Physician Assistant or ARNP- Orthopaedics/OR

US-FL-Zephyrhills | US-FL-Wesley Chapel | US-FL-Tampa | US-FL-Brandon
# Positions
1
Category
Physician
Department
0826 ORTHOPAEDICS WESLEY CHAPEL
Job Status
Regular Full-Time

Job Description

Physician Assistant/Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

This is a unique opportunity in a busy Orthopaedics office. This position would travel between the Zephyrhills, Wesley Chapel, Tampa, and Brandon offices. The ideal candidate would be responsible for Pre-Op & Post-Op clinical assessments, assisting with surgery rounds, and sport events. Strong hip and total joint replacement experience is preferred.    

Shift:           Mon- Fri (8:00a-5:00p) with on-call responsibilities                                      

 

Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Evaluate Patients
    • Obtain and record health histories
    • Perform physical and development assessments
    • Order appropriate diagnostic tests and labs
    • Diagnose and treat health conditions
    • Manage the health care of those patients for which they have been educated to provide health teaching and counseling
    • Initiate referrals as appropriate consulting with Supervising Physician
    • Complete all documentation timely, efficiently and in its entirety
    • Maintain health record and document all items required for Meaningful Use
  • Daily responsibilities
    • Accurately completes all patient notes within 48 hours
    • Forwards completed documentation to Supervising Provider for signature
    • All outpatient patient charges are entered at the end of each patient encounter
    • Addresses and completes all patient tasks daily
    • Assists supervising provider with completion of their tasks
    • Assist with paperwork and forms as directed by the physician
    • Returns patient calls as needed
  • Hospital Rounds 
    • Completes call rotation as assigned by provider or Director/Associate Director
    • Completes hospital rounds as assigned by provider or Director/Associate Director
    • Documents hospital visits/services timely, accurately and in entirety
    • Submits hospital charges timely and correctly coordinating with the physician(s) as appropriate
  • Completes end of day process
  • Verify all messages have been handled for the day
  • Ensure tasks, labs, diagnostics have been reviewed and addressed as needed
  • Communicate with supervising physician any items that need to be addressed for the clinic
  • Log off their work stations properly

 

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Provides excellent customer service to his/her team, patients, and public
  • Maintains an organized and clean work area
  • Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned
  • Attends all meetings required by physician, hospitals, or Director/Associate Director
  • Attends yearly Florida Medical Clinic Physician Conference
  • Participates in monthly CTT meetings
  • Consults supervising provider as needed for client care

 

Physical and Mental Demands:

  • Normal physical ability
  • Above average concentration and high level complexity of decision making
  • High level verbal and written communication skills
  • Above average ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • High tolerance to stressful situations

Occupational Exposure:

  • High risk exposure to bloodborne pathogens and chemical hazards

 

Job Qualifications:

  • Physician Assistant or ARNP with valid Florida license and national certification
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong computer proficiency
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Ability to plan ahead, organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Previous Orthopedic OR experience required
  • Preference on candidates with knee and total hip replacement experience
  • Must be willing to travel between locations and to events as needed

 

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