AdventHealthPhysician Assistant
Celebration, FL

Physician Assistant (PA) - Surgical Cardiothoracic Surgery HLVI

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

Our promise to you: Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Shift : 7am - 7 pm - 7 days on and 7 days off - Call is 2 days a week and 2 weekend days a month

The community you’ll be caring for:

• Established in 1997 and now a 203-bed hospital

• AdventHealth Celebration Health was designed as a Mediterranean resort-style facility to serve as a cornerstone of health in Disney’s planned community of Celebration, Florida

• The hospital consistently delivers a state-of-the-art healing environment to residents of Osceola, Orange, Polk and Lake Counties, as well as to visitors from across the United States and the world. All within a 'living laboratory' of groundbreaking, research-driven clinical solutions that integrate mind, body and spirit in the defeat of illness and disease.

The role you’ll contribute: 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.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • 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.

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

Minimum qualifications :

  • 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

  • Current State of Florida State Physician Assistant license

  • Physician Assistants-Certified (PA-C)

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification

Preferred qualifications:

  • 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

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

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Central Florida

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $51.41 - $85.34

  • Location: Celebration, FL

  • Job ID: 24003317

  • Job Family: Cardiology

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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