Upper Chesapeake Medical Center Physician Assistant - Orthopedic in Bel Air, Maryland

Physician Assistant - Orthopedic

Department:

UC Orthopedics

Job Code:

670

Schedule:

Full-time

Shift:

Day shift

Hours:

8-4:30

Job Details:

  • Certification Required

  • Licensure Required

  • 1-2 years experience is required

  • Experience is required

    Under the direction of the practice's surgeons, the Physician Assistant (P.A.) will provide clinical services in the office, operating room, and hospital floor settings. The P.A. acts as a member of an interdisciplinary professional team providing assistance with history and physicals, treatments, rounds, orders, splinting/casting, and dressing changes as needed.Education & Training: Physician Assistant with appropriate licensure and credentialing to practice under the supervision of a physician in the state of Maryland. Clinical experience with the orthopedic diagnoses and conditions preferred.Work Orientation & Experience: A minimum of two years of direct patient care experience within the orthopedic specialty (may include time as athletic trainer, cast technician, medical assistant, etc. prior to P.A. certification).Skills & Abilities: Ability to (a) handle multiple priorities; (b) work independently, (c) take initiative in achieving expected results, and (d) handle confidential information. Demonstrated skill in: (a) making effective decisions, (b) quality improvement activity (c) problem-solving, (d) crisis management, (e) organizing work, setting priorities, meeting deadlines, (f) attention to detail and follow through, (g) resource management, (h) ability to work successfully with diverse types of individuals including management, staff and the general public.