Well-established Orthopaedic Group seeks to add a full-time Physician Assistant to their team. The position will include both the OR and the clinic. The PA will support a Total Joints Fellowship trained Orthopaedic Surgeon that has a very busy total joints practice. This Doctor’s specialties include total knees and hips (which include revisions) as well as fractures and general cases. Responsibilities include: providing first assist, running a clinic, reductions, patient evaluation and education, pre and post-H&P’s, injections (small joints and bursa), consultation, and reviewing lab results in both a clinic and hospital setting. This position has minimal or no weekends. Successful candidate must be NCCPA-certified. Prefer some orthopaedic experience, but will train a new graduate with an orthopaedic rotation and CA license (or license is pending). The group prefers candidates that have ties to the west coast.
The location is in the beautiful Palm Springs area. This area is a MECCA for golf and tennis. There is great all year round outdoor living along with a very reasonable cost of living for the state of California. Base salary is open and depends on experience, overtime after a 42 hour work week and a production bonus. Additionally, there is an excellent benefit package.