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Physician Assistant - Orthopedic Urgent Care

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    Lakeville, MN
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At Summit Orthopedics, we recognize the significance each member of the Summit Family has as they impact one another and our patients on a daily basis.   Be part of a patient-first environment that lives into our values of:  Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Collaboration, Stewardship and Innovation and a place where staff members feel respected and find a strong sense of purpose in their roles, contributing to a familial atmosphere characterized by mutual respect and enjoyment. 

The Physician Assistant functions as first or second assist in the operating room, including performing surgical exposure, surgical dissections, layer closure of wounds, etc. The PA will triages patient calls and evaluates patient problems. Conducts physical exams, taking medical history, image interpretation and patient evaluation/care.

This Physician Assistant would be part of our Orthopedic Urgent Care team with a primary location of Lakeville with some scheduled shifts at other Summit Orthopedic Urgent Care locations in the metro (Woodlake, Plymouth, Vadnais Heights, Eagan and Eden Prairie). Flexibility to float to various Summit teams and locations to provide support throughout the organization.  The Orthopedic Urgent Care providers sees multiple type of orthopedic conditions and provides treatments options to patients. This position is only clinical based and limited involvement in surgical cases.

This is a full time opportunity to work in the Orthopedic Urgent Care clinic. Shifts would typically include week day, evening, and weekend coverage. Shifts schedules are typically 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM; three 12 hour shifts per week plus a one every third weekend in rotation. No call required. 

Providers (PA/NP) –that will work in non-Summit locations may need to be fully vaccinated or have been granted an approved medical or religious exemption prior to start date.  These guidelines are determined by each non-Summit location and will be adhered to as appropriate.)

Summit Orthopedics provides the Twin Cities, Greater Minnesota and Western Wisconsin with the full spectrum of orthopedic care including sub-specialty clinics, walk-in care at our Orthopedic Urgent Care clinics, imaging, bracing, therapy, surgery, and post-surgical stays at our Care Suites. Our expert team of physicians, surgeons, physician assistants, certified athletic trainers and therapists are part of the 1100+ employees who partner to provide quality care designed to support a healthier, more active lifestyle. 

Summit Orthopedics is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations of federal, state and local governing boards and/or agencies.