Orthopedic Surgeon (Float)

Location: Los Angeles and neighboring cities


Orthopedic Surgeon Job Responsibilities:

  • Examines, diagnoses, and treats diseases and injuries to the musculoskeletal system.
  • Prescribes course of treatment for patients with injuries, disorders, or malformations and performs required surgery.
  • Conducts and supervises direct patient care, including some non-surgical treatment options.
  • Plans and executes disease prevention and health promotion programs.
  • Exercises command of medical units as provided by law and regulations.
  • Conduct medical research on new injuries or diseases, and conducts, supervises, and participates in medical education and training of other medical personnel.
  • Participates in on-call schedule in a responsive and timely manner.
  • Provides outpatient consultation and hospital consultation services.
  • Maintains CME units based on the requirements of the specifying Board.
  • Maintains historical records by documenting symptoms, medications, and treatment events and writing summaries.
  • Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Orthopedic Surgeon Qualifications / Skills:

  • Documentation skills
  • Analyzing information
  • Decision-making
  • Listening
  • Verbal communication
  • Patient services
  • Building relationships
  • Discretion
  • Bedside manners


Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • Completion of a residency in orthopedic surgery in an ACGME approved program
  • Current BC/BE in orthopedic surgery (American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • Valid state medical license as MD or DO
  • Valid DEA certificate
  • 2 years’ experience working full-time as an orthopedic surgeon

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