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Full Time Physician Assistant - Cary Ortho

Job ID: 32828
Location: Cary, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Physicians Network
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

Cary Orth is looking for a talented Physician Assistant for an exciting opportunity to work in tandem with one of our busy Physiatrists in one of the country’s top-rated areas for growth and lifestyle. We are looking for diligent midlevel providers who are passionate about helping patients improve their quality of life. The Physician Assistant will be directly responsible to the physician for the overall direction, evaluation and treatment of patients assigned to them. 

Job Duties and responsibilities: 

  • Accurately diagnose and facilitate the non-interventional recovery of patients with cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine disorders as well as general musculoskeletal joint dysfunction. 
  • Order and interpret diagnostic tests relative to patient's specific need. 
  • Office procedures including injections and other non-surgical care. 
  • Triage and handling of patient related clinical questions and concerns 
  • Prescription management. 

Job Requirements 

  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program. 
  • NCCPA Certificate/ANCC Certificate/AANP Certificate 
  • Physician Assistant licensure in North Carolina. 
  • DEA and Controlled Substance License 
  • Exceptional patient skills and experience. 
  •  Ability to work independently and as part of a clinical team. 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple tasks and demands. 
  • Proven attention to detail. 
  • Desire to work in Physiatry/Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 
  • Orthopedic Spine Care experience preferred 
  • High level of knowledge of musculoskeletal anatomy and functional spine mechanics a strong plus.

High-quality health care begins with high-caliber people. Our steadfast commitment to the health of our community begins within. If you seek an environment that promotes excellence, leadership and autonomy in clinical practice, then a career with UNCPN may be for you. Physician practices affiliated with UNCPN are offering opportunities for employment.

As a physician-led organization, we provide an opportunity for providers to participate in network governance and leadership. We bring diverse areas of expertise to your practice, allowing you and your staff to focus on what you do best – providing excellent patient care. Practices affiliated with UNCPN have access to additional operational support, specialty and sub-specialty care providers and the health care system’s electronic medical records system. Your patients will benefit from increased resources within our integrated health care system.

    This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.
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