Job Description

Requisition Number

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OrthoQUICK Physician Assistant

Employment Type
Part Time

Work Hours
4-8 pm

Hours per week


Practices medicine with physician supervision in an urgent care setting including conducting examinations and writing prescriptions. Within physician-physician assistant relationship, PA-Cs exercise autonomy in medical decision making and provide a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic services. Assists physician in surgery. May include responsibility for education, research, and administrative services.

 Responds to more emergent needs of patients.
 Conducts physical exams, taking medical history, image interpretation and patient evaluation/care. Consults with physician as needed and refers to physicians for more complicated cases or cases that are not a routine part of a PA’s scope of work.
 Orders diagnostic tests and scans and prescribes medications.
 Administer injections, participate in suture and dressing removal and manage simple fracture management/cast application and removal.
 Monitors therapies and provides continuity of care.
 Triages patient calls and evaluates patient problems. Responds to emergencies including use of CPR.
 Prepare patient for surgery, including positioning, skin preparation, administration of local anesthetic and equipment preparation.
 Function as first or second assist in the operating room, including performing surgical exposure, surgical dissections, layer closure of wounds, etc.
 Counsels patient/family on preventive health care, including pre- and post- operative education.
 Documents patient information and care in medical record.
 Participate in physician call and rounding schedule rotation and after-hours urgent-care clinic shifts.

Summit Orthopedics provides the Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota with the full spectrum of orthopedic care including sub-specialty clinics, walk-in care at our OrthoQUICK clinics, imaging, bracing, therapy, surgery, and post-surgical stays at our Care Suites. Our expert team of physicians, surgeons, physician assistants, certified athletic trainers and therapists are part of the 800+ employees who partner to provide quality care designed to support a healthier, more active lifestyle.

Summit Orthopedics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Successful completion of accredited physician assistant program
Certification by the NCCPA
Licensure or eligible for licensing as a Physician’s Assistant in the State of Minnesota

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