Physician Assistant

ORTHOPAEDIC & NEUROSURGERY SPECIALISTS P.C. - Greenwich, CT

30+ days agoFull-time
About ONS: With 26 top sub-specialty trained physicians in orthopedics, neurosurgery, sports medicine and physical medicine rehabilitation, ONS is the most comprehensive and advanced practice of its kind in the region. With offices in Greenwich & Stamford, CT and Harrison, NY ONS is in-network with major insurances and offers same day urgent care appointments. For more information, visit www.onsmd.com

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Responsibilities

Performs and documents history and physicals of pre-operative patients. Prepares documentation for consent on admit
Assists with post-operative checks, including wound evaluations and dressing changes.
Performs in-office procedures such as cast/splint placements and removals, suture removal and wound care, staple removals, and managing infection
Collects and/or prepares samples, such as wound cultures or joint fluid from patients for testing.
Administers medications, orally or by subcutaneous injection when indicated.
Renews medications, as needed for patients in office, phone, or electronically.
Orders X-rays, laboratory tests, physical therapy renewals, CT/MRI and other diagnostic tests as needed.
Makes post-operative calls to patients at home to check on status when indicated.
Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens and patient teaching.
Participates in Urgent Care coverage
Participates in rotating PA on call coverage, which includes after hours phone coverage and weekend hospital rounds
Assists physicians with fluoroscopic epidural injections when needed.
First assistant in all surgeries with attending physicians.
Assures all films, X-rays, MRIs, etc. are up on monitors prior to surgeries.
Handles all emergency room consultations and admissions.
Provides quality in-patient care including rounds, progress notes, dressing changes, and follows lab results.
Handles post-op orders for all cases covered.
Coordinates discharge of patient including clinical resume and all other required documentation.
Coordinates with other PAs on coverage for next day.
Takes PA call on a rotating basis and reports to on-call physician.

Professional Experience/Educational Requirements

Masters degree.

Valid Connecticut PA license.

Graduate of an approved PA school and has certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

Holds required DEA license and Connecticut controlled substances license.

Minimum one year surgical experience preferred.

Orthopaedic and/or neurological experience preferred.

Ability to work well under pressure and multi-task.

Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.

Working Environment:
Medical office environment. Physical ability to perform the job related duties which may require lifting, bending, stooping, stretching, pulling and pushing. Exposure to body fluids.