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Physician Assistant Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

OSF Healthcare

OSF Healthcare

Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Job Description

Overview

POSITION SUMMARY: According to professional standards of care, performs a variety of advanced nursing / physician assistant functions. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care that is appropriate to the ages of the patients served.

Job Specifics

  • Excellent opportunity for a Physician Assistant (PA-C) to join a well-established team of specialists to serve an increasing patient base in Peoria, Illinois. This physician group has a strong affiliation with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, the area’s only Level 1 Trauma Center, the highest level designated in trauma care.
  • Primary goal is to have the Physician Assistant train with our Advanced Practice Providers and Surgeons to assist in surgery as a first assist, as well as running their own clinic, and rotating in a Call schedule supporting the surgeons on Call.
  • Primary responsibilities will be assisting in surgery, as well as conducting Ortho Patient follow ups and performing joint injections to non-surgical patients, and rotating through the Call schedule.
  • Expected schedule of 5 days a week, plus one weekend in nine supporting the surgeons on Call.
  • The current practice is averaging 26,000 annual office visits. They annually perform over 5100 billable surgical procedures.
  • The orthopedic team includes surgeons, physicians, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses and professional clinical staff who treat a full range of orthopedic conditions. We also offer diagnostic services, ambulatory surgery, physical/occupational therapy and a sports medicine program.
  • EEO Employer M/F/Vet/Disabled

The Benefits

  • Competitive base salary plus incentives.
  • Generous wellbeing, vacation and sick-time packages
  • Paid claims-based malpractice, CME
  • Relocation and education assistance
  • Health, life, and dental insurance, retirement and plans.

The Community

  • Peoria, the largest Illinois metropolitan area outside of Chicago and St. Louis, boasts a large collection of medical research, educational and clinical facilities including the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria and Jump Trading Simulation & Education Center. It’s also home to Bradley University, recognized as one of the top private universities in the Midwest.
  • Peoria offers a range of residential opportunities, whether you are looking for something out of the way, in the woods, along the river or right in the heart of the city.
  • Peoria has a number of excellent performance venues, museums, art galleries and more than two dozen historic landmarks of both local and national fame.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Licensed to provide Advanced Practice Nurse Services or Physician Assistant Services Licensed by the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration and State of Illinois for prescribing of narcotics

OSF HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.