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Physician Assistant

  • Anywhere
  • Full-Time

Job Description

SCOPE OF POSITION

The Ortho Clinic Mid-Level provider practices medicine under the supervision of an organization’s physician and within his/her scope of practice in accordance with Florida Laws and specific privileges granted by any hospital that has issued such privileges.

KNOWLEDGE OF JOB

Starred (*) items are to be considered essential functions of this position.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • *Performs Medical History and Physical Examination for Supervising Physician (in clinic or hospital setting)
  • *Performs Clinic Duty for Coastal Patients Under Supervising Physician
  • Render Treatment to the Coastal Patients in Clinic including but not limited to:
  • Splinting & Casting, Fracture / Dislocation Reduction,
  • Follow – up Care, post-op, re-visits, wound checks
  • Fluoroscopies , injections
  • Complete Appropriate Charting:
  • H&P’s
  • Progress Notes
  • Discharges
  • Medicine & Miscellaneous Orders

4. *Triage patients to appropriate physicians for advanced care as needed

3. May Performs Hospital Rounds / Consults with Supervising Physician

  • Splinting & Casting
  • Order appropriate tests
  • Dictate Consults
  • Order appropriate tests with supervising physician corroboration
  • Appropriately pre-op patient for possible/probable surgery: Labs, clearances, schedule

5. * Suggest Medications for Patients with Supervising Physician Corroboration

  • Work toward obtaining Prescription Writing Privileges within 12 month of Employment.
  • Other Duties as Assigned by Physician and / or Supervisor
  • Administrative duties
  • Answer patient calls / questions
  • Disability paperwork

REQUIREMENTS

  • Education

1. Graduate from accredited Physician Assistant or ARNP Program

Experience

1. Minimum (1) year Physician Assistant or ARNP experience (orthopedic experience

preferred)

Other Requirements

  • Must be licensed to practice as a Physician Assistant or ARNP in the state of Florida
  • Orthopedic, clinic or hospital setting experience preferred

3. Current CPR Basic Certification

4. Must demonstrate the ability to acquire the necessary skills/functions to

perform the job in an acceptable manner within three (3) months

AMERICAN DISABILITIES ACT ( * Identified as essential function of the job )

  • *Physical Requirements:The position requires a considerable amount of physical work not to exceed 50 lbs. Any workload exceeding 50lbs will require assistance. The individual will be required to pull or lift up to reposition patients, lift supplies, place equipment on supports, and perform external cardiac compressions. The individual must be able to bend, kneel, or crouch in order to perform certain duties. Must be able to stand and perform required functions at least 75% of the day.
  • Working Conditions:This individual spends approximately 100% of his or her time in and air-conditioned environment. This position does have limited exposure to malodorous, infectious body fluids from patients and limited exposure to noxious smells from different work environments encountered.

How to Apply

Email CV to careers@coastalorthopedics.com or visit www.coastalorthopedics.com

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