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Physician Assistant - Urgent Care

Company: Twin Cities Orthopedics
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

The Physician Assistant provides healthcare services to patients in the Orthopedic Urgent Care Clinic under the direction and responsibility of the on-call Physician. This is a casual float position requiring flexibility to work at all Twin Cities Orthopedics Urgent Care locations.

Essential Functions:

  • Practice independently in the clinic by treating patients with non-operative orthopedic conditions (e.g., room and prep patients; order x-rays; MRI's, physical therapy, compile patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination)
  • Consult with patients for cast application/adjustment, dressing changes or brace application; etc.
  • Perform therapeutic procedures such as splinting, casting, suturing and wound care
  • Apply, remove, modify and adjust casts and soft goods; change dressings; remove sutures
  • Implement patient management plans, record progress, and assist in provision of care
  • Prescribe medications
  • Exercise good judgment when the need arises to consult/refer case to the on-call physician.
  • Occasionally participate in community functions relating to TCO outreach events throughout the year.
  • Flexibility to work at various clinic sites
  • Any and all other duties as assigned

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Successful completion of accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program
  • NCCPA certification
  • Minnesota Board of Medical Practice registration/license
  • DEA registration
  • Prior orthopedic experience strongly preferred
  • Prior urgent care experience strongly preferred

Essential Requirements:

Ability to:

  • Comply with company policies, procedures, practices and business ethics guidelines.
  • Complete job required training.
  • Comply with all applicable laws and regulations, (e.g. HIPAA, Stark, OSHA, employment laws, etc.)
  • Prompt and reliable attendance
  • Work in the clinic during business hours
  • Travel independently throughout the clinic (which may include movement from floor to floor); frequent bending, lifting, standing, stooping or sitting for long periods of time may be required
  • Work at an efficient and productive pace, handle interruptions appropriately and meet deadlines
  • Communicate and interact in a respectful and professional manner
  • Prioritize workload while being flexible to meet the expectations of the daily operations
  • Apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Understand and execute a variety of instructions
  • Effectively operate equipment and communicate on and operate the phone system
  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Travel to other work locations, if required

Performance Expectations - TCO's Core Values:

  • Integrity - Do the right thing and take responsibility for what you do and say
  • Service - Consistently contribute to deliver an exceptional experience
  • Quality - Act with high purpose, committed effort, and skillful execution to exceed expectations
  • Innovation - Identify progressive solutions that improve service, teamwork, efficiency, and/or effectiveness
  • Teamwork - Be a part of the whole; support each other positively

Environmental Conditions:

  • Clinic setting


  • TCO is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008.
  • This position description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change. Essential and Additional Job Functions are subject to modification.

Keywords: Twin Cities Orthopedics, Minnetonka , Physician Assistant - Urgent Care, Other , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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