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  • 1 Aug 2022 6:00 AM | Anonymous

    Call for Abstracts is now open. Please use links below the flyer. Both forms are required with submission. 

    2023 Abstract Submission Form.pdf

    2023 Speaker Disclosure Form.pdf

  • 19 Jul 2022 11:38 AM | Anonymous

    Join POPS at IPOS 2022! Info at https://ipos.posna.org/

  • 19 Apr 2022 1:28 PM | Anonymous

    Advanced Practitioner/Provider Job (mayoclinic.org) [nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com]

    This is the site for all APP jobs, and then you have to search for position 188394BR.

    This is a full time position supporting a single surgeon with opportunities for independent practice included, at the Rochester, MN campus. We have 5 Fellowship Trained Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeons and currently employ 3 NPs and 1 PA in our division, and with this position added we will be at 5 and 5, with a 1:1 ratio of surgeons and Advanced Practice Providers. As you probably know, our Division Chair Dr. Todd Milbrandt is in line for the Presidency of POSNA, and is a forward thinking leader.


    188394BR: Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Pediatric Ortho Surgery is Open

  • 30 Mar 2022 10:46 AM | Anonymous

    POPS Conference 2022


    Have you registered for POPS Conference 2022 yet? We would love to have you join us in Vancouver May 10th! Registration will remain open online until 4/30/21, but please register no later than April 8th if you would like a custom t-shirt size. If you registered on ENP I will be contacting you soon to obtain your tshirt information.

    We will have onsite registration available. 

    Also, more information to come but go ahead and mark your calendar for a social event to follow conference!

    Please see the finalized conference itinerary below:  

    2022 POPS Conference Itinerary.pdf

    Already registered and looking for fun things to do in Vancouver? Start here:

    Vancouver Handout.docx

    We look forward to seeing you in person soon! 


  • 24 Mar 2022 7:26 AM | Sheila Mason (Administrator)

    Call for Board Nominations 2022


    Good morning members,

    Stephanie de Jager, President for POPS, is requesting nominationfor members willing to serve on the POPS Board of Directors. The following positions will be accepting nominations:

    • Marketing Director/Historian
    • Two Member at Large positions
    • President Elect

    Current members are welcome to nominate him/herself or another member, with the stipulation that the member is aware of and accepts the nomination. With the nomination, please confirm the position in which the candidate should be considered.

    Nominations must be submitted in writing indicated the position of interest and a brief bio provided. Please send all nominations to Stephanie.deJager@tsrh.org, prior to April 15th. 


  • 28 Feb 2022 7:55 AM | Anonymous

    Please see below for 2 new peds ortho APP openings in Texas. 

    Scottish Rite for Children

    Advanced Practice Provider

    Dallas, TX

    Join our Pediatric Orthopedics Team!


    · Utilize current theories of psychosocial, developmental, educational, and pediatric care to deliver family-centered care to neonates, toddlers, preschoolers, school age and adolescent patient populations

    · Work interdependently with and independently of the larger multi-disciplinary team, with the expanded scope of practice under the delegated authority and supervision of the designated supervising physician(s) in accordance with the delegation protocol or practice guideline which is developed in collaboration with and approved by the supervising physician(s)

    · Major functional areas include; practitioner, consultant, educator and researcher

    · Communicate and collaborate with other health professionals as well as demonstrate substantial interpersonal skills necessary to teach patient, families and staff effectively

    · Facilitate communication with outside agencies, schools, other resources, etc. for the benefits of the patient. Active involvement in community and professional programs

    Required Skills/Abilities

    · Candidates must be a graduate of an accredited advanced practice registered nursing program (APRN) or physician assistant (PA) program and are certified through a recognized accrediting agency and hold a current Texas license

    · 2 years of experience in pediatric orthopedics

    · Membership and active participation in professional organizations are beneficial

    · Knowledge of growth and development from birth through adolescence

    · Ability to learn new skills in a timely manner

    · Flexibility and adaptability to change

    · High level of analytical ability and critical thinking skills

    · Create and maintain effective working relationship with hospital staff peers, medical staff, and administration

    Submit online applications https://src.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/ScottishRiteforChildren/job/Dallas-TX/Advanced-Practice-Provider---Orthopedics_JR3614

    Baylor College of Medicine

    Title:  Physician Assistant (Instructor)

    Division:  Pediatrics


    Work Location:  San Antonio, TX

    Salary Range: 

    FLSA Status: 

    Requisition ID:  10144


    Job Purpose

    The Department of Pediatrics, Orthopedic Surgery, at Children’s Hospital of San Antonio (CHoSA), in San Antonio, Texas, is currently recruiting for a Physician Assistant-Instructor


    Working in a high volume and patient-oriented clinic, this position will be responsible for the management of patients with pediatric acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions under the direct supervision of several pediatric orthopedic surgeons.



    Job Duties

    Essential job functions and duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Evaluation of new and follow-up patients, including history and physical exams, diagnosis, and recommendations for treatment.

    • Casting and Splinting.

    • Interpretation of X-rays and MRI films within the scope of practice.

    • Post-operative care including wound care, dressing changes, brace prescription and evaluation, reviewing operative photographs and procedures.

    • Call coverage.

    • Obtain detailed history and perform physical examinations.

    • Perform, order, and interpret diagnostic procedures in accordance with relevant health concerns of the patient.

    • Prescribes appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments.

    • Maintain records and write orders and progress notes in patient charts as to status, treatments, and procedures.

    • Monitors and ensures accuracy of recording on patient medical records.

    • Provide follow-up health maintenance care to patients in accordance with protocols established with the supervising physician.

    • Communicate with physicians, patients, and the family members of patients concerning patient care.

    • Collaborates with providers, and practice staff in identifying appropriate patients for care management.

    • Perform other job related duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Education Required: Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies. NOTE: Bachelor's degree in Physician Assistant Studies accepted based on terminal degree requirements at time of graduation.
    • Experience Required: None required.
    • Certification/Licenses/Registration: Current license as a Physician Assistant by the State of Texas Physician Assistant Board. Specialty certification as required by department. Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.


    Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


    Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

  • 21 Dec 2021 2:48 PM | Anonymous

    Save the date! POPS will be headed to Vancouver BC for our annual conference on May 10, 2022. Mark your calendars that registration and scholarship applications will open on January 5, 2022.  We look forward to seeing you there. 

    Happy Holidays! 

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The Pediatric Orthopaedic Practitioners Society (POPS)  exists to advance and enhance the care provided by the Advanced Practice Nurse and Physician Assistant specializing in Pediatric Orthopaedics.



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