OrthoVirginia, Virginia's largest provider of expert orthopedic and therapy care, is currently seeking a full-time, licensed Physician Assistant (PA) to join our team! Along with a collaborative, team-oriented work environment, our outstanding employment package includes competitive salaries, excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits, paid time off (PTO), a generous 401k incentive plan, short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and a company-wide wellness program.
The APP will support our growing Orthopedic Trauma service line. The primary work location with be in Reston, VA. You will work closely and collaboratively with 1 primary ortho trauma surgeon and a PA delivering comprehensive orthopedic trauma and musculoskeletal care. The setting is primarily inpatient and surgery based, with some cross-coverage support in the clinic setting.
Benefits and pay range
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience
Onboarding and training program included
Ongoing educational opportunities
Statewide APP council provides resources and professional growth opportunities
No nights or weekends
No activation call
Responsibilities and Duties
Performs physical examination, compiles medical data and records medical history and implements a treatment plan on new and established patients
Performs ED and inpatient consultations
Coordinates logistics with OR
First assist in the operating room
Rounds on inpatient trauma patients
Orders appropriate diagnostic studies when indicated
Instructs patients and families regarding treatment plan and medications
Consults with physician when warranted to assess patient condition and treatment
Ensures that medical charts and administrative paperwork is completed in a timely manner
Provides monitoring and continuity of care upon discharge
Provides follow-up care to patients according to practice guidelines
Supports the patient and family by explaining the procedure experience with specific instructions to the patient and family regarding their responsibility in the outpatient process
Performs within guidelines of specific privileges approved by the governing body and delegated by the collaborating physician
Monitors patients and administers medications according to Facility policy
Provides support to medical and office staff
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to assess situations, resolve within scope of ability, or escalate as appropriate
Ability to respond effectively to emergencies, actual events or drills.
Ability to follow instructions with little supervision
Ability to maintain professional demeanor in all aspects of role
Demonstrates initiative and is a motivated learner
Assists in completing paperwork for patients as indicated
Travels between facilities when indicated, rarely
Strong customer service skills and excellent communication skills
Requirements and Qualifications
Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant Program.
Must maintain CEU's in pertinent clinical practice according to licensure requirements.
ACLS/BLS Certification must be maintained.
Orthopedic experience required.
Closing and application instructions
Hiring to take place as soon as possible. Excellent training and onboarding opportunity with our trauma team in Reston, VA.