Physician Assistant Orthopedics South Lake Tahoe

Job Title: Physician Assistant Orthopedics South Lake Tahoe
Job ID: 7720094851
Employer: Barton Health
Location: South Lake Tahoe, CA
Provider Category: Advanced Practice Providers (PA's, APRN's)
Provider Type: Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner
Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
New Grads OK? No

The Physician Assistant provides direct patient care within the state and NCCPA scope of practice guidelines at assigned Barton HealthCare System outpatient spine service clinic. Demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to identify and meet the individualized needs of an orthopedic population. The Ortho PA is responsible for facilitating and expediting care delivered to patients during their entire episode. This process requires the Ortho PA to have direct contact with the patient, the patient’s family, the patient’s physicians and appropriate health care team members to ensure care coordination.


Minimum Education

Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant training program which has been accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

Current California and Nevada licenses or ability to obtain prior to start date

Recent clinical experience as a Physician Assistant with the exception of practitioners who have completed an approved training program within the past year whereby a letter from their program chairman supporting granting of the requested practice prerogatives is required. Recent clinical experience is defined as having performed at least 100 outpatient clinical activities/procedures and/or 30 inpatient clinical activities/procedures during the past two years.

Minimum three years Outpatient Clinic and Urgent Care experience preferred

Barton Health, located on the South Shore of beautiful Lake Tahoe, California, offers an unparalleled quality of life. Year-round recreational opportunities include hiking, biking, boating, fishing, golfing, skiing, and snowmobiling…just to name a few. In addition, the hospital supports a work/life balance, ensuring that you have the time to spend enjoying those things that matter most.

Barton Health, a community-based, not-for-profit, hospital and integrated healthcare system, has been proudly serving the Lake Tahoe, Carson Valley and surrounding communities for over four decades. Our service lines include a 73-bed acute care facility, skilled nursing center, community clinic, urgent care centers, pediatric, internal medicine and family practice groups, and home health and hospice services.