12 Feb

ILLINOIS: Orthopaedic General – Physician Assistant (new grad friendly)

Ross Richter, LLC
Published
February 12, 2018
Location
IL
Category
Job Summary
Orthopaedic Surgeon with a Fellowship seeks to add a full-time Physician Assistant to the team.
Specialty
Surgery: Orthopedics/Sports Medicine
Contact Name
Fred Perlman
Contact Phone
(203) 461-8043
Region
Near Quad Cities

Description

Orthopaedic Surgeon with a Fellowship seeks to add a full-time Physician Assistant to the team.  

The new PA will work directly with this Doctor in both the OR and the clinic (50%/50%).  Previous orthopaedic experience is preferred, but the Doctor will train a new PA with a strong sports/orthopaedic background (especially ATC).  The PA should have completed an orthopaedic rotation.  The new PA can also work for extra pay in an Orthopaedic Urgent Care Center.  Call is 1/8.

Responsibilities include:

  • First assist
  • Initial evaluations
  • Joint aspiration and injections
  • Pre-op and Post-op H&P’s
  • Reductions of fractures and dislocations
  • Write scripts
  • Coordinate with Physical Therapist and ATC’s
  • Ordering tests and evaluate X-ray, CT Scan and MRI
  • Casting and splinting
  • Possibility to run clinics
  • Hospital rounds

The location is near the beautiful Quad Cities area.  This great mid-west area has universities, great culture, low cost of living and excellent school systems.  Excellent compensation and full benefits package offered.

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