Physician Assistant- Orthopedic Service Line

Job Title: Physician Assistant- Orthopedic Service Line
Job ID: 4440295299
Employer: Tulsa Bone & Joint Associates
Location: Tulsa, OK
Provider Category: Advanced Practice Providers (PA's, APRN's)
Provider Type: Physician Assistant
Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
New Grads OK? No

Tulsa Bone & Joint Associates is hiring a Physician Assistant who will be assisting our orthopedic surgeons in a community hospital setting. The primary role will be assisting in the operating room, but other functions will include assessing patients, writing orders, rounding, educating/teaching, performing consults and discharging orthopedic patients. This position entails working closely with hospitalist and hospital staff to help to maintain the orthopedic clinical pathways/protocols. This position will require working with hospital staff by identifying educational needs and assist with development, training, and in-services. Assist with devolvement of protocols to improve efficiency throughout the hospital, and have a good working knowledge of CPOE (Computerized Physicians Order Entry). There will be some assisting with chart audits and clinical documentation. This position will also be a point of contact in assisting with follow-up on general patient care concerns (during and post discharge), staff concerns related to processes, and for reviewing processes to promote / recommend the best practice standards.

This position entails assisting in surgery 60% and working in a hospital setting 40%; no office clinical duties. Primarily day shift Mon-Fri with up to one weekend per month of call/rounding and Orthopedic Urgent Care Coverage is required. One evening meeting per month required. Some coverage of other hospitals in health system to support service line may be required, in addition to Orthopedic Urgent Care Coverage.