Chatham University

Master of Physician Assistant Studies

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1. ABOUT THE JOB

Physician Assistant

Specializing in Orthopedics
Job Open : 09/21/17

JOB DESCRIPTION

Posting Date: 9.18.17 Western Pennsylvania Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Inc., a well-established, premier, comprehensive, orthopaedic surgery practice serving a 4 county region in scenic Western Pennsylvania, is seeking a full time Physician Assistant for our expanding practice of five Orthopedic Surgeons & one DPM to complement 3 experienced Physician Assistants and 2 CSTs. The PA will serve as a supervised extension of the surgeons; seeing patients independently as well as in coordination with the surgeons in the clinic and hospital settings. In addition, the PA will consistently serve as a first assistant in the operating room. Highly-motivated, self-driven candidates will be considered for this fast paced, dynamic and highly satisfying orthopaedic practice opportunity. Expected PA responsibilities include: • Approximately 50% clinical responsibility as OR First Assist • Hospital Rounding • Office and hospital pre-surgery evaluation and post-surgical office follow-up • Casting and splinting • Administration of joint injections (including ultrasound guidance and PRP) • Inspection and interpretation of X-rays • Evaluation and treatment of a variety of orthopedic subspecialties (Total Joints, Sports Medicine, Trauma/Fracture, Shoulder, Foot & Ankle) • Rotating, shared on-call schedule Strong Candidates will possess: • A high interest in the field of orthopedic surgery • Strong interpersonal skills and the desire and ability to work collaboratively • Ability to manage time and perform responsibilities with optimal efficiency and work ethic Requirements: • Possess valid PA License and DEA# in Pennsylvania • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program • Electronic health record competency Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits: Excellent Fringe Benefit Package Qualified candidates please email CV to Amy Whitlow, Practice Liaison: amyw@wposm.com To learn more about us and this opportunity, visit www.westernPAortho.com Follow us on Twitter: @westernPAortho Facebook: Western Pennsylvania Orthopedic & Sports Medicine

This Full-Time position is open to new graduates.

Salary : Commensurate with experience

Benefits : As described

2. ABOUT THE PRACTICE

Western Pennsylvania Orthopedic & Sports Medicine
2 Celeste Dr.
Johnstown, PA 15905
814-255-6781 (phone)

3. CONTACT INFORMATION

Amy Whitlow
2 Celeste Dr.
Johnstown, PA 15905
814-242-7676 (phone)
814-255-5716 (fax)
Amyw@wposm.com
Www.westernPAortho.com