PA-C - Orthopedic Specialists of ProOrtho
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 12:00 AM

07/31/18: PA-C - Orthopedic Specialists of ProOrtho

JOB DESCRIPTION Physician Assistant- Certified

REPORTS TO Executive Director

JOB SUMMARY The Physician Assistant will assist orthopedic surgeons in all capacities of patient care. This involves various settings including maintaining a clinic practice, assisting in the Operating Room, handling ER call, and making Hospital Rounds. The primary goal is to provide excellent orthopedic care under the supervision of the Orthopedic Specialists of ProOrtho, while working within an approved scope of practice. We offer competitive salary, a beautiful office environment, multiple locations and a great team to work with and excellent benefits including paid parking.

Essential Qualities 

Our patients are treated in accordance with the highest standards of the physicians with an emphasis on high-quality orthopedic care. Ideal candidates will be highly organized with an internal motivation to succeed. Documented completion of an accredited Physician Assistant Program and a current Washington State Physician Assistant license is required. Specific orthopedic or joints related expertise is preferred but not required.

• Patient and pleasant personality; works well with a variety of people

• Team player 

• Excellent public relations 

• Interfaces well with staff and physicians

• Professional demeanor 

• Shows concern patients 

• Pleasant and patient personality

• Positive Attitude 

• Reliable, Punctual 

• Diligent and detail oriented 

• Team Player 

 

Duties and Responsibilities 

• Surgery Assists: Assisting in moving & positioning patients/organizing x-rays/writing orders.

Greeting/ identifying patient 

Completing paperwork. 

Familiarization with specific surgical procedures prior to their performance.

• Hospital Rounds: 

Patient care/charting 

Paperwork 

Interaction with staff, consultants, and discharge planners.

• Emergency Room: evaluation and treatment of patients

• Call: As scheduled. 

• Clinic: As scheduled Outpatient care of orthopedic patients 

Exams 

Casting 

Joint aspiration/injection 

Patient education 

Returning patient phone calls and refilling medication

Filling out paperwork for return to work, etc. 

• Other related duties as assigned

 

Job Specifications 

Travel 

This position requires travel between our Satellite clinics and surgical centers, which may include, but is not limited to: Kirkland, Seattle, Issaquah, Monroe, and Redmond

Education/Experience 

• Completion of accredited Physician’s Assistant Program.

• Washington State Physician Assistant License, Current

• Current CPR Certification 

Work Environment/Physical Demands

The work environment/physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job requires vision and hearing correctable to normal range. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to speak and hear. The employee is required to walk, sit and stand. Work is performed in a clinic, office, hospital ambulatory surgery center and hospital operating room environments. Some bending and stretching is required. Manual dexterity required for use of surgical instruments and computer keyboard. Occasional lifting and transferring up to 150lbs. Requires working under stressful conditions and working irregular hours.

Compensation:

Annual Salary 

Paid Medical, Life and Long Term Disability Insurance.

Malpractice Insurance 

WA State Licensure and DEA Registration

401k matching eligibility after 12 months employment, (bi-annual enrollment)

Continuing Education-6 paid days per 2 year cycle, up to $4000 reimbursement per 2 year cycle

Paid Personal Leave (Includes sick leave) 3.2 - weeks per year.

Probationary Period: 

A probationary period will exist for the first 90 days of employment.

Comments 

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.

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