Orthopedic Physician Assistant

Location: North Platte, NE
Great opportunity for an Orthopedic Physician Assistant in the southwestern area of Nebraska.
  • Full Time, salaried position – not a timed forty (40) hour workweek.  No call required
  • H!B and J! Visa applicants will be considered

Responsibilities of the Orthopedic Physician Assistant:
  • The position of a Physician Assistant with the facility's Physician Network Orthopaedic Practice is to assist the surgeons with surgical cases, work to assist in the care of the Physicians' patients and fulfill the need as Physician Extenders performing selective medical services under the supervision of the Physicians.
  • A strong desire to build a collaborative working relationship to provide the highest quality patient care and clinical outcomes will be an essential element for the successful candidate. An ongoing commitment to excellence is desired and expected on an ongoing basis.
  • A typical workday begins and ends helping physicians to see or operate on patients. PAs will see patients individually with Physician supervision.
  • Obtains complete medical history and physical data on patients. Reviews patient records, interpreting and integrating data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures needed.
  • Performs a complete physical exam and records findings. Establishes presumptive diagnosis.
  • Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures.
  • Administers injections and oral medications. Sutures wounds and provides wound care and infection management. Prepares written prescription orders for drugs and controlled substances.
  • Interviews and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention; instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions. Provides patient education.
  • Triages patient telephone calls and provides consultation.
  • Performs independent evaluations and treatment procedures in emergency situations.
  • Provides monitoring and continuity of care between physician visits.
  • Provides call coverage with Physician.
  • Rounds on patients at facility

Requirements of the Orthopedic Physician Assistant:
  • Current Nebraska or compact state license
  • Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant education; MSN
  • Minimum of two year of experience
  • Current BLS 

Full Benefits offered along with 4% matching 401K and STD
Tuition Reimbursement Program

About the Facility and the Area:

This facility is a nonprofit, full accredited, regional referral center serving west Nebraska, northern Kansas and northern Colorado.  They offer advanced medical services, including heart and vascular, cancer, orthopedic services, services, and l level III trauma center.  

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