Physician Assistant

Location: Florida-Tampa Bay
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Job ID: 001
Category: Physician Assistant - Orthopaedic
Practice Type:   Group
Job Posted: 02/12/19

The Physician Assistant practices medicine under the supervision of a Coastal Orthopedic & Sports Medicine surgeon and within their scope of practice and in accordance with Florida Laws and specific privileges granted by any hospital that has issued such privileges.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • *Perform History and Physical Examination for Supervising Physician

This Could Be in the Hospital or in the Clinic

2. *Perform Hospital Rounds / Consults With Supervising Physician CorroborationFind Surgeon to do surgeryDictate Discharge SummariesProvide Appropriate ReferralsGive Appropriate Discharge Instructions

  • Splinting & Casting
  • Order appropriate tests
  • Dictate Consults

Appropriately pre-op patient for possible surgery (labs, clearance, schedule, find surgeon to perform)

  • *Perform Clinic Duty for Coastal Patients Under Supervising Physician
  • Render Treatment to the Coastal Patients in Clinic:
  • Including but no Limited to: Splinting & Casting, Fracture / Dislocation Reduction, Follow – up Care, post-op, re-visits, wound checks, Fluoroscopies, injection
  • Complete Appropriate Charting:
  • H&P’s
  • Progress Notes
  • Discharges
  • Medicine & Miscellaneous Orders
  • Order Appropriate Tests With Supervising Physician Corroboration
  • Collect and Interpret Lab Tests
  • X-rays,
  • EKG’s
  • Other Diagnostic Tests
  • Assist Supervising Physician in Surgery or Hospital

Surgery Center

  • Prepare for surgery
  • Check medical clearance
  • Pre-op H&P visits and dictations
  • Surgery x-rays & MRI’s
  • Contact Reps
  • Suggest Medications for Patients With Supervising Physician Corroboration

Work toward obtaining Prescription Writing Privileges within 12 months of Employment.

  • Perform Call Duties as Per the Supervising Physician
  • Maintain PA On-Call Schedule
  • Other Duties as Assigned by Physician and / or Supervisor
  • Administrative duties
  • Answer patient calls / questions
  • Disability paperwork


A. Education

  • Graduate from accredited Physician Assistant Program

B. Experience

  • One (1) year assistant experience

C. Other Requirements

  • Orthopedic, clinic or hospital setting experience preferred but not required
  • Current CPR Basic Certification
  • Must demonstrate the ability to acquire the necessary skills/functions to perform the job in an acceptable manner within three (3) months


Required education:

  • Master's

Required experience:

  • Orthopedic: 1 year
  • Physician Assistant: 1 year

Required license or certification:

  • Physician Assistant

Contact information

Company: Coastal Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Address: ATTN: Karen Jennis
RE: Job
6015 Pointe West Blvd
Bradenton FL 34209
Call: (941) 782-0200
Fax: (941) 296-7656

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