PA or NP Needed for Quickly Growing Spine Practice

Location: New York - Suffolk County Long Island
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Job ID: 21680154
Category: Nurse Practitioner (PM&R) Job
Company: SpineSearch
Contact: Ryan Wagner
Call: (516) 333-5050
Practice Type:   Group
Job Posted: 05/08/20

PA or NP Needed for Quickly Growing Spine Practice - 21680154

Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner

Long Island NY - New Grads Highly Encouraged to Apply


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Growing pain management practice is seeking a Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner to join their respected medical team.  



The Physician Assistant  is responsible for assisting in the delivery of health care for some of the most interesting and challenging acute and chronic pain patients. Under a physician’s supervision, the PA is responsible for a broad range of medical services, including but not limited to: autonomously providing patient assessment, education, follow-up visits, and medication management.  As designated by scope of practice guidelines, the supervising physician and his/her designee will be available at all times to the Physician Assistant  for consultation either in person, by telephone, or paging device. The PA will be provided with a schedule of the supervising physician and his/her availability for consultation.


General Duties and Responsibilities (performed in an independent manner with minimal direction and supervision):

·        Obtains Patient medical history and conducts physical examinations for Patients, as assigned by the supervising physician.

·        Conducts new consult and follow-up visits consistent with the organization’s scheduling guidelines.

·        Develops medical care plans under physician supervision, including implementing treatment plans and periodically assessing medical needsand responses to treatment.


Treatment plans may include:


o   Interventional pain modalities

o   Joint injections

o   Peripheral nerve injections

o   Trigger point injections

o   Diagnostic Testing

o   Physical therapy

o   Medication Management

o   Other specialty referrals


·       Relates all aspects of Patient care to the supervising physician, including reviewing and discussing medical problems, diagnostic tests, andtherapeutic procedures; or correlating measures employed by the supervising physician.

·Plays a major role in medication management and medication refill management.

·Initiates and monitors medications and treatment in accordance with the current standards of care.

·Orders diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedure/studies as appropriate, to include, but not limited to:


o   Brace/splint

o   Epidural steroid blocks

o   Sacroiliac joint injections

o   Joint injections

o   Facet injections

o   Radiofrequency denervation


o   Labs

o   X-ray, MRI, CT scan

o   Myelogram

o   Discogram

o   Dexa scans

o   Orthotics/lifts

o   Physical therapy/ occupational therapy

o   Sleep study



·Performs approved clinical procedures after appropriate training, such as:


o   Trigger point injections

o   Joint aspirations / injections

o   Uncomplicated wound care

o   Ace wrap / splinting and bandaging

o   Needle-guided ultrasound

o   Injection of tendon, bursa, ligament


·        Provides pre and post procedure education and counseling for all patients undergoing invasive or non- invasive requirements.

·        Takes primary call for the entire practice in rotation with all the providers (PA’s and physicians) throughout the year.

·        Maintains all licenses and certifications necessary to comply with all state and local requirements.

·        Familiarity with Medicare, TRICARE, and other commercial insurance coverage; as well as some knowledge of Patient E&M coding, billing, and claims.

·        Understands, complies with, and enforces practices policies, procedures, code of conduct, and OSHA and HIPAA privacy rules.

·        May be asked to work in different/multiple office locations on a periodic or ongoing basis, depending on organization needs.

·        Other duties as assigned.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and possess the knowledge, skills and abilities represented below:



·       Graduate of an accredited nurse practitioner education program.

·            Excellent patient care skills and awareness of the legal implications of work and words in healthcare.

·       General knowledge of OSHA and HIPAA regulations.


- Board Certified

- NY State PA/NP License