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Orthopedic Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner

Company: BoulderCentre for Orthopedics
Location: Boulder
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

BoulderCentre for Orthopedics is a high volume orthopedic surgical practice seeking a full-time Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to support our orthopedic surgeons who specialize in total joint and general sports orthopedics.Boulder is located forty minutes North-West of Denver, CO. Boulder provides an easy drive to the Rocky Mountains, skiing, hiking, camping, kayaking, cycling and a wide variety of recreational sites. The Boulder community provides the benefit of being an excellent community and environment to raise a family along with increasing property values and social amenities.

Clinical duties may include, but not limited to:Sees patients both independently and with supervisionAssess patient health by interviewing patients, performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying medical historiesParticipates in pre- and post-operative care of patientsOrders appropriate tests, develops patient treatment planPerforms joint injectionsPrescribes appropriate prescription orders under the supervision of the physicianCollects patient data and documents pertinent notes in practice EMRAssists with major and minor surgical procedures in the operating room within scope of licensureMaintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulationsParticipates in on-call activities making rounds on in-patients as directed by the physicianAdditional responsibilities as assigned by supervising physicianJob Requirements:Master's Degree from an accredited college or universityMust be eligible for or have a current Colorado licenseMust be or near achieving NCCPA certificationExperience in treating patients independently in a clinic setting, under physician supervision.Knowledge of the professional medical practice to give and evaluate patient care.Ability to interpret, adapt, & apply guidelines and procedures.Previous Orthopedic experience preferred. But, will train new graduates and candidates from other disciplines.Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The position walks, sits, stands, bends, lifts and moves continually during working hours. The position is subject to lifting objects weighing over 50 pounds, pushing wheel chairs, and transporting and supporting patients. The employee must be constantly alert for patient safety.If you have the skills necessary to thrive in a fast-paced environment, we offer a competitive salary, production-based incentive plan, excellent benefits package and a genuine career opportunity.Benefits:Company Paid Benefits-- Basic Life/AD&D -GuardianBenefit Options Requiring Employee Contributions-- Guardian-- Medical-- Health Savings Account-- Dental-- Vision-- Short-Term Disability-- Voluntary Life and AD&D-- Flex Spending Accounts-- General Purpose Healthcare FSA-- Optional Protection Benefits (Accident, Hospital Indemnity, Cancer Care and Critical Illness Insurance)PI197061516

Keywords: BoulderCentre for Orthopedics, Boulder , Orthopedic Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Boulder, Colorado

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