PA or NP for Orthopedic Surgery

Willis-Knighton, a not for profit healthcare organization, has a mission and promise to our community to provide health and wellness options to enrich lives and bodies of our friends and neighbors. Our strong consistent mission is complemented by a family feeling of care for patients, the community and each other. It’s not surprising that generations of family members choose to work at Willis-Knighton Health System hospitals, clinics and affiliate organizations, sustaining a legacy of nearly 100 years of health and wellness services.

Job Description Summary

Jump into a career that will provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate your skills and be part of a fast-paced team. You’ll be a key player with a busy orthopedic surgeon who focuses on advanced orthopedic practices and technology. You’ll have clinical and surgical responsibilities and a real opportunity to build your career within the Willis-Knighton Physicians Network, part of a health system known for its quality and innovation. Become a key player, working side-by-side with one of the area’s highest rated orthopedic surgeons. This is a great opportunity and offer additional training to hone your skills. Of course, as part of the Network, you’ll be eligible for our outstanding benefits too. And your career here will never be boring.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree + graduation from accredited PA or NP program.
  • Louisiana License

Knowledge Skills And Abilities (KSAs)

  • Excellent computer skills and ability; proficiency in Windows-based products
  • Documentation of treatment in a timely manner
  • Ability to communicate effectively, in writing and orally, with team members and to present information to patients and their families in a manner that can be easily understood
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Continued focus on quality and learning
  • Work schedule flexibility

Typical Job Duties

  • Performs exams/delivers care based on clinic processes and procedures
  • Assesses, diagnoses, provides treatment and ongoing follow-up for patients
  • Provides patient care in clinic, prior to surgery, and post op; rounding on hospital patients.
  • Orders routine testing (e.g. lab, imaging)
  • Provides educational information and counseling to patients regarding their health
  • Prescribes medications needed for treatment
  • Documents patient diagnoses, care and routine health management in a timely manner
  • Surgical duties routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid, bones and tissue

Work Shift

  • Day; some evenings for emergencies

Scheduled Weekly Hours

  • 40 - Weekend call 1/4


Willis-Knighton Physician Network - Orthopedics

Come be part of the Physician Network at the region’s leading health system, locally controlled and operated, with a track record financial stability combined with a strong support system for employees.

  • Cited for multiple years as a Best in State Employer by Forbes
  • Caring environment with a focus on caring for others
  • Opportunities for growth and development through our WK Innovation Center and Virtual Hospital
  • Collaborative teamwork philosophy
  • Bossier City is located in one of Louisiana’s fastest growing communities


  • Robust benefits program
  • Defined benefit plan with guaranteed retirement, vested at 5 years, fully funded by WK alone

For more information please contact:

Marian DehanPhysician Development
(888) 521-1892 (Toll-Free)
(318) 212-4196 (Office)
(318) 455-1098 (Cell)
(318) 212-8380 (Fax)

Willis-Knighton is an equal opportunity employer and thus, manages its employment and employee relations policies, practices and benefits without regard to age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran, or other protected status where otherwise qualified.