Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner for Orthopaedic Trauma

Job Title: Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner for Orthopaedic Trauma
Job ID: 6093627936
Employer: Atrium Health
Location: Concord, NC
Provider Category: Advanced Practice Providers (PA's, APRN's)
Provider Type: Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner
Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
New Grads OK? No

The Atrium Health Musculoskeletal Institute is seeking a board-certified/board-eligible, experienced Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner for Orthopaedic Trauma at Atrium Health Cabarrus in beautiful suburban Concord, North Carolina.

This new position within Atrium Health Musculoskeletal Institute (MSKI) will work with the Chief of Orthopaedic Trauma at a Level 3 trauma center functioning in the hospital, Emergency Department, and outpatient clinic setting with emphasis on the management of orthopaedic trauma patients. The ideal candidate will assist with the disposition and management of trauma, fracture care, and acute orthopaedics.

Essential Functions
*Evaluate Emergency Department and inpatient Orthopedic consults, including obtaining history, performing physical exams, reviewing and ordering appropriate diagnostic studies and imaging, and conferring with the on-call Orthopedic surgeon to arrange a proper treatment plan and/or follow-up schedule
*Perform procedures to include: local wound care, suturing, bedside I&Ds, traction pin placement, arthrocentesis, joint/trigger point injections, closed reductions, splint and/ cast application
*Assist in scheduling and coordination of surgical treatments for trauma patients (i.e. coordination with Trauma team, consultants, OR charge nurse, obtaining consent, etc.)
*Assist in OR as needed emergent or non-elective cases
*Perform coding and billing for consultations and procedures performed
*Facilitate discharge and disposition of trauma patients, working closely with Social Work, Clinical Case Managers, and consultant teams
*Participate in quality control initiatives

MSK Institute

Today, more than 200 physicians work together under MSK Institute’s umbrella, which encompasses a wide array of disciplines including orthopaedic surgery, sports medicine and spine. Uniting these departments makes it easier for physicians to collaborate on innovative solutions and ensures that patients can access all the specialized care they need.

CMC Northeast is one of the busiest centers and a key component of the MSK Institute. The institute model facilitates collaboration with research, education, and care pathways across disciplines and throughout the health system.

About the Community

Concord, North Carolina is the perfect blend of business, industrial, and residential life. Nestled in the heart of Cabarrus County, Concord offers a beautiful Historic District and an excellent variety of entertainment and leisure for visitors, as well as residents. Whether you enjoy nature, NASCAR, or shopping Concord has it all.