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Physician Assistant

 

We are currently seeking an experienced, professional certified physician assistant with an interest in clinical and surgical responsibilities. Candidates should be flexible and have a strong desire to work both independently and as a team. The ideal candidate will have surgical experience, be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be comfortable seeing patients independently. Requires excellent assessment skills and a strong work ethic. Arthritis & Sports offers a competitive salary, malpractice insurance, full medical, dental, vision, short-term disability and 401(k) plans. CME reimbursement available.

 

 

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Performs orthopedic physical assessment of new patients, new problems, established and post-operative patients

  • Completes medical history, examination and study interpretation of the patient

  • Performs complete, detailed and accurate histories, reviews patient records to develop comprehensive medical status, reports and orders laboratory, radiological and diagnostic studies appropriate for complaint, age, race, sex and physical condition of patient

  • Makes medical diagnoses and institutes therapy or referrals of patients to the appropriate health care facilities, agencies, other resources of the community or other Physicians

  • Interprets and evaluates patient data to determine patient management and treatment

  • Refers patients to appropriate specialists for care

  • Makes follow-up visits with patients

  • Responds to emergency situations

  • Follows-up by telephone with patients regarding questions/concerns

  • Keeps accurate patient records and maintains and updates files as necessary

  • Assures documentation of all procedures, services or supplies provided to patients

  • Participates in continuing medical education programs to maintain adequate medical base

  • Administers a variety of prescribed medications

  • Follows written protocols in all clinical practices

  • Arranges hospital admissions and discharges at the discretion of the supervising Physician, performs hospital rounds and records and records appropriate patient progress notes, accurately and appropriately transcribes and executes specific orders at the direction of the supervising Physician

  • Compiles detailed narrative and case summaries, completes forms pertinent to patients’ medical records, issues diagnostic orders, which must be signed within specified time period as defined by practice guidelines

  • Interprets and evaluates patient data to determine patient management and treatment

  • Provides instructions and guidance regarding medical care matters to patients

  • Performs or assists in the laboratory medical techniques and routine therapeutic procedures to include injections, debridement, suture and care of superficial wounds, removal of sutures, administration of subcutaneous local anesthesia, stapling, casting and splinting of sprains and fractures, incision and drainage of superficial skin infections

  • Performs or assists in surgical procedures pre- and post-operative care, and surgical assisting

  • Participates in quality review program activities as requested by immediate supervisor

  • Attends clinical meetings and education programs of the staff and any department as requested

  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

SKILLS:

 

  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions

  • Strong verbal and written communication

  • Self-starter

  • Team player

  • Leadership

  • Detail oriented

  • Organization

  • Computer Literacy

  • Multi-taking

  • Typing 35-40 WPM

  • Requires minimal supervision in planning and organizing work

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

  • Graduate of approved P.A. program.

  • Valid State Physician's Assistant License

  • Composite State Board of Medical Examiners approval

  • Current CPR certification 

  • Current AED Certification

  • Current First Aid Certification

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Main Office: 21475 Ridgetop Cir, Suite 150, Sterling, Virginia 20166

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Copyright 2019 Arthritis & Sports    |    Main Office: 21475 Ridgetop Cir, Suite 150, Sterling, Virginia 20166    |    p  703.444.5000   f  703.444.4999