Orthopaedic Group seeks to add another Orthopaedic Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to their team. The new PA/NP will be part of a team to support a very busy fellowship trained Orthopaedic Surgeon. This position includes both the OR and the clinic. Cases include: hand & upper extremity, hip & knee, joint replacement, MAKO robotic arm-assisted surgery, orthopedic surgery, partial knee resurfacing, shoulder/elbow and sports medicine. The PA/NP’s responsibilities include: surgical first assist (up to 25%), consultation and patient evaluation and education, fracture care, joint aspirations and injections, pre and post H&P, write scripts, reviewing lab results in both a clinic and hospital setting. Successful candidate must have direct orthopaedic experience.
The location is a small town around two plus hours to St. Louis. The area is great for an individual that desires to live in a progressive town that is convenient to St. Louis. The location provides a very reasonable cost of living, variety of shopping and solid school systems.
Compensation: Base salary is competitive for the area. Additionally, there is an excellent full benefits package.