Job Description

Requisition Number
16-0331

Post Date
9/11/2017

Title
Physician Assistant

Employment Type
Full Time

Work Hours
Varies

Hours per week
40

City
Plymouth

State
MN

Description
Personal Growth. Expansion. Teamwork. Innovation. Be a part of a truly patient-first environment and an organization that cares about their employees.

This position is a blended role that offers the opportunity to spend 50% of time working on the team of a busy Spine Surgeon and 50% of time floating and assisting the physicians that practice at our Plymouth Clinic.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Function as first or second assist in the operating room, including performing surgical exposure, surgical dissections, layer closure of wounds, etc.

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.

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.

Counsels patient/family on preventive health care, including pre- and post- operative education.

Monitors therapies and provides continuity of care.

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.


Requirements
Qualified candidates must be MN licensed or eligible for licensure as a Physician Assistant in the State of MN. Previous experience is strongly preferred.

Application Instructions

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