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Experienced Physician Assistant - Spine

Company: The Steadman Clinic
Location: Vail
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Join our amazing team at The Steadman Clinic, and be an integral part of a cutting-edge organization that is amongst the best in the world at what they do. This is an excellent opportunity in health care to explore amazing career options with a world-class organization in amazing facilities. We are looking for experienced PAs to join our growing teams in a variety of locations. If you're passionate about patient care, orthopaedics, and desire a surgical career, please apply today and connect with our recruiting department.
Vail, Aspen, Basalt and Frisco Colorado are some of our nation's iconic mountain destinations, and highly desirable spots to live if you love the outdoors. This position is eligible for our excellent benefit packages and perks (including a wellness benefit you can use for your ski pass!), and strong work-life harmony.
The Orthopaedic Surgery Physician Assistant is responsible for assisting the supervising physician in the medical and surgical management of patients assigned to their practice. The Physician Assistant will work one-on-one with orthopaedic surgeon. Time will be divided between the clinic, operating room and administrative tasks centered on patient care.
Practice: We're growing! We currently have an opening on our amazing Spine team in Vail, and we anticipate additional openings later this year (Fall 2023) in both Basalt/Aspen and Frisco.
Location: Vail, Basalt, Frisco, and Aspen.
Classification: full-time, year round, exempt position with benefits
Compensation: Our salary range is commensurate with experience, both as a PA-C and PA-S, particularly with surgery, orthopaedics and independent clinic experience. For experienced (2 years at least) PAs we average 20% higher than the national median salary.
Start date: TBD; summer 2023.
*As a condition of employment, The Steadman Clinic requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination of all clinical and non-clinical staff.
Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with attending physician to diagnose and treat injuries and related illnesses in both clinical and surgical settings; performs procedures within the PA scope of practice as directed by the supervising physician in the clinic, OR and ER including first and second assisting responsibilities.
  • Assists in preoperative evaluation and education, performs initial interview and assessment of patient, performs history and physical examination and reviews diagnostic data.
  • Tracks and obtains radiographic studies and lab work required for preoperative patients.
  • Manages prescription medication for practice.
  • Perform preoperative consultation/education and complete surgical procedure forms and coding; writes post operative/post procedure notes and orders for supervising physician.
  • Communicate with outside/consulting physicians, occupational/physical therapists regarding ongoing care.
  • Contributes to development of evidence based clinical protocols and patient assessment forms.
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with patients, families, key decision-makers, facility and department staff, and collaborating physicians.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the physician.


    • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university Physician Assistant program accredited by the AMA Council on Medical Education required; Master's degree strongly preferred.
    • At least three years of PA experience preferred.
    • Certification by the National Commission for Certified Physician's Assistants (NCCPA) required. Registered and licensed by the Colorado Board of Medical Examiners. Current DEA number required. Current certification in AHA or ARC Basic Life Support for healthcare providers required.
    • Must maintain a professional attitude toward patients and an excellent and collegial working relationship with other Steadman Clinic and hospital personnel involved in patient care.
    • Excellent critical thinking skills, ability to work independently, and manage time effectively.
      • Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision)
      • Company 401k Contribution
      • Basic Life Insurance
      • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
      • Ski Pass Bonus
      • Available parking
      • Other
        We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal treatment of all employees without regard to race, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability or other basis protected by law.

        Salary Description
        • Starting at $105,000, average $130,000

Keywords: The Steadman Clinic, Vail , Experienced Physician Assistant - Spine, Healthcare , Vail, Colorado

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