Private Muscular Skeletal Center seeks a full-time experienced Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner. This position is all clinic based and the Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner will treat common orthopedic and pain issues. There is no call schedule, evenings or weekends and the hours are Monday through Friday (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.). General orthopedic cases include shoulders, knees, hips and back (about two thirds). The experienced Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner 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.
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 Physician Assistants/Nurse Practitioners and must have solid experience in spine.
There is a very competitive compensation and full benefits. The position is located in an upscale area of New Orleans, Louisiana.