OrthoNY

Urgent Care Physician Assistant

  • OrthoNY
  • Albany, NY 12205
  • 7 days ago

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Job Description

Division/Department:

OrthoNY/Clinical

*Location: *

Albany

*Job Title: *

Physician Assistant

*Reports to: *

Chief Operating Officer

*Grade: *

*Type of position: *

Full Time

**

FLSA Status

Exempt

*GENERAL DESCRIPTION*

*OrthoNY has Full-Time Physician Assistant openings in Albany.

*This position is responsible for examining patients, diagnosing injuries and providing treatment under the supervision and direction of an Orthopedic Surgeon.

*RESPONSIBILITIES*

*Triage new, follow up and emergency patients, formulate treatment plans based on diagnosis and confer with supervising physician as needed, do pre-procedure H&Ps and complete dictation for file;

Order and review diagnostic tests (i.e.; labs, X-rays);

Order, prescribe, dispense and administer medication, orthotics and other as applicable;

Perform procedures such as injections, aspirations, case/splint applications and removals;

Take after hours call for patient questions and add on OR cases, rounding as required by region;

Provide surgical assistance to surgeon;

Answer patient questions regarding post-op care, medications and support staff questions to work as a team;

Medical Records completion at area hospitals;

Completion of all dictation within 24 hours of seeing a patient in the office setting.

Carry out other duties and responsibilities as needed/assigned

*QUALIFICATIONS*

*Advanced degree with state licensure required;

Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

1 to 3 years of experience preferred;

Orthopedic experience preferred;

Proficiency with computers and computer systems, specifically electronic medical records systems, is required;

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

*OTHER INFORMATION*

*This is an “in office” position in a safe work environment (COVID safety protocols in effect);

This is an exempt position and will require more than 40 hours/week;

This position requires travel between offices and hospitals;

Positions are available in Albany.

Job Type: Full-time

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