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 an Orthopaedic Surgeon with an Upper Extremity Fellowship that has a very busy practice. This Doctor handles sports injuries with a heavy focus on shoulders (including shoulder replacements), hand, elbow, fractures and some general cases. Patient base includes all age levels as well as athletic injuries.
Responsibilities include: providing first assist, running a clinic, reductions, patient evaluation and education, pre and post-H&P’s, injections (small joint, trigger point, and sin-visc), consultation and reviewing lab results in both a clinic and hospital setting. This position has optional paid call and offers overtime compensation. Successful candidate should be NCCPA-Certified. Previous orthopaedic experience is preferred but will train a new graduate with an orthopaedic rotation. 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 (time and a half) after a 40-hour work week, and a production bonus. Additionally, there is an excellent benefit package.