted Date: October 30, 2014

Ortho Surgery Positions Available - Foot & Ankle and General Orthopaedics

A well established, progressive and growing 13 surgeon, 16 PA-C orthopaedic group on the eastern shore of Maryland seeks to add fulltime PA-Cs to our team. Practice is fast paced and incorporates digital imaging and EMR working in a new state of the art building. Our PAs are an integral part of our orthopaedic team and have been with the practice from 1 - 17+ years. No surgeon has left the practice - except to retire from practice.

Duties will include clinic/hospital ED/Inpatient/OR coverage at one hospital (Regional Trauma Center).

Competitive benefits package including health, dental, retirement, CME, licensure/dues, medical liability insurance, etc. Prefer applicant with experience, but will consider new graduates with ATC/PT background or strong interest in orthopaedics.

Great place to live. 35 minutes to Ocean City, MD. Chesapeake bay equally close. Baltimore, Washington DC and Philadelphia are nearby for city attractions. Outdoor amenities abound! Salisbury University offers competitive sports and cultural events. Growing area with a great family environment.

Interested applicants to send CV with cover letter to kemuel@peninsulaortho.com

* No Recruiters need inquire.

Kemuel Carey, MHS, PA-C, ATC
Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates
(410) 749-4154 ~ Office
Visit our website at www.PeninsulaOrtho.com and Peninsula Regional Medical Center - www.Peninsula.org

Fredericksburg - Virginia

Posted Date: October 21, 2014

Physician Assistant – Orthopaedic Sports/General/Trauma

Fredericksburg, VA orthopedic surgeon seeking to hire a full time physician assistant for clinical hours, surgical assist and rounding. The practice has four offices covering four counties with state of the art physical therapy with aquatics, pain management departments, digital x-ray, and electronic medical files. The Fredericksburg market is one of the fastest growing areas in the country serving 3 hospitals.

Fredericksburg is located one hour South of Washington D.C. and one hour North of Richmond, Va. off Interstate 95. Fredericksburg provides an easy drive to the ocean and the Blue Ridge Mountains, which offers an abundance of outside activities. The Fredericksburg community is an excellent community in which to engage with friendly folks and/or raise a family along with increasing property values and social amenities.

New grads are encouraged to apply. Competitive salary and a full spectrum of benefits are being offered.

If you have an interest, please forward a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae to:

Ronald Whiting, CPA CFO
Fredericksburg Orthopaedic Associates, PC
3310 Fall Hill Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401


Austin - Texas

Posted Date: October 15, 2014

Physician Assistant (PA) Job Description

Our fast-paced orthopedic trauma and sports medicine practice is looking for a motivated Physician Assistant to support our growing market.  This position would work predominantly in the Williamson County location, just North of Austin, in Round Rock, TX.  Below is a job description and the different areas of responsibilities the candidate will hold.  Interested candidates should email resume and letter of interest to the Practice Administrator at RKelley@aussts.com.  Thank you, and we look forward to hearing from you!!!

Job Title:          Physician Assistant (PA)

Position Type:  Full Time, Exempt

 Basic Job Description/Expectations (not all inclusive)



  • Perform patient evaluations and basic orthopedic exams as requested
  • Perform follow up visits as requested
  • Perform emergent patient visits when the physician is unavailable
  • Perform urgent or postoperative visits when the physician is unavailable
  • Administer injections, aspirations, and wound cultures
  • Write prescriptions for medications, physical therapy, and medical equipment as needed
  • Prepare patients for physical therapy by reviewing physical therapy requirements and answering patient questions; writing prescriptions for physical therapy and medications as requested; giving instructions for follow up visits
  • Schedule surgery on behalf of the physicians as requested
  • Prepare patients for surgery, including surgery scheduling; completing preoperative history, physical and other documentation; reviewing preoperative instructions; discussing surgery procedure, risks, and complications; and explaining postoperative restrictions
  • Cooperate with office staff by checking daily schedules in advance to ensure efficient scheduling of patients in available work space; assist with rooming patients, wound/cast/splint dressing, and suture removal as needed
  • Perform dictation for office visits and hospital consultations
  • Review and sign patient reports and dictations in a timely manner
  • Complete patient-related paperwork (work restrictions, letters of medical necessity, etc.) as needed
  • Prepare preoperative paperwork for clinic as needed


  • Help physicians gather x-rays and other pertinent clinical information for surgical patients
  • Arrive in the OR early to review the schedule, review equipment, permit, etc.; arrive prior to physicians on the first case of the day; notify OR staff of arrival
  • If two or more operations are intended, check to see they are on the permit and raise concern as needed
  • Greet patient and family before surgery, and explain that you will be assisting with their case
  • Assist the physician with the case; assist in positioning the patient; close the wound as indicated
  • Survey the OR setup to ensure all items are ready and available
  • Meet ahead of time with representatives to discuss cases and get product information
  • Ensure equipment representatives are notified or present for their case; if they are not expected, ensure the appropriate products are available if they have been requested
  • Review permit for correctness of side for surgery
  • Ensure the patient has “X”ed their extremity and that this coincides with the permit
  • Be prepared to write postoperative orders, operative notes, visit with patient’s family, dictation H&P, etc.
  • Call outpatients on postoperative ‘day one’ to check on progress and see if there are any unanswered questions
  • Ensure X-rays and arthroscopy photos are returned to the office


  • PA will be expected to take call with physicians, also covering holiday/weekend shifts as per contract
  • When on call, PA should expect phone calls from patients and hospital nursing staff; field questions; give appropriate orders; call in medications/prescriptions; consult with the physicians as needed
  • PA will be expected to manage prescription refills during afterhours and on weekends as deemed appropriate
  • PA will admit patients who do not require emergent surgery and attend the physician to the OR on emergency cases and admissions; for busy trauma calls, PA and physicians will see and triage patients together
  • PA to take over patients in the office if the physician is called to the emergency room (ER); PA may be required to proceed to the ER first, in order to assess the patient, obtain X-rays, labs, etc. as ordered, and discussion plan with the physicians


  • The Physician Extender will follow the “Scope of Practice” as developed and approved by Administration.
  • The Physician Extender is expected to understand and comply with all current laws, rules and regulations, which govern the practice of Physician Extenders in the State of Texas.
  • The Physician Extender may prescribe medications and dispense sample medications as dictated by the prescriptive privilege in the State of Texas or under the verbal order of the supervising physician.
  • The Physician Extender, if qualified by training and experience as determined by the supervising physician, may perform medical treatments which fall within the normal scope of practice of the supervising physician.
  • A Physician Extender may instruct and counsel patients and their families, and involve them in informed decision making, with regards to their injury and health maintenance.
  • In a life threatening emergency situation when the supervising physician is not present, the Extender may initiate appropriate evaluation and treatment.
  • The Extender shall always inform the patient or guardian that he/she is a Physician Extender and not a physician. The Extender should always offer to give the patient educational material if requested.
  • A Physician Extender may carry out a prescription drug or device order in any health care setting in accordance with Texas State Law.
  • The Extender will follow all policies and procedures of Employer including Clinical Policies and Personnel Policies.
  • The Physician Extender may perform her duties only in the principal offices of the physician, public or private places or health facilities where the physician regularly sees patients.
  • Professional behavior is expected; professional attire is expected: scrubs, clean/pressed lab coat, or polo w/ slacks
  • Concerns regarding situations in the office, operating room, hospitals, etc. may be addressed with the Administrator and/or Physicians directly
  • PA is expected to maintain current CME credits to meet licensure requirements for specialty
  • Punctuality and attendance are critical; regular unscheduled absenteeism and tardiness will not be tolerated
  • All scheduled PTO must be submitted well in advance (>2-weeks), and must be approved by Administrator/physicians
  • Other duties as assigned by supervising physicians and/or Administrator


North Dallas - Texas

Posted Date: October 14, 2014

Physician Assistant - Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Physicians Assistant
  • Orthopaedic Trauma/Fracture or Sports experience preferred
  • Call: one week out of four
  • State-of-the-art hospitals with Level II and Level III trauma facilities
  • TX license (or one in process) preferred

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Employed position with stable, successful group
  • Competitive compensation commiserate with experience
  • Benefits include medical, dental, 401K, term life, AD&D, CME stipend

For additional information, please send e-mail and CV to:

Blake Sanders, MD​


Morgantown - West Virginia

Posted Date: October 14, 2014

WVU Healthcare/University Health Associates has exciting opportunities in the Department of Orthopaedics.

Located in Morgantown, WV (just 50 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA), WVU Hospitals, a 531-bed tertiary care center, Level 1 trauma center, serves as the primary teaching site for West Virginia University’s health professions schools.  University Health Associates (UHA) is West Virginia's largest multi-specialty physician and dental group practice.  Our system is quickly growing to better meet the needs of our patients in WV and the surrounding region.

We offer an excellent work/life balance, comprehensive benefits, competitive salary, flexible schedules, sign-on bonus, and a collaborative dynamic environment.
Visit www.wvuhealthcare.com to apply online for Advanced Practice positions, read detailed job descriptions, and to learn why WVUH is widely considered a leading employer of choice.
For more information, contact Annette Belcher, Recruiter, via email at belchera@wvuhealthcare.com
WVU Healthcare
WVU Hospitals / University Health Associates
Human Resources
Morgantown, WV  26506
Phone:  1-800-453-5708


Richmond - Virginia

Posted Date: October 14, 2014

Physician Assistant

Advanced Orthopaedics (www.advancedortho.me) is seeking a PA to work with our team and assist in the diagnosis and treatment of hand patients, assist in surgical intervention and ultimately run their own clinic.  Candidate will provide services effectively and efficiently; compile and record detailed narrative evaluations, return phone calls from patients and handle prescription refills. Prefer 2 years' experience in hand but will accept a new grad.  We offer no weekends, competitive salary and excellent benefits. Please send resume to shawks@advancedortho.me

Glendale - California

Posted Date: October 10, 2014

Physician Assistant needed full time, for a very busy Orthopaedic Surgeon.  Will need to be contracted with three area hospitals. The PA will be an extension of the physician and will exhibit the ability to practice independent decision making regarding the care of patients while being supervised.   Duties will include seeing patients independently in clinic, assisting physician in the operating room (first Assist), Completing patient paperwork including prescriptions, fielding phone calls.  Will require some evenings and weekends. 

  • Must have a valid and active physician assistant license and DEA number in California and have completed an accredited physician assistant program.
  • At least one year Orthopaedic experience required.
  • Computer literacy is a requirement- this is a paperless office. PACS system also in place.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a team.
  • Must be able to manage time and perform tasks with optimal efficiency.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Benefits include medical insurance, CME allowance, paid vacation and payment of hospital staff dues.


Please send resume and letter of interest to glendaleorthopaedics@gmail.com

Winston-Salem - North Carolina

Posted Date: October 9, 2014

At Novant Health, we bring together world-class technology and professionals – like you – to help make our patients’ healthcare experience easier and more personal. Your commitment to care and our model of creating a seamless system of care for our patients are the foundation of our success.

Physician assistant - Novant Health Ortho & Sports Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

The team member's number one job responsibility is to deliver the most remarkable patient experience, in every dimension, every time, and understand how he or she contributes to the health system’s vision of achieving that commitment to patients and families. This physician assistant will work to provide primary health care and perform selective medical services under the direction of practice physicians.


  • Master's degree required. Graduate of an NCCPA accredited physician assistant program required
  • One to three years of experience working in a physician practice setting preferred (new and experienced qualified applicants welcome to apply for this position)
  • PA licensed to work in appropriate state required. NCCPA certification required
  • Current DEA registration, BLS, ACLS (if clinical) required
  • Ability to successfully complete generic and department-specific skills validation and competency testing
  • Ability to work with management team and physicians; demonstrated customer service skills, interpersonal skills and communication skills

Novant Health has more than 350 physician practices, 100 outpatient facilities and 15 medical centers joining forces to transform the patient experience.

Novant Health offers competitive salaries, benefits and an annual continuing medical education allowance.

To apply, please contact Stephanie Floyd at skuykendall@NovantHealth.org. EOE

Clay - Duval County - Florida

Posted Date: October 8, 2014

Physician Assistant needed for medical practice specializing in multiple types of care. This is a full time position, Monday - Friday, day shift only. Experience is a plus, but NOT required. A strong team is in place to train the right candidate.

Practice has been operating successfully for more than 20 years. We are look for a motivated individual to become a part of our long term team. Expected income $70,000 - $90,000.

Email - vkmedicalgroup@gmail.com


Truckee - California

Posted Date: October 5, 2014

Come joing a small but busy practice in the beautiful Lake Tahoe area.  North Tahoe Orthopedics currently has three orthopedic surgeons and one PA and looking to add another PA as soon as possible.   Successful applicant will work primarily with two Orthopedic Surgeons, splitting their time between surgical assisting and office evaluation/management of patients. Evening hours involving call are not anticipated. Applicant must hold a current California License and be Nationally Certified, or eligible. One year of orthopedic clinical experience or Orthopedics Fellowship Training is preferred. However, all applicants will be accepted for review.  Truckee is in the Sierra Mountains on the northern side of Lake Tahoe.  Outdoor activities are abundant year round.  Come join us in paradise.

Please  contact:

Jeffrey Dodd M.D. by email jdodd@ntortho.com


Fort Myers - Florida

Posted Date: October 3, 2014

PA needed for busy orthopedic practice in Ft. Myers and Naples, Florida.  The ideal candidate will be a PA with experience in orthopedics, but new graduates with orthopedic rotations will be considered. You will be minutes from the beautiful beaches of the Florida Gulf Coast.

This is a clinical position.  No hospital.  No on-call.  Duties include, but are not limited to, new patient evaluations, follow-up evaluations, post-op visits, trigger point injections and joint injections. 

Salary is commensurate with experience.  Join a team of orthopedic surgeons, neurologists and interventional pain management anesthesiologists.  Please send your CV to adautch@cmcspineteam.com


Hampton - Virginia

Posted Date: October 3, 2014

Physician Assistant

Excellent opportunity to join a dynamic  9 surgeon orthopaedic practice that focuses on sub specialization.  The practice features MRI, DME, hand and physical therapy as well as an ASC.

We are looking for a general Ortho PA as well candidates with experience and interest  in hand and spine.

The practice has offices in Hampton and Colonial Williamsburg. It is located 3 hours south of Washington DC and less than an hour from Virginia Beach Oceanfront. This area is a great for people who love the water, yet the Blue Ridge Parkway is less than three hours away. Hampton Roads is a great place to raise an active family.

The PA will be required to work in the office as well as assist in surgery one day a week. There is no call obligation and no weekend work required.

The physician assistant will aid in all aspects of patient care, including clinical, surgical, and educational. The PA will act in a capacity as an extension and partner to the physician but also will exhibit the ability to practice supervised independent decision-making regarding diagnosis and care of patients.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Examines patients appropriate to the complaint(s) and develops a diagnosis or diagnoses and treatment plan for each patient in clinic.
  • PA  acts as first assist in surgical procedures
  • Collaborates with other departments to provide high quality patient care and participates in organizational initiatives to aid in the success of the corporate mission.


Physician assistant training at a two- or three-year accredited program, including didactic and clinical teaching

  • Valid NCCPA certification.
  • Valid Virginia state physician assistant license
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years orthopaedic experience, but will consider a new grad with prior experience as an athletic trainer, PT, surgical tech, etc.
  • 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.

Compensation: Base salary, incentive bonus and CME allowance, medical/disability/life insurance, 401k and profit sharing. Moving assistance.

Please contact Eva Klenner at: eklenner@tidewaterortho.com

Tacoma - Washington

Posted Date: October 2, 2014

Physician Assistant – Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Dynamic multi-specialty group is seeking a certified Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to join a team of two advanced practitioners and three Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery physicians. Primary duties within this busy group include working in the outpatient clinic, assisting in surgery and a light call rotation. The position is full-time and is located on our Tacoma, WA campus at Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital and Health Center. Experience working as a surgical first assistant is required; experience in Pediatrics is preferred.


  • Minimum one year experience in a surgical first assist role required
  • Experience in Pediatrics preferred
  • Graduate from a Physician Assistant program
  • Licensed in the state of WA as a PA by the time of employment
  • Board certified by the time of employment
  • DEA, NPI & prescriptive authority
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers certification by the American Heart Association

At MultiCare we recognize Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and Psychologists as an integral part of our medical community. You’ll find everything you need to excel in your job including outstanding facilities, comprehensive resources and talented teammates sharing your commitment to quality patient care. MultiCare is a recognized leader in the use of advanced technology and EPIC, our Electronic Medical Record (EMR), keeps our staff better connected throughout the healthcare system. Whether you choose to affiliate with MultiCare through an employed position with one of our hospitals, clinics, a community practice or other contractual relationship our administrative team is here to partner with you to provide a high value system of health care.

Based in Tacoma, WA (near Seattle), MultiCare Health System is a leading-edge, integrated not-for-profit healthcare organization made up of five hospitals including Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital and Tacoma General Hospital. As one of America’s “10 Best Integrated Healthcare Systems,” MultiCare includes numerous primary care and urgent care clinics, multi-specialty centers, Hospice, Home Health and Behavioral Health services. Founded in 1882, MultiCare has grown to an 11,000-person health system committed to serving community needs.

Competitive salary, a full array of benefits, a healthy work/life balance, 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.

To apply, please visit our website to apply online to position 26365 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.” EOE

Seattle - Washington

Posted Date: October 2, 2014


Group Health Physicians, the Pacific Northwest's premiere multi-specialty group is seeking a full time BC Orthopedic Surgery Physician Assistant at our Capitol Hill Medical Center Orthopedic Surgery team in Seattle, Washington.

Our Seattle team is an experienced group of 6 physicians and 6 full time physician assistants. Work schedule is a 4.5 day work week. Call is 1:6. Time in clinic and in the OR. Ideal candidate must 1-3 years of Orthopedic Surgery experience. Well qualified new graduates with previous physical therapy experience who completed an orthopedic surgery rotation while in training maybe be considered. Must have an unrestricted Washington State medical license and federal-issued DEA.

Competitive salary and outstanding benefits offered. Group Health Physicians encourages its staff to maintain care-focused patient relationships and manage innovative practices using state-of-the-art technology while advocating a well-balanced life and personal health.

Group Health Physicians is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Interested candidates please email a CV and letter of intent to:

Group Health Physicians, Medical Staff Recruiting
PHONE 206-448-6192
FAX 206-877-0652
E-MAIL vanassen.j@ghc.org



Festus - Missouri

Posted Date: September 26, 2014

Mercy Clinic, a regional and national recognized leader in healthcare, is actively recruiting a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner 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
P: 314-364-3840


Fort Lauderdale - Florida

Posted Date: September 25, 2014

Experienced physician assistant needed for orthopedic practice. Must have minimum of 2 years experience in orthopedic surgery specifically with total joint replacement procedures. PA will perform duties of a first assist in surgery, will perform hospital rounds and hospital consultations. Minimal Office work will be required. This job is perfect for the PA who as a passion for surgery and hospital type work. Office call is required at a maximum of 5 days per month.

If you are interested please fax your resume to tcestnick@meliortho.com

Hastings - Michigan

Posted Date: September 25, 2014

Advanced Orthopedic & Pain Institute is a specialty practice with high quality reputable physicians and surgeons serving the Barry County area. One position supports the General Orthopedic Surgeon and the other position supports the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician in a patient focused, high volume practice in a growth mode. The PA-C works in complementary and synergistic ways with the surgeons and staff to provide assistance in surgery, complete patient histories and physical exams on consultations, order and interpret laboratory tests, diagnose and treat illness, and write prescriptions as needed.


Current Michigan PA license; National certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants; current registration as a PA-C with the State of Michigan.

Pennock Health Services is a community hospital that has been proudly serving Barry County for over 95 years. Pennock Health was designated a West Michigan 101 Best & Brightest Company to Work for in 2013 and 2014. It has evolved into a sophisticated healthcare system representing a broad range of medical and surgical specialties with state of the art technology, board certified physicians and highly trained staff.  At the present time, the hospital operates 49 beds and is Hastings’ largest employer, providing employment for just over 600 people.

The mission of Pennock Health is to provide quality health services in a personal, professional, progressive manner in partnership with the community.

Apply online at:  www.pennockhealth.com

Or send resume to:  bschild@pennockhealth.com

Oklahoma City - Oklahoma

Posted Date: September 23, 2014

Orthopedic surgery - Physician assistant

Join our experienced Orthopedic Surgical team as we invite a new Physician Assistant to join our practice.  Working with one of the leading orthopedic providers in the country you will spend half of your time in the clinic and the other half in surgery.


  • 28 board certified orthopedic physicians
  • 16 orthopedic PAs
  • 5 locations in Oklahoma City
  • Over 90 years of history
  • 100 in-patient beds
  • HealthGrades rated "Best Surgeons"
  • Voted "Best Place to Work"


  • Monday - Friday
  • 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • NO weekends!
  • NO holidays!
  • NO call!


  • $80,000 - $120,000
  • Relocation assistance available
  • Employer matched retirement
  • Full benefits: health, vision, dental, life, and disability
  • Up to 34 days of PTO


  • Licensed as a Physician Assistant from an accredited program
  • Registered with the DEA and the OSBNDD
  • BLS for Healthcare providers
  • ACLS and PALS preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year of Orthopedic experience in a hospital setting is required

Contact: Apply@KirbyClinical.com 843.259.2380