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Physician Assistant

Company: OrthoAtlanta
Location: Marietta
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

This is a part time position that will work a flexible schedule that includes evenings and weekends.

The Physician Assistant will be responsible for evaluating patients to provide comprehensive orthopedic assessment and treatment plans. The Physician Assistant provides patient access to specialized musculoskeletal and orthopedic care on a non-appointment basis functioning as an immediate care access clinic/urgent care. The Physician Assistant will have the ability to develop rapport quickly with patients, physicians, and staff.

Ensure comprehensive, professional, and friendly care to orthopedic urgent care patient needs
Perform comprehensive and problem focused history and physical exams. Order necessary radiologic studies and laboratory tests. Interpret and correlate subjective data as well as laboratory and diagnostic procedures to formulate a differential diagnose and establish a working treatment plan for Orthopedic problems within scope of practice. Implement therapeutic intervention for specific conditions when appropriate. Exercise judgment on problems requiring consultation, referral, or evaluation by the collaborating Orthopedic surgeon or other health care professionals.
Provide direct patient treatment, including but not limited to: applying and/or removing casts/splints, simple wound care and repair, injections of joints, tendons, trigger points and bursa, aspirations of joints, administration of local anesthetic and digital blocks, joint and fracture closed reduction, and application of braces, splints, and other DME.
Provide patient and family instruction on the proper use and care of braces, splints, and other DME products.
Complete patient's medical record documentation in a thorough and timely manner.

Education: Bachelor's degree of Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner required; Master's degree in related field preferred.
Licensure/Certification: Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner licensure and credentials for the State of Georgia; National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants certification or American Association of Nurse Practitioners certification required. BLS certification
Work Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years of Orthopedic Experience
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Effective and exceptional interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Demonstrated patient care skills. Effective organization of multi-task role and the ability to work independently.

OrthoAtlanta is committed to the health and wellbeing of our patients, employees, and visitors. We believe that Covid-19 vaccines are the safest and most effective tool to reduce the spread of Covid-19. We are looking for fully vaccinated candidates.PI177735838

Keywords: OrthoAtlanta, Marietta , Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Marietta, Georgia

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