$87,500
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The average pay for an Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA) in Norfolk, Virginia is $87,500 per year.

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Job Description for Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA)

An orthopedic physician assistant (PA) works in clinical environment to provide physicians with assistance related to orthopedics. They perform tasks such as applying and removing splints and casts, removing sutures, changing dressings, and performing joint aspirations. Orthopedic physician assistants often need to determine a patient's need for physical therapy and may be responsible for referrals. They frequently perform rounds on behalf of the physician and report any problems back to the physician.

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Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA) Tasks
  • Assist in surgery, performing actions delegated by physician to allow her/him to focus on more technical aspects of the operation.
  • Conduct hospital rounds, write orders and perform other administrative and clerical tasks as needed.
  • Perform routine outpatient procedures and surgeries including: regional anesthesia, tendon repair, incision and drainage, and wound closure and management.
  • Assist orthopedic physician in examining and diagnosing skeletal and joint problems.

About Norfolk, Virginia

Norfolk city, Virginia
246,393
Male:
128,917 (52.3%)
Female:
117,476 (47.7%)
Norfolk (/ˈnɔːrfᵿk/ NOR-fək, local /ˈnɒfʊk/ NOF-uuk) is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia, United States. At the 2010 census, the population was 242,803; in 2015, the population was estimated to be 247,189 making it the second-most populous city in Virginia, behind neighboring Virginia Beach. Norfolk is located at the core of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area, named for the large natural harbor of the same name located at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay. It is one of nine cities and seven counties that constitute the Hampton Roads metro area, officially known as the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA. The city is bordered to the west by the Elizabeth River and to the north by the Chesapeake Bay. It also shares land borders with the independent cities of Chesapeake to its south and Virginia Beach to its east. One of the oldest of the cities in Hampton Roads, Norfolk is...
Norfolk:
$45,996
Virginia:
$66,262
$987
Norfolk:
$204,800
Virginia:
$257,800
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Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA) Job Listings

Key Stats for Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA)

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
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