Orthopedic Spine Surgery Physician Assistant Perm-Merced CA - Merced, California - NurseRecruiter.com

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Merced , California, 95348

  • Employer: TEEMA
  • Profession: Physician Assistant
  • Specialty: Orthopedics
  • Compensation: 110k-118k

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Orthopedic Spine Surgery Physician Assistant

This is an open opportunity for a Physician Assistant with an Orthopedic Spine Group in MERCED, CALIFORNIA
ABOUT THE PRACTICE: Our client provides their patients with the highest level of care using sophisticated technology combined with empathy and compassion. They are focused on diagnosing the problem, educating patients about their options and recommending an individualized treatment plan to achieve patient goals.

Summary and Highlights:
• Experienced providers preferred (ideally in Ortho specifically, spine optional).
• Other Providers on site (MA and MD's).
• Duties will include clinic, inpatient/ER consults, hospital rounds,1st assist in OR.
• Practice sees all spine pathology (degenerative, deformity, fractures, tumors, infection).
• Adult and pediatric patients.
• Patient volume will be moderate-to-high depending on acuity.
• You will develop your own patient practice.
• Schedule will be M - F, 8A - 4:30P. Some weekends for rounds.
• Total Compensation will be 110-118k.
Generous Benefits package with health benefits added after 90 days. 14 days of PTO, plus a separate week of paid CME time off.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
As part of the physician-led team, you will provide medical care under the supervision of an orthopedic surgeon. Your work will range from performing examinations to interpreting diagnostic tests to prescribing medications to assisting the orthopedic surgeon in surgery. You will work in both in inpatient and outpatient settings.
Our goal is to delegate a range of responsibilities to our physician assistants. As such, PAs exercise a high level of decision-making, providing care with delegated autonomy.
Job responsibilities include:
• Performing comprehensive and problem-focused history and physical examinations
• Interpreting laboratory and diagnostic procedures to establish a working diagnosis
• Implementing therapeutic intervention for specific conditions
• Ordering and performing diagnostic procedures and studies, such as:
o Epidural steroid injections
o X-ray examinations
o Special imaging examinations, including CT, MRI, and bone scans.
• Assisting in surgeries as delegated by the surgeon
• Ordering, prescribing, dispensing, and administering medication
• Ordering, prescribing, dispending, and administering orthosis, orthotics, braces, and other orthopedic devices
• Evaluating, screening, and counseling patients on health maintenance
• Promoting the utilization of community resources
• Conducting post-operative rounds, writing orders, and performing admission and discharge work in the hospital setting
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $110,000.00 - $118,000.00 per year
Medical Specialty:
• Orthopedics-spine
• Surgery
• 8 hour shift
• Monday to Friday
• On call
• NP or PA: 1 year (Required)
License/Certification: California
• PA (Required)

Job Requirements

• NP or PA: 1 year (Required)
License/Certification: California
• PA (Required)


Merced, California , 95348

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Date Posted

Apr 5th, 2021

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