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Physician Assistant (Orthopedics)

Location US-GA-FT. GORDON
Job ID
2022-7115
# Positions
1
Category
Medical
Salary Range
Very Competitive
Recruitment Bonus
Negotiable
Relocation Assistance
Negotiable
Student Loan Repayment
Negotiable

Overview

This position serves as Physician Assistant (Orthopedic) at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center (DDEAMC), Fort Gordon, GA.

This is a full-time  Physician Assistant (Orthopedic) position at Fort Gordon, Augusta Georgia that affords job security, a competitive salary, bonuses, moving expenses, full malpractice coverage, up to 26 days paid vacation, 11 days paid Federal Holidays, a sick leave benefit, 401K, CME opportunities, an active GME program in primary care and surgical specialties and a first-class health and retirement benefit package.

 

Augusta is famous for its major attraction, The Masters Golf Tournament. Ft Gordon has a moderate year-round climate and offers close proximity to metropolitan areas, beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and the Appalachian Mountains. It

 

The Augusta area is a growing community with an excellent quality of life. A wide variety of cultural and outdoor recreational activities are readily available locally, and many more are easily accessible from the coast to the mountains. Augusta has a vibrant professional medical environment, including the Medical College of Georgia and other referral medical centers. The cost of living is quite reasonable, with quality homes at good prices.

 

 

Links: https://eisenhower.tricare.mil/

          https://www.augustaga.gov/

            https://home.army.mil/gordon/index.php

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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