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Physician Asst - Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Ascension | Waco, TX, United States

Posted Date 4/01/2024
Description

Details

  • Specialty: Orthopedics
  • Subspecialty Interest: Sports Medicine
  • Schedule: M-F
  • Call Schedule: no call
  • Practice Detail: Join our team of 7 providers!
  • EMR System: Inpatient: Epic / Outpatient: Athena
  • Facility: Ascension Medical Group Providence Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
  • Location: Waco, TX
  • Visa Eligibility: No

Benefits

Paid time off (PTO)
Various health insurance options & wellness plans
Retirement benefits including employer match plans
Long-term & short-term disability
Employee assistance programs (EAP)
Parental leave & adoption assistance
Tuition reimbursement
Ways to give back to your community

*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: Travel, PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Actual compensation offer will vary based upon role, education, experience, location, and qualifications. Connect with your Talent Advisor for additional specifics.


Responsibilities

Ascension Providence is looking for a Physician Assistant for our Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Clinic.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to provide medical services to patients at Ascension Providence located in Waco, TX.

Position Highlights:

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Responsibilities:

  • Obtains patient history and performs assessment. Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic procedures.
  • Provides and documents direct treatment and management of health conditions.
  • Provides counseling and education of patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options and community resources.
  • Performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and care.

About Ascension Providence

  • As a member of Ascension Providence, our physicians join a large community of providers who are called to deliver compassionate, personalized care for all persons, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
  • We are able to share best practices and knowledge across our nationwide network as a member of the largest nonprofit provider of care in the country.
  • Ascension Providence includes a 237-bed med/surg hospital, 12 Primary care physician practices, 13 specialty physician practices, a 48-bed psychiatric hospital, a Senior Living facility, and Hospice and Home Care.
  • Ascension Providence is accredited as an advanced primary stroke center

About Waco

  • Located halfway between Dallas and Austin and 3 hours from San Antonio and Houston
  • It is an important destination for education, manufacturing, and cultural events
  • Waco is home to three local colleges/universities 
  • Excellent public, private, and parochial schools
  • Waco proudly has cultural sites and events such as the Cameron Park Zoo, Cameron Park, Waco Mammoth Site, Waco Symphony Orchestra, Ironman Competitions, and the quaint Waco Farmers Market.

About Ascension Medical Group
When you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care.
 
With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.


Requirements

Licensure/Certification/Registration:

  • BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date. American Heart Association or American Red Cross accepted required.
  • Physician Assistant credentialed from the Texas Physician Assistant Board obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.
  • Certified Physician Assistant credentialed from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.
  • Advanced Life Support from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross preferred.

Education:

  • Graduate of accredited Physician Assistant program required.
  • Master's degree preferred.

Work Experience:

• 1 year of experience preferred.


Why Join Our Team

Ascension Providence, based in Waco, Texas has provided thousands of associates and caregivers a rewarding career in healthcare since 1905. When you join Ascension Providence, you will become part of a team that operates more than 30 primary and specialty care clinics, inpatient and outpatient behavioral health programs, and full-service hospital with advanced surgical care and 24/7 emergency care for life-threatening injuries and illnesses. Join us and create a career path you will love.

Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 134,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

For further information, view the  EEO Know Your Rights (English) poster or EEO Know Your Rights (Spanish) poster.

As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.

Pay Non-Discrimination Notice

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

This Ministry does not participate in E-Verify and therefore cannot employ STEM OPT candidates.

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