DHA

Physician Assistant (Ortho)

Location US-OK-FT. SILL
Job ID
2022-6982
# Positions
1
Category
Medical
Salary Range
Very Competitive
Recruitment Bonus
Negotiable
Relocation Assistance
Negotiable
Student Loan Repayment
Negotiable

Overview

This position is located at Reynolds Army Health Clinic, Fort Sill, OK.

 

Fort Sill is located in southwest Oklahoma, Comanche County, and adjacent to the city of Lawton. It is 90 miles southwest of Oklahoma City, the state capitol, and 50 miles north of Wichita Falls, Texas on Interstate 44.

 

Fort Sill serves as home of the United States Army Field Artillery School as well the Marine Corps' site for Field Artillery MOS school, United States Army Air Defense Artillery School, the  31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade and the 75th Field Artillery Brigade.  Fort Sill is also one of the four locations for Army Basic Combat Training and many tenant activities.

 

LINKS: https://reynolds.tricare.mil/         

         

https://sill-www.army.mil/

 

 

 

Responsibilities

As a Physician Assistant (Orthopedic) your duties will include, but are not limited to:

         

Performs outpatient surgical and non-surgical procedures as designated by credentials

committee. Prescribes for and treats a variety of diseases, disorders, and injuries. Treats patients returning for routine or directed follow-up and chronic illnesses previously

documented in patients' medical records.

 

Provides a full range of emergency services or crisis intervention, including lifesaving

emergency procedures, in order to stabilize a patient within the scope of practice and

approved protocols.

 

Writes prescriptions, orders the administration of medications, dispenses medication and prescribes controlled substances in accordance with scope of practice for Physician

Assistants. Performs a variety of physical examinations such as school, employment,

sports, annual, retirement, discharge, reenlistment, disability separation or retirement,

and other special physicals. Orders laboratory tests, X-rays, etc., and arranges for

physician consultation if required. Records entries into patients records to include history and exam findings, results of laboratory tests, X-rays, and other special studies,

diagnoses, and treatment plans to include any treatment rendered during visits.

 

Qualifications

US Citizenship Required

 

All Applicants must be licensed as a Physician Assistant by the recognized licensing agency of a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.

 

Successful completion of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) examination; must maintain status as a certified physician assistant, including completion of all requirements for continuing medical education (CME) and re-certification.

 

At least one year as a physician assistant -ortho experience

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