Mar 29, 2024

Part Time Physician Assistant, Sports Medicine Walk-In Clinic - Wellesley

  • Mass General Brigham
  • 2014 Washington St, Newton, MA 02462, USA
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeon Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner

Job Description

Part Time Physician Assistant, Sports Medicine Walk-In Clinic - Wellesley - (3283650) About Us Newton-Wellesley Hospital is a comprehensive medical center located in Newton. We provide the services and expertise of a major medical facility with the convenience and personal attention of a community hospital. Our team is committed to delivering high-quality, safe, efficient medical care to each of our patients. We are a proud member of Mass General Brigham, a network founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Our affiliation allows us to provide our patients with access to the best community-based medicine and the most advanced specialty care in the world. Our continued goal at Newton-Wellesley Hospital is to meet our patients’ (and their families’!) health care needs and build long-term relationships that provide them with exceptional care and service. The Opportunity We are seeking a 24-hour, Physician Assistant to support Sports Medicine Walk-In. This position will support out clinic located at 978 Worcester Street (Route 9) in Wellesley. We are looking for a PA to cover 3 shifts per week – Tuesdays from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wednesdays from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and Fridays from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Our Orthopedic Walk-In clinic is staffed by Orthopedic Physician Assistants and supported by board-certified surgeons from Newton-Wellesley Sports Medicine. Our team can assist with any orthopedic or sports medicine issue and is available to anyone in the community, with no appointment necessary. Services for adults and children (ages 5 and up) include: · Acute and chronic pain to the hip, hand, wrist, elbow, knee, neck, back, shoulder, foot, and ankle · Rotator cuff injury · Joint instability · Collar bone injury · Bicep injury · Tennis elbow · Hamstring injury · Meniscal tear · Ankle sprains · Arthritis and bursitis · Acute hand or wrist injury Our PAs work under the clinical supervision of the Medical Director and Lead Walk-In PA as well as the operational direction of the Practice Manager. The Physician Assistant is responsible for: · Performing & documenting appropriate and comprehensive orthopedic history and physical exam · Performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including, but not limited to: o splint, brace or cast application/removal o wound care/debridement o suturing/suture removal o injection of steroid and anesthetic agents o joint aspiration · Educating, instructing and counseling patients and families · Ordering and interpreting x-rays, MRIs and other diagnostic tests as needed · Determining/coordinating the treatment plan and follow-up schedule · Following up with patients regarding results and ongoing treatment · Consulting with appropriate resources as needed and referring to appropriate specialties · Documenting patients’ treatment, response and progress notes and entering orders in EPIC in accordance with Medical Staff policies · Reviewing patient cases with on-call physician as needed · Providing first-level response to acute patient complications and emergencies and initiating appropriate measures · Ensuring completion of daily opening and closing procedures · Understanding and promoting overall goals of the walk-in care program and its integration with the NWH Sports Medicine Department · Managing In-Basket Messages and Phone Calls · Participating in monthly PA meetings and trainings Qualifications: Required: · Certificate of registration from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration of Physician Assistants · CPR (BLS) certification required Preferred: · 2-5 years of experience in Orthopedics · Knowledge of the special needs and behaviors of child, adolescent, adult, and older adult patients preferred Primary Location MA-Newton-NWH Main Campus Work Locations NWH Main Campus 2014 Washington Street Newton 02462 Job Physician Assistants Organization Newton-Wellesley Hospital(NWH) Schedule Part-time Standard Hours 24 Shift Day Job Employee Status Regular Recruiting Department NWH Sports Medicine Job Posting Mar 28, 2024

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