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Join Our Team at Peachtree Orthopedics and Help Others “Get Better” At Peachtree Orthopedics, we’re on a mission to make a difference in healthcare, and we’re looking for dedicated individuals to join our team. With nine convenient offices across Greater Atlanta, we’re committed to providing top-notch care and your skills and passion can make a real impact. We’re not the largest practice in Atlanta, but we take pride in delivering dedicated and compassionate care to everyone who walks through our doors. If you’re ready to be part of a team that values your contribution and offers room for growth, consider joining us in our mission to help others “Get Better.” Our Culture Peachtree Orthopedics has a rich history of 70 years in business and has earned recognition as a Top Workplace by the Atlanta Journal Constitution for five consecutive years. We take pride in our family-oriented, dedicated, passionate, and hardworking culture. When you join our team, you become a part of a community that values excellence in healthcare while working in a supportive and nurturing environment. Why Choose Peachtree Orthopedics? At Peachtree Orthopedics, we offer more than a job; we offer an opportunity to be part of something extraordinary:

  • Limitless Growth: Propel your career with abundant professional development opportunities within our dynamic organization.
  • Empathetic Culture: Immerse yourself in a supportive, lively work culture that values your well-being and celebrates your contributions.
  • Dedication to Excellence: Join a team of like-minded individuals who share your commitment to delivering top-notch care to our cherished patients.

Peachtree Orthopedics is proud to offer an Orthopedic Physician Assistant Fellowship Program, consisting of specialty-specific experience for entry-level graduates or experienced physician assistants looking to specialize in orthopedics. Participants will be exposed to all aspects of orthopedic care and gain first-hand experience in our clinics throughout greater Atlanta. This includes:

  • Grand rounds
  • Journal club
  • Taking call
  • First assist
  • Suturing
  • Casting and splinting

Throughout the 12 months, the fellow will rotate within our orthopedic subspecialties including:

  • Sports medicine
  • Hand, wrist, and upper extremity
  • Foot and ankle
  • Joint replacement
  • Back, neck, and spine
  • Pain management
  • the position will have a start date of Winter 2025

Location: Multiple offices in the Metro Atlanta area
Schedule: Monday – Friday; 7:30am – 5:00pm
Job Type: full time

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Obtain patient history and or x-rays.
  • Schedule diagnostic studies/surgery and obtain pre-certifications for same.
  • Prepare and assist/administer injections/aspirations.
  • Obtain specimen for laboratory and complete required forms.
  • Application/removal of casts, splints, and braces.
  • Perform dressing changes and remove sutures/staples.
  • Perform minor office procedures.
  • Complete DME charge and/or Physical Therapy referral.
  • Complete return to work slips and distribute appropriately.
  • Complete applications for Handicap Parking permits.
  • Provide patients with educational materials regarding surgery/diagnostic studies or equipment/casts.
  • Ensure compliance with OSHA standards regarding blood borne pathogens.
  • Prescribe medications.
  • Coordinate work-in appointments.
  • Obtain x-ray and diagnostic results from appropriate source.
  • Serve as liaison between patient and physician.
  • Coordinate consultations with other physicians.
  • Order laboratory/diagnostic procedures.
  • Establish differential diagnosis and treatment plan.
  • Document all records of patient encounters.
  • Triage/Provide care in the Emergency Room when assigned.
  • Provide call coverage when requested.
  • Provide OR assistance when needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • May direct the activities of medical assistant in all the above when appropriate and when in keeping with medical assistant’s area of expertise.

Hospital Rounds

  • See and assess patients, review charts, write progress notes and orders when needed.
  • Discuss plan of care with all team members.
  • Perform procedures as needed — pull drains, dressing changes, etc.
  • Assist with discharge planning.

General Office

  • Attends meetings and performs related work as required.
  • Employees have the responsibility and are expected to adhere to all Peachtree Orthopedic Clinic policies and procedures, to strictly comply with all laws, rules, and regulations, and to consistently engage in ethical patient care and business practices.


  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program.
  • Knowledge of professional medical practice to give and evaluate patient care.
  • Knowledge of organizational policies, regulations, and procedures to administer patient care.
  • Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.
  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations

  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
  • American Heart Association’s Certification – BLS Certified

Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. We are committed to making reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk, and hear. The employee may be required to be on their feet much of the day and may need to push, pull, or transport patients on stretchers and in wheelchairs. These duties can be stressful, particularly when dealing with injured individuals. There is potential exposure to anesthetic gases, hazardous chemicals, blood and body fluids, sharps, and cleaning solutions. The employee frequently is required to move all extremities within a full range of motion, as well as stoop and bend at 90 degrees. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Peachtree Orthopedics is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.