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Overview: Since 1976, Tri-State Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine has been providing the Pittsburgh region with the most advanced orthopaedic care for a variety of orthopaedic injuries and conditions. Tri-State Ortho is an independent, well-respected and busy ortho group. We are actively recruiting for a full time orthopaedic Physician Assistant.

Our practice consists of 12 PAs-10 Ortho PAs work with 9 surgeons (including a “Coverage PA” to help cover vacations and provide additional help in the OR) plus 2 Hospital PAs dedicated to hospital rounds/medical records. Our practice offers growth opportunities as we are hoping to add another Orthopaedic Surgeon to join our group in August 2024 and continue to expand our ortho urgent care services.

Positions offer the opportunity to work with physicians in various ortho sub-specialties. PA call is currently 1 in 12 (and will be 1 in 13 by late 2024). Physicians take first call for ER/Hospitals and the PAs take first call for patient calls/messages. Weekend and holiday call is paid and consists of rounds and assisting with any add-on cases. Weekday evening call is minimal and usually entails a few patient messages. PAs with extensive ortho experience are invited to staff our Ortho Urgent Care hours, which are also paid separately.

Ortho Surgical PA responsibilities:
Include first assist at surgery, H&Ps and assist in the office with the full spectrum of patient care including ultrasound guided injections, casting/splinting, post-op management, follow-up care, patient messages, EMR documentation, injection clinics, etc. Assist with hospital rounding and ortho consults at some smaller hospitals. Opportunity to staff Tri-State Ortho Urgent Care hours is optional, but encouraged and pays separately.

Prefer a minimum of 2 years PA experience. Surgical experience and ortho knowledge is required. Prior orthopaedic experience is strongly preferred. Candidates must be organized, detailed-oriented, caring and passionate about patient care, possess good bedside manner and excellent interpersonal skills. EMR experience is also required.

Tri-State has four office locations in the Pittsburgh area including McCandless, Seven Fields, Robinson Twp. and Fox Chapel. As an independent practice, we are able to care for patients with all insurance types. We are on staff at UPMC Passavant, UPMC St. Margaret’s, Ohio Valley (Heritage Valley/Kennedy), and AHN Wexford hospitals and the UPMC Harmar and AHN Wexford surgery centers. Travel to all offices/hospitals is required.

Direct Contact Information: Qualified candidates please reply by sending resume and salary requirements or fax same to 412-369-0150. Visit our website to learn more.