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Northwest Texas Healthcare System

1501 Coulter Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106
United States


Fred Cardona
Physician Assistant - Orthopedics - Amarillo, TX

Physician Assistant - Physician Assistant

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Opportunity Detail

Northwest Texas Healthcare System in Amarillo, TX is recruiting a Physician Assistant to practice under the supervision of an Orthopaedic Surgeon at the multi-specialty clinic of Northwest Texas Physician Group.

This is an employed position in an outpatient setting. This provider will work Monday through Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm, to assist the Orthopaedic Surgeon in the clinical setting, operating room, and emergency room. This provider must also be available for ER call rounding and assistance in surgery when needed. Qualifications: Able to obtain license in the State of Texas and certified Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner. Graduate of a licensed and accredited physician assistant or nursing school. Ideal candidate will have at least two years of experience in a high volume surgical, physical medicine rehabilitation, or other related outpatient clinical practice.

Northwest Texas Physician Group formed in 2013 with a focus towards population health management. The group has grown to a network of over 40 providers serving patients at numerous primary, specialty and urgent care locations in Amarillo, Texas. Northwest Texas Physician Group is affiliated with Northwest Texas Healthcare System a 495 bed system acute care hospital that serves approximately 650,000 residents of the Texas Panhandle and surrounding region. The system provides acute care services including: cardiac, pediatric, women’s, emergency, surgical and behavioral healthcare.

Amarillo has a population of nearly 200,000 people. The public schools are outstanding and there are college preparatory and parochial private schools available. The city boasts many cultural activities, including the Amarillo Symphony and Opera, the Lone Star Ballet and a variety of theater groups. Recreational activities are plentiful. Amarillo offers a spectacular botanical garden, numerous art galleries and museums, and outdoor activities, including golf, hiking and biking. The city is located minutes from Palo Duro Canyon State Park, the second largest canyon in the country, and is on Historic Route 66.

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