Orthopedic Physician Assistant

Location: Brockton, MA
Date Posted: 03-13-2019
Signature Medical Group is currently recruiting an Orthopedic Physician Assistant to work collaboratively with a team of orthopedic physicians to provide technical and clinical support. Working under the supervision of the orthopedic physicians you will provide care to a diverse patient population in an inpatient and outpatient setting. 
The Orthopedics department at Signature Healthcare includes six fellowship-trained orthopedic physicians, part of BIDMC’s Harvard-affiliated physician group, as well as a spine specialist.
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Functioning as first or second assistant in the operating room.
  • Conducting minor procedures as approved by the MA Regulatory Board, (under the direction and supervision of the attending physician); including injections, cast and splint application, fracture reduction and suturing.
  • Complete individual daily rounds on all inpatients and documentation of the medical plan by writing daily notes.
  • Provide routine medical management of inpatient care including ordering of and following up on diagnostic testing to include labs and radiological studies.
  • Performing appropriate history and physical examinations and plan of care on Emergency Department consults and admissions to the Orthopedic service.
  • Working collaboratively with hospitalists and consultants on inpatients.
  • Maintain your own office schedule. This will include, but will not be limited to seeing patients pre-operatively to complete a history and physical and screen any test results.
Requirements:
  • The Ideal candidate will have Orthopedic surgery experience.  
  • Must be a graduate of an approved Physician Assistant program in addition to Bachelors Degree, Masters preferred. 
  • Must have current valid Massachusetts license ,
  • MA CSR
  • Federal DEA.
  • Experience of 2 - 5 years preferred.
Benefits include:
  • Up to 24 days of paid time off
  • Up to 4 personal holiday days
  • Up to one week of paid CME time off per calendar year
  • CME reimbursement of up to $1,500 per calendar year
  • Reimbursement of licensure renewal fees
  • Tuition assistance up to $2,500 per year
  • Group malpractice coverage provided by Signature Healthcare
 
Liberty Street is a multi specialty site, just 5 minutes from Rt. 24 and 25 miles south of Boston, this beautiful building on the Brockton/ Easton line houses several departments including Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Orthopedics, Radiology, Primary and Specialty Care.
We have won numerous awards including a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by
The Joint Commission, a national hospital safety score “A” rating by The Leapfrog Group, a Top Hospital from US News & World Report, and a naming to the Harvard Pilgrim Hospital and Physician Group Honor Rolls. As well as Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America!
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