Advanced Practice Provider (PA/NP) Ortho Urgent Care - Hybrid Virtual & Onsite

Allina Health

Allina Health

Buffalo, MN, USA
Posted on Saturday, December 2, 2023

Number of Job Openings Available:


Date Posted:

December 01, 2023


62642500 Orthopedic Urgent Care


Shift Length:

8 hour shift

Hours Per Week:


Union Contract:


Weekend Rotation:


Job Summary:

Provides help with all aspects of patient care, including diagnosis, treatments, and consultations as part of a Physician/Physician Assistant team. Works in both inpatient and outpatient situations and can perform independently or as part of a treatment team. Serves as an educator, case manager, consultant to staff and multidisciplinary health care team.

Key Position Details:

Seeking advanced practice provider to work in an urgent care setting, providing direct patient care to individuals, via in-person and virtual encounters. Focus is on the diagnosis and management of acute or urgent musculoskeletal/orthopedic issues, with secondary specialization in illness/injury prevention, conservative rehabilitation and counseling on the appropriateness of non-surgical vs surgical intervention. NP or PA would function as part of an integrated care team to manage care and disposition of patient needs. Opportunity to help develop and grow a novel model for delivery of orthopedic care.

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Provides clinical care for patients
    • 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.
    • Refers for specialty care when determined.
    • Consults with physician when patient needs outside of Physician Assistant scope of practice, diagnosis or treatment plan is unclear.
  • Participates in health care team
    • Promotes communication within the team and other interdisciplinary health care staff.
    • Acts as a resource to members of the team.
    • Collaborates with hospital staff by consulting and rounding on patients.
    • Works with primary care team for program development.
    • Participates in research activities when opportunities are available.
    • Acts as liaison with outside agencies as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned.

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