Physician Assistant - Orthopaedics
Orthopaedics Service Line
Full-Time - Rotating Shifts - 40 Hours/Week
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
Under the general supervision of the Orthopaedic and Spine physicians, is responsible for assisting in the preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative care of the Orthopaedic and Spine surgery patients. The Orthopaedic/Spine Physician Assistant is charged with being a patient advocate for patients seeking services at Abington Memorial Hospital. Provides care for patients ranging from 16 years of age through late adulthood.
Conditions of Employment:
Education & Training: Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program.
Experience: Physician Assistant experience preferred with orthopaedic/spine surgery experience desirable.
License, Certification & Registration: Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Current certification by the Pennsylvania State Board of Medical Education and licensure.
Other Requirements: Professional commitment to performance improvement in the following areas: clinical care/performance outcomes, customer service/service improvement, operational system/process and safety. Demonstrates financial responsibility and accountability through the effective and efficient use of resources in daily procedures, processes and practices.
Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI fingerprint-based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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