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Physician Assistant, Spine/Pain Management - NH, USA

Job Description


The Division of Perioperative and Surgical Services is seeking a
licensed Physician Assistant to join a team of five advanced practice providers, along with eleven spine and pain physicians, to provide primary assessment and care to patients with spine/ pain disorders. The PA will also support residents and fellows. This is a growing, very busy tertiary care setting where the Physician Assistant will meet with and assess new and follow up patients, and refer appropriately to the surgical team. This position works within a truly integrated environment with specialties in orthopaedics, spine and pain care. Some operating room support may be required. The ideal candidate will have experience in orthopaedics, spine and pain care, or another surgical specialty and be able to work independently in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.At the direction of the Section Chief, the Physician Assistant will provide health care including the assessment of physical and psychosocial status, health history, physical examination and diagnostic tests, interpretation of data, implementation of therapeutic plans and follow-through as needed, and progress notes. The Physician Assistant will also provide health education and counseling to patients and/or family members and assist with the integration of care by other providers and make appropriate referrals to other services as indicated.This is a full-time, salaried, benefited position. This position schedule is five, eight-hour day shifts per week, with the possibility of a four, ten-hour day schedule. An academic appointment at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth will be requested.
Why Work at Dartmouth Hitchcock:
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous loan repayment program
  • $10k relocation bonus
  • No income or sales tax

What Our Region Has to Offer You:
  • Quintessential New England living - Four beautiful seasons and an outdoor lifestyle
  • Access to major cities and airports across the region
  • Proximity to mountains and hiking trails
  • Driving distance to the seacoast of New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts
  • Abundance of local lakes for boating and swimming
 
CV and cover letter should be addressed to: Russell Pinard, Director of Perioperative Services at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

Application to be sent to :Caitlin Vecchio Taylor,Provider Recruiter, Caitlin.vecchio@hitchcock.org /603-653-0432
To learn more, please visit: www.dhproviders.org
 


Qualifications

- Requirements for Physician Assistant: Current (or eligible) certification to practice as a Physician's Assistant in the state of New Hampshire. Academic preparation at the Master's level required.- 2+ years of Advanced Practice experience required.- Demonstrated understanding of orthopaedics, spine and pain management, and management of patients with spine and pain disorders.- Previous experience in orthopaedics, pain medicine, and spine health is preferred, but not required. Dartmouth Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Contact Email: Caitlin.A.Vecchio.Taylor@hitchcock.org
Employer: Dartmouth Health
Location: NH, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Pain Management
Salary Range: