The Physician Assistant will work with the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine practice providing support to the physicians and coordinating patient care. This position provides leadership and guidance in the area of inpatient and outpatient care and clinical support operations for the Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation and works in partnership with faculty physicians to provide excellent clinical care and customer service. The Physician Assistant provides clinical modeling and education to departmental staff and house staff as outlined. The duties of this position include:
Patient care in the outpatient area for pre-operative and post-operative care and chronic follow up as determined by the attending physicians. This includes: developing patient care plans with the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine surgeons, physicians, and residents; acting as a resource for application of casts; managing health care & wound care during acute and chronic phases of Orthopaedic care; preoperative evaluations; coordination of ancillary services; promoting and maintaining health through the use of ancillary services, educational materials, and counseling of patients and families.
Inpatient care and follow-up of assigned patients from OR to admission and through discharge. This includes: surgical assist in the OR as needed; developing and implementing, in conjunction with faculty physicians, clinical plans of care and/or protocols for Orthopaedic inpatients; participating in orthopedic immediate care clinics; providing clinical care through digital telehealth visits; educating the house staff and nursing unit staff on these protocols, with the goal of enhancing quality of care, enhancing quality of patient service, and decreasing length of inpatient stay.
Administration of clinical research protocols and maintenance of patient database.
Current Physician Assistant license and registration with the Oregon Board of Medical Examiners as a licensed Physician Assistant
Prescriptive Authority (DEA License)
Current CPR Certification
Excellent communication skills, leadership ability, professional demeanor and organizational skills
Skilled in organizational behavior and human resources management
Ability to Multi-task and prioritize
Ability to work as team member in an interdisciplinary setting, and to demonstrate effective communications in verbal, written and electronic media
Computer/word processing skills
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