Physician's Assistant Cardiovascular Surgery PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/20/2021


Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Date Posted:
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  • Job Family
    Physician Services
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Physician Assistant CardiovascularSurgery AdventHealth Palm Coast

Location Address: 60 Memorial Medical Parkway Palm Coast, Florida 32164

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Palm Coast

  • Competitive hourly pay
  • Career growth and advancement potential
  • High quality of life with low cost of living in the shores of sunny Palm Coast, FL

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN (Per Request Needed), Days

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’s responses to care.
  • Attend medical rounds with surgeon, and pharmacist. Coordinate treatment plan with other caregivers.
  • Lead patient care rounds with nursing team, pharmacy, nutrition, case management, palliative care, and any other as needed ancillary service at least once daily to ensure there is a care plan in place, progress to meet care outcome goals including reduction of length of stay

  • Lead efforts to reduce waste and promote efficient processes within the inpatient hospital environment particularly cardiovascular care. This includes leading, developing and enthusiastically engaging in performance improvement projects such as length of stay, reducing in complications including infections and stroke as well as renal injury post procedure/surgery. All midlevel providers must lead one performance improvement project per year relating to cardiovascular
  • Write and/or dictate progress notes, procedure notes, history and physical examination, transfers/discharge summaries in accordance with medical policies.
  • Evaluate the processes and outcomes to enhance the delivery of excellent, cost-effective health care.
  • Initiates treatment of emergency management and patient resuscitation. 

What You Will Need:

  • 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


  • Graduate of an accredited Masters or Doctorate Nursing Practitioner Program


  • Current State of Florida State Physician Assistant license
  • Physician Assistants-Certified (PA-C)


  • Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) License
  • Masters or Doctorate in Nursing
  • BLS and ACLS

Job Summary:

Provides care under the direction of the supervising Cardiac physicians and has expertise in the clinical management of the Cardiac patient.   The PA/ARNP has the responsibility for assessment and management of cardiac patients including diagnostic and therapeutic intervention, day to day implementation and evaluation of the appropriate plan of care.  The PA/ARNP assists the physicians with rounds, creation of orders (admission, ongoing, and discharge), ordering and monitoring of tests, and assessment and evaluation at the bedside.  The PA/ARNP works in collaboration with the medical, nursing and support services to provide patient and family focused care.  The ARNP maintains active participation in PI activities, Registry data collection, staff development and continuing education.

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

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