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PA/NP Orthopedics - Sports Medicine

PA/NP Orthopedics - Sports Medicine
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Onalaska, WI 54650

Posted 1 month ago
Full time

The Department of Orthopedics is recruiting for an experienced PA/NP to join 17 Surgeons and 22 PA/NP's on staff. This person will work closely with two Sports Medicine surgeons, 3 other Sports-dedicated PA/NPs, and collaboratively with all PA/NP associate staff colleagues. Major area of focus will be in sports medicine and general orthopedics. Basic duties may include: OR equipment set-up, first assisting, rounding with in-patients, emergency evaluations, post-op check-ups, outreach duties and general clinic practice. This position will have clinic primarily in Onalaska, OR/rounding responsibilities in La Crosse, along with some outreach to Winona. The PA/NP will support the assigned surgeon with histories, physicals, casting, splinting, evaluations, treatment planning and post-op care. This role will work cooperatively with athletic trainers, physical therapists, nurses and support staff and share call equally. Wisconsin and Minnesota licenses and completion of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program is required.

- Level II Trauma Center

- Shared General Call

The Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP)performs the functions of examining, assessing, planning, and implementing the health care of assigned patients under a licensed physicians supervision and direction. The Orthopedic PA/NP secures patient histories, performs physical examinations, orders laboratory tests, develops and implements treatment plans, performs diagnostic and treatment procedures, records findings, and provides patient education and counseling to enhance our effectiveness in providing routine therapeutic health care in the area of musculoskeletal disorders.

Gundersen Health System offers:

•            Competitive Salary

•            10 days of CME plus funds 

•            Loan Forgiveness

•            Base Retirement Contribution and 401K matching program for retirement

•            Additional benefits include:

Malpractice, health, dental, life, disability, and vacation

Gundersen Health System is:

•            A physician-led, not-for profit healthcare system

•            Located throughout western Wisconsin, northeastern Iowa and southeastern Minnesota caring for patients in 22 counties

•            A regional referral center with regional hospitals

•            A teaching hospital with 325 beds and a Level II Trauma and Emergency Center

•            The designated Western Academic Campus for the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health

•            We offer a competitive salary, loan forgiveness, generous benefits, including CME time and monetary allowance, retirement plan and more.

Gundersen Health System is an award winning, physician-led, integrated healthcare system employing nearly 900+ clinicians. Our mission is to distinguish ourselves through excellence in patient care, education, research and improved health in the communities we serve. A rewarding practice and an excellent quality of life awaits.

About La Crosse:

La Crosse is a historic, vibrant city nestled between bluffs and the legendary Mississippi River. The region boasts great year-round outdoor recreation, excellent schools including three universities, affordable housing in safe neighborhoods. La Crosse is a town of an endless variety of live entertainment and breathtaking beauty, making this a great place to call home.

La Crosse has a Regional Airport that connects to Minneapolis –Saint Paul International Airport or Chicago O’Hare International Airport. For more information about the La Crosse community visit the website:

Must have completed an accredited program and be eligible to obtain a license to practice in our multi-state region with no restrictions or limitations.  Advanced practice clinicians work under the direct supervision of a physician.  Clinician staff may need to provide outreach service as part of their role in the system.  Teaching students, residents, fellows or clinical staff is cornerstone to our Medical Education philosophy and an expectation of all clinicians.  

Equal Opportunity Employer

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1900 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 782-7300

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