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Physician Assistant (PA-C)
Bluegrass Orthopaedics Morehead, KY

Physician Assistant (PA-C)

Bluegrass Orthopaedics
Morehead, KY
  • Medical , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description
ORTHOPAEDIC PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT, MOREHEAD KENTUCKYwww.bluegrassortho.com
PURPOSE:
Established and progressive orthopaedic practice has immediate opening for a certified and experienced physician assistant in general orthopedics. The position is working with an experienced and established board certified general orthopedic surgeon who cares for conditions from finger to toe.

This position will be based in the Morehead office located approximately 1 hour from Lexington KY. THE PRACTICE:
Bluegrass Orthopaedics (BGO) is the state’s leading provider of expert musculoskeletal care, which serves the needs of its patients through a team of highly trained sub-specialists who are committed to the independent practice of orthopaedic medicine. The main practice of Bluegrass Orthopaedics is in Lexington, Kentucky. BGO has 14 sub-specialty physicians, 14 mid-level providers, 4 main office locations and 3 satellites, MRI facilities, outpatient surgery center, and 5 outpatient physical therapy centers.

BGO provides care to patients throughout the Bluegrass and Southern Kentucky Region. We provide care for an immediate drawing area of approximately 630,000+ in the surrounding counties and an additional 500,000+ in our satellite catchment areas. To better care for these communities, BGO seeks a physician assistant with special interest in total joint care.
Lexington Area:
  • Lexington is well-known for its beautiful horse farms and diverse SEC college community (University of KY)
  • Downtown offers many things to see and do, including restaurants, festival events, and concerts and shows at Rupp Arena
  • Keeneland racetrack and The Kentucky Horse Park offer year-round entertainment for the horse community, including being the home to most national horse associations.
  • Tour local bourbon distilleries and get a chance to learn more about the history of the Bluegrass Region
  • Close to larger metropolitan areas, such as Louisville and Cincinnati
  • Within a short drive are beautiful outdoor opportunities in the Red River Gorge, including hiking trails, camping, and large lakes with many water-activity options.
  • Lexington has it all – a strong economic and business-friendly climate, strong public and private educational systems, a variety of sports and recreation, and a family friendly lifestyle
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • Perform comprehensive and problem-focused patient histories and physical examinations.
  • Interpret and correlate patients’ laboratory and diagnostic/reports procedures.
  • Interpret and correlate subjective and objective data to formulate a differential diagnosis/diagnoses and establish a working diagnosis on assigned patients.
  • Formulate treatment plans for orthopedic problems within the scope of practice for assigned patients.
  • Implement therapeutic intervention for specific conditions when appropriate and as directed by physician.
  • Exercise judgment on problems requiring consultation, referral, or evaluation by the supervising Orthopaedic Surgeon.
  • Order, collect and perform appropriate laboratory, diagnostic procedures and studies, including, but not limited, to blood and tissue specimens.
  • Order or perform other diagnostic studies including but not limited to EMG, x-rays, CT, MRI, and bone scans in addition to other studies.
  • 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.
  • Conduct hospital rounds, write orders, and evaluate hospital consults.
  • Take phone-based call after hours for patient phone calls (split with other PAs in the group)
  • Evaluate clinical conditions, formulate, and implement a treatment or therapeutic plan.
  • Order, prescribe, dispense, and administer medications, braces and other orthopedic devices as allowed by state legislation.
  • Evaluate, screen, and counsel patients on health maintenance and promote utilization of community resources.
  • Option to assist with activities including but not limited to seminars, after hours coverage of sporting events, i.e., games, tournaments, etc.
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Current, valid KY Physician Assistant License (or eligible)
  • Current, valid Board Certification
  • Current, valid KY Driver’s License (or eligible)
  • Current CPR certification
  • Great communication skills
  • Strong ethical and moral character references
BENEFITS:
  • Health Insurance
  • CME Budget
  • Paid Time Off
  • Retirement Plan 401K
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • Long- and Short-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance

Address

Bluegrass Orthopaedics

Morehead, KY
40351 USA

Industry

Healthcare

Posted date

Over a month ago

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