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AdventHealth Physician Assistant Surgical First Assist Heart Transplant in Orlando, Florida

Description

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

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Career Development

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.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift : Days

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Orlando

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

  • 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

The role you’ll contribute: The Physician Assistant (PA) supports the clinical operation of AdventHealth Transplant Institute with primary focus on clinical services in the inpatient and outpatient setting. Inpatient Responsibilities include: Pre-operative admission, consultation, evaluation and medical optimization; Intra-Operative 1st and 2nd assistance; Post-operative ICU and floor patient care and discharge. Outpatient Responsibilities include: Pre & Post Operative clinic; Out-Of-Hospital patient clinical phone call management & Out-Of-Hospital operative call-in. Delivery of patient care will be conducted in collaboration with faculty surgeons and physicians.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Perform First/Second Surgical Assist duties within the OR setting and/or at bedside as program

  • Post-operative patient ICU and floor management

  • Call requirements will be rotational to include a 24-hour/7-day coverage system. Out-Of-House SICU & Floor call responsibilities, Donor call organ assessment & OR call responsibilities

  • Attends and participates in transplant team meetings including Patient Review Committee, hospital interdisciplinary rounds, discharge planning and QAPI. Communicates with the transplant team in a professional and effective manner. Participation in database & clinical research

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • State of Florida physician assistance license

  • National Commission Certification of Physician Assistant (NCCPA) Certification

  • Health Care Provider BLS(CPR)

  • ACLS

  • Graduate of a physician assistant program approved by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)

  • Minimum of two years post-graduation clinical experience or one-year post-graduate surgical residency training experience

  • Minimum of one year of cardiothoracic specialty specific experience

  • Pre-Operative, Intra-Operative, Post-operative Surgical patient care experience

  • Critical care experience

  • Cardiothoracic anatomic and patho-physiologic knowledge

  • Cardiothoracic & critical care clinical management knowledge, with sound clinical judgement, decision-making and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to self-direct and work without direct supervision

  • Conduit Vein harvesting open/endoscopic

  • Conduit Arterial harvesting open

  • Surgical 1 st assistance training & Proficiency

  • Bedside cardiothoracic surgical procedural skills

  • Central Venous Line Access, Arterial line placement, PA catheter placement, Open tube thoracostomy

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Certificate of Added Qualification (CTS CAQ)

  • Fellow of the Association of Physician Assistants in Cardiovascular Surgery (FAPACVS)

  • Cardiac Surgical Unit Advanced Life Support Certification (CSU ALS)

  • Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator (CCTC) by the American Board of Transplant Certification (ABTC)

  • Invasive bedside procedures

  • Robotic surgical training

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

Category: Physician Services

Organization: AdventHealth Orlando

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Orlando

Req ID: 22001983

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.