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Orthopedic Position in San Antonio, TX.

CentralCare, Inc | San Antonio, TX, United States

Posted Date 3/22/2024
Description

We are looking for a highly qualified Orthopaedic Physician Assistant to contribute their expertise to the healthcare team at Brooke Army Medical Center. As a civilian contractor through CentralCare, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the highest quality patient care for military service members, veterans, and their families.

 

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant program.
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  • Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
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  • 12 months of orthopedic experience in the last 36 months in a healthcare setting.
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  • Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Physician Assistant.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform initial orthopedic consults.
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  • Order and interpret appropriate radiographic exams.
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  • Consult with Orthopedic staff when necessary.
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  • Brace or splint extremity injuries as needed.
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  • Place personnel on profile or quarters in accordance with service policy.
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  • Perform topical and local infiltration anesthesia.
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  • Manage nonsurgical orthopedic conditions.
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  • Perform joint injections or aspirations when clinically indicated.
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  • Provide a full range of Physician Assistant services in primary and specialty medical care.
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  • Supervise and provide general screening and medical care.
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  • Provide immunizations, diagnose, treat, and counsel patients as indicated.
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  • Technically direct and provide care for a variety of diseases and types of injuries.
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  • Recognize emergency conditions and refer complex cases to qualified medical personnel.
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  • Provide educational lectures and participate in in-service training.
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  • Promote preventive care and health maintenance.
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  • Prescribe medications and immunizations in accordance with approved protocols.
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  • Establish collaborative rapport with physicians and other staff members.
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  • Teach patients and family members healthy regimens.
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  • Attend staff meetings to provide case discussion, education, and quality improvement.

How to Apply:  To express your interest or learn more about this exciting opportunity, please apply or contact John Polich via phone, email or text.

CentralCare is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences. Veterans are highly encouraged to apply.

Position
Physician Assistant
NP Subspecialty
Orthopedic Surgery
PA Subspecialty
Orthopaedic
Visa
US Citizen

Contact Info

Name
john Polich
Title
Recruiter
Email
jpolich@centralcareinc.com
Phone
703-813-8156 EXT 251
Facility Name
Brooke Army Medical Center
Facility Description
The United States Army's premier medical institution. Located on Fort Sam Houston, BAMC, a 425-bed Academic Medical Center, is the Department of Defense's largest facility and only Level 1 Trauma Center. BAMC is also home to the Center for the Intrepid, an outpatient rehabilitation facility. The center is composed of ten separate organizations, including community medical clinics, centered around the Army's largest in-patient hospital. BAMC is staffed by more than 8,000 Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors

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