This position is all clinic based and the Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will treat common orthopedic and pain issues. There is no call schedule, evenings or weekends and the hours are Monday to Friday (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.). General orthopedic cases include shoulders, knees, hips and back (up to 60%). The experienced Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will run their own clinic and will see on average 20 to 30 patients per day. This is a new facility that has digital x-ray, MRI and EMR.
The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will be employed by the group and will have very competitive compensation and full benefits. The position is located in an upscale area of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
Responsibilities include: run clinics, patient evaluations and education, removing casts and pins, fracture care, consultation, ordering and reviewing lab tests, writing scripts and injections (cortisone, trigger point etc.). The group will only consider experienced Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants.