We are seeking a Certified Physician Assistant, PA-C to join a growing program and practice. The role involves direct care for infants, children, teenagers, and adults with congenital heart disease. The PA-C would work in outpatient and inpatient settings. Also, he/she will assist in the OR during surgery. The position involves collaboration between pediatric cardiology teams, neonatal ICU, pediatric ICU, and inpatient cardiology. All services would be under the supervision of the heart surgeons.
Our practice is led by world renown congenital heart surgeons at the Walt Disney Pavilion at AdventHealth Orlando.
Experience in Congenital Heart Surgery is not required however, surgical experience outside of PA training will be required. Our Walt Disney Pavilion at AdventHealth for Children is a full service, tertiary children’s hospital with over 200 dedicated pediatric beds, including a 22 bed PICU, 10 bed Cardiac ICU, 102 NICU beds at FHFC, with an extensive network of four other Level II NICU’s that bring our total number of NICU beds to over 150, 17 bed pediatric emergency department and statewide pediatric network and transport system. We started our comprehensive pediatric open-heart program in 2012 and have a strong track record of positive outcomes. We also have several key destination programs including our level IV Epilepsy program. Our unparalleled network consists of 26 hospitals across the state with one children’s hospital at the center and several extremely successful pediatric subspecialty programs including outreach clinics.
The PA-C, under the supervision of the Physician(s), who acts as the collaborative practitioner(s), is responsible for:
Performs patient histories and physical exams of pediatric and adult congenital heart patients in the office and hospital setting
Handles daily patient rounds within the Pediatric Cardiac ICU, patient education and discharge summaries
First assisting in the OR, bedside procedures, ventilator management
Orders and interprets appropriate diagnostic tests, such as laboratory, X-ray, etc.
Assist Physician with hospital/Lab procedures as needed
Assist patient and family with pre- and post-procedural education
Monitors the patient’s course of treatment and makes appropriate referral to either a physician or specialist, as needed
Collaborates with physician and staff as necessary to provide consistent care to patients and support to staff
Displays a caring and professional attitude at all time as well as maintaining personal and professional growth
Research and database maintenance
Call required; includes hospital rounding and overnight phone coverage
Campus: AdventHealth Children’s
Participation in Holiday rotation required
Knowledge and Skills Required:
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, patients, parents and hospital medical staff
Desire to become part of a multi-disciplinary program
Some evening and weekend on-call/rounding will be required
Licensure, Certification, and Registration:
Current, valid Florida PA-C license (or eligible)
Certification through NCCPA
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_3761673_11718
Job Family: Physician Services