Physician Assistant - Ortho Urgent Care

Job Title: Physician Assistant - Ortho Urgent Care
Job ID: 0389439364
Employer: Essentia Health
Location: Duluth, MN
Provider Category: Advanced Practice Providers (PA's, APRN's)
Provider Type: Physician Assistant
Specialty: Urgent Care
New Grads OK? No

Essentia Health is looking to add several Physician Assistants – Ortho Urgent Care – Duluth, MN

A PA utilizes advanced health assessment, knowledge, and decision-making skills. They work independently and in collaboration with physicians and other health care professionals. Physician Assistants provide health care to individuals and families, emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention. They may care for patients ranging in age as noted in age-related category and area of expertise. Position requires high level of customer service skills to establish and enhance positive relationships with patients, co-workers, and others.

We are looking for an experienced PA with a background in Orthopedics, Emergency Medicine and/or Urgent Care for this brand-new dynamic independent practice model position for Essentia Health.

Practice Specifics:
*2 Full time Advanced Practitioners will comprise the core staff, with MD oversight from orthopedics.
*Free standing location away from the main campus. 3 exam rooms, a cast room in addition to state-of-the-art Radiology Suite.
*VERY independent practice model with support from onsite radiology tech and athletic trainer
*No follow-up care – Initial workup and medical care only, all follow up care done by referral
*Work shifts will be (3) twelve-hour days for a full-time employee or a variation of these hours.
*Extended hours with evening and weekends. Starting model will be as follows:

Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
We anticipate these times will change as demand drives, but changes will not affect FTE.
Physician Assistant - QUALIFICATIONS (minimum requirements)

*Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from an accredited program.

Licensure/Certifications required:
*Current licensure as a physician assistant in MN & WI
*Current certification in CPR.
*National certification.
*Successful completion of Essentia Health credentialing process prior to practice.