Physician Assistant - Full Time - JCMC OrthopedicsJob Number: REQ29972-POS54032
Category: Physician Assistant
Barnabas Health Medical Group is a multispecialty group practice comprised of highly trained and experienced world class primary and specialty care physicians. Barnabas Health Medical Group physicians provide compassionate and innovative cutting-edge care for people at every stage of life at easily accessible facilities conveniently located throughout New Jersey. Backed by the vast continuum of resources of Barnabas Health, the largest not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system in New Jersey and one of the largest in the nation, our dedicated physicians and expertly trained supporting staff continuously strive for clinical excellence.
Physician assistants practicing in orthopedics, as part of the physician-led team, provide medical care under the supervision of an orthopedic surgeon. Their work ranges from performing examinations to interpreting diagnostic tests to prescribing medications to assisting the orthopedic surgeon in surgery.
PAs in orthopedics work both in inpatient and outpatient settings.Orthopedic surgeons delegate a range of responsibilities to physician assistants. As such, PAs exercise a high level of decision-making, providing care with delegated autonomy.
Responsible for performing history, physical examinations, identifying problems, recording, interpreting and presenting
information to the supervising physician and determining and implementing therapeutic plans jointly with the supervising
physician. Performs patient counseling and education consistent with direction of the supervising physician. Must demonstrate
ability to first assist in orthopedic cases. Must be able to handle orthopedic night-call schedule (approximately six per month).
Is responsible for reporting identified safety issues such as hazardous environments (i.e. damaged floors/walls/ceiling
tiles/unsecured areas) and medical errors, etc.
State Licensed Physicians Assistant
We offer excellent employer-provided benefits which include: competitive compensation, comprehensive medical/dental benefits, employer-matched 401(k) savings plan, Flexible Spending Plans, PTO program, tuition reimbursement and so much more...
Equal Opportunity Employer.