Physician Assistant Certified - SurgicalPrint

Job Summary

Rainier Orthopedic Institute, a division of Proliance Surgeons, Inc., is seeking for a full-time Certified Physician Assistant to join our team.

Job Description

Posted: 11/08/2019
Status: Full Time
Type: Clinical
City: Puyallup, WA

Job Description:

The PA-C will be responsible for assisting the physicians in all aspects of a busy orthopedic multi-subspecialty surgeon and physiatrist practice.  This would include maintaining a clinic practice, assisting in a hospital setting OR, assisting in an owned/operated Ambulatory Surgery Center, participating in a PA-C call rotation (currently only 4-6 days per month on average), and occasionally rounding on patients in the hospital. 

Rainier Orthopedic Institute is a busy orthopedic and musculoskeletal physician practice including 7 surgeons and 1 physiatrist practicing in 2 locations.  Our Mission is to provide unsurpassed medical and surgical care through servanthood commitment and skilled orthopedic excellence.  Our staff strives to deliver compassionate and ethical treatment to our patients.   

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a clinic based practice
  • See new, established and post-op recheck patients
  • Casting
  • Joint aspirations and injections
  • Medication refill requests
  • Place diagnostic and referral orders
  • Complete all necessary paperwork/reports for injured workers and return to work
  • Patient education
  • Surgery Assist
  • Greet the patient
  • Assist with preparing/positioning patient for surgery
  • Perform all aspects of a First Assist including closing
  • Have a strong knowledge of surgical procedure prior to start of case
  • Hospital Rounds
  • Assist with all aspects of hospital rounding if requested by surgeon
  • Participate in Call as scheduled


  • Annual Salary: incentive bonus available based on net production
  • Paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • WA State Licensure and DEA Registration
  • 401k matching eligibility after 12 months’ employment
  • Continuing Education reimbursement up to $1500/year 
  • Paid Time Off in accordance with Corporate policies

Physical Demands:

The work environment/physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear
  • The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, and sit
  • Work is performed in an office, OR and hospital environment
  • Manual dexterity required for use of computer keyboard and phone
  • Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Exposure to methyl methacrylate (bone cement) during some surgical procedures
  • Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours


  • Current Washington State Physician’s Assistant license, current
  • Current BLS certification


  • Orthopedic experience preferred, but not required
  • Orthopedic spine surgery assist experience preferred, but not required
  • Strong preference will be given to those candidates with greater than 2 years of experience in orthopedics and/or spine surgery specialties


  • Completion of an accredited Physician’s Assistant Program

How to Apply:

If interested in applying, please submit your resume through the form below or email to Todd Bate at  

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