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Orthopedic Physician Assistant

MidState Medical Center - Meriden, CONNECTICUT  
Orthopaedic Physician Assistant-FULL TIME The Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at Midstate Hospital
is an orthopaedic center providing the highest quality of orthopaedic care to community.

The Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute strives to provide its employees a balance of career and lifestyle.
We offer a stimulating work environment that inspires
Excellence, Safety, Caring, and Integrity. Join us in our vision to be nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Orthopaedic Services: The Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute?s Physician Assistants
team is a growing department which covers inpatient joint, spine and fracture care services. Job Summary: Orthopaedic Physician Assistants are responsible for various functions including first assisting in the operating room, floor work, and consults.
Physician Assistants
will work in collaboration and with the supervision of Physician and Surgeons.
Responsibilities will include: Admiting patients. Perform and document complete H&Ps. Entering appropriate information and orders into the EMR. Ordering and obtaining necessary diagnostic tests including imaging studies and laboratory tests. Following through on interpretation of results and communicating them with the team. Pre-op, 1st
and 2nd
assisting in the operating room patients. Request consultations from other service lines, obtain appropriate work up and follow through on recommendations. Participate in daily rounds and assist with implementing management plan in collaboration with multidisciplinary team and attending. Enter, review, and update orders in EPIC, the EMR to include: PT, OT, Speech, IV therapy, medications, restraints, patient care, and discharge orders. Address patient and family concerns. Address nursing concerns. Document patient encounters into the EPIC including, but not limited to: admissions, operative, progress, event, procedure or discharge notes. Perform procedures as credentialed. Shift: Full-time Physician Assistants
will be required to work varying shift lengths (8, 10, 12 hours) totaling 40hrs/wk.
Additionally, there will be a component of overnight home call.
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Physician Assistants
will be required to work at least one shift every two months. Per Diem
Physician Assistants
may work any of the following shifts: Day shifts varying from 8, 10 or 12 hour shifts. Night home call Weekend home call
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