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    This position is being filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority for Shortage Category and/or Critical Need Health Care Occupations.

    About the Position:

    Duty location: You will be working in Department of Surgery, Orthopedic Service in Fort Carson, CO.

    Work is subject to rotating shifts and/or irregular tour of duty to include weekends, nights, and/or holidays.

    Ft. Carson combines scenic beauty, pleasant residential areas, and cultural activities to satisfy every taste. It is an unusually well-rounded military community which offers a variety of recreational and cultural opportunities. World-class ski resorts are available within a short 2 1/2 hour drive, golf courses and biking trails are available on the installation as well as in the surrounding community. Numerous colleges and universities are available for continuing education.

    Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

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    As a Physician Assistant, you will:
    •  Perform varied duties requiring many different and unrelated processes and methods applied to a broad range of medicine in the pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients in the specialty of orthopedics.
    •  Make independent clinical evaluations and recommendations in an effort to prevent complications by preventing disease occurrence or modification of its course.
    •  Discriminate between normal and abnormal findings to recognize early stages of serious physical, emotional, or mental problems.
    •  Adjust regimen within established protocols recognizing when to refer the patient to the attending physician.
    •  Provide a full range of emergency services or crisis intervention in the absence of the attending physician.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 5% Business Travel Required.

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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    0603 Physician Assistant

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