Interpath Laboratory

Physician Assistant, Desert Orthopedics - West Bend

Location US-OR-Bend
Job ID
2021-4296
# Positions
1
Category
Medical Clinic (MA,RN,PA,ETC)
Schedule
Four-Day work week
Bilingual
Not Required

Job Description

Physician Assistant  – Desert Orthopedics

Bend, Oregon

 

Excellent opportunity for an experienced PA to join Desert Orthopedics here in Bend, Oregon. You will be joining a busy practice of 15 Physicians, 10 Advanced Practice Providers and a superb office staff. The ideal candidate will have general orthopedic experience and be comfortable offering surgical support and seeing patients in various Orthopedic sub-specialties. Primarily supporting/working with one surgeon on a regular basis, but the candidate should have general orthopedic experience and be comfortable offering surgical support/seeing patients in various Orthopedic sub-specialties. 

  • This is an employed position with a guaranteed salary, plus opportunity for production incentives.
  • Four-day work week.
  • Call sharing

 

We’re seeking an experienced provider with a strong work ethic, and someone who likes to fill their schedule and work hard! Ideal start date will be as soon as possible.

 

Desert Orthopedics specialty group that is part of Praxis Health. Praxis is a family of medical groups and clinics delivering high quality healthcare throughout the state of Oregon.

 

To apply for a position with our team, please contact Shannon Lynch, Provider and Medical Recruitment, Praxis Health, sklynch@adaugeohealthcare.com 541-278-4349

 

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Performing comprehensive and problem focused history and physical exams, interpret and correlate laboratory and diagnostic procedures. Interpret and correlate subjective and objective data to formulate a differential diagnose and establish a working diagnosis. Formulate a treatment plan for Orthopedic problems within scope of practice. Implement therapeutic intervention for specific conditions when appropriate. Exercise judgment on problems requiring consultation, referral, or evaluation by the supervising Orthopedic surgeon or other health care professionals.  
  • Order, collect, and perform appropriate laboratory or diagnostic procedures, and studies including but not limited to blood and tissue specimens. Ordering or performing diagnostic studies such as but not limited to EMG, electrocardiogram, compartment pressure measurements, and x-ray examinations including special x-ray examinations CT, MRI, and bone scans etc.
  • Performing procedures such as but not limited to, digital blocks, regional anesthesia, and minor outpatient surgical procedures such as but not limited to: tendon repair, wound closure, wound management, wound debridement, incision and drainage, needle biopsy, percutaneous pinning of fractures, k-wire removal and hardware removal.    
  • Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including but not limited to joint and bursa aspirations, closed reduction of fractures and dislocations, injections of joints, tendons, trigger points and bursa, as well as brace, cast and splint applications.    
  • Assist in surgery to include but not limited to first assist, deep and superficial tissue closures, application of appliances and any other action delegated by the surgeon. Conduct hospital, rounds, write orders, and take call for the Orthopedic surgeon. Evaluate and clarify clinical conditions, formulate and implement a treatment or therapeutic plan for hospitalized patients, dictate discharge summaries, histories and physicals.
  • Order, prescribe, dispense, and administer Medication, orthosis, orthotics, braces and other Orthopedic devices as may be allowed by state legislation.
  • Evaluate, screen and council patient on health maintenance and promote utilization of community resources. Design, conduct and/or participate in research studies, manage databases, and perform quality assurance.

Minimum Qualifications

  • PA certification
  • Experience as a PA, preferably in Orthopedics, but general medicine experience also considered.
  • OR/Surgical experience preferred
  • Must posses a current CPR certification and current health records with the appropriate immunization to work in the health care field (Hepatitis B and Tuberculosis).

About Us

Praxis Health is a family of medical groups providing high quality healthcare throughout the state of Oregon. Our community-based clinics are the DNA of our business, providing better medicine, advocacy for our patients, and a satisfying and collaborative culture for our providers and staff.

 

The Praxis family approach is dynamically different than other healthcare companies in Oregon. We are not “big box” health care, but rather a company of small groups and clinics, of nimble micro-cultures that can quickly adapt to industry changes, as well as patient needs.

 

We have been serving communities across the beautiful and adventurous state of Oregon for over 50 years! And we are pioneers and thought leaders in the industry. Our commitment to innovative and operational excellence has allowed us to create healthcare solutions that are both cost-efficient and cutting edge.

Come see how healthcare is done right!

General Physical Requirements

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hand to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to site and stoop, kneel or crouch
  • The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds

Equal Opportunity Statement

EOE Disabled/Veteran

Praxis Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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