Physician Assistant PA-C Surgery 1st Assist – Cardiovascular

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Adventist Health System
Published
February 12, 2020
Location
Orlando, Florida
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Physician Assistant PA-C Surgery 1st Assist - Cardiovascular Institute 2 FT at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 2/12/2020
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Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule

    Full-Time
  • Location:

    Orlando, FL

  • Job Category

  • Date Posted:

    2/12/2020
  • Job ID:

    20003913
  • Job Family

    Physician Services
  • Travel

    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift

    1 - Day
  • Application Zone

    1-Shared Services
  • Organization

    AdventHealth Orlando

Job Description

Description

Physician Assistant (PA-C) AdventHealth Orlando

 

Location Address:601 E. Rollins St., Orlando, FL 32801

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth LOCATION

 

  • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando
  • serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

 

 
Work Hours/Shift:

•           Full Time

You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Assess patient health status through physical exam reviews patient history, diagnostic tests and procedures and review labs and other critical data.
  • Diagnose acute and chronic conditions affecting all organs systems.
  • Initiate orders for medications, laboratory, and other diagnostic testing and medical treatments on appropriate forms.
  • Prescribe interventions and performs therapeutic measures to ensure the appropriate individualized plan of care is implemented. Apply knowledge of age-specific needs i.e.: pediatric adolescents, adult and geriatric patients related to plan of care interventions and patient responses to care.
  • Perform interventions in accordance with the patient’s care plan to include, but not limited to pulling chest tubes, pulling pacing wires, insertion of intravenous lines according to scope of practice and draining fluid from lung spaces and tissue as needed and according to credentials.
 
 

Qualifications

What Will You Need:
 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Graduate from a Physician Assistant program approved by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA), the successor program to CAAHEP
  • Experience in cardiovascular acute care; examples of this include, but are not limited to: Cardiac Surgery ICU, Cardiac Cath Lab, Cardiac Surgery Operating Room and Heart and Lung Transplant
 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Masters in health-related field
  • Management of patients both pre- and post-implantation for Ventricular Assist Devices and Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Management of patients undergoing Trans catheter Valve procedures
  • Public speaking experience
  • Teaching/Preceptor experience
  • Published in peer reviewed journals
  • Research involving Acute Coronary disease states
 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • Current State of Florida State Physician Assistant license
  • Physician Assistants-Certified (PA-C)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
 
Job Summary:

Under administrative and physician guidance the Physician Assistant (PA) will provide comprehensive primary care services, acute care services, and extended care services in medicine for individuals and their families. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, physical exams, diagnose and treat diseases and injuries, order and interpret tests, counsel on preventive health, and write prescriptions. Will have prescriptive authority in the state of Florida under a practice agreement with a supervising physician. Supports the quality of care, coordination of care and throughput of patients who have acute coronary disease, have undergone surgical or interventional procedures in the hospital with primary focus on clinical services. Responsible for coordinating delivery of patient care in collaboration with the Cardiovascular Surgeons and Cardiologists. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

 
 

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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