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6 Dec

Full-Time Aesthetic Physician Assistant

Ocean Drive Plastic Surgery and MedSpa – Posted by adurkin67 Vero Beach, Florida, United States

Job Description

Ocean Drive Plastic Surgery is searching for an experienced, team-oriented, customer service minded physician extender.  The position will provide significant autonomy, and as such, requires previous experience in the field of aesthetic and medical dermatology, and/or plastic surgery.


We are looking for a special individual to join our team, and serve in an independent, but integrated role.  The position will primarily serve as a General and Aesthetic Dermatology Clinic.  You schedule will be separate from both surgeons practicing on site.  You will be expected to grow your own practice while enjoying the instantaneous referral base offered by Dr. Durkin, Nick Woltjen PA-C, and Iris Kelley PA-C.  You will be given all possible marketing and clinical support available.  Our goal is to position this person as an individual clinical expert in aesthetic and medical dermatology.


Our Medical Director, Dr. Alan Durkin, maintains a nationally recognized facial and breast aesthetic practice, and provides clinical leadership to Ocean Drive Plastic Surgery and MedSpa, and Ocean Drive Dermatology.  Ocean Drive Dermatology is managed by Nick Woltjen PA-C, and provides concierge type cancer care for patients suffering from basal and squamous cell skin cancers, melanoma, and sarcoma.  We also provide individualized breast reconstruction services to women suffering from breast cancer.  We have an active, luxurious medical spa with over 2,000 square feet of dedicated space.  We have four active laser platforms for treatment of the face and body.  Our practice has a cosmetic only, state certified operating room, as well as three dedicated laser and injectable only treatment rooms.  We have successfully transitioned into EMR.  We have dedicated in-house insurance billing.


Specific responsibilities will include:



  • Development of your own practice in medical and aesthetic dermatology.
    1. We will collaborate on creation of content for collateral, internet bios, services, passions, etc. We will publish and distribute all content for you.
    2. This position will serve primarily in Ocean Drive Dermatology and the MedSpa.
  • Maintenance of communication with Medical Director.
    1. You will function autonomously, but you will be coordinating clinical care with Dr. Durkin on a daily basis.
      1. Example – Dermal Filler Therapy with Aesthetic Surgery
        1. Extender to independently evaluate and diagnose surgical and nonsurgical issues of the aging face
          1. Male
          2. Female
        2. Develop treatment plan
          1. Laser and/or Dermal Fillers and/or Collagen Induction
            1. Date and time
          2. Coordinate services with Spa/Surgical Services as needed
          3. Navigate preoperative and postoperative care
            1. Referrals
          4. Confirm plan with Dr. Durkin
  • Development of Medical Staff and Public Relationships
    1. You will be introduced to the medical staff at large.
    2. Development of events and seminars to be given to public
  • Coordination of aesthetic skin care services with medical spa director
  • Maintenance of hospital privileges. This will be coordinated by our staff for you.
  • Maintenance of all professional titles, medical staff compliance, state and federal licenses. This will be coordinated by our staff for you.
  • Comprehensive Understanding and Ability to undertake:
    1. Botox/Xeomin Injections
      1. Face
      2. Migraine
    2. Dermal Fillers
      1. Allergan® Platform
      2. Galderma® Platform
  • Merz® Platform
  1. Revanesse Versa® Platform
  1. Laser Therapy
    1. Fractionated Laser Platform
    2. Laser Hair Removal
  1. Skin Evaluation and Biopsy
    1. Shave
    2. Punch
  • Excisional
  1. Cryotherapy
  • General Coordination and Integration of Spa and Clinical Services
  • Direct patient contact and management of the following clinical issues:
    1. Aging Face
    2. Skin Rejuvenation
    3. Aesthetic Breast Surgery
    4. Acne/Skin Blemishes
    5. Lesion of unknown significance
    6. Malignant Melanoma
    7. Basal Cell Carcinoma
    8. Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    9. Merkel Cell Carcinoma
    10. Spindle Cell Sarcoma
    11. Melanocytic Nevi
    12. Dermatochalasis
    13. Blepharochalasis
    14. Breast Reconstruction
    15. Facial Trauma



The ideal candidate for this position is a male or female with 3-5 years of experience in clinical dermatology, or some type of aesthetic plastic surgery practice.  This person will be provided a unique opportunity to work in a tranquil setting, coordinating and delivering world class dermatologic and plastic surgery services on the Treasure Coast of Florida.  You are not expected to directly support my practice.  Rather, we are hoping to create a mutually beneficial and rewarding relationship stressing communication, responsibility, and individuality.

How to Apply

If interested, please email your resume' and cover letter to:

Job Categories: Plastic Surgery. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Aesthetics, Cosmetics, Dermal Fillers, Dermatology, and Skin Care.


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