Date Posted: 10/29/2018
Department: Tammie Cooper
Type of Employment: Full-Time
We are looking for a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner with pediatric experience to work in our busy independent orthopedic practice. This is an excellent career opportunity working with board-certified orthopedic surgeons specializing in pediatrics. As a member of the patient care team this position has a wide range of patient care responsibilities in the clinic and possible operating room opportunities for qualified candidates.
Possession of a current Missouri license to practice as a licensed Physician Assistant or Family or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
At least two years of experience in pediatric orthopedics
Advanced clinical skills and problem-solving skills
Knowledge of prescription medications and their applications
The practitioner will gather patient histories, perform physical examinations, order appropriate diagnostic testing and devise patient treatment plans in accordance with medical guidelines, standards and protocols. The practitioner will provide patient education about surgery, the surgical experience and post-operative care. The practitioner will appropriately document and code for services using the organization’s electronic health record.
Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off Program for vacation and holidays
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.