Physician Assistant, AMG Orthopedics at Clark - Atlantic Health Careers
Atlantic Health System
Location: Clark, New Jersey
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 15745507
Atlantic Health System is seeking a full-time Physician Assistant to join AMG Orthopedics at Clark. The successful candidate will have experience as a Physician Assistant in an surgery setting. This is a full time, day shift position. We offer a robust benefits package and very competitive compensation. Come join our amazing team of clinical superstars!
Essential Job Functions:
Assist surgical cases with provider in operating room; see clinic patients independently and in conjunction with provider; perform minor office procedures including injections and aspirations; fit patients with DME; manage pre-operative and post-operative education and follow up; complete patient forms.
Evaluates patient, performs comprehensive physical examination, and gathers patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination.
Administers or orders diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests, and interprets test results for deviations from normal.
Performs therapeutic procedures, such as injections, suturing and wound care, managing infection, aspirations, fitting DME.
Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care. Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development, family planning, emotional problems of daily living, and health maintenance.
May have training in a particular medical specialty.
Complete patient forms.
After hours answering service phone calls.
Other duties as assigned.
BS Degree required
MS Degree in Physician Assistant studies required
A valid NJ PA -C License
AAPA Certified Current BLS certification required
ACLS certification preferred
0-3 years in Surgery
Role Assignment may require specialized knowledge, skills, and abilities within one or more of the following areas: Hospitalists, Oncology, Ortho, Rehab Services, Hematology, Sports Health, Cancer Care, Corporate Health, Surgical Services, Head and Neck, Family Medicine, Cardiology, Pediatrics, Pulmonary and Allergy, Critical Care/Trauma, Urology
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortuneas aTop 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work Fora list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.
Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.