Job Function: Orthopedic Spine Physician Assistant
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Houston Methodist
Houston, Texas, United States (on-site)
24 days ago
Houston Methodist
Houston, Texas, United States
24 days ago
Job Function
Orthopedic Spine Physician Assistant


At Houston Methodist, the Physician Assistant (PA) functions as an advanced practitioner, responsible for maintaining and promoting the health of the patient requiring care, practicing medicine under the supervision of a licensed physician. This position will provide diagnostic, therapeutic, surgical, and preventative care, under the supervision of a surgeon. The PA position examines, diagnoses, and decides treatment for patients, including analyzing and interpreting x-rays and lab results, writing prescriptions, taking patients’ histories, providing surgical assistance, and ordering various forms of therapy. This position may work in both inpatient and outpatient situations and may require call. The functions of a PA can be performed independently under the license of a physician or as a part of a treatment team. The PA position affects direct patient care according to the Board of Physician Assistant Examiners in the State of Texas and Houston Methodist policies and procedures. 



Houston Methodist Specialty Physician Group is seeking a full-time Physician Assistant to join their Orthopedic Surgery team at Houston Methodist Sugar Land working with Dr. Hari Mitra.


Dr. Mitra has extensive experience in diagnosing and treating spinal injuries and degenerative disorders and engages each patient to be an active participant in their own care. He enjoys giving back to the community and volunteers as a speaker on spine health at numerous local industries and organizations. Dr. Mitra completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Arizona, his complex spine fellowship at Duke University, and his adult/pediatric spine deformity fellowship at the University of California Davis.



       Bachelor's degree

       Graduate from accredited Physician Assistant program by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)


       One year of clinical experience

       Prefer one to three years’ experience in orthopedic spine


       PA - Physician Assistant - State Licensure -- by the Texas Board of Physician Assistants and

       PA-C - Physician Assistant (NCCPA) and

       AP - Prescriptive Authority - Texas Board of Nursing and

       DEA - Narcotics License (DEA) within 6 months and

       BLS - Basic Life Support (AHA) and

       ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support (AHA)

Job ID: 72838590

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