Full Job Description
From the mountains to the coast, EmergeOrtho is North Carolina’s premier provider, recognized for offering world-class, comprehensive, and compassionate care serving patients with 45 locations in 21 counties. As the largest physician-owned orthopedic practice in the state and the 5 th in the country, EmergeOrtho’s medical team includes upwards of 100 highly-trained orthopedic specialists and nearly as many advanced practice providers . Our subspecialty orthopedic teams offer advanced expertise in conditions of the bones, muscles, and joints. Providing multiple locations, extensive orthopedic services including therapy and focusing on continuity of care are among the top priorities of EmergeOrtho. Please visit https://emergeortho.com/careers/ for additional information
Position: Physician Assistant (Urgent Care Float)
Hours: Monday – Friday; Hours will vary based on clinical needs
Location: Durham, travel is required
- Patient evaluation by performing appropriate history and physical exams.
- Ordering laboratory, radiological and special studies.
- Performing diagnostic procedures such as, but not limited to, physical examination, phlebotomy, catheterization, joint injections and aspirations and administering of vaccines.
- Performing therapeutic procedures such as, but not limited to, suturing of wounds, foreign body removal, I&D of abscesses, reduction of fractures and dislocations, splinting, casting, and injections.
- Assisting the surgeon in the OR as designated.
- Reading and interpreting imaging studies and laboratory reports.
- Initiation of life-saving measures as needed.
- Diagnosing and treating minor illnesses of employees of EmergeOrtho, P.A.
- Telephone contact with patients as appropriate.
- Involvement in QI and research programs.
- Attendance at educational and department meetings.
- Intermittent OR, UC, and other clinic coverage required.
- Graduate of an accredited PA or NP program.
- Must have 2 years of ortho experience
- Must have a valid state of North Carolina PA or NP license.
- Previous experience in an orthopaedic outpatient setting, preferred.
- Ability to work in a fast paced environment and prioritize multiple task and demands.
- Ability to maintain composure when confronted with stressful situations.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, providers and patients.