Physician Assistant

Job Title: Physician Assistant
Job ID: 0503977557
Employer: Liberty Spine & Pain Center, PC
Location: Salem, OR
Provider Category: Advanced Practice Providers (PA's, APRN's)
Provider Type: Physician Assistant
Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
New Grads OK? No

Liberty Spine & Pain Center, PC seeks to hire a Physician Assistant to join our interventional pain management practice. We have been serving Salem, Oregon and surrounding area for over 20 years. We run a small, but very busy practice providing high quality interventional pain management services in our community. Most referrals come from providers in our local community of Salem and Keizer plus nearby towns lying within the I-5 corridor.

Clinic Hours:
*Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:30pm (one hour lunch).
*Office is closed all nights, weekends, and major holidays.
*5-day work weeks preferred. This is a full-time position.
*Physician Assistant will work under the supervision of the physician using a collaborative team-care model, providing specialty pain management care in the outpatient clinic setting.

Professional duties will include responsibilities such as:
*Office visits: obtain and document medical history for both new and established patients
*Perform physical examinations
*Order and interpret diagnostic studies – imaging, electrodiagnostic, urine and blood analysis
Make diagnostic assessments; provide medical rationale and medical decision making
*Create treatment plans, tailored to patient’s individual needs, which may include: injection procedures, PT, medications, referral to other specialists
*On all new patients, present case to supervising physician and discuss your assessment and plan
*Review outcomes of injection procedures and other prescribed treatment
*Prescribe medications as indicated and as appropriate
*Assist the physician in managing the clinic opioid compliance program
*Educate and counsel patients on their diagnosis, prognosis, natural history, treatment options, risks/benefits of interventional procedures
*Refer for other specialty consultation as indicated
*Document patient encounters into electronic health record (NextGen)
*Record most appropriate diagnostic codes using ICD-10
*Select appropriate E/M codes and procedure CPT codes for billing

We offer the following benefits:
*Competitive compensation package
*Generous time off (Starting at 4 weeks of PTO plus 6 paid holidays)
*401(k) savings plan
*Medical, dental and vision insurance
*Certain Professional fees

*Graduate Physician Assistant Program accredited by the Accreditation *Review Commission of Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
*Basic Life Support (BLS) certified by American Heart Association (AHA).
*Some work experience after graduation from a PA program

Licensure: Licensed or ability to be licensed as a Physician Assistants (PA-C) by the Oregon Medical Board.