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Physician Assistant - General Orthopedic Surgery

Delray Medical Center

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Delray Beach, Florida
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Delray Medical Center
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The Physician Assistant is responsible for assisting the sponsoring surgeons in the management of patients and performs diagnostic, therapeutic and intraoperative procedures under the supervision of the surgeon. The Physician Assistant works closely and assists the surgeon in providing quality, efficient and cost effective care during the patient�s hospitalization. The physician assistant ensures continuity between clinical practice and standards of care as well as promotes and aids in patient preparation for procedures progressing towards discharge. The Physician Assistant works collaboratively with physicians, nurses and case managers and other health care disciplines utilizing a team approach. The Physician Assistant assists in the surgical suite including first assist, deep and superficial wound closure, application of internal devices and any other procedures delegated by supervising orthopedic surgeon.



Minimum: Graduate from a program approved by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

Preferred: Applicant to be certified or eligible by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Inc. (NCCPA)


Minimum : Five (5) years experience in advanced medical or surgical practice, with specialty in orthopaedic and surgical health care education/training in clinical setting. Previous Orthopedic Surgery experience is required.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE/REGISTRATION: Current Florida Licensure with Prescribing number (per FL Statute); Current American Heart Association BLS Certification.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent human relations and written communication skills. Must be able to function as a resource for Specialty Care Areas throughout the facility.

Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.

Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant�s or employee�s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.

About the employer
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.