ORTHOPEDIC PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT for St Thomas More Hospital in Historic Canon City, CO

Centura Health

Canon City , CO  

2018-04-19 2018-05-19
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Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 17,000 of the most talented hearts and minds in medicine, leadership and business.

Through Centura Health’s 15 hospitals, six senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician clinics, Flight for Life® Colorado, home care and hospice services, we offer a diverse range of work settings in a Colorado or western Kansas community you will love to call home.

St. Thomas More Hospital, a 25- acute care/critical access facilty, is the cornerstone of health care services for Fremont County and surrounding southern Colorado communtites. St. Thomas More offers 24-hour emergency and trauma services, inpatient acute care, intensive care unit, The Birth Center, diagnostic imaging, surgical services, rehabilitation services, sleep disorder center and more. St. Thomas More was rated five stars by Healthgrades® for Total Knee Replacement (2012-2017), Hip Fracture Treatment (2017), and Treatment of Sepsis (2017). Our physicians specialize in emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics/gynecology services, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, and pediatric health services. Associates of St. Thomas More enjoy the camaraderie of a close-knit community hospital, the relaxed feel of small town life and an affordable cost of living in a town rich in culture and historic architecture. Located 50 miles from Colorado Springs at the foot hills of the Rocky Mountains and the entrance to the Royal Gorge, locals and visitors alike enjoy this area for some of the state's best hiking, widllife and river sports like rafting and fishing. Learn more about our hospital and life in Southern Colorado by visiting http://www.stmhospital.org/.

*_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 119567_*

*_Recruiter Contact:_*

*_Clinic/Department:_** 4514 STM PHYS GRP ORTHO SURG*

*_Hospital:_** ST THOMAS MORE*



*PURPOSE* (General purpose of the job; why the job exists.)

Assumes responsibility and accountability for comprehensive care, support and education to patients and their families. Participates as a key member of the orthopedic services team to identify and meet the physical and emotional needs of the patient.

Utilizes a collaborative multi-disciplinary approach to the care of the patient/family serving as an expert practitioner, educator, consultant and researcher.

Maintains responsibility for job performance specifications

Assumes personal accountability for departmental mission, organizational mission and core values of Centura Health and Porter Adventist Hospital.

*SECTION III –EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED* (*/Describe only the minimum requirements/*)


Current certification/licensure as Physician Assistant in the state of Colorado


3-5 years prior experience in orthopedic surgery

*Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014:* Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does _not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014_. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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