Novant Health

Experienced Orthopedic Physician Assistant - Acute Injuries

Job Location US-NC-Charlotte
Job Opening ID
2023-179163
Facility
Ortho Sports Med Bally
Department
NH Ortho Sports Med Bally_P
Work Schedule
7:00am-5:00pm
Category
Physician Services
Job Status
Full-Time

Overview

Novant Health Medical Group is looking for a conscientious, compassionate and experienced Orthopedic Physician Assistant to join our growing practice of 3 physicians and 5 APPs to provide clinical care for orthopedic patients in the ambulatory setting in the Ballantyne area of Charlotte, NC. This position will support our general orthopedist and will see acute injuries and same day walk in patients. Preferred experience: MSK Injections, casting, suturing and surgical closure.  This position does include call responsibilities.  Rotating call 1/6 weeks.  Experience required. 

 

Our expert surgeons and PA’s work collaboratively to provide outstanding quality to our operative and non-operative patients.  Our Orthopedic providers treat patients with a wide variety of orthopedic conditions.  Candidates are responsible for performing a variety of clinical duties under the supervision of the orthopedic surgeon. These include but are not limited to seeing patients in the office setting, assisting in office procedures, taking call, evaluation of orthopedic diagnoses, and coordination of the patient care pathway. 

 

Ballantyne is a growing community located within the South Charlotte Suburb. Located close to 485 and South Carolina border. 

 

Novant Health benefits:  

  • NH Medical Group employed  
  • Medical and Retirement Benefits  
  • CME Allowance  
  • System wide EHR-Epic  
  • Malpractice  
  • Work-Life balance  

Novant Health Medical Group:  

  • One of the largest medical groups in the nation 
  • Offers resiliency training for providers and team members to prevent burnout 
  • Established the ODYSSEY program to enhance the new physician and APP experience by empowering our providers to connect, explore and evolve within a culture of continuous learning and teamwork to build a high performing provider network.  
  • Instituted an APP Council that partners with leaders to improve APP clinical performance and consistency, create a community of practice that enhances experience, engagement and growth, fully integrate APPs into the care team, and set standards for APP practice 
  • Is nationally recognized for advanced care and one of the largest community based, non-profit healthcare systems 
  • Is well known for being physician-led and physician-driven. For example, our physicians are in every area of leadership across the organization. That means every strategic discussion has physicians at the table, and every market partners a physician leader with an administrator. The result is a focus on the details that are important to physicians.  

What does it mean to be a part of Novant Health?  

  • Novant Health is an integrated network of physician clinics, outpatient centers and hospitals that delivers a seamless and convenient healthcare experience to our communities. The Novant Health network consists of more than 1,900 physicians and over 36,000 team members that provide care at more than 800 locations, including 16 medical centers and hundreds of outpatient facilities and physician clinics. Headquartered in Winston–Salem, North Carolina, Novant Health is committed to making healthcare remarkable for patients and communities providing nearly six million patient visits annually.
  • Novant Health is one of “America’s Best-In-State Employers 2023,”ranking No. 38 in North Carolina, according to Forbes and market research company, Statista. Novant Health has been consistently recognized as a Best-In-State Employer since Forbes launched the list in 2019.
  • Novant Health has been ranked No. 17 in the nation and third among U.S. health systems in the 2023 Diversity MBA MagazineRankings for “Best Places to Work for Women & Diverse Managers.”
  • In 2022, Novant Health provided more than $1.5 billion in total community benefit (including financial assistance and unpaid cost of Medicare and Medicaid). In 2022, Novant Health community engagement contributed more than $1.9 million in charitable contributions to community partners in Charlotte, Winston-Salem and Wilmington that offer community-based health and human services.

At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.  

   

Join us, and let’s transform healthcare together.  

#MakeHealthcareRemarkable #JoinTeamAubergine  #NHMGAPPs

Qualifications

Education: Master's Degree required.  Graduate of an NCCPA accredited physician assistant program required. 

Experience: One to three years of experience in Orthopedics preferred. 

Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current PA license in appropriate state required. NCCPA, BLS, DEA registry required. 

Additional Skills Required: Ability to successfully complete generic and depart-specific skills validation and competency testing; Thorough knowledge of diagnosis, and pharmacology; Thorough skill in physical assessment and management of chronic illness; Communication skills, both verbal and written; general computer knowledge is preferred; ability to work independently, yet in collaboration when necessary. Ability to use problem-solving, decision making, creative and communication skills. Dedicated to patient rehabilitation and self-care. 

Responsibilities

It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".

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