Expanding Hospital’s Orthopaedic Department seeks to add a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner. This PA/NP will perform the examination and assessment of patients to clear patients for surgery, provide first assist and ED consults. They will do rounding, inpatient management and see new and follow-up patients. The PA/NP will order, interpret and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's clinical problems and health care needs.
The PA/NP will submit health care plan and goals of individual patients for periodic review and evaluation by the physician. This PA/NP can prescribe or recommend drugs or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy or related therapeutic procedures. May refer patients to physician for consultation or to specialize health resources for treatment.
There is no call and limited weekends. The position is 40 hours per week and day shift with some potential weekends.
Successful candidate should be Board-Certified/Eligible. Will train the right PA/NP candidates. The location is around one hour to Philadelphia, and they prefer candidates from the region. There is an excellent benefits package which includes three weeks’ vacation, medical, dental, one-week CME, 401k profit sharing and many other benefits!
Compensation: base salary range: open.