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Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Company: Fast Pace Health Careers
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Posting Title: Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Overview: Fast Pace Health is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Orthopedic Provider (Family Nurse Practitioner/FNP/APRN/Physician Assistant/PA) to join our growing team. Though the practice resides within our urgent care facility, it is a part of our ancillary services team. Your patients are scheduled and your practice's hours would not be the same as the urgent care clinic. - - -Our vision is to revolutionize healthcare delivery in rural communities by integrating excellent patient care, education, accessibility, and community service. At Fast Pace Health, we prioritize putting the needs of our patients first and improving the overall health status of our communities. - Why Choose Fast Pace Health?: Why You'll Love Fast Pace: - -Flexible schedule options Monday to Friday only (including 4x10's) -Work Life Balance - No on call/after hours -Scheduled Patients -Paid Holidays - -Competitive salary, provider bonus, and benefits (medical/vision/dental/401k) -Continued Medical Education Sponsorship -Nurturing family-like atmosphere fostering success and fulfillment through supportive bonds and collaborative achievements -Contribute to our mission by serving your local community - -Limitless growth opportunities: diverse patients, continuous learning, and internal promotion - Responsibilities: In a manner consistent and supportive of our values, the Orthopedic Provider is responsible for delivering high quality health care within Fast Pace Health's scope of services while achieving optimum patient satisfaction. The Provider must be able to work in a team oriented environment, committed to delivering exceptional patient care, skilled in diagnosing and treating a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, and provide comprehensive care from diagnosis through rehabilitation. Must be flexible to adapt to new technologies and protocols in a quickly evolving practice setting. They must have the ability to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment and is responsible for providing outstanding patient service. -What You Will Do:

  • Assess and diagnose fractures using clinical evaluation and imaging studies.
  • Administer non-surgical fracture reductions.
  • Monitor and manage the healing process, adjusting treatment plans as needed.
  • Perform joint aspirations to diagnose conditions such as joint effusions or infections.
  • Administer intra-articular injections for pain relief and inflammation reduction using ultrasound.
  • Apply casts, splints, or orthopedic bracing to stabilize and immobilize various musculoskeletal conditions.
  • Ensure proper alignment and immobilization of injured body parts.
  • Educate patients on cast care and potential complications.
  • Review and interpret X-rays, MRIs, CT scans, and other imaging studies.Collaborate with radiologists and orthopedic surgeons to develop accurate diagnoses and treatmentDetermine whether surgical or non-operative approaches are most appropriate.Provide patients with detailed information about their orthopedic conditions.Offer guidance on home exercises, physical therapy, and activity modifications.Address patient questions and concerns, ensuring they understand their treatment plans.Collaborate with physical therapists, occupational therapists, and other healthcare professionals to coordinate patient care and rehabilitation.
  • Analyze and interpret patients' histories, symptoms, physical findings, and diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnoses.
  • Deliver excellent patient care through in-patient and virtual diagnostic and therapeutic recommendations with attention to patient-centric care, safety, cost, and reliably accurate information. Experience Requirements and Preferences:: 1+ year of outpatient experience as an Orthopedic Provider (Family Nurse Practitioner/FNP/APRN/Physician Assistant/PA) -1+ year of experience with bracing, casting, splinting, and injections - Education Requirements:: Masters Degree License Requirements:: Family Nurse Practitioner License, APRN, Physicians Assistant License Compliance: Fast Pace Health is committed to the principle of equal employment and creating an inclusive environment for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, parental status, genetic information or any other legally protected characteristics or conduct. Please refer to the links below for information regarding your rights under certain federal laws: Mississippi Residents Only:In Mississippi, Fast Pace requires pre-employment/drug/alcohol testing as a condition of employment. The law requires that Fast Pace notify applicants, in writing, upon application and prior to the collection of the specimen for drug and alcohol test, that they may be tested for "the presence of drugs [or alcohol] in their metabolites." Miss. Code. Ann. - 71-7-3(5). Brand Name: FastPace Health

Keywords: Fast Pace Health Careers, Birmingham , Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Fairfield, Alabama

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