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Physician Assistant - Orthopedics Job

PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center
Type Full time Posted 4/15/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/1/2014
AK - Alaska (All) - Ketchikan Referral - n/a -    

Physician Assistant - Orthopedics Job

Date:Jun 5, 2014

Location:Ketchikan, AK, US


Req ID:343

At PeaceHealth, we carry on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering, and treating each person in a loving and caring way. The fulfillment of this Mission is our shared purpose. It drives all that we are and all that we do. To those who embrace the spirit of these words and our commitment to Exceptional Medicine and Compassionate Care, we offer the opportunity to learn and grow as a member of the PeaceHealth family.

Department:Orthopedics (PBE) (4670)

PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Centeris seeking a full-time Ortho PA-C to join our Orthopedic team. Our ideal candidate is experienced, and enjoys a sense of autonomy, while also collaborating well with our surgeon, an additional PA-C, and our clinical and OR teams. This opportunity is full-scope including patient evaluation, surgical assistance, and call.

PeaceHealth Medical Groupis a physician-led group with over 800 medical practitioners in communities throughout Oregon, Washington and Alaska.  PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit Catholic health care system that consistently receives national recognition for innovations in patient centered care, patient safety, spirit in the workplace, and health care technology.
About Ketchikan, AK
Come experience Ketchikan, AK, a friendly, family-oriented community in scenic Southeast Alaska, just an hour and a half flight from Seattle.  This area is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts, those who love the arts, or someone who just wants a quiet, slower-paced life. Enjoy our beautiful surroundings, abundant wildlife, and great opportunities for hiking, fishing, boating, and more. We have excellent schools and a strong local economy.



Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program.
Must be Board Certified by the AAPA.

Minimum of one year Physician Assistant experience preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient's needs.

Licensed to practice in the state as a Physician Assistant.
Physician Assistant Certification.
BLS (Basic Life Support) certification within 6 months of hire.

Other Skills:
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Interpersonal skills necessary to work productively with patient, families, other healthcare staff, and other departments.
Personal responsibility for ongoing educational growth, and collaborating with others to provide solutions for continued patient quality.
Basic computer skills.

Location:PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center (301) 
Job Category:  NP, PA, CNM, CRNA
Shift:  Day
Shift Length:N/A
Work Type:  Full Time
Salary range starts at: $46.38
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Physician Assistant - Alaska

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
Posting Notes: Ketchikan, AK || NP, PA, CNM, CRNA || Full Time || SPECIALTY SVCS (PBE) 


Nearest Major Market:Alaska
Nearest Secondary Market:Anchorage
Job Segment:Physician Assistant, Orthopedic, Medical, Nursing, Public Health, Healthcare