Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner with Family Designation to Join the SOS Hand & Wrist Team

Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists is the regional leader in providing musculoskeletal health care. We are looking for a highly skilled, patient-focused NP or PA with clinical skills to join our team of Orthopedic Doctors working primarily within our Hand & Wrist Center.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Evaluates new and follow up patients who are scheduled.
• Orders appropriate diagnostic tests (labs, imaging).
• Applies and removes casts and splints for fracture care patients.
• Prescribes medications, treatments, physical therapy and occupational therapy.
• Participates in triage decisions.
• Follows guidelines set forth by NYSDOH, DEA, and CMS
• Provides office coverage for physicians (when physicians are not available) for labs, paperwork, etc.
• Performing injections: intra-articular, trigger point, trigger finger and inter-muscular.
• Responsible for history and physicals, patient teaching for upcoming surgery.
• Responsible for precepting student Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants.
• Maintains knowledge regarding changes in the practice of the midlevel.
• Documents notes efficiently and within appropriate billing guidelines.
• Responds to emergencies including using CPR.

Position requirements include valid New York State License with National Certification.

 Benefits Working at SOS

We provide a stimulating work environment and allow you to maintain your work/life balance. We offer a very competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, 401(k) plan and generous paid time off program.

Salary Range: $95,000 to $115,000

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