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Orthopedic Physician Assistant - Certified

Alpha Orthopedics & Sports Medicine - Mckinney, TEXAS  
Great opportunity to work with our exceptional surgeons and staff at Alpha Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in McKinney! Strong compensation package.

Responsible for practicing medicine with physician supervision including conducting examinations and writing prescriptions in the field of orthopedics (sports medicine is preferred). Within physician?physician assistant (PA) relationship, PAs exercise autonomy in medical decision making and provide a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic services.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

Conducts physical exams, assesses health status, orders and interprets tests, prescribes medications, and treats illnesses including giving injections and suturing wounds. Consults with physicians as needed and refers to physicians for more complicated medical cases or cases that are not a routine part of a PA ' s scope of work.

Monitors therapies and provides continuity of care.

Triages patient calls and evaluates patient problems. Responds to emergencies including use of CPR.

Counsels patient/family.

Documents patient information and care in medical record and may maintain department statistical database for research purposes.

Assists supervising surgeons in the OR and during clinic.

Responsible for coding and compliance regarding charges generated. YourMembership. Category: Healthcare, Keywords: Physician Assistant