About the Opportunity
We are seeking a skilled and dedicated Orthopedic Physician Assistant to join our client’s practice and provide exceptional patient care. This Orthopedic Physician Assistant will play a crucial role in diagnosing, treating, and managing orthopedic conditions, assisting in surgeries, and contributing to the overall well-being of our patients.
The annual base salary range is $110,000 to $130,000. Actual compensation offered to the successful candidate may vary from posted hiring range based upon geographic location, work experience, education, and/or skill level, among other things. Details about eligibility for bonus compensation (if applicable) will be finalized at the time of offer.
- Conduct thorough patient assessments, including medical history reviews, physical examinations, and diagnostic tests, to accurately diagnose and develop treatment plans for orthopedic conditions
- Collaborate closely with orthopedic surgeons to provide comprehensive patient care, including pre-operative evaluations, surgical assistance, and post-operative management
- Interpret diagnostic imaging results, such as X-rays, MRI, and CT scans, to assist in diagnosis and treatment decision-making
- Perform joint injections, wound care, and other minor procedures as directed by orthopedic surgeons
- Educate patients and their families about treatment options, post-operative care, and rehabilitation plans, ensuring a clear understanding of their condition and recovery process
- Order and interpret laboratory tests, prescribe medications, and coordinate referrals to specialists when needed
- Assist in the operating room, participating in surgical procedures under the guidance of orthopedic surgeons
- Document patient care accurately and thoroughly in electronic health records (EHR) systems, maintaining organized and up-to-date patient records
- Collaborate with the medical team, including nurses, physical therapists, and medical assistants, to provide coordinated and effective patient care
- Stay current with advancements in orthopedic medicine, attending conferences and training sessions to enhance knowledge and skills
- Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies
- Must be licensed in NY as a Physician Assistant
- Open to new grads!
- Strong knowledge of orthopedic conditions, treatments, and surgical procedures
- Excellent clinical and diagnostic skills, with the ability to make informed decisions about patient care
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage a busy patient load