Carilion Clinic PA SURGERY FIRST ASSIST in Christiansburg, Virginia
PA SURGERY FIRST ASSIST
CARILION SPORTS MEDICINE CNRV
Carilion Clinic Sports Medicine- NRV has a full time Surgical Orthopedic Physician Assistant opportunity available to joing a thriving sports medicine practice. Working under the supervision of the orthopaedic surgeon, the Physician Assistant (PA) performs histories and physical exams; orders and interprets diagnostic studies; performs emergency services including reductions, splinting and joint aspirations; and initiates therapeutic treatment plans. Other duties include floor orthopaedic consults, first assisting in the operating room, providing post-operative management, patient/family education and discharge planning. Primarily Day shift with occasional Saturday morning clinics and 4 days of call required per month with additional call opportunity available for additional compensation. Local sports team coverage required during fall sports season with additional compensation. Strong interest in sports medicine preferrred. Experience preferred but not required. New Grads encourage to apply. Minimum Qualifications Required: Education: Graduate of an Accredited Physician Assistant program required. Licensure,certification, and/or registration: Current Virginia State Licensed Physician Assistant (PA) and DEA license required, or must be eligible to obtain. BLS/ACLS certification required. Other Minimum Qualifications: Eligible for prescriptive authority in accordance with State regulations and as authorized by the Virginia Boards of Medicine. Capable of meeting credentialing or job function requirements as needed based on the requirements of the practice and of managed care payors and insurers. Qualifies for malpractice insurance and is accepted by Carilion Clinic's malpractice insurance carrier. Able to work collaboratively with physicians and other health care providers. Demonstrates good written and oral communication skills. Computer literacy required for automated computer systems, including electronic medical records. Inspiring Better Health at Carilion Clinic Every day at Carilion Clinic, our employees come together to inspire better health in our patients, their families and our communities. Explore how you can be a part of this diverse, innovative and interdisciplinary patient-centered team, and find out how you can make a difference in the lives of others. As an employee, you can take advantage of our competitive pay, various scheduling options, continuing education opportunities and excellent benefits. Based in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic includes multi-specialty physician practices, eight not-for-profit hospitals and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute in partnership with Virginia Tech. Service Excellence and Quality are hallmarks of Carilion Clinic. As a team member, you will be expected to consistently deliver the best in care and customer service. As an employee, you will demonstrate respect, dignity, kindness and empathy in each encounter with our patients, families, visitors and with each other. Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.