Physician - Orthopedic Surgery - Southside Regional Medical Center
Company: Bon Secours Mercy Health
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery : Total Joint
Candidate Type: MD, DO
Visa Accepted: No J1 or H1
Salary Range: Not Specified
Loan Repayment: Negotiable
Employment Type: Full Time
Bonuses Offered: None
Bon Secours Mercy Health
Bon Secours Orthopedics- Petersburg, VA
The orthopedic surgeon is charged with providing a broad range of
orthopedic surgical interventions. This care must be delivered in
accordance with State and Federal policy and meet organizational
and community standards which pertains to both to outpatients and
inpatients. The surgeon must function as a collegial member with
the entire staff.
Duties and responsibilities of the orthopedic surgeon include but
not limited to:
* Treating most muscle and skeletal problems including arthritis,
congenital deformities, Joint Reconstruction or trauma
* Providing medical care by performing physical exams, designing
treatment and therapeutic plans, and keeping track of patient
progress to determine on going healthcare needs.
* Performing joint replacement surgery, treating sports related
injuries, and repairing fractures along with using corrective
devices such as splints, braces or cast to support bones or to
immobilize a fracture.
* Administering invasive and non-invasive treatment to address
musculoskeletal problems, to include, but limited to, procedures to
reattach tendons, ligaments, and bones.
* Prescribing medications and supplements to reduce pain and
* Creating post-surgery care plans and recommending lifestyle
changes necessary for quick recuperation.
* Monitoring the recovery process of patients to determine the need
for changes in treatment plan.
* Assigning tasks to nurses and other healthcare staff.
* Working with organizational managers of the orthopedic department
including the physician's assistants, nurses, surgery technicians
etc. to ensure everyone is taking part in helping the department to
* Creating and maintaining a good working relationship with
specialists such as the primary care physicians as well as with
other potential sources of referrals by providing surgical
assistance and consultation to medical doctors and general
* Providing BSMH with all billing documentation in a thorough and
timely manner for services rendered.
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