Experience, Knowledge and Skill 1. Previous Experience Required: Previous experience in an orthopedic practice preferred; orthopedic surgery related experience preferred; BLS required.
2. Specialized or Technical Education Required: -High school diploma or equivalent; -Master's degree, baccalaureate degree or a minimum of two years of college credits; -Graduate from CAAHEP-approved program; -Current NCCPA certification; -Hold a current Louisiana Physician Assistant license in the state of Louisiana and comply with any applicable state statutory or regulatory requirements concerning the practice of Physician Assistants.
3. Must have active DEA license within in six months of hire. As of April 2014 job description revision, existing employees will have six months to obtain a DEA license. Maintenance of DEA license is required.
4. Manual or Physical Skill Required: Must be capable of assisting with the lifting and moving of patients. Must have a thorough knowledge of body mechanics. Must be capable of prolonged standing and walking. Must have no physical or mental health problem that prevents exercising privileges granted. 5. Physical Effort Required: Strength: Medium Push: Frequently Pull: Frequently Carry: Frequently Lift: Frequently Sit: Occasionally Stand: Frequently Walk: Frequently