Physician Assistant - Orthopedic Surgery - Total Joint

  • Southcoast Health System
  • 300A Faunce Corner Road Dartmouth Massachusetts 02747 United States
  • Posted: Apr 14, 2019
Full-time Allied Health

Job Description

 At Southcoast Health, we acknowledge that our employees are what helps make us great! 

Physician Assistant – Orthopedic Surgery / Total Joint - Dartmouth - Full-time- 5 Days per week
We are searching for a Physician Assistant for Orthopedic Surgery in Dartmouth to
perform diversified duties in being responsible for the medical and surgical care of Adult and Pediatric patients. 

Provide a variety of patient care and services to include office visits, outpatient clinic and surgical first assist.  Duties include inpatient rounding and triage on the floor, new and post-op patients, injections, follow up, etc. 

Flexibility and teamwork needed to assist other surgeons and providers.  On-call as needed.


Hours: 40hrs (full time)
Shift: Day Shift 8:00am – 4:30pm - Flexibility needed
Education and/or Experience Requirements:

  • Physician Assistant:  Bachelors Degree in a related field is required. Graduate of an A.M.A.-approved Physician Assistant program is required. Certification by the National Commission of Physician Assistants within one year of hire is required
  • Massachusetts Physician Assistant License is required. 
  • Knowledge and skill of orthopedic disorders and treatments is required.
  • Skill in operating medical equipment, a variety of software applications and multiple projects is required.
  • Surgical First Assistant experience is preferred.
  • One year Ortho experience required

Southcoast Health is a community based health delivery system with multiple access points, offering an integrated continuum of health services throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and East Bay, Rhode Island. For more than 100 years, we have provided quality, patient-focused care in a stet-of-the-art environment. By uniting a single purpose and building an integrated system of services and resources, we have become one of the largest and fastest-growing health systems in Massachusetts.
Together We Are More.

  • 311 years of hospitals’ collective continuous services
  • 920 + square miles of service across southern MA + East bay, RI
  • 7400 + employees doctors, nurses, professionals in IT, Finance, HR, and more
  • Top 5% of USA hospitals for 2017 clinical performance by Healthgrades

We are committed to providing our employees in MA and RI with optimal benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees’ lives.

  • Generous Earned Time Off Package**
  • Health, Dental  and Vision Insurance*
  • Tuition Assistance**
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance*
  • Life & AD&D insurance*
  • Flexible Spending Accounts*
  • 403B Retirement Plan with match
  • HealthQuest Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Career Development Opportunities

*Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 24 hours. 
**Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 20 hours.
Are you ready to make a difference in your community? Join us in our strive to be more than medicine!