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Orthopaedic Physician Assistant

  • Los Alamitos, California, United States
  • Full-Time

Job Description

Seeking full-time Orthopedic Physician Assistant in a growing Orthopaedic practice with 3 Orthopaedic surgeons. General orthopedics group with an emphasis on general orthopedic fracture & trauma, sports, total joints, shoulder & elbow and spine.

Responsibilities:

  • Works in collaboration with the orthopedic surgeons in the medical care of patients
  • Assist in clinic in seeing patients in collaboration with surgeon and on their own
  • The provision of care includes, but is not limited to: obtaining patient history, comprehensive assessment, ordering, conducting, and interpreting diagnostic tests, and prescribing pharmacological agents and treatments and non-pharmacological therapies.
  • Monitors the effectiveness of the therapeutic interventions.
  • Make appropriate referrals and documents patient care service in manner that is compliant.
  • Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care.
  • Responsible for seeing patients that are: new, follow-up, post-op, there for in-office procedure
  • In-office procedures include: splinting or casting of injuries. Injections that include but not limited to shoulder, hip, knee, hand, wrist and elbow.
  • Post-op phone call with patients
  • Seeing new inpatient consults at the hospital
  • Rounding on inpatients
  • Discharging patients from the hospital
  • First assist in surgical procedures and wound closures

Schedule:

  • Full time Monday through Friday
  • Assist in seeing clinic patients
  • First assist with afterhours add-on surgical cases
  • Alternate office/ER call and weekend rounding with surgeons

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years orthopedic experience
  • Graduate from an ARC-PA accredited physician assistant program
  • NCCPA certified
  • California State Physician Assistant License, issued by Physician Assistant Board under Medical Board of California
  • BLS certification required.
  • Must have a Nat’l Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date and meet current Medicare requirements for billing.
  • Current DEA license to prescribe medications

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary with excellent benefits

How to Apply

Apply via email to bspindler@beachorthopaedics.com

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