Physician Assistant Orthopedic Surgery

Physician Assistant Orthopedic Surgery Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Physician Assistant Orthopedic Surgery to join our team.


  • Constantly seeing, hearing, and speaking;
  • Provides inpatient care with recommendations from medicine service and Physical Therapists;
  • Discharges patient, provides follow up care and appointments;
  • Works with Social Worker to place patients needing additional rehabilitation;
  • Performs physical evaluations, including post-op and follow-up exams;
  • Obtains Veterans relevant health and medical information;
  • Strong organization and documentation skills;
  • Performs history and physicals for surgical patients;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Provides health education and counseling to Veteran and family members;
  • Formulates Veterans treatment plan;
  • Frequent lifting to 20+ lbs. in addition to bending, reaching, standing, walking, and kneeling;
  • Screens surgical candidates for health and medical risk factors;
  • Ability to lift, sit, stand, or squat;
  • Willingness to expand current surgical expertise and learn how to assist on different specialties.


  • Board Certification: Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician’s Assistants (NCCPA);
  • Shall have a minimum of two years experience within the past three years providing services in an Orthopedic department;
  • Current, full, active, and unrestricted license as a Physician Assistant;
  • Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS);
  • Anticipated work schedule: Days: Monday – Friday 50 Hour Work Week;
  • Estimated Office patients per day = 15;
  • Call Rotation;
  • The department has 15 Physicians, 10 APC’s and 35 Additional Staff Members;
  • FTE = 1.0 Full Time Position;
  • The Orthopedic department is a very team focused, collaborative group that embraces learning while treating a wide variety of patients;
  • Inpatient Responsibilities: 2-4/week;
  • Estimated procedures per day = 4-5;
  • Clinic Work = 60% Hospital Work = 40%
  • The ideal candidate will be someone who has a background working in Orthopedics and Surgery.