Under the direction and supervision of the surgeon, the Cardiovascular Surgery PA-C will perform cardiovascular surgical preparation procedures, per-operative and post-operative procedures, and assists in performing cardiovascular surgical procedures.
Provide patient and family with pre-operative education, answer questions regarding surgery, recovery and risk factor modification.
Obtain and perform history and physical examinations.
Record and interpret pertinent data (labs, diagnostic studies, discharge summaries, progress notes, etc.) including writing orders and discharges.
First assisting in cardiovascular surgery, vein and radial artery harvesting, first assisting with CABG, valve, aortic and thoracic surgery.
Ability to perform general peri-surgical procedures in the hospital and clinic.
Admit patients, attend rounds, complete discharge summaries with medication reconciliation and appropriate follow-up.
Management of patients both pre- and post-implantation for Ventricular Assist Devices and Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
Management of patients undergoing Trans Catheter Valve Procedures.
Monday through Friday
Weeknight on call responsibilities with rotating weekend coverage
Campuses covered: AdventHealth Orlando & AdventHealth Celebration
Celebration Required Education/Experience:
Master’s degree in physician assistant studies
Endoscopic Vein Harvesting (EVH) experience required.
Practicing experience as a cardiothoracic/cardiovascular surgery PA required
Knowledge and Skills Required:
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, staff, and patients.
Strong communication skills
Strong medical decision-making skills
Licensure, Certification, and Registration:
Current, valid Florida PA-C license or ability to obtain
Accreditation by NCCPA or other nationally recognized certification organizations
BLS and ACLS
AdventHealth Orlando is an internationally renowned hospital that specializes in life-saving medical treatments, preventative care and pioneering research. Our healing network includes 30 hospitals and more than 100 extended service locations across the state of Florida. Everything we do is designed to fulfill our ultimate goal — to help people live a healthier, fuller life in mind, body and spirit.
AdventHealth Orlando is our 1,364 bed tertiary facility with close to 160 ICU beds. It is at the center of nine other hospitals around the greater Orlando area, which total approximately 3,000 beds. AdventHealth operates many hospitals across nine different states; 30 of which are in Florida. Our mission has remained the same and is to Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ.
Since 1908, AdventHealth Orlando has cared for the Central Florida community as well as patients from around the world. AdventHealth Orlando is an acute-care, tertiary hospital caring for approximately 300,000 patients a year. As the primary campus for more than 1,000 physicians, AdventHealth Orlando is home to nationally recognized Centers of Excellence for Cancer, Cardiology, Children, Diabetes, Neuroscience, Orthopaedics, and Abdominal and Cardiothoracic Transplant.
AdventHealth Orlando was named a 2023-2024 Best Hospital by the magazine U.S. News & World Report . The hospital was ranked No. 1 in the Orlando metro area, and No. 2 in the state. It is the 13th year in a row AdventHealth Orlando has claimed the top spot in Orlando. In addition, the hospital was ranked among the top 50 in the nation for four medical specialties: cancer; diabetes and endocrinology; neurology and neurosurgery; and obstetrics and gynecology.
AdventHealth is conveniently close to many gorgeous homes, downtown urban living, shopping, and great schools. As one of the most visited American cities, Orlando has world-class attractions including Universal Studios, Walt Disney World, and easy access to both coasts for numerous world renown beaches. Orlando is home to major league soccer (Orlando City Lions), NBA basketball (Orlando Magic) as well as University of Central Florida sports. The city also has many public and private universities and colleges. The Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts hosts variety of musical and theatrical performances throughout the year.
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This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
Pay Range: -
Location: Orlando, FL
Job ID: JID_3755408_11718
Job Family: Physician Services