Orthopedic PA

Mainegeneral Health Augusta , ME 04332

Posted 3 months ago

Orthopedic PA

40 per week

MaineGeneral Orthopedics

15 Enterprise Dr Suite 100

Augusta, Maine, 04330

United States

MaineGeneral is seeking a full-time, Physician Assistant to join our Orthopaedic team. This position will work closely with subspecialty and general orthopaedic surgeons, in the OR, inpatient rounding and outpatient clinic.

Job Details and Requirements:

  • Practice call is approximately 7 days every 8-9 weeks

  • Depending on experience, candidate will do rotations for approximately 4 months with all surgeons in practice to orient you to staff and each surgeon

  • Following orientation, you will begin practice with one surgeon with occasional cross coverage with other NP's an PA's in practice

  • Ideal candidate will be experienced in Orthopaedics

Benefits of practicing at MaineGeneral include:

  • Competitive salary

  • Loan repayment opportunities

  • Generous earned time program

  • Full health, vision and dental benefits

  • Relocation allowance

  • CME time and dollars

  • Retirement plans with employer match

  • Malpractice covered by MaineGeneral

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