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In this role you will:

The Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner will assess, plan and provide direct patient care in both clinical and surgical settings. Performing comprehensive physical examinations, compile patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination, first assist in surgery and perform hospital rounds.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting supervising physician in the office, hospital and first assist in surgical settings.
  • Obtaining detailed medical histories, performing comprehensive physical examinations and providing direct patient care to a specified patient population.
  • Writing routine admission, pre-operative and post-operative orders.
  • Making daily rounds and post-operative follow-ups on hospitalized patients.
  • Perform hospital and emergency department consultations.
  • Performing patient evaluations and initiating treatment after consultation with attending physician.
  • Applying and removing casts, splints and traction.
  • Writing discharge orders and dictating discharge summaries for review and countersignature by attending physician.
  • Notifies supervising physician or attending physician on call regarding any unusual or unexpected events or problems requiring direct physician consultation.
  • Practices safety, environmental, and/or infection control methods.
  • Supervises and/or coordinates the activities of patient care and support staff within the office.
  • Writes and dictates progress notes on patients’ charts indicating patient status and t16reatment procedures performed; maintains other records as required.
  • Provides health education to patients and families.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops.
  • May perform clinical research.
  • Assure compliance with all company plans, policies and procedures set forth by the Florida Orthopaedic Institute

About You:

  • Graduated from an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program.
  • PA’s – Currently certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant
  • APRN’s – Must show proof of National Advanced Practice Certification from an approved nursing specialty board.
  • Currently licensed by the State of Florida
  • Minimum of 2 years of clinical and surgical first assist experience.

We Would Love It If You Also Had:

  • Athenahealth EMR experience

    At FOI our goal is to provide our patients with world-class orthopedic care

    Our mission of providing the best care encompasses not only the care the physician provides, but all medical and administrative aspects of the patients encounter with Florida Orthopaedic Institute (FOI) as well. Every staff member plays a vital role in this mission. We take pride in receiving the Patriot Award from the Department of Defense for the support that we give to National Guard and Reserve members who are employed by FOI. We are committed to encouraging a culture of inclusion reflective of the communities we serve, and we provide equal opportunity to all. Florida Orthopaedic Institute conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.

    What we offer:

  • Full time opportunities available, with room for career growth and advancement.
  • Excellent job security and stability, to promote an optimal work life balance.
  • Be part of this dynamic and growing high level Orthopaedic team!
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