Physician Assistant

Job Title: Physician Assistant
Job ID: 7961287369
Employer: Lakeshore Bone and Joint Institute
Location: Chesterton, IN
Provider Category: Advanced Practice Providers (PA's, APRN's)
Provider Type: Physician Assistant
Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
New Grads OK? No

Lakeshore Bone and Joint Institute has an immediate need for a Physician Assistant to join their established orthopedic practice. The position would allow candidates to first assist in the OR and treat patients in a clinic setting.

Essential Functions:
1. Provides acute and chronic patient care including taking histories, doing physicals, monitoring therapies under Physician’s direction
2. Performs injections and other procedures as per licensure
3. Assists in orthopedic surgery
4. Conducts rounds at the hospital on post op patients
5. Assesses patients in the ER at the direction of the MD
6. Responds to emergencies including use of CPR; participates in and responds to call
7. Documents patient information and care provided in patient record and maintains department statistics; uses computer to access/enter needed data in EMR
8. Educates patients and families as appropriate; provides continuity of care
9. Consults with other staff as necessary
10. Participates in professional development activities
11. Attends meetings and seminars as needed
12. Maintains strictest confidentiality

As the region's dedicated experts in exceptional bone, joint, and muscle care, our doctors and staff at Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute have served the orthopedic needs of northwest Indiana since 1968. With state-of-the-art facilities conveniently located in Chesterton, Crown Point, Knox, LaPorte, Michigan City – Coolspring, Michigan City – Woodland, Munster, Portage, Schererville, Valparaiso – Cumberland, and Valparaiso – Valley, we are dedicated to delivering the exceptional, compassionate care you need to keep moving and keep enjoying your life.