PA – Ortho (General) (NEW GRADUATES PLEASE APPLY - WILL TRAIN!) - MN 120919 (21922573)
The new Physician Assistant will directly support an Orthopedic Surgeon with a Fellowship. This position is a split between the OR and the clinic. The Physician Assistant will be an integral part of a very busy orthopedic team working with cutting edge technology. The position has a strong focus on total joints, sports medicine and some trauma. This position is a four and a half day work week with call three weekdays per month (no trauma call).
The new Physician Assistant will have the following responsibilities:
+ Provide surgical first assist (closing)
+ Perform patient evaluations
+ Casting and splints
+ Joint aspirations and injections
+ Fracture reductions
+ Post-op follow-ups and rounding
+ Call coverage
+ Patient education
+ Order diagnostic test and review results
This orthopedic group has very little turnover. The new Physician Assistant can live within one hour of the Twin Cities area.
Successful candidate should be NCCPA-Certified/Eligible. New graduates or soon-to-be graduates are welcome to apply! Physician Assistants must have completed an orthopaedic rotation! The area provides great quality of life, very low cost of living, outdoor recreational activities and all the amenities of a major metro area.
Salary depends on experience level. Additionally, there is an excellent full benefits package provided which includes 401k profit sharing, full medical, four weeks vacation, one week CME, insurance, etc. A relocation package is offered.