Piedmont Orthopedics Physician Assistant Position
We are seeking an experienced surgical physician assistant to work with a moderate volume, sports medicine fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon. Responsibilities are divided between clinic (60%) and operating room (40%). The PA will participate in call coverage with their physician 1:7 days and every 7th weekend.
Practice Location: 300 W Northwood Street Greensboro, NC 27401
Piedmont Orthopedics has been providing state of the art care to Greensboro and the surrounding community for nearly 50 years.
Piedmont physicians combine evidence based medicine, best practices, and experience to optimize treatment outcomes. Our subspecialized practice encompasses the disciplines of sports medicine (knee and shoulder), total joints, foot and ankle, spine, and general trauma. Our medical staff includes (7) orthopedic surgeons, a physiatrist, a rheumatologist, (4) PA’s and (1) NP, enabling us to provide timely and comprehensive orthopedic care.
Piedmont Orthopedics offers a wide variety of proven non-operative and operative treatment options to help patients stay active. Our board certified physicians view each patient as an individual, combining high tech diagnostic and treatment protocols with a compassionate patient care philosophy to meet their unique needs. The overriding goal of the Piedmont Orthopedic team is for our patients to leave us better able to lead an active and enjoyable life.
To provide safe and effective evidence-based patient care.
Master’s Degree required from accredited Physician Assistant Program.
1 year of practice with surgical experience as a Physician Assistant is required.
First assist experience is required.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING – REQUIRED:
BLS (CPR) – AHA Health Care Provider BLS
Current PA licensure in the State of NC
DEA License required within 60 days of hire date (due to APPs at this location, not prescribing narcotics)
MAJOR WORK ACTIVITIES:
- Evaluate new patients with orthopedic problems
- Follow up with post-operative patients
- Become facile with knee and shoulder injections.
- Become familiar with ultrasound assisted musculoskeletal diagnosis and ultrasound guided injections.
- Timely documentation of clinic visit into the medical record (EPIC)
- First assist in variety of cases (total knee, hip, and shoulder replacement), graft preparation in ACL and multi-ligament knee reconstruction, arthroscopic camera skills for shoulder stabilization and rotator cuff repair.
- Incision closure
- Preoperative chart completion and post-operative orders
- Rounding with physician on weekends
- Consults – emergent and non-emergent
- First assist in general trauma cases – hip, ankle, knee, shoulder, elbow, wrist fractures and dislocations
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- Annual flu shot
- Annual TB test (if applicable to your job location)
- Annual HLCs (Healthstream, formerly CBL)-Safety at Work and Corporate Compliance
- Maintain licensure/certification/registry/listing (if applicable to your job
Cone Health is an equal opportunity employer.
If you require assistance with our online job submission process, please contact:
Danielle LaMorte, MD
Cone Health Physician Recruitment Consultant
Cone Health is a not-for-profit, community-based, six-hospital system serving people in Guilford, Forsyth, Rockingham, Alamance, Randolph, Caswell, and surrounding counties. Our tagline - "The Network for Exceptional Care" - highlights our commitment to excellence, which is shared by our more than 10,000 professionals, 1,300 physicians, and 1,200 volunteers.
As one of the region's largest and most comprehensive health networks, Cone Health has more than 100 locations, including six hospitals, 3 medical centers, five urgent care centers, 140 physician practice sites, and multiple centers of excellence.
The healthcare system helps recruit physicians into Greensboro and surrounding communities in a variety of settings, for both the system and for community practices. Cone Health is a recognized leader in cardiology, neuroscience, oncology, trauma, and rehabilitation.
Inpatient services are provided at The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, Wesley Long Community Hospital, The Women’s Hospital of Greensboro, Annie Penn Hospital, Behavioral Health Hospital, and Alamance Regional Hospital. In addition, Cone Health offers Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Residency Programs affiliated with University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
Greensboro is a city of more than 290,000 people, with a regional population of approximately 1 million. It is located in the central Piedmont area of North Carolina, within easy driving distance of both the mountains and beaches via interstate 40 and other major highways.
The Piedmont Triad International airport has 5 major airlines and 60+ direct flights daily to major cities. Arts, education and recreation opportunities are plentiful in Greensboro, including 5 colleges and universities, a variety of outstanding public and private schools, the prestigious Eastern Music Festival, lakes, bike trails and parks, a variety of public and private schools, numerous organizations and clubs to engage nearly every possible interest, wineries, dining, and shopping.
Greensboro is home to 32 public and private golf courses and hosts the annual PGA Wyndham Championship. Greensboro has a four-season climate with moderate and short winters and beautiful “Carolina Blue” skies.
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