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Orthopedic Physician Assistant in the Richmond, VA Area

Britt Medical Search
Richmond, VA
March 17, 2023


VA's largest provider of expert orthopedic and therapy care is seeking a full-time, licensed Physician Assistant to join their team.

Along with a collaborative, team-oriented work environment, the employment package includes:

Competitive salaries

Mdical, dental, and vision benefits

Paid time off

401k incentive plan

Short-term and long-term disability insurance

Life insurance

And more

Provides direct patient care and surgical assistance according to State guidelines and under the direction of the supervising physician and/or Medical Director. Functions with specific privileges as approved by the governing body. May be involved in the coordination of treatment and assists in the management of preoperative and postoperative care. In coordination with the supervising physician, develops a comprehensive plan of care, and collaborates with the care team to ensure continuity quality care.

Primary Functions & Accountabilities:

Performs physical examination, compiles medical data and records medical history and implements a treatment plan on new and established patients

Orders appropriate diagnostic studies when indicated

Instructs patients and families regarding treatment plan and medications

Consults with physician when warranted to assess patient condition and treatment

Ensures that medical charts and administrative paper work is completed in a timely manner

Provides monitoring and continuity of care between physician visits

Provides follow-up care to patients according to practice guidelines

Assesses patient status for compliance with physical, emotional and social admission requirements

Notifies Medical Director or attending physician if patient does not meet criteria or is not suitable for treatment in the outpatient setting

Confirms that medical clearance and all diagnostic tests are performed and documented

Supports the patient and family by explaining the perioperative experience with specific instructions to the patient and family regarding their responsibility in the outpatient process

Performs within guidelines of specific privileges approved by the governing body and delegated by the Medical Director

Documents orders and considerations specified by surgeon and carried out by Physician

Monitors patients and administers medications according to Facility policy

Performs preoperative activities according to Facility policy

Provides support to medical and office staff

Assists in completing paperwork for patients as indicated

Travels between facilities when indicated

Job Requirements:

Orthopedic experience highly desired

APPLY NOW or TEXT Job #MW222979 & email address to 636-628-2412.