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Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Orthopedics (31)

Company:
First Step Recruiting
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Posted:
November 19, 2016

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Description:

Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Foot & Ankle

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Category Physician Assistant

Description

Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, with locations in Chicago, the Western Suburbs, and Munster, Indiana, is nationally recognized as a leader in comprehensive orthopedic services. The physicians of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush have received specialized training in orthopedic surgery and in subspecialty areas within the field of orthopedic medicine and can diagnose and treat even the most complicated and rare musculoskeletal conditions.

The Orthopedic Program at Rush University Medical Center is ranked 6th in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush doctors are the official team physicians for the Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bulls, Chicago Fire Soccer Club and DePaul University Athletics.

Here is some information on the position:

We are looking for a Physician Assistant – Foot & Ankle based at our downtown Chicago location, with the ability to travel to our other locations. This position would report to our Director of Operations. We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

Responsibilities include:

Responsible for providing medical and surgical care as delegated by the physician

Assesses patient health status including state of wellness, compliance with care plan and determines appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures

Triages patient calls and evaluates patient problems

Documents all patient encounters and care provided in Electronic Health Record

Utilizes practice technology including but not limited to electronic health record, dictation, and outcomes tools to their full capability to ensure excellent patient care

Educates patients and families as appropriate. Provides continuity of care

Stays abreast of and complies with all state and federal laws including HIPAA, ADA, OSHA, and FLSA

Consults with other staff as necessary

Completes special projects as assigned

Performs duties of co-workers and subordinates as workload dictates

Position Requirements BA/BS, MS preferred; graduate of AMA accredited PA program

Certified by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants