Physician’s Assistant Certified (PA-C)Print

Job Summary

Everett Bone and Joint Clinic, a division of Proliance Surgeons, Inc. is looking for a full-time Physician Assistant- Certified to join their team.

Job Description

Posted: 09/22/2020
Status: Full Time
Type: Clinical
Care Center: Everett Bone & Joint
City: Everett, WA

Key Proliance Surgeons is one of the largest surgical practices in the country, with over 425 providers including over 250 board-certified physicians providing treatment at more than 100 care centers in Washington State.  Our range of specialties includes orthopedics, sports medicine, spine, ear nose & throat, general surgery, ophthalmology, obstetrics & gynecology, urology and more.

Position Summary

The Physician Assistant will assist orthopedic surgeons in all capacities of patient care. This involves various settings including maintaining a clinic practice, assisting in the Operating Room, handling ER call, and making Hospital Rounds. The primary goal is to provide excellent orthopedic care under the supervision of the Orthopedic Specialists of EBJ, while working within an approved scope of practice.

Essential Qualities

  • Treat patients in accordance with the highest standards of the physicians with an emphasis on high-quality orthopedic care
  • Ideal candidates will be highly organized with an internal motivation to succeed
  • Documented completion of an accredited Physician Assistant Program and a current Washington State Physician Assistant license is required
  • Specific orthopedic or joints related expertise is preferred but not required
  • Patient and pleasant personality; works well with a variety of people
  • Team player
  • Excellent public relations
  • Interfaces well with staff and physicians
  • Professional demeanor
  • Shows concern patients
  • Pleasant and patient personality
  • Positive Attitude
  • Reliable, Punctual
  • Diligent and detail oriented

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Surgery Assists:
    • Assisting in moving & positioning patients/organizing x-rays/writing orders
    • Greeting/ identifying patient
    • Completing paperwork
    • Familiarization with specific surgical procedures prior to their performance
  • Hospital Rounds:
    • Patient care/charting  
    • Paperwork
    • Interaction with staff, consultants, and discharge planners.
    • Emergency Room: evaluation and treatment of patients
    • Call: As scheduled
    • Clinic: As scheduled
    • Outpatient care of orthopedic patients
    • Exams
    • Casting
    • Joint aspiration/injection
    • Patient education
    • Returning patient phone calls and refilling medication
    • Filling out paperwork for return to work, etc.
    • Other related duties as assigned

Education/Experience

  • Completion of accredited Physician’s Assistant Program
  • Current Washington State Physician Assistant License
  • Current CPR Certification             

Work Environment/Physical Demands

The work environment/physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Vision and hearing correctable to normal range
  • Regularly required to speak and hear 
  • Walk, sit and stand regularly
  • Work is performed in a clinic, office, hospital ambulatory surgery center and hospital operating room environments
  • Some bending and stretching is required
  • Manual dexterity required for use of surgical instruments and computer keyboard 
  • Occasional lifting and transferring up to 150lbs
  • Requires working under stressful conditions and working irregular hours

Travel

This position may require travel between our Satellite clinic and main facility (Monroe)

Compensation

  • Annual Salary
  • Paid Medical, Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • WA State Licensure and DEA Registration
  • 401k matching eligibility after 12 months’ employment, (bi-annual enrollment)
  • Paid Personal Leave (Includes sick leave) 3.2 - weeks per year

Probationary Period

A probationary period will exist for the first 90 days of employment

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified.  Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.

Benefits

Proliance Surgeons offers a generous benefits package including Medical/RX, Dental, Vision, 401k with profit sharing and more! Plus ALL of our employees enjoy the free perks of our employee purchasing program offering a variety of discounts on purchases made every day – including cell phone service!

Proliance Surgeons is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, and we welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and skills to apply.

All employment decisions at Proliance Surgeons are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. 



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