Well-established Orthopaedic Group seeks to add a full-time Physician Assistant to their team. The position will include both the OR and the Clinic. The PA will support an Orthopaedic Surgeon with an Upper Extremity Fellowship that has a very busy practice. This Doctor handles sports injuries with a heavy focus on shoulders (including shoulder replacements), Hand, Elbow, fractures and some general cases. Patient base includes all age levels as well as Athletic injuries.
The location is in the beautiful Palm Springs area. This area is a MECCA for golf and tennis. There is great all year round outdoor living along with a very reasonable cost of living for the state of California. Base salary is open and depends on experience, overtime (time and a half) after a 40 hour work week, and a production bonus. Additionally, there is an excellent benefit package.
Responsibilities include: providing first assist, running a clinic, reductions, patient evaluation and education, pre and post-H&P’s, injections (small joint, trigger point, and sin-visc), consultation and reviewing lab results in both a clinic and hospital setting. This position has optional paid call and offers overtime compensation.
Successful candidate should be NCCPA-certified. Previous orthopaedic experience is preferred but will train a new graduate with an orthopaedic rotation. The group prefers candidates that have ties to the west coast.