• Posted on: Mar 06, 2023
  • Location: OSWEGO, NY
  • Job ID: d3e2ee4a
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Healthcare
  • Posted on: Mar 06, 2023
  • Location: OSWEGO, NY
  • Job ID: d3e2ee4a
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Healthcare

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Nurse Practitioner – Orthopedic
  • Direct Hire
  • Full-Time
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Benefits 
  • Location: Oswego, NY

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Highly competitive salary, plus quality incentives
  • Sign-on bonus and reimbursement for relocation and student loans (if applicable)
  • Competitive paid time off and CME time off
  • Comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, 403B, life and disability
  • Annual CME, dues and licensure reimbursement
  • Malpractice paid for.

We are seeking a board-certified/board-eligible Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner with a current RNFA certification for a direct hire position for a center of Orthopedic Care.

This APP will assist in medical and surgical care of Orthopedic department patients in both the outpatient and inpatient setting. Orthopedic general support would include joint replacement, hand/foot/ankle, sports medicine and pain management. A hybrid-week of both outpatient care and time in the OR would include:

  • Work as a physician extender in a well-established outpatient orthopedic practice
  • Collaborate with physicians to access, diagnose, and develop a plan of care in accordance with practice protocols
  • Obtain complete medical histories, perform physical examinations and order diagnostic tests
  • Complete appropriate documentation of all evaluations, care, and services rendered in the medical record
  • Make appropriate referral for consultations
  • Develop and implement plan of care with attending supervision
  • Communicate with referring or primary care physicians regarding patient care and treatment
  • Daily rounding and complete care and management of the surgical inpatient census
  • Provide routine medical management of inpatient care including ordering of diagnostic tests, labs, x-rays, medications (within the scope of license) and nutrition, managing adjunctive care
  • Participate in multidisciplinary rounds and communication of treatment plans with orthopedic physician, nursing staff, and families
  • Manage discharge of patients with appropriate disposition, follow-up planning, adjunctive therapy management and education
  • Prepare patients for surgery, including education, positioning, skin preparation and administration of local anesthetic, and preparation of equipment
  • Function as first or second assistant in the operating room including performing surgical exposure, surgical dissections, layer closure of wounds, harvesting of autologous graft materials, application of immobilization devices
  • Provide pre-and post-operative patient education to patients and their families
  • Provide follow-up and health maintenance care including the appropriate adjustment of medications in accordance with established protocols or in response to specific instructions from the attending physician
    prescription of medications to accomplish the plan of treatment

The candidate will be a member of an interdisciplinary team and will work collaboratively with our Orthopedic physicians in providing outpatient clinical and surgical inpatient care.

This full-time position is ideal for a PA or NP who is looking to gain experience in an outpatient Orthopedic clinic setting, as well as an inpatient surgical setting. Prior experience is not required as they welcome new grads, however is preferred for this role.

They offer a stable and rewarding environment, shared call schedules, and numerous resources to help you care for your patients while providing practice management assistance. The day-to-day business of operating a practice is managed by Physician Care, PC staff members, which includes physicians who are practicing orthopedic surgery, general surgery and primary care.

They offer short and long-term employment options that offer competitive salaries. They can offer salary packages in some specialties that exceed most metro markets.

They have practice opportunities that offer a unique opportunity to enhance your career and lifestyle and contribute to your community and to their organization.

About the area: Oswego is a city in Oswego County, New York. Oswego is located on Lake Ontario in north-central New York and promotes itself as “The Port City of Central New York.  Its beautiful waterfront is complemented by the maritime theme found throughout the city. Oswego‘s many parks afford a panoramic view of Lake Ontario, and offer a beautifully preserved historical site at Fort Ontario. You can visit some of our unique shops or just relax by the water and feel the refreshing lake breeze. You should also stay and witness one of Oswego‘s astonishing sunsets. Experience the friendly people of Oswego as you stroll through our city that incorporates several centuries of history and architecture. Short drive to many colleges and universities.

Considered a part of the Central New York region, Oswego is just that—centrally located and greatly accessible. Whether your focus is travel or adventure, Oswego is close to it all and offers a wide range of activities within a short drive!