Orthopedic NP or PA needed in Artesia, NM

Columbia Healthcare - Artesia, NM

Tagged: Nurse Practitioner, Ortho, Ortho Surgery, orthopedic, Orthopedic Surgery, Physician Assistant

About the POSITION:

Ortho NP or PA needed in Artesia, NM

  • Diagnosis and treatment of problems including, but not limited to: fractures/dislocations, sprains, contusions, degenerative joint disease, rotator cuff tears/tendinopathies, meniscus tears, ACL tears, carpal/cubital tunnel syndrome, trigger finger.
  • In-office procedures: Intra-articular injections of knees and trapeziometacarpals; Subacromial injections of shoulders; Bursal injections of greater trochanter and pes anserine; Tendon injections of distal IT band, medial/lateral humeral epicondyles, DeQuervains; Aspiration of ganglion cysts; Interpretation of EKGs/pre-op blood work.
  • Operating room procedures: First assistant duties such as retracting tissue, holding instruments, and performing wound closures.
  • Pre-op and post-op care of surgical interventions including, but not limited to: open reductions with internal/external fixation of fractures, rotator cuff repair, meniscal repairs, carpal tunnel release, cubital tunnel transposition, trigger finger release and arthroplasties of the knee, hip, and shoulder.
  • Inpatient post-op rounding, wound care, admission/discharge order placement status post knee/hip arthroplasties, open reductions with internal/external fixation of fractures, fasciotomies.

The orthopedic physician assistant/nurse practitioner will work with 2 Orthopedic Surgeons. Good mix of clinic, rounding and first assist.

About the COMP & BENEFITS:

Competitive salary

Comprehensive benefits

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