Orthopaedic Physician Assistant
Wooster Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center is a leader in excellent orthopaedic care in Wayne and Holmes Counties. As a Physician Assistant, you will partner with a team of mid-level providers and orthopaedic surgeons to establish and maintain our orthopaedic standards of care.
Duties will be both in the medical office setting as well as surgery. This professional group currently has four general orthopaedic surgeons, one spine specialist, and four physician assistants. The practice has three office locations with the main office housing MRI, physical therapy and an outpatient surgery center. We are looking to add a physician assistant to meet a growing demand. This opportunity includes a competitive salary, vacation, CME, and the opportunity for professional growth. A candidate with experience is preferred, but would be willing to train the right candidate.
· Current certification as a Physician Assistant through the NCCPA (or successor).
· Licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio as a PA-C.
· Current DEA
· Obtain complete medical history and physical data on patients. Perform physical exams, document in the medical record, order appropriate laboratory & diagnostic procedures and establish presumptive.
· Assist in the OR by serving as first or second assistant during surgical procedures.
· Provide appropriate patient care to include completing daily patient care rounds on surgical patients, recording patient medical history and physical assessment, developing therapeutic care plan, ordering diagnostic tests, interpreting test results, discharge planning and providing accurate medical record documentation for surgical patients.
· Communicate with attending physician regarding plan of care and involves physician in clinical decision making of any issues that are outside the Physician Assistant's knowledge base or scope of practice.
· Educate patients and family members regarding health and illness prevention, medication and treatment instructions, and recommend community resources as needed.
· Prepare written prescription orders for drugs as defined in the written agreement between the PA and the supervising physician(s).
· Triage patient telephone calls.
· May serve as clinical preceptor for PA/APRN students and other health professionals.
· Perform all other duties as assigned or required.
Job Type: Full-time
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance
- Private practice
- Physician Assistant License (Preferred)
Work Location: In person