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Physician Assistant - Orthopedic Surgery

K.A. Recruiting, Inc.
Ashland, Oregon, United States
August 08, 2019


Full-time Orthopedic Surgery PA or NP needed in Southern Oregon!

Currently seeking a Physician Assistant to join our Orthopedic Surgery team. The job functions of this position include surgical assists in the OR for orthopedic patients, rounding on orthopedic patients in the hospital, and performing evaluations and follow-up care in our outpatient clinic. Evaluates trauma patients across the continuum of care, beginning with the admission phase and through discharge. Coordinates with Trauma Team regarding assessment, including performing and dictating H&P and writing orders. Collaborates with case managers, staff nurses, and other members of the trauma team on plan of care for patients. Initiates and follows up on diagnostic evaluation and testing and communicates results with Orthopedic Surgeons.

* Education: Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant Program.

* License / Certification: Physician Assistant (PA-C) certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and licensed by the Oregon Board of Medical Examiners (OBME) required.

* Experience: Minimum of 1 year experience in orthopedics, general surgery, critical care, or emergency medicine is required.

* Must obtain and maintain medical staff membership and appropriate privileges (i.e. ACLS, BLS, PALS, etc.); Must be eligible as a provider for Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal health programs; Provider shall meet all qualifications to participate in hospital's programs for professional malpractice and other liability coverage.

Southern Oregon is a great place to live especially if you love the outdoors. We offer family-friendly communities, wonderful schools, excellent weather, abundant recreational activities, and an opportunity to enjoy a well-balanced life. Southern Oregon is known for its hiking, biking, fishing, river-boating, snow skiing and more! We also have several local, award-winning wineries & vineyards. Drive to the spectacular Oregon coast in 2 hours or fly to San Francisco or Portland in 50 minutes.

Offering very competitive compensation, benefits, sign on, and relocation assistance!

For more information, please submit your resume for review.