Penn Medicine Physician Assistant (APP I or II) - Orthopedic Surgery (Foot & Ankle) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Physician Assistant (APP I or II) - Orthopedic Surgery (Foot & Ankle)
Job ID :99014
Job Category: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
Specialty Area: Nurse Pract/ Phys Asst -Outpatient
Primary Shift: Day
Work Schedule: See Job Description
Penn Medicine Entity: Clinical Practices of University of Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Address: 3737 Market St
Education Required: Per Position Description
Experience Required: Per Position Description
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
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Position Description :
The Department of Orthopedic Surgery specializing in Foot and Ankle is looking to add an Physician Assistant to their team. The PA with provide diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health care services and see patients independently for the Foot and Ankle service, as delegated by a physician.
Working as members of the health care team, they will take medical histories, examine and treat patients, order and interpret laboratory tests and x rays, and make diagnoses.
Minimum Requirements :
Master's Degree in Physician Assistant & Graduate of Accredited Physician Assistant training
New to practice or < 2.5 years Exp
Pennsylvania Licensure as a Physician Assistant (PA-C)
National Board Certification by the NCCPA
BLS/CPR, as a healthcare provider as per the American Heart Association
The Physician Assistant must be reviewed by the Credentials Committee and approved by the Medical Board.
Familiarity with Epic preferred
Experience working independently in a healthcare environment
Additional Information :
We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.
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