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Physician Assistant - Orthopaedics

Company: WakeMed
Location: Cary
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

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, womens and childrens services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Childrens Hospital, Womens Pavilion and Birthplace, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Childrens Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMeds 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. #LIPOSTPosition Information:
The Physician Assistant will work under the general supervision of the Director of Orthopaedics, supervising physicians, and the Orthopaedics APP manager at WakeMed Physician Practices to deliver competent medical care to orthopaedic patients in the outpatient practice settings. The Physician Assistant will be providing pre and post-operative care, fracture care, post trauma care and general musculoskeletal care in the orthopaedic outpatient and orthopaedic urgent care clinic.The provider will work in collaboration with other physicians and APPs within the group to provide continuous and comprehensive management of a wide range of acute and chronic orthopaedic conditions at WakeMed. The Physician Assistant will also function as an educator and preceptor for students from health care programs.The APP will maintain all required certifications by the North Carolina Medical Board to practice in the specialty of orthopaedics and within the scope of practice to be consistent with the policies, procedures and regulatory guidelines governed by the North Carolina Medical Board and any other federal or state regulatory agencies including the policies and procedures of WakeMed. The provider understands the needs of the organization and supports the mission, values and management of WakeMed.Experience Requirements:
1 Year Clinical - Orthopaedics Required - And 2 Years Clinical - Ambulatory Care PreferredEducation Required:
Bachelor's Degree Physician Assistant Required - And Master's Degree Physician Assistant PreferredLicensure/Certification Requirements:
Licensed Physician Assistant And Board Certification in Area of Practice RequiredHours of Work:
Days/ Nights/ WeekendsWeekend Requirements:
As NeededCall Requirements:
per clinical team expectations

Keywords: WakeMed, Cary , Physician Assistant - Orthopaedics, Healthcare , Cary, North Carolina

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