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Physician Assistant

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    Vadnais Heights, MN, Woodbury, 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 is a full time position is working directly with an orthopedic surgeon and team. Scheduled day hours are Monday – Friday, 8 AM to 4:30 PM. This role has some flexibility with the schedule to best meet the needs of the team and patient care. This role involves working closely with the surgeon and second APP to diagnose and treat patients with arthritis conditions; this role will be assisting in surgery as needed. Primary location will be our Vadnais Heights Campus but this team also offers clinics at our Woodlake campus in Woodbury, MN a few times a month. The role also involves taking call with the surgeon throughout the year.  

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.