Orthopedic Physician Assistant

Mary Washington Orthopedics, in affiliation with Fredericksburg Orthopaedic Associates, has an immediate opening for an Orthopedic Physician Assistant in Fredericksburg, VA.  Here, you will work independently alongside an experienced Orthopedic Surgeon in the operating room and a clinic setting.  This opportunity is Monday through Friday with no weekend on-call hours. State of Virginia Physician Assistant licensure is required.

  • Operating Room schedule, days: 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Clinic schedule, days: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Monday-Thursday) and 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (Friday)

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • New patient consults, pre- and post-op appointments. 
  • Take patient history
  • Examine patient
  • Order and interpret diagnostic tests
  • Prescribe medication and therapy. 
  • Handle splinting, suturing, casting, dressing changes
  • Prep and drape patients for surgery 
  • Close wounds 
  • Joint injections (if no experience-will teach)
  • Fracture management

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Prefer two years or more of experience but will consider a new grad. 
  • Patient consults, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests. Suturing, casting, splinting 
  • Must be able to work with a high level of independence.

A great place to live and work.

In addition to an excellent compensation and benefits package, our location makes work/life balance come easy.  There’s no better place than Fredericksburg to call home.  Our proximity to Washington, DC and Richmond offers easy access to these cities without the commute, congestion or cost of living. With the beautiful Shenandoah and the Blue Ridge Mountains just an hour's drive west of Fredericksburg, outdoor recreation is right out your front door.  Housing options are plentiful with something for every taste and budget, an excellent school system, and a great selection of private schools and options for higher education are all right here.

To learn more about this opportunity or to email your CV contact, Dorrie Steinberg, at Dorrie.Steinberg@mwhc.com.

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