Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants
  • 10-Jan-2018 to 11-Jun-2018 (CST)
  • Oak Lawn, IL, USA
  • Other

Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant (Ortho Urgent Care)                                              

Established Orthopedic Practice has an immediate opening for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to provide patient care in our Ortho Urgent Care Clinical setting. This position is 100% clinical. We are looking for NP/PA's to help cover the following shifts: Monday-Thursday 4pm-8pm and Saturday 8am-12noon as needed.

The candidate will be involved in direct patient care in the Oak Lawn, and Orland Park Urgent Ortho Care outpatient clinic. The candidate must have excellent communication skills and enjoy working in a team environment.


  • Participates in initial evaluation and longitudinal care of outpatients.
  • Obtain medical history and perform physical examination.
  • Develop and implement plan of care with attending supervision.
  • Complete appropriate documentation of all evaluations, care, and services rendered.
  • Make appropriate referral for consultations.
  • Provide pre- and post-operative patient education to patients and their families.
  • Respond to telephone inquiries of patients and provide appropriate medical care, referral for consultation or counseling.
  • Communicate with referring or primary care physicians regarding patient care and treatment.
  • Provide follow-up and health maintenance care including the appropriate adjustment of medications in response to specific instructions from the Attending Physician.
  • Prescription of medications to accomplish the plan of treatment, within the scope of the supervising physician's written delegated prescriptive authority, as defined in Article II of the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, and the Physician Assistant Practice Act of 1987.


  • Licensure as a Physician Assistant in the State of Illinois.
  • Federal DEA and Illinois mid-level practitioner controlled substance license.
  • Advanced cardiac life support (ACLS).
  • Completion of an accredited physician assistant program by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA).
  • Certification by NCCPA.
  • Previous experience in Orthopaedics urgent care setting is a preferred but not required
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records systems a plus
  • Experience reading Xrays

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

  • Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time
  • Occasionally lifts and caries items weighing up to 50 pounds

Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, Veteran status, disability or national origin.

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