Edmonds Orthopedic Center/Spine Surgeons of Puget Sound, is looking for a Physician Assistant Certified to join our busy and growing 9 physician orthopedic practice.
The physician assistant is expected to provide both inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services under the supervision of a licensed physician. The P.A. will also have direct reporting responsibility to the Attending Physician of the respective patients for all evaluations and other duties performed.
The P.A.’s primary responsibility will be to act as first assistant for our orthopedic surgeons in the OR/ASC for most scheduled cases, add-ons, trauma and ER/on-call procedures. Surgical cases run the gamut from spine to hand to sports medicine/arthroscopy to total joints to foot and ankle procedures and trauma. The P.A. will also be expected to perform clinical duties including making hospital rounds, writing orders, providing consults when asked, responding to patient voicemail queries as appropriate, prescribing or refilling medications, performing injections or other minor procedures, or running a clinic in a provider’s absence.
The P.A.’s secondary responsibility is to participate in the general call pool to provide backup coverage to physicians when on ER call.