Physician Assistant-Orthopedics

Allina Health

Allina Health

Coon Rapids, MN, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Number of Job Openings Available:


Date Posted:

November 15, 2023


62742500 AH Orthopedics Metro


Day/Evening (United States of America)

Shift Length:

8 hour shift

Hours Per Week:


Union Contract:


Weekend Rotation:


Job Summary:

• 1.0 FTE position supporting Hip/Knee Total Joint Replacement provider operating at United Hospital
• Clinic 3 day/wk; OR 2 days/wk
• Surgical case load: 4-5 patients/day
• Clinic days: 10-14 patients/day
• Weekend rotation/shared elective practice call among APP team members

Key Position Details:

About Allina Health: Based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, with 90+ clinics, 10 hospitals/13 campuses throughout the region including western Wisconsin, Allina Health operates in one of the nation’s most vibrant, livable areas. A place where you can build the career you want—and you and your family can be part of thriving community.

About United Hospital: United Hospital, the largest hospital in the Twin Cities east metro area, provides a full range of health care and is recognized nationally and locally for its expertise and care. United Hospital serves more than 200,000 patients and their families each year. At United, we offer a wide range of services including inpatient, outpatient and emergency care services in addition to many specialty services.

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Completes comprehensive patient assessments.

  • Determines diagnosis and treatment of illness.

  • Orders and interprets medical diagnostics in tandem with attending physician.

  • Prescribes medications, treatments, therapy and medical equipment.

  • Conducts patient education when working to manage chronic illness or wellness care.

Job Requirements

  • Master's degree from an accredited Physician Assistant program required and

  • 0 to 2 years' experience post Physician Assistant training preferred

  • Licensed Physician Assistant - MN Board of Medical Practice required upon hire

  • BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Multisource required within 180 Days

  • Certification as Physician Assistant - NCCPA National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants upon hire required

  • Drug Enforcement Administration upon hire required

Physical Demands
Medium Work*:
Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently