Physician Assistant

Job Title: Physician Assistant
Job ID: 5421279475
Employer: Orthopedic Specialists of Northwest Indiana
Location: Munster, IN
Provider Category: Advanced Practice Providers (PA's, APRN's)
Provider Type: Physician Assistant
Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
New Grads OK? Yes

We are looking for a Nurse Practitioner at our St. John, IN office. Located just across the Illinois border, St John is a growing community and is a short commute to downtown Chicago and local airports. We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for providing medical care as delegated by physician.
Conducts physical examinations to assist the orthopedic surgeons with proper diagnosis
Takes patient histories and records data in the patient record
Triages patient calls and evaluates patient problems.
Educates patients and families as appropriate. Provides continuity of care.
Stays abreast of and complies with all state and federal laws including HIPAA, ADA, OSHA, and FLSA.
Consults with other staff as necessary.
Completes special projects and duties as assigned.
Performs duties of co-workers and subordinates as workload dictates.

Education and/or Experience
BA/BS; Master's degree preferred; Graduate of AMA accredited nurse pratitioner program; Minimum one-year experience as a NP in an orthopedic clinic setting is preferred

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Current Indiana state NP license; Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Nurse Practitioners; and Current CPR certification