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Orthopaedic Adult Reconstruction Physician Assistant

Company: Bluegrass Orthopaedics
Location: Lexington
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:



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Established and progressive orthopaedic practice has immediate opening for a certified and experienced physician assistant. Experience in general orthopedics is required and total joint care experience is preferred. The position is working with an experienced and established Fellowship-trained Adult Reconstruction surgeon that performs 700+ total and revision joint replacements annually.


Bluegrass Orthopaedics (BGO) is the state's leading provider of expert musculoskeletal care, which serves the needs of its patients through a team of highly trained sub-specialists who are committed to the independent practice of medicine. Located in Lexington, Kentucky, BGO has 12 sub-specialty physicians, 11 mid-level providers, 4 main office locations and 3 satellites, MRI facilities, outpatient surgery center, and 5 outpatient physical therapy centers. -

BGO provides care to patients throughout the Bluegrass and Southern Kentucky Region. We provide care for an immediate drawing area of approximately 630,000+ in the surrounding counties and an additional 500,000+ in our satellite catchment areas. To better care for these communities, BGO seeks a physician assistant with special interest in total joint care.


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    • Perform comprehensive and problem-focused patient histories and physical examinations.
    • Interpret and correlate patients' laboratory and diagnostic/reports procedures.
    • Interpret and correlate subjective and objective data to formulate a differential diagnosis/diagnoses and establish a working diagnosis on assigned patients.
    • Formulate treatment plans for orthopedic problems within the scope of practice for assigned patients.
    • Implement therapeutic intervention for specific conditions when appropriate and as directed by physician.
    • Exercise judgment on problems requiring consultation, referral, or evaluation by the supervising Orthopaedic Surgeon.
    • Order, collect, and perform appropriate laboratory, diagnostic procedures and studies, including, but not limited, to blood and tissue specimens.
    • Order or perform other diagnostic studies including but not limited to EMG, x-rays, CT, MRI, and bone scans in addition to other studies.
    • Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including, but not limited to, joint and bursa aspirations, closed reduction of fractures and dislocations, injections of joints, tendons, trigger points and bursa, as well as brace, cast, and splint applications.
    • Conduct hospital rounds, writes orders, and evaluate hospital consults.
    • Take phone-based call after hours for patient phone calls (split with other PAs in the group)
    • Evaluate clinical conditions, formulate, and implement a treatment or therapeutic plan
    • Orders, prescribes, dispenses, and administers medications, braces, and other orthopedic devices as allowed by state legislation.
    • Evaluates, screens, and counsels patients on health maintenance and promotes utilization of community resources.
    • Option to assist with activities including but not limited to seminars, after-hours coverage of sporting events, i.e. games, tournaments, etc.


      • Current, valid KY Physician Assistant License (or eligible)
      • Current, valid Board Certification
      • Current, valid KY Driver's License (or eligible)
      • Current CPR certification
      • Great communication skills
      • Strong ethical and moral character references


        • Health Insurance
        • CME Budget
        • Paid Time Off
        • Malpractice Insurance
        • Retirement Plan 401K
        • Long- and Short-Term Disability
        • Life Insurance

Keywords: Bluegrass Orthopaedics, Lexington , Orthopaedic Adult Reconstruction Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Lexington, Kentucky

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