Carilion Clinic has a full time Surgical Orthopedic Physician Assistant opportunity in our busy Spine Section. Working under the supervision of the orthopaedic surgeon, the Physician Assistant (PA) performs histories and physical exams, evaluates new and established patients, orders and interprets diagnostic studies and initiates therapeutic treatment plans. The PA performs emergency services including reductions, splinting and joint aspirations. Additional duties include floor orthopaedic consults and evaluations, first assisting in the operating room, providing post-operative management, patient/family education and discharge planning. This is primarily day shift. Each of the Orthopaedic PAs rotate through Saturday clinic from 8:30am-11:30am (1 approximately 6/year) and evening clinic until 7:30 PM (approximately twice per month).
Minimum Qualifications Required:
Education: Graduate of an Accredited Physician Assistant program required.
Licensure,certification, and/or registration: Current Virginia State Licensed Physician Assistant (PA) and DEA license required, or must be eligible to obtain. BLS/ACLS/PALS certification required.
Other Minimum Qualifications: Eligible for prescriptive authority in accordance with State regulations and as authorized by the Virginia Boards of Medicine. Capable of meeting credentialing or job function requirements as needed based on the requirements of the practice and of managed care payors and insurers. Qualifies for malpractice insurance and is accepted by Carilion Clinic's malpractice insurance carrier. Able to work collaboratively with physicians and other health care providers. Demonstrates good written and oral communication skills. Computer literacy required for automated computer systems, including electronic medical records.
Every day at Carilion Clinic, our employees come together to inspire better health in our patients, their families and our communities. Explore how you can be a part of this diverse, innovative and interdisciplinary patient-centered team, and find out how you can make a difference in the lives of others. As an employee, you can take advantage of our competitive pay, various scheduling options, continuing education opportunities and excellent benefits.
Based in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic includes multi-specialty physician practices, eight not-for-profit hospitals and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute in partnership with Virginia Tech.
Service Excellence and Quality are hallmarks of Carilion Clinic. As a team member, you will be expected to consistently deliver the best in care and customer service. As an employee, you will demonstrate respect, dignity, kindness and empathy in each encounter with our patients, families, visitors and with each other.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
Shift: M-F, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.