Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA-C)

Confidential Company  •  Chicago, IL

Less than 5 years experience  •  Patient Care

$80k - $100K
Posted on 12/03/17
Chicago, IL
Less than 5 years experience
Patient Care
$80k - $100K
Posted on 12/03/17

Seeking Orthopedic PA-C, to work with one Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgeon in Clinic and OR.

Responsibilities Include but not limited to the following:

  • First assist in the operating room.
  • Full clinic duties, including patient history, physical examination, measurements, and scribing for physician.
  • Running own clinic for injections, suture raemoval, brace changes, post-op appointments
  • Ordering Physical Therapy, Work Conditioning, Functional Capacity Evaluation, MRIs/MRAs/CTs/Ultrasounds, and other diagnostic tests as appropriate, as well as communicating and documenting the results.
  • Completing office notes for patients seen in clinic. (Completion of Independence Medical Examinations records is excluded).
  • Generating record reviews
  • Communicating with OR staff on lineup and equipment needed for surgeries
  • Checking pre-operative clearance and surgical charts
  • Returning patient telephone calls and answering any pre/post-operative questions.
  • Ordering prescription medication and refills.
  • Completing pre-authorizations for prescriptions and MRIs for private insurance patients.
  • On-call for office
  • Liaison between Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Coaches, etc.

Additional Information:

  • Job Type: Full-Time, 40-60 Hours/week; No Weekend hours
  • SALARY: Negotiable

Qualifications and Skills

EXPERIENCE: 2 Years Experience in Orthopedic Surgery

Certification: PA-C, Active certification

License: Illinois PA license and DEA license, active

ACLS: Up to date

Benefits

  • PAID TIME OFF: Vacation accrues on a bi-weekly basis at two weeks/year. Sick/personal time accrues on a bi-weekly basis at five days/year. Five paid holidays/year.
  • CONTINUING EDUCATION: Five days per contractyear and fifteen hundred dollars ($1500.00) to be taken yearly.
  • PROFESSIONAL DUES: AAPA membership and license renewals reimbursed up to five hundred and fifty dollars ($550.00) annually.
  • MEDICAL, DENTAL AND LIFE INSURANCE
  • 401 K & OTHER RETIREMENT BENEFITS

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