Orthopedic Assistant Job Description Sample
Applies orthopedic treatment items/technologies to patients upon the order of a physician. Assists in the care of the orthopedic patient, including care of fractures, casting and suture removals.
Assists with minor office procedures. Schedules surgeries.Requirements1.Education and Training
High school graduate or equivalent required.
Attendance and graduation from Orthopedic Technology program preferred.
Two (2) to four (4) years experience preferred.
3.Other Skills, Competencies and Qualifications
Medical terminology required
Must have and maintain technical computer skills
a.Requires full range of body motion which may include handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination
b.Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time
c.Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range
d.May require exposure to communicable disease, body fluids, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, and other potentially hazardous conditions common to a clinical environment, such as risk of falls, strains, etc.
5.Population Specific Competency
The incumbent will have the ability to effectively interact with populations of the patient (and his or her representative) with a sensitivity to the communication needs (other language, deaf or blind) and with an understanding of their needs for self-respect and dignity.
6.Commitment to Service Excellence, Coworkers and our Non-negotiable Standards
Committed to providing exceptional customer service to our patient and visitors. Committed to treating coworkers with respect and dignity and will follow our Non-negotiable Standards to ensure a consistent positive experience for all patients, employees and visitors.
7.Attendance and Punctuality
Adheres to the hospital attendance policy and will make every effort to consistently be punctual when reporting to work and during daily activ
Physician Assistant - New York City Orthopedic Spine Surgery!
Physician Assistant / New York, NY - Full-time job for an experienced Physician Assistant in an established Orthopedics Spine Practice in New York City. You will work with a top rated Orthopedic Spine Surgeon in both the clinic and in surgery. This is primarily a clinic based position with first assist duties as needed. Successful candidate will have at least 1 year of clinic based experience working in Orthopedics, as well as one year of first assist experience, preferably with spine related cases. Duties include performing comprehensive and problem focused history and physical exams, some first assist duties, interpreting and correlating laboratory and diagnostic procedures, Will formulate a treatment plan for Orthopaedic problem, performing procedures such as digital blocks, regional anesthesia, and minor outpatient surgical procedures . Candidates need to have a current New York license. Very competitive salary, $115-140K, based on experience, bonus plan and full benefits to include medical, dental, vision, paid time off, paid legal holidays, annual CME, 401k plan.
Orthopedic Surgery Physician Assistant
Glenwood Springs, Colorado Job#1640648
Excellent opportunity for a Physician Assistant to join a well-established, busy and growing orthopedics practice. The Physician Assistant team works collaboratively with the orthopedic surgeons both in surgery and in clinic. The Physician Assistant will be responsible for providing comprehensive, orthopedic care in both the main office as well as two nearby satellite offices. Physician Assistant responsibilities include: First assist in OR, perform rounds and physical examinations, and share call with other Physician Assistants. Working alongside their Shoulder and Sports Medicine specialist, enjoy an engaging and approachable surgeon who is focused on improving the active lifestyles of the athletes and community members they serve. This position offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Minimum requirements include:
- Must have 3 year+ experience as a surgical orthopedic Physician Assistant.
- Board Certified Physician Assistant.
- Active, non-probationary Physician Assistant license.
- Prescriptive Authority.
Physician Assistant - Western Colorado Orthopedic Surgery!
Physician Assistant / Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 - Join a well-established orthopedics practice in the picturesque town of Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Ideally located midway between Aspen and Vail and home to a world-class medical facility, you’ll find all the advanced cutting-edge patient care techniques in a small-town resort atmosphere. A full time, licensed Physician Assistant is needed to join this busy, growing practice. The PA team works collaboratively with the orthopaedic surgeons both in surgery and in clinic. PAs are responsible for providing comprehensive, orthopaedic care in both the main office as well as two nearby satellite offices. First assist in OR, perform rounds and physical examinations, and share call with other PAs. Working alongside their Shoulder and Sports Medicine specialist, enjoy an engaging and approachable surgeon who is focused on improving the active lifestyles of the athletes and community members they serve. Must have 3 year+ experience as a surgical orthopaedic PA, BLS, ACLS. Generous salary, full benefits and relocation.
Physician Assistant - Top-Rated Maryland Orthopedic Practice!
Physician Assistant / Columbia, MD 21044 - Recruiting a Physician Assistant for a full time position with an established Orthopedics Practice in Columbia, Maryland. Practice with a top-rated Orthopedic Surgeon in both the clinic and in surgery. This is a clinic based position with OR first-assist as needed. PA-C will have at least a year of clinic based experience working in Orthopedics, as well as one year of first assist experience. Job will include performing comprehensive and problem-focused history and physical exams, some first-assist duties. Interpret and correlate laboratory and diagnostic procedures. Formulate a treatment plan for Orthopedic problem, performing procedures such as digital blocks, regional anesthesia, and minor outpatient surgical procedures. The schedule is typically 3 days a week in the clinic and 2 days per week in surgery. Physician Assistant will work between 2 offices in Columbia and Cantonsville on a rotating schedule. Candidates must be Nationally Certified with a Maryland license. Columbia is one of the principal cities of the Baltimore metropolitan area and the Washington metropolitan area. It is a planned community consisting of 10 self-contained villages. Competitive salary based on experience, bonus plan and full benefits to include medical, dental, vision, paid time off, paid legal holidays, annual CME, 401k plan.
Nurse Practitioner Or Physician Assistant Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
Winterville, North Carolina Job #11319206
- Orthopedic First Assist experience as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant required.
- Board Certified or Board Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
- Active, non-probationary Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license.
- DEA and NPI numbers
Patient Care Assistant Orthopedic Unit Part Time Nights
Patient Care Assistant, Medical/Surgical Unit, Part-Time (.6 FTE), Days
St. Lucie Medical Center
Port St. Lucie, FL
St. Lucie Medical Center is a 229-bed acute care facility accredited by The Joint Commission and designated a Top Performing Hospital. Since 1983, SLMC has continually provided quality care to the Treasure Coast community. The combined efforts of more than 350 skilled physicians and more than 800 dedicated employees have resulted in one of the most comprehensive healthcare facilities in Port St. Lucie. St. Lucie Medical Center offers a full range of services that include a birthing center, cardiac catheterization lab, cancer care, minimally-invasive techniques, digital mammography, general and vascular surgery and wound care and hyperbarics. It is a Certified Primary Stroke Center, accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, Blue Distinction Maternity Care and Blue Distinction for Hip and Knee. Additionally, SLMC is home to the only Senior-Friendly ER and Orthopedic & Spine Institute.
St. Lucie Medical Center is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!
We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance.
Working under the supervision of a RN, the Patient Care Assistant performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. The position's tasks and responsibilities include:
Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene.
Serves and collects food trays. Assists with patient feeding.
Transports, positions and drapes patients for exams and treatments.
Assists patients in ambulating.
Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O.
Performs non sterile dressing changes.
Passes and collects bed pans.
Changes bed linens.
Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members.
Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
High School Graduate or equivalent preferred.
FL Certified Nurse Assistant Licensure required.
Current BLS Certification as a Healthcare Provider (American Heart Association)
Working knowledge of medical terminology.
Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
Ability to make quick decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision.
Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.
Orthopedic Surgery Physician Assistant (6692-977)
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Orthopedic Surgery Physician Assistant
PIH Health is a nonprofit, regional healthcare network with two hospitals, numerous outpatient medical offices with more than 170 Physicians and Advanced Practice Professionals, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer and emergency services. Our leadership is dedicated to putting patients first—a cornerstone of our mission, vision and values—as we deliver top-quality healthcare.
From our extensive facilities in Whittier and Downey, California, PIH Health serves more than two million residents in Los Angeles and Orange Counties and throughout the San Gabriel Valley.
PIH Health Physicians is seeking a full-time Orthopedic Surgery PA who will work closely with the supervising physician to coordinate a course of treatment for patients. You will perform histories, physical exams, order and collect lab and diagnostic studies and interpret data to formulate a diagnosis or treatment plan.
The Orthopedic Surgery PA will also apply orthopedic equipment such as braces, casts and splints, will perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as aspirations and injections of joints, and will perform closed reductions of fractures and dislocations. Lastly, the Orthopedic PA will serve as a first assist in surgery to complete wound closures, will assist in the application of internal devices, and will perform any other procedures as assigned by supervising physician. This may include pre and post operative care, patient education and discharge.
Beyond the benefits that come with working for the area's leading community healthcare provider – one that also recognizes the need to ensure patient safety and comfort – you'll enjoy an extremely competitive compensation and benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek diversity in our workforce. EOE M/F/D/V
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Demonstrated expertise in orthopedic surgery: Knowledgeable regarding an Orthopedic Surgery PA scope of practice.
Able to perform duties as first assist in surgery.
Demonstrated expertise in closed reduction of fractures and dislocations, surgical first assist procedures, and orthopedic equipment use and application.
Demonstrated leadership abilities.
Excellent customer service skills.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal and conflict resolution abilities.
Current California Physician Assistant license
Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant School
One to three (1-3) years direct patient care clinical experience.
One to three (1-3) years of surgical first assist experience
Current BLS Certification
Evidence of continuing education and self-development to support license requirements
Board Certification: Board certified by the National Certification Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Orthopedic Medical Assistant
Orthopedic Medical Assistant
Private practice looking for an experienced Medical Assistant with experience in Orthopedics. Our well established and respected private practice needs a dedicated and self motivated Medical Assistant to support Doctor and patients.
This position is full time permanent. Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. The practice is centrally located in San Diego.
- Medical Assistant certificate.
- 3 or more years work experience as a Medical Assistant in a private practice or clinic with experience in Orthopedics.
- Administrative skills to support Physicians with electronic medical records and insurance authorization for tests ordered
- Compassion and a strong commitment to first class customer service with patients and co-workers.
- Excellent verbal & written English language communication skills.
- Rooming patients, measuring vital signs, reason for visit and charting using EMR.
- Preparing and stocking patient rooms.
- Assisting Doctor with patient office visits and office procedures.
- Ordering tests for patients per Doctors instructions and getting insurance authorization for said tests.
- Work with high volume of patients on clinic days.
- Other duties may be assigned by Dr. and Office Manager.
The schedule is Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.
The rate of pay is $18 – 20 hr. to start. Health and dental insurance, paid holidays and vacation pay. 401K savings plan.
The primary focus of the Orthopedic Surgeon is to provide high quality care to patients.
- Full-time position
- Monday through Friday
- Total Hips, Hands, Shoulder, Knees, Trauma
- Inpatient and outpatient caseload
- 5-10 Surgical cases per week
- Lab, xray, and MRI on site
- Call required (about 10 days per month)
- Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
- Malpractice insurance
- Relocation Assistance & SOB
- CME Allowance
- Board Certified
- Valid Arizona medical license (Will accept licensing candidates)
- Not required to Admit Salary + RVU (MGMA median starting salary)
- EMR: Meditech
- Trama Level: IV
- 3 OR Suites
- Large referral base
- Three days a week - Clinic/two days a week surgery
- New Patient/Family Centered Med/Surg
- New Family Birth Center Rooms
- New ICU Rooms
- New Pharmacy
- New Cath Lab
- New Wound Center
- New Café and Kitchen
- New Gift Shop
- 14,160 Square Feet of Remodeled Space
- 11,000 Square Feet for New Physician Offices
- Family Lounges and Open/Spacious Corridors
- Surgical Services
- General Surgery
- Orthopedic Surgery
- Laser Vein Center
- Eye Surgery
- ENT Surgery
- Outpatient Day Surgery
- Intravenous (I.V.) Therapy
- Wound Care
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