Physician Assistant

Atlantic Health – New Providence, NJ

Overview
Atlantic Health System, headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey is a leading non - profit health-care delivery system in New Jersey. The New Jersey network includes: Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, Overlook Medical Center in Summit, Newton Medical Center in Newton, Chilton Medical center in Pompton Plains, Hackettstown Medical Center in Hackettstown, Goryeb Children s Hospital in Morristown and Atlantic Rehabilitation and Atlantic Home Care and Hospice.

Atlantic Medical Group is a physician-led and physician-governed organization that delivers the highest quality health care, at the right place, the right price, and the right time. We are a multi-specialty physician group with more than 900 doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants at over 300 locations throughout northern and central New Jersey.

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver a Trusted Network of Caring, and our promise to our communities is that anyone who enters our system will receive the right care, at the right quality, at the right time, at the right place and at the right cost.

Atlantic Health System is looking to hire an Orthopedic Surgeon with a background in Sports Medicine to join the team. This position will report to the Chief Medical Officer of Atlantic Medical Group and the Chair for the Department of Orthopedics

Responsibilities
A Physician Assistant hired by the Department of Orthopedics will function as a vital member of the orthopedic health-care team at the practice location.

The Physician Assistant shall respond to the needs of the orthopedic surgeons in the evaluation and initial treatment of orthopedic patients at the practice office location and hospital as needed.

Additional responsibilities will include: appropriate operative assistance for orthopedic emergency surgery and evening, night and weekend availability for emergency assistance to the orthopedic physician staff. All orthopedically related interventions will occur under the supervision and request of the orthopedic attending staff. Maintain collegial and collaborative relationships with peers at admitting hospitals and academic medical centers in order to meet the needs of the patients identified for referral for the purpose of tertiary or quaternary care. Provide Atlantic Medical Group with all the necessary documentation for the billing of services at all practice locations in a timely and thorough manner. Participate actively in efforts to standardize equipment, supplies and processes in the Operating Room and in the provision of services in all patient care settings.

Qualifications
Education :

Completion of an approved Physician Assistant program leading to either a BS or MS degree;
Current ACLS certification.

Active State of New Jersey licensure as a Physician Assistant, Orthopedic Experience Preferred

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