Physician Assistant PA Orthopedic Surgery

PMG Neuro/Ortho

General Description:
The Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) reports to Director of Operations. Orthopedic Surgery. PA-C works collaboratively and under the supervision of Physician care partners in the provision of medical care. This includes care within the medical office setting, as well as within hospital setting. Hospital responsibilities include patient care rounds, consultations and OR Surgical Assistance. Key office responsibilities include physical exams, wound care management, ordering/interpretation of diagnostics, patient education, treatment plan development and coordination of care. Surgical experience a must, strong communication, collaborative work ethics, good time management, as well as timely/thorough documentation practices are among core characteristics needed to be successful in this role.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Initial evaluation of new patients. Completion of History and Physicial prep for surgery.
  • Provides follow up care to established patients independently and in conjunction with physician
  • Serves as a clinical resource to nursing and other staff.
  • Provides patient education.
  • Rounds on inpatients. Assists physicians with initial consultations and subsequent care as needed.
  • Responds to inquiries from patients, family members and care partners
  • Orders diagnostic studies as appropriate and following up on results
  • Coordinates post-operative care including home care orders, wound management and patient education.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned.
  • Knows fire, disaster and safety procedures and regulations as it pertains to the work area


Formal Education:
  • Master's as a Physician Assistant.

Work Experience:
  • 1 or more years of surgical experience via training or work history

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:
  • Florida Licensure as a Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) required

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