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Orthopaedic Physician Assistant Opportunity - Veterans Affairs Medical Center

VHA Healthcare


Location:
East Orange, New Jersey
Date:
04/24/2017
Job Type:
Employee
Categories:
  • Foot & Ankle
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Job Details

Orthopaedic Physician Assistant Opportunity at the East Orange, NJ Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Come join our team and independently perform histories and physical exams, write admission orders, progress notes, and discharge summaries and see patients in clinic and in the ER. Perform dressing changes, make daily rounds, write orders, perform basic procedures such as blood draws, foley catheter insertion, and removal of surgical drains, initiate consultations, help schedule special tests and studies, give injections, administer medication, routine incision and drainage, wound care and debridement, removal of suture, perform knee, ankle and shoulder arthrocentesis and apply casts and splints. Full-time position. Ortho exp preferred.

Sign on bonus available!

 

Enjoy an environment that supports an interdisciplinary care team approach that delivers state-of-the-art medicine using some of the most advanced medical techniques and technologies in the Nation. Plus, enjoy a superb quality of life. VA ensures and encourages a healthy work/life balance through predictable scheduling, reduced paperwork, the elimination of billing hassles, and lifting the burden of liability coverage.

We offer:

•26 days paid vacation

•13 Days paid sick leave per year with unlimited carry over

•10 paid Federal holidays

•Predictable hours

•Competitive pay

•Guaranteed salary increases

•Federal Retirement Plan

•Separate 401K with partial agency match

•Health, Dental & Vision Insurance

•Nationwide Mobility

If interested, e-mail CV to: julieann.torres@va.gov

Requirements

Requires degree, NCCPA certification and U.S citizenship

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