Orthopedic Assistant Job Description Sample
Orthopedic Surgery Physician Assistant
Springfield, Oregon Job #10333524
- Work in a supporting role to a team of Orthopedic Surgeons.
- Rounds, update treatment plans, admits, and discharge
- This position involves a lot of surgery, and any candidate will be required to assist on any surgery that they do, including total joint replacements.
- Salary commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, 401(k), CME, relocation assistance and more!
- An experienced (at least one year post-graduation) orthopedic PA with total joint replacement experience.
OR an experienced (at least one year post-graduation) orthopedic PA with surgical assisting experience.
Orthopedic Spine Physician Assistant
North Franklin, Connecticut Job#11037760
Excellent opportunity for a Physician Assistant to work directly with a Fellowship Spine Surgeon in a progressive orthopedic group employing multiple Physician Assistants. Employer is a large multi-specialty group with 20 providers in a new state-of-the-art facility. Duties to include assisting in surgery, treating patients in office and covering limited call, 1 in 9. This position offers a competitive salary, based on experience. Complete benefit package including production bonus. Minimum requirements include:
- Spine or Orthopedic experience preferred, but will consider recent graduate who has had an orthopedic rotation.
- Active, non-probationary Physician Assistant license.
- DEA and NPI numbers..
- NCCPA Certification and Connecticut license or eligibility to acquire.
- Proficiency in a language in addition to English, specifically Spanish is a plus but not required.
Certified Nursing Assistant (Cna) Orthopedic Surgical, Days
Las Palmas Medical Center is a Level III Trauma, 186-private patient room, full service acute care hospital. Las Palmas Medical Center offers comprehensive healthcare and provides leading-edge technologies. Our Lifecare Center offers inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs, as well as our fully equipped fitness and wellness center in one convenient location. We also house the region's only Kidney Transplant Center.
We are located on the Westside of El Paso, Texas close to the University of Texas El Paso campus. We provide exceptional patient care services to the El Paso and Fort Bliss communities, as well as Southern New Mexico and West Texas Regions.
POSITION SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Staff Nurse, Charge Nurse, and Unit Director, this staff member will provide excellent quality care to patients in accordance with the philosophy, goals and objectives of Las Palmas Medical Center and within the CNA scope of practice and as delineated within the duties.
POPULATION SERVED: Core competencies will be assess primarily on the following patient population(s) served: Medical/surgical diagnosis including but not limited to: malignancies involving all body systems requiring medical/surgical, chemo/radiation therapies, orthopedic, neuro, GI, GU/GYN, renal metabolic, pulmonary systems, surgical patients, postpartum mothers, and those requiring isolation/precautions.
Demonstrates knowledge and application of intermediate patient care, to include vital signs and cardiac monitoring.
Participates in the unit based Quality Improvement process.
Practices, endorses and provides customer service skills to patients, visitors, physician and staff.
Demonstrates knowledge and respect of patient's rights to privacy and protection of patient's confidentiality.
Plans, organizes and communicates patient care activities to the patient and the Registered Nurse.
Monitors and documents information regarding patient's activities, as directed by the Registered Nurse.
Other duties assigned.
Certified Nursing Assistant
Preferred clinical and technical skills appropriate to job.
PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Reads and writes basic English.
Ability to move in excess of 100 pounds with assistance from other staff.
Knowledge of body substance isolation.
Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family , internal and external partners needs.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
Certified Nursing Assistant (Cna), Orthopedic Department, Full Time Days
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) , Full Time Days (FTE 0.9)
Mercy Hospital has been serving the healthcare needs of South Florida for more than 60 years. As a comprehensive acute healthcare facility, Mercy offers a full range of services to the residents of Miami-Dade county and surrounding communities. Licensed for 488-beds, Mercy Hospital is accredited by Joint Commission. Mercy is affiliated with more than 1,000 physicians representing a wide range of medical specialties.
As Miami-Dade County's only Catholic hospital, Mercy Hospital is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of St. Augustine, Florida and affiliated with HCA East Florida Division. Since its inception in 1950, Mercy Hospital has maintained its reputation for excellence while following the Catholic tradition of caring for God's people and providing spiritual support. Mercy Hospital is dedicated to providing excellent medical care, while remaining true to its mission of caring for the physical and spiritual needs of all the people it serves.
Mercy Hospital 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.
Under the supervision and/or direction of the Nurse Manager/Director, Nurse Supervisor, RN, LPN the Certified Nursing Assistant performs various direct patient care activities in accordance with Department policy and procedures.
Job Responsibilities Include but are not Limited to:
Completes patient vital signs,input/output,blood glucose checks, daily weight and other tasks as assigned and notify nurse with significant changes.
Answers patient call lights promptly and reports patient needs to assigned nursing personnel for follow up.
Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability to volume, census, and acuity.
Follows through with assignments and informs supervisor if unable to complete tasks.
Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for completion of assignments and delivery of safe effective and appropriate care in a timely and accurate manner.
Explains all treatment and care to the patient and/or family members.
Required Job Qualifications Include:
High school or equivalent
0-2 years experience in Hospital or Nursing Home facility
Certified Nursing Assistant Licensure required
Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider
Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
Ability to communicate effectively (both verbal and written).
Physician Assistant - Orthopedic
- Certification Required
1-2 years experience is required
Experience is required
Under the direction of the practice's surgeons, the Physician Assistant (P.A.) will provide clinical services in the office, operating room, and hospital floor settings. The P.A. acts as a member of an interdisciplinary professional team providing assistance with history and physicals, treatments, rounds, orders, splinting/casting, and dressing changes as needed.
Education & Training: Physician Assistant with appropriate licensure and credentialing to practice under the supervision of a physician in the state of Maryland. Clinical experience with the orthopedic diagnoses and conditions preferred.
Work Orientation & Experience: A minimum of two years of direct patient care experience within the orthopedic specialty (may include time as athletic trainer, cast technician, medical assistant, etc. prior to P.A. certification).
Skills & Abilities: Ability to (a) handle multiple priorities; (b) work independently, (c) take initiative in achieving expected results, and (d) handle confidential information. Demonstrated skill in: (a) making effective decisions, (b) quality improvement activity (c) problem-solving, (d) crisis management, (e) organizing work, setting priorities, meeting deadlines, (f) attention to detail and follow through, (g) resource management, (h) ability to work successfully with diverse types of individuals including management, staff and the general public.
Patient Care Assistant (Cna) Orthopedic Unit Part Time Days
Patient Care Assistant, Ortho 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.
Ambulatory Orthopedic Physician Assistant
The Ambulatory Physician Assistant (PA) is responsible for providing direct patient care and clinical assessment for adult orthopedic patients across multiple ambulatory departments, including but not limited to the NEBH Walk-in Clinic, NEBH Spine Center, NEBOCC Dedham ASC and others as assigned. The Ambulatory PA will work under the direction of an active physician member of the New England Baptist Hospital Medical Staff. The Ambulatory PA will function within specified parameters as defined by the sponsoring physician and Chairman of Orthopedics.
1.Exemplifies the values of New England Baptist Hospital and the ROSE philosophy.
2.Complies with all New England Baptist Hospital policies, procedures and the Code of Excellence.
3.Patient evaluation and management:
Performs history and physical examination when necessary.
Initiates appropriate laboratory tests, X-rays, and other diagnostic studies as needed.
Plaster splint, as required and appropriate for patient care.
Cast Removal as needed
Makes accurate identification of problems/diagnoses based on correct interpretation of findings.
Assists patients in meeting health needs by identifying existing or potential problems, exploring available alternatives and providing support to the patient to make an informed decision regarding their plan of care.
Maintain current and accurate medical record documentation
Responsible for providing care to walk-in orthopedic patients via the NEBOCC Walk-in Center
Responsible for providing scheduled Spine Center patient appointments for new patient and follow-up care
rotating hours to include evening and weekend coverage, as assigned
5.NEBOCC Dedham ASC:
Responsible for post-op patient management for same-day joint patients
Dictates discharge summaries as needed
Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner Or Physician Assistant
Medford, Oregon Job #11229605
Seeking an experienced Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join a well-established, thriving Orthopedic practice in beautiful Western Oregon. Responsibilities include surgical first assist, hospital rounding, evaluations and follow-up care in outpatient clinic. Evaluate trauma patients beginning with admission phase through discharge and coordinate with trauma team. Position offers a competitive base salary, performance bonus, sign on, relocation and CME allowance. Comprehensive benefits, retirement and vacation package. Minimum requirements include:
- A minimum of 1 year experience in orthopedics, emergency medicine, critical care or general surgery is required.
- Board Certified Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.
- Active, non-probationary Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license.
- DEA and NPI numbers.
Certified Nursing Assistant - Medical Surgery Orthopedic Unit
At WellStar we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities.
We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
The Certified Nursing Assistant is a support provider who functions under the direct supervision of the registered professional nurse. The C.N.A.'s primary focus will be to promote a positive patient experience by partnering with the patient, family and other health care providers to provide excellence in customer service and assistance with activities of daily living, nutrition, hygiene, socialization , light housekeeping ( if in the patient's home) and comfort measures.
The C.N.A. assists other health care providers with safe, age appropriate and culturally aware care by performing basic patient care functions i.e. bathing, toileting, ambulation, vital signs, skin care, feeding, and other technical procedures for which they are credentialed. The C.N.A. will ensure that the proper supplies are stocked in the patient's environment. Must be able to work in multiple environments as assigned (the in-patient unit, patient's personal home, ALF, SNF, PCH) and with a variety of care providers, modeling excellent hospice care and emotional support.
Must be comfortable with caring for terminally ill patients and performing postmortem care after the death. May be exposed to pets and cigarette smoke (in the patients' home). Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills, and be able to enter documentation on the computer. Must maintain reliable transportation.
Required Minimum Education Must be a high school graduate or have a GED, be a graduate from an accredited training program for nursing assistants that offers no less than 75 hours of classroom and practical training, supervised by a registered RN. Required Minimum Licensure/Certification Must have a current registration with the State of Georgia as a Certified Nursing Assistant. Required Minimum Experience Must have two years consecutive experience following the completion of training.
Assistant Director-Operating Room-Swedish Orthopedic Center
There is no better place to grow—professionally and personally—than Swedish Medical Center. One of south metro Denver's most respected healthcare institutions, we offer talented Operating Room RNs like you the clinical variety and leading-edge technologies that will keep you challenged and learning.
If you are interested in becoming a part of our surgical services leadership team, this could be your next career opportunity. We're hiring top RN talent today.
WHY CHOOSE TO JOIN THE SWEDISH TEAM?
Level I Trauma Center
Three Emergency Rooms
Multidisciplinary collaborative approach to learning in the OR
23 state-of-the-art operating rooms
Center of Excellence for Neurosciences & Regional Neurotrauma Referral Center
Support provided for OR Nurses to attend annual AORN Conference & Expo
Close relationship with nearby Craig Rehabilitation Hospital
(national top 10 rehab hospital)
- Radio Frequency Identification for patient tracking (RFID)
- OR Tracker
- UDI tissue tracker interface/integration with Meditech
OUR SURGICAL SERVICE LINES:
Neurosurgery including awake Deep Brain Stimulation
General/Colon & Rectal Surgery
Robotics (daVinci Xi robots,Mazor, Mako)
Regional leader in Cochlear implants
GYN/Oncology 5 star health grades
Organ procurement/tissue donation
Fully integrated, Swedish Orthopedic
Center with 6 ORs
MAKO robot for total knees
Burn & Reconstructive Center
Swedish Medical Center: Level I Trauma Center in South Denver: Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado, part of HealthONE, serves as the Rocky Mountain Region's referral center for neurotrauma and as the region's first Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, a recognized leader in the most advanced stroke care. Swedish offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medical specialty and is an eight time winner of the National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award and a Top 100 Hospital recognized by Reuters. An acute care hospital with 368 licensed beds, Swedish is located in the south metro Denver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 100 years. Annually, Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of 2,000 dedicated employees, 500 volunteers and more than 1,300 physicians. At Swedish Medical Center, our staff is at the heart of delivering on our promise of Swedish Memorable Care. As a respected medical provider, Swedish offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medial specialty. Recognized by the patients we treat every day, we are a four-time winner of the National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award. Centers of Excellence Swedish, a Level I Trauma Center, offers eight distinct centers of excellence: Bariatric Surgery Center, Cancer Care Center, Emergency Services, The Heart Center, Neurosciences, including The Stroke Center, Orthopedic Services, Spine Program, Trauma Center, Women and Children's Services.
Provides clinical management to the department through organizing, coordinating, and monitoring the care provided to yield quality patient outcomes. The Assistant may assume 24 hour accountability in the absence of the Director to include fiscal, human resource, and operational functions. Demonstrates advanced knowledge and skills in the care of patients on designated units. Assists the Director in meeting and achieving all goals, targets, and regulatory compliance for assigned departments.
Current Colorado Registered Nurse License.
Current BCLS certification though AHA.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Bachelors degree in health related field required.
Graduate of a certified school of nursing required.
Minimum of 5 years clinical RN experience required.
Three years progressive supervisory or management experience preferred.
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