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Benefits

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Full Job Description

Position Summary: Physician Assistant (Orthopedic/Pain Management)

As a Physician Assistant in our dynamic healthcare setting, you will play a vital role in providing medical exams, diagnostic evaluations, and therapeutic medical care under the supervision of a Physician. This position requires expertise in orthopedics or pain management, with responsibilities encompassing the development and implementation of treatment plans, including radiology exams, physical therapy, joint injections, spinal injections, and medications.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct direct patient care, including histories and physicals, assessments, and treatment plans.
  • Develop and recommend comprehensive treatment plans for patients, considering various modalities such as radiology exams, physical therapy, joint injections, spinal injections, medications, and bone densitometry.
  • Administer intramuscular injections, joint injections, and trigger point injections.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to medical assistants, radiology, and ultrasound technologists.
  • Collaborate effectively with physicians, medical assistants, schedulers, billers, and administrative staff to ensure seamless patient care.
  • Maintain a patient case load as an integral member of the clinical team.
  • Access Patient Health Information (PHI) as required to perform duties and fulfill responsibilities.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an AMA accredited Physician Assistant program; MS preferred.
  • Current Texas PA license and certified through the National Commission on Certification of Physician’s Assistants (NCCPA).
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience as a Physician’s Assistant, preferably in orthopedics or pain management.
  • Strong computer literacy with fundamental skills for essential job duties.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Ability to perform complex medical decision-making independently under stressful conditions.

Educational and Professional Requirements:

  • Meet all state and federal licensure qualifications for physician assistants.
  • Engage in ongoing education to maintain active licensure.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight to medical assistants in the clinical care team.
  • Offer education to clinical staff to ensure quality care and patient safety.
  • Observe and coach medical staff to improve performance of duties and interactions with patients.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct patient chart audits to maintain documentation standards.
  • Actively participate in staff meetings and collaborate with physicians and caregivers.
  • Set goals and prepare plans in consultation with the supervising physician.
  • Provide monthly chart review summaries to physicians per scope of practice and prescriptive authority requirements.

Physical Demands:

  • May be expected to lift 25 to 150 pounds with assistance.
  • Work involves walking or standing most of the time.
  • Visual and auditory acuity, as well as manual dexterity, are essential for performing designated duties.
  • Conditions are clean, neat, and well-lit, with occasional exposure to stressful situations, unpleasant sights or odors, and infectious diseases.
  • Climate control and ambient temperature variances may be experienced, and hours of duty may be irregular or unexpectedly extended.

Join our team where your expertise and commitment contribute to delivering high-quality patient care in orthopedic and pain management settings.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Healthcare setting:

  • Clinic
  • Medical office
  • Outpatient
  • Private practice

Medical specialties:

  • Medical-Surgical
  • Orthopedics
  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Surgery

Work Location: In person

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