Orthopedic Physician Assistant Resume Samples

An Orthopedic Physician Assistant practicing in orthopedics provides medical care under the direct supervision of an orthopedic surgeon. Job responsibilities are listed on the Orthopedic Physician Assistant Resume as – performing comprehensive and problem-focused history and physical examination, interpreting laboratory and diagnostic procedures to establish a working diagnosis, implementing therapeutic intervention for specific conditions, ordering and performing diagnostic procedures and studies; performing procedures like regional anesthesia and digital blocks, performing minor outpatient procedures; and performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, and assisting in surgeries.

Summary of qualifications that highlight a resume is – proficient with applications concerning orthopedic care treatment, good communication skills, sound customer service ethics, the ability to improve customer service, and knowledge of reviewing medical records, treatment, and necessary follow-up. These assistants are trained at the same level as that of a physician, a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is a mandatory requirement.

Orthopedic Physician Assistant Resume example

Orthopedic Physician Assistant Resume

Objective : Diligent and results-driven orthopedic professional with over a decade of experience; demonstrable work ethic and commitment to personal excellence is defined by record. Entrepreneurial spirit and business development aptitude demonstrated through establishment of several athletic training centers. Exceptional interpersonal, motivational and presentational skills; polished communication aptitude, augmented by solid quantitative and technical ability.

Skills : Surgical Assisting, Skin Closure, Diagnosis And Treatment, Patient Care, Patient Education, Teamwork, Spanish - Fluent.

Description :

    1. Assisted or per-formed office procedures.
    2. Sutured removal and dressing changes.
    3. Ordered test and blood work.
    4. Tracked CPT and ICD-9s for reimbursement.
    5. Ordered supplies, including durable medical equipment and soft goods; tracked cost.
    6. Operated Room First and second assist during surgery.
    7. Saw new patients, Appropriately diagnosed and treated a variety of diseases and injuries in a general practice setting.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Orthopedic Physician Assistant Resume

Headline : Highly-motivated, compassionate fellowship trained Orthopedic Physician Assistant, with over eighteen years experience in Orthopedics, Trauma and Primary Care.

Skills : Surgical Assist, Office Evaluations And Procedures, Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Served as first assist to two Orthopedic Surgeons.
    2. Coordinated with radiology and the surgical ward.
    3. Prepared patient; ensured patient was admitted and orders were put in for the Nurses on the ward.
    4. Rounded on patients.
    5. Coordinated therapy and other care.
    6. Made follow up appointments.
    7. On called in the Emergency room for orthopedic related injuries.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Science


Orthopedic Physician Assistant Resume

Headline : Seeking an Orthopedic Physician Assistant profession with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Surgical First Assistant, Deep And Superficial Tissue.

Description :

    1. Performed comprehensive and problem focused history and physical exams.
    2. Interpreted objective data to formulate a differential diagnosis and establish a working diagnosis.
    3. Developed treatment plans for orthopedic problems within scope of practice.
    4. Exercised judgment on problems requiring consultation, referral and evaluation by the supervising orthopedic surgeon or other health care professionals.
    5. Evaluated, screened, counselled patients on health maintenance and provide community resources.
    6. Ordered diagnostic studies such as x-ray examinations, CT, MRI, bone scans, EMG and electrocardiograms.
    7. Evaluated clinical conditions, formulate and implement treatment or therapeutic plans for hospitalized patients.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
M.S.

Orthopedic Physician Assistant Resume

Headline : Orthopedic Physician Assistant who is a patient advocate and dependable team player. Culturally sensitive and accustomed to handling delicate situations in a tactful and confident manner. Conscientious healthcare provider motivated towards educating patients and improving quality of life. Dependable work ethic and flexible with evolving changes in duties. Enthusiastic and fast learner, always willing to improve. Motivated towards building efficient and enjoyable working relationships in a teamwork environment.

Skills : Suturing, Stapling, Wound care.

Description :

    1. Responsible for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of patients in the orthopedic office setting.
    2. Focused includes management of both preoperative and postoperative patients.
    3. Expanded knowledge of surgical assist: THA, TKA, TSA, Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, ACL repair, ORIF procedures etc.
    4. Provided exceptional care for inpatients, primarily for joint service Responsible for ordering and interpreting laboratory data and radiographic studies.
    5. Solid knowledge of joint aspirations and injections.
    6. Personally responsible for creating and managing all physician assistant's schedules Extensive knowledge in EHR, including Prism and Greenway.
    7. Ordered, prescribed, dispensed, and administered Medication, orthotics, braces and other orthopedic devices.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Orthopedic Physician Assistant Resume

Headline : As an Orthopedic Physician Assistant, responsible for Ordering, collecting, and performing appropriate laboratory or diagnostic procedures, and studies including but not limited to blood and tissue specimens.

Skills : Epic, Cerner, Allscripts, MS Office, Expert Excel user, Database and web development.

Description :

    1. Evaluated and treated patients with emergency and routine orthopedic consultations.
    2. Assessed patients referred to the orthopedic surgery service by reviewing medical records, radiological studies and perform physical examinations.
    3. Interpreted physical examination, medical record review findings and orders appropriate medical test, radiological studies and consultations as appropriate; initiate therapy and provide follow-up care.
    4. Prescribed approved medications and advise patients, parents and family members on matters of medication therapy.
    5. Provided telephone consultation with primary care physicians and physician assistant regarding treatment of orthopedic conditions.
    6. Supervised and assisted in training cast technicians and orthopedic medical technicians in their orthopedic rotations.
    7. Assisted orthopedic surgeons in the operation room with both major and minor surgical procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters Of Public Health

Orthopedic Physician Assistant Resume

Headline : Responsible for performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including but not limited to joint and bursa aspirations, injections of joints, tendons, trigger points, and bursa, as well as brace, cast, and splint applications.

Skills : Joint Injections, First Assist OR, Casting/Splinting.

Description :

    1. Performed surgical tasks as delegated by supervising physician.
    2. Postoperatively, conducted hospital rounds, write orders, take call, help formulate and implement therapeutic treatment plans for patients, and dictate consult and discharge summaries.
    3. Postoperative followed-ups and rechecked office visits in the office setting.
    4. Ordered and prescribed medications and orthopedic devices.
    5. Examined and treated patients with acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries in a solo orthopedic practice.
    6. Conducted pre and post op exams.
    7. Administered joint, soft tissue, and trigger point injections as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Science

Orthopedic Physician Assistant Resume

Objective : Orthopedic Physician Assistant with 3+ years of experience in Ordering, prescribing, dispensing, and administering Medication, orthosis, orthotics, braces, and other orthopedic devices as may be allowed by state legislation.

Skills : Physician Assistant, Planning Skills.

Description :

    1. Treated patients with knee, hip, shoulder, and other joint complaints.
    2. Saw patients with chronic neck and back pain.
    3. Administered cortisone injections and Synvisc knee injections.
    4. Managed patients' care pre-op and post-op total joint replacements, arthroscopic surgeries, hand and foot surgeries, and revision surgeries.
    5. Saw patients independently with and without MD on premises.
    6. Shadowed Orthopedic Surgeon and PAs in OR.
    7. Performed comprehensive physical assessment; evaluating, diagnosing and treating new and existing Orthopedics and Musculo-skeleton conditions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Orthopedic Physician Assistant Resume

Objective : Orthopedic Physician Assistant with 6 years of experience at George Washington Hospital in Washington DC. Experience within the Neurosurgery and Orthopedics department. Possess advanced clinical skills and problem-solving management skills. I'm currently seeking full-time employment that utilizes my skills, energy, and passion for providing quality patient oriented care.

Skills : Orthopedic Surgery, Supervising Skills.

Description :

    1. Evaluated, diagnosed and treated patients in general orthopedic practice.
    2. Complemented comprehensive patient assessment with arthrocentesis, intra-articular joint injections, epidural injections, fracture care and management.
    3. Marked accomplishment: Management of the clinical practice with two radiology technicians and front office staff during the attending physician's surgical absence.
    4. Expertised in joint injection/aspiration, closed reductions of all fracture/dislocations upon arrival including cast/splint placement.
    5. Initiated and interpreted labs and x- rays and MRI/ CT scans.
    6. Cared of General Orthopedic injuries in a clinic setting for an average of 60-90 patients.
    7. Ordered and executed diagnostic tests and analyzed diagnostic images to further investigate patient conditions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Orthopedic Physician Assistant Resume

Summary : A high-energy Orthopedic Physician Assistant generation healthcare provider with strong rapport-building skills and a go-getter work ethic. Interested in evaluating and treating pre-operative and post-operative plastic surgery and orthopedic patients and utilizing my Spanish-speaking skills as needed.

Skills : Spine And General Orthopedic Surgery.

Description :

    1. Evaluated, diagnosed, and treated multiple orthopedic conditions.
    2. Responsible for covering primary orthopedic in-house patients: admissions, daily progress notes, ordering and following up of pertinent daily labs/diagnostic tests, responding to and managing acute medical changes on primary service.
    3. Administered and prescribed appropriate courses of treatment, including pharmaceutical medications.
    4. Advised and educated patients regarding injury prevention Conducted physical examinations to provide the information needed for admission to school, consideration for jobs, or eligibility for insurance coverage.
    5. Performed physical exams, order laboratory tests, x-rays, and special imaging studies. 
    6. Performed routine emergency department or urgent care procedures including suturing, wound care, burn care, and orthopedic procedures. 
    7. Communicated and consulted with Emergency Department physician as well as other consulting physicians. 
    8. Provided care and disposition coordination for ECU patients.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS

Orthopedic Physician Assistant Resume

Summary : To obtain a rewarding position as a POrthopedic Physician Assistant in which mutual respect for the patients, employers, and employees is of the utmost importance.

Skills : Orthopedic Surgery, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Ensured proper patient satisfaction by attending to their medical needs as determined by the attending physician.
    2. Administered medications and immunizations.
    3. Performed vital signs and obtaining patient medical histories.
    4. Obtained prior authorizations for prescriptions and procedures.
    5. Fulfilled prescription requests.
    6. Maintained strict patient, computer, and company confidentiality.
    7. Knowledged of ICD-10 and CPT coding.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    MS