Orthopedic Physician Assistant opening 15 minutes outside of Myrtle Beach, SC

Conway , SC - US
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Job ID: 222001 (23782405)
Contact: Erin Coleman    Call: 6362204841
Job Posted: 11/22/2022

Orthopedic Physician Assistant opening 15 minutes outside of Myrtle Beach, SC - 222001 (23782405)

Non-profit medical center serving Horry County & surrounding counties 15 minutes outside of Myrtle Beach, SC is seeking an experienced Orthopaedic Physician Assistant. Role is 75%+ OR with rest in clinic.

The PA specializes in the care of patients suffering from conditions related to Orthopedics. The PA will be responsible for performing patient history and physical examinations, diagnostic testing, test interpretation, treatment, patient follow up and education on managing acute and chronic health problems. The PA promotes collaboration between the multiple disciplines to ensure cost effective and quality patient care. The PA will make referrals to physicians and other healthcare providers, document assessment, management, and education clearly and concisely within the Electronic Health Record (EHR).

Additionally, the PA is the first assistant in surgery and will performs first assist duties, including ensuring all needed equipment and supplies are present. The PA will conduct Post-op visits, write orders in the recovery room, talk with family and, performs post-op procedures and more. The PA will dictate discharge summaries, writes prescriptions, explains discharge instructions, and confirms follow-up appointments, as well as monitor, record and report systems or changes in patient's condition.

About the Hospital:

Service area includes 375,000 people / 18.5 million visitors to the market annually

Here are just some of the awards we've won:

  • 2018 - One of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety by the Women’s Choice Award®
  • National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term, participative relationships
  • A grade from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade
  • Designated as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Maternity Care by BlueCross and BlueShield of South Carolina as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program

The Community:

Horry County (pronounced Oh-ree or commonly Or-ree) offers everything from the historic inland charm of riverside living and agricultural land to the internationally-known vacation destination of Myrtle Beach and the Atlantic Ocean coastline. Situated in the northeastern corner of South Carolina, Horry County is about 100 miles north of Charleston, South Carolina and 150 miles east of the state capital of Columbia. It is the largest county in the state in land area with a total of 1,134 square miles and has a population of over 300,000. Our area currently has the fastest growing population in the country. The vast landscape consists of farms, fields, forests, marshes, swamps, rivers, and miles of beautiful sandy beaches known as the Grand Strand.

The county’s coastal and inland beauty has driven the growth of development, as well as an economy based on tourism, outdoor recreation, and commercial fishing. Tourism generates nearly a half-billion dollars of tax revenue for South Carolina each year. Public schools are top tier in the state, along with local higher education options.

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