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Orthopedics Surgeon

Company: CommonSpirit Health
Location: Pendleton
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Overview
CHI St. Anthony Hospital is a 25 bed licensed for 49 faith-based acute care level four trauma critical access hospital and healthcare campus serving the Pendleton Oregon area for more than 100 years. We are committed to the highest quality of patient care and safety; and to strengthening our community through wellness education. CHI St. Anthony Hospital is designed specifically to ensure that our physicians nurses and healthcare professionals can continue to provide extraordinary care for our patients. The 103000 square foot hospital features 4 operations rooms 11 emergency rooms 30 private patient rooms and the latest medical equipment. St. Anthony Hospital has plenty of room to grow as needed by the community and will continue to provide the safest quality of care possible. St. Anthony Hospital was also named one of the top patient experience hospitals in 2021. CHI St. Anthony is a member of CommonSpirit Health the largest not-for-profit health care system in the nation boasting an integrated network of top quality hospitals with physicians from the most prestigious medical schools and comprehensive outpatient services-all recognized for quality safety and service. To learn more go to While you're busy impacting the healthcare industry, we'll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, annual bonus eligibility, and more!
Responsibilities
Job Summary: To treat patients who require specialist orthopedic procedures to remedy conditions, such as scoliosis, dislocations and fractures, and damage to tendons, muscles, and ligaments. Your responsibilities will include consulting with patients, discussing treatment options, treating patients, overseeing aftercare and physical therapy, and coordinating with other specialists, when necessary. To be successful as an orthopedic surgeon, you must be able to perform various surgical procedures to repair, salvage, or replace bones and joints, reconnect nerves, among others, in order to improve musculoskeletal health. Essential Functions:

  • Consulting with patients and analyzing patient data to determine patient needs and treatment goals.
  • Examining patients to diagnose bone, joint, ligament, or other musculoskeletal problems, including diseases, or injuries.
  • Collaborating with other specialists, when necessary, to determine a course of treatment.
  • Recording patient care by maintaining detailed notes of appointments with patients, including comments, tests, and/or treatments prescribed, and test results.
  • Administering general and local anesthetics, when necessary.
  • Performing surgical procedures on various parts of the musculoskeletal system, including plating broken bones, reattaching tendons and ligaments, or performing joint or hip replacements, among other procedures.
  • Prescribing medication to improve recovery and control pain after surgical procedures.
  • Referring patients to physical therapy, when necessary, or performing non-invasive procedures such as casting and splinting limbs.
  • Monitoring ongoing progress and health of patients, and changing treatment plans, as necessary.
  • Providing support and advice to patients receiving long-term care.
  • Conducting research on defects, diseases, and disorders affecting the musculoskeletal system. The job summary and responsibilities listed above are designed to indicate the general nature of the work performed within this job. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all job responsibilities required of employees assigned to this job. Employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned.
    Qualifications
    Required Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree in biology, physical sciences, or a related field
    • Four to seven (4-7) years internship and residency training, specializing in orthopedic surgery Required Licensure and Certifications:
      • Successful completion of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) or the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination of the United States (COMLEX-USA)
      • Valid and active medical license issued by the State of Oregon Board of Medical Examiners
      • Certification by The American Board of Orthopedic Surgery in orthopedic surgery and/or a subspecialty, such as sports medicine, reconstructive surgery, trauma, or pediatrics Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :
        • Exceptional attention to detail
        • Outstanding hand-eye coordination and dexterity
        • Wonderful bedside manner
        • Excellent communicator who can empathize with patients
        • Flexible working hours
          Pay Range
          $1.00 - $330.00 /hour

Keywords: CommonSpirit Health, Kennewick , Orthopedics Surgeon, Healthcare , Pendleton, Washington

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