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Physician Assistant – Orthopaedics

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Website WakeMed

About WakeMed:
Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, delivering health and wellness services that bring added value to the communities we serve. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women s and children s services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children s Hospital, Women s Pavilion and Birthplace, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children s Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed s team of more than 9,400 employees, 2,000 volunteers, 1,300 affiliated physicians, and the more than 300 physicians employed by WakeMed Physician Practices use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that
promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse
workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or
conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer,
promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression,
genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status

Position Information:
The Physician Assistant, under the supervision and direction of the Director of Orthopaedics and other attending physicians, provides pre and post-operative care, fracture care, post trauma care and general musculoskeletal care in the Orthopaedic inpatient and outpatient. Functions as an educator for students and residents from healthcare education programs. The APP is a team player and works well alongside all consulting disciplines to deliver competent medical care within the scope of their practice. APP is responsible for maintaining the scope of practice agreed upon in the collaborative practice agreement, as well as policies and procedures and regulatory guidelines set forth by the NC medical board and any other state and federal regulatory agencies. Understands the needs of the organization and supports the mission, values, and management of WakeMed. #LIPOST

Experience Requirements:
2 Years Clinical – Orthopaedics Required – And Clinical – Ambulatory Care Preferred

Education Required:
Bachelor’s Degree Physician Assistant Required – And Master’s Degree Physician Assistant Preferred

Licensure/Certification Requirements:
Licensed Physician Assistant And Board Certification in Area of Practice Required

Hours of Work:
Rotating 40-45

Weekend Requirements:
As Needed

Call Requirements:

Associated topics: ankle, foot, joint, ortho, orthopedic, orthopedic surgery, reconstructive, replacement, surgeon, trauma

Tagged as: Ankle, Foot, Joint, Ortho, Orthopedic, Orthopedic Surgery, Reconstructive, Replacement, Surgeon, Trauma

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