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Career Opportunity: Physician Assistant

Sept. 21, 2017: Western Pennsylvania Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Inc., a well-established, leading, comprehensive, orthopaedic surgery practice serving a 4 county region of scenic Western Pennsylvania, is seeking a full time Physician Assistant for our expanding practice of five orthopedic surgeons & one DPM to complement three experienced physician assistants and 2 CSTs.

The PA will serve as a supervised extension of the surgeons; seeing patients independently as well as in coordination with the surgeons in the clinic and hospital settings. In addition, the PA will consistently serve as a first assistant in the operating room. Only highly-motivated, self-driven candidates will be considered for this fast paced, dynamic and highly satisfying orthopaedic practice opportunity.

Expected PA responsibilities include:

  • Approximately 50% clinical responsibility as OR First Assist
  • Hospital Rounding
  • Office and hospital pre-surgery evaluation and post-surgical office follow-up
  • Casting and splinting
  • Administration of joint injections (including ultrasound guidance and PRP)
  • Inspection and interpretation of X-rays
  • Evaluation and treatment of a variety of orthopedic subspecialties (Total Joints, Sports Medicine, Trauma/Fracture, Shoulder, Foot & Ankle)
  • Rotating, shared on-call schedule

Strong candidates will possess:

  • A high interest in the field of orthopedic surgery
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the desire and ability to work collaboratively
  • Ability to manage time and perform responsibilities with optimal efficiency and work ethic

Requirements:

  • Possess valid PA License and DEA# in Pennsylvania
  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program
  • High interest in orthopedic surgery field
  • Electronic health competency

Salary commensurate with experience.

Benefits: Excellent Fringe Benefit Package

Qualified candidates, please email CV to Amy Whitlow, Practice Liaison.