Job Description

The Department of Orthopedics of District Medical Group Inc. (DMG), a 450+ physician multi-specialty group exclusively contracted to provide patient care and teaching for the Maricopa Integrated Health Care System at Maricopa Medical Center is actively seeking a full-time Orthopedic Physician Assistant.  The position, which includes employment through DMG, will assist the attending surgeons in orthopedics to deliver quality patient care services at Maricopa Medical Center, a public hospital and state designated Level 1 Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center.

Orthopedic P.A. Essential Responsibilities As Delegated by the Supervising Physician:

  • Perform history and physical examinations of patients in both the inpatient and outpatient setting
  • Enter patient orders as directed
  • Review and discuss results of medical imaging and laboratory studies with attending physician, hospital staff, and/or patients as appropriate
  • Make hospital rounds and write notes daily on patients
  • Assist attending surgeon in the operating room
  • Participate in trauma call schedule, 6-7 shifts per month

The Department of Orthopedics with DMG provides a diverse work experience in both Level 1 trauma/emergent related orthopedic injuries and an elective practice based at Maricopa Medical Center.  As an employee of DMG you will be offered:

  • A competitive compensation plan, with an above median starting salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package including
    • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/Disability/Supplemental Life
    • Paid Time Off
    • CME Allowance with paid time off
    • Retirement and 401k Benefits
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Paid medical malpractice insurance

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