Busy orthopedic group located in Middletown NJ has an immediate need for a physician assistant. This PA would split their time first assisting in the OR, seeing patients in the clinic and rounding in the hospital. Our Ideal candidate would be someone who is eager to learn, high energy, with excellent computer skills. Experienced candidates or new graduates with a passion for orthopedics are welcome to apply. Group offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
orthopedicsRounding on a daily basis at hospitals as needed (unless otherwise noted)
Hospital order, test review and preop orders
Test review and alerting physician of critical findings
On call every 4th weekend when physician is on call (to see pts in hospital or return call as instructed by physician)
Taking calls after office hours (answering service)
Assisting physician with surgeries/procedures on as needed
Assisting all other physicians in office with surgeries as needed
Calling pts the following day after surgery/procedure as a courtesy and document how they are feeling
Scribing with physician during office hours: IE: importing physical exam into the EMR system, adding diagnoses, ordered testing, importing the results of such tests, generating physical therapy scripts, LOMN, out of work notes etc, prescribing medication: fax or hand written.
Chart to be completed same day
Sending messages to Pre-cert dept for authorizations for testing and or bracing
Casting and or splinting in office
Removal of sutures, staples, casting
Peer to Peer reviews for authorization purposes. IE: for testing or surgeries
Complete requested appeal letters within 24 hours
Going over messages the medical assistant has taken during the day. IE: prescription refills, questions regarding care, etc
Seeing patients on your own when the doctor is out of office.
Coming into office for Admin hours when doctor is out of office
IME’s: sorting through medical records, pulling out testing and surgical reports. Prepare template for dictation. Review, edit and approve final reports. Responsible for preparing all requested addendum reports for physician review. Legal report preparations.