|Job Title:||Physician Assistant - Orthopedic Surgery|
|Employer:||Louisiana Orthopedic Specialists|
|Provider Category:||Advanced Practice Providers (PA's, APRN's)|
|Provider Type:||Physician Assistant|
|New Grads OK?||No|
Louisiana Orthopedic Specialists is growing and has a need for a Physician Assistant.
1. Assesses patient health status including state of wellness, compliance with care plan and determines appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures,
EDUCATION: BA/BS, MS preferred. Graduate of AMA accredited physician assistant program.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one-year experience as a physician assistant in a clinic or hospital. Experience in orthopedics is preferred.
REQUIREMENTS: Current state PA license, certified by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, current CPR certification.
Knowledge of acute and chronic protocols, administration of medications, delivering physical care following treatment plan.
Skill in gathering and analyzing physiological, socioeconomic and emotional patient data.
Ability to make responsible decisions within the scope of dependent medical practitioner.
PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting and standing associated with a normal office environment. Some bending and stretching required. Manual dexterity using a calculator and computer keyboard.
This description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may change as needs evolve.