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Orthopedic Physician Assistant

  • Dallas, Texas, United States
  • Full-Time

Job Description

Motivated, organized individual who is a team player and willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done. Should be coachable, confident and possess good interpersonal and communication skills. Applicant should be adaptable and able to work with different providers. Applicant should be able to lead suppport staff: MAs, radiology technicians, nursing assistants and support staff. Applicant should be prepared to have fun with the team and facilitate a similar atmosphere for patients. Our profession and job is serious, but applicant shouldn’t take himself/herself too serious. Former/current athletes will feel right at home in the practice taking care of professional and amateur athletes.

Job responsibilities of physician assistants include:

Performing comprehensive and problem-focused history and physical examinations
Interpreting laboratory and diagnostic procedures to establish a working diagnosis
Implementing therapeutic intervention for specific conditions
Ordering and performing diagnostic procedures and studies, such as:
EMG
Electrocardiogram
Compartment pressure measurements
X-ray examinations
Special x-ray examinations, including CT, MRI, and bone scans
Performing procedures like regional anesthesia and digital blocks
Performing minor outpatient procedures, such as:
Hardware removal
Incision and drainage
K-wire removal
Wound closure
Wound debridement
Needle biopsy
Wound management
Performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, such as:
Brace, cast, and splint applications
Closed reduction of fractures and dislocations
Injection of joints
Joint and bursa aspirations
Tendons
Trigger points and bursa
Assisting in surgeries as delegated by the surgeon(s)
Ordering, prescribing, dispensing, and administering medication
Ordering, prescribing, dispending, and administering orthosis, orthotics, braces, and other orthopedic devices
Evaluating, screening, and counseling patients on health maintenance
Promoting the utilization of community resources
Conducting post-operative rounds, writing orders, and performing admission and discharge work in the hospital setting
Creating and maintaining order sets for practice internal and external
Acting as a liaison between hospitals, Surgery Centers and practice.

How to Apply

Apply by  submitting  current CV with any relevant letters of recommendation to Robert@SportsMedTx.com 
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