Our busy orthopaedic clinic is looking for a Physician Assistant who will be responsible for delivering medical and surgical care alongside our physicians who oversee their work and provide medical supervision. The Physician Assistant will provide diagnostic evaluations, therapeutic remediation, surgical assistance and pharmaceutical prescription. Our ideal candidate possesses the ability to provide direct support to the physician; cultivate a climate of trust and compassion for patients; and collaborate with all staff.

 

Key Responsibilities:

•             Promotes and maintains patient health by providing medical services under the supervision of a physician.

•             Contributes to a physician’s efficiency by identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues.

•             Recommends options and courses of action for patient care.

•             Implements physician directives.

•             Assesses patient health by interviewing patients and performing physical examination including obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories.

•             Determines abnormal conditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests, such as X-rays and laboratory studies and interpreting test results.

•             Documents patient care services timely and accurately by charting in patient and department records.

•             Performs therapeutic procedures by administering injections and managing wounds and infections.

•             Instructs and counsels patients by providing normal growth and development information and providing counseling on emotional problems of daily living.

•             Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient-management plans.

•             Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

•             Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; and enforcing adherence to requirements and advising management on needed actions.

•             Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.

 

Education/Background:

•             Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant (PA) program

•             Washington State License appropriate for credential

•             CPR Certification

•             Previous Orthopaedic experience, preferred

 

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $80,000.00 - $120,000.00 per year (DOE)

CV and Cover Letter Should be Emailed to:
[email protected]ho.com