AdventHealthColorectal Surgery PA - Parker/Castle Rock
Parker, CO

AdventHealth Medical Group is seeking a PA to provide comprehensive care, support and education to patients and their families through all aspects of their colorectal medical and surgical care process. The PA will participate as a key member of the colorectal team to identify and meet the physical and emotional needs of the patient. We are looking for someone who utilizes a collaborative multi-disciplinary approach to the patient/family's care, serving as an expert practitioner, educator, consultant, and researcher in the inpatient, operative, and outpatient settings. They will also be expected to maintain responsibility for job performance specifications and assume personal accountability for departmental mission, organizational mission, and the core values of AdventHealth.

This PA will split their time between AdventHealth Parker and AdventHealth Castle Rock.


· Performs clinical examinations as necessary for outpatients/inpatients. This includes seeing new patients, consults, established patients with benign anorectal complaints and colorectal malignancies.

· Orders and interprets test results.

· Performs infrared coagulation therapy, anorectal manometry and ultrasound, wound care, and ostomy care in the inpatient and ambulatory setting.

· Functions as a resource person for individuals with questions regarding their diagnosis or treatment and coordinates the multidisciplinary plan of care.

· Identifies/provides education to patients/families (individuals/groups) about current and potential health problems, the treatment plan, self-care, and prevention to achieve independence and maximum wellness.

· Writes orders and prescriptions.

· Makes referrals to specialists as indicated by patient situation.

· Manages discharge of patients with appropriate disposition, follow-up planning, adjunctive therapy management and education.

· Functions as first or second assistant in open, laparoscopic, and robotic surgery.

· Assists with intraoperative colonoscopies.

· Rounds on inpatients.

· Prepares discharge summary for patient’s medical record.

· Works in collaboration with other APPs (advanced practice providers) and physicians using established and approved protocols as required by institutional policy.

· Facilitation of patients’ disposition regarding admission, discharge, and scheduling.

· Develops/implements, evaluates appropriate materials to facilitate the education of patients/families.

· Maintains thorough and confidential maintenance of patient charts and records.

· Documents ongoing status, interventions, communications, patient response and outcomes in accurate, timely manner.

· Serves as patient advocate.

· Serves as consultant for inpatient staff and supporting departments.

· Anticipates needs of provider, staff, patient, and family.

· Effectively uses time, personnel, equipment and supplies to provide high-quality, cost-effective delivery of patient care.

· Adapts to rapidly changing technologies, policies, regulations, workload and staffing through priority setting, use of sound critical thinking, and flexibility.

· Professional role model for all staff demonstrating ethical/legal/professional judgment.

· Maintains high skill level and professional growth through ongoing education, meeting attendance, and participation in professional organization.


  • Pay Range: $133,690-$141,050

  • Signing Bonus: $6,464

  • Relocation assistance: $10,000

  • Comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage

  • 403b/457b contribution and match

  • Covered CME time and expenses

  • Outreach opportunities

  • Program development opportunities



· Master’s degree (Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program)


· Two years prior experience in surgery


· Certification by N.C.C.P.A.

· Active physician assistant license by the state of Colorado


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

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: PorterCare AH System

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $53.84 - $81.26

  • Location: Parker, CO

  • Job ID: 24017953

  • Job Family: Physician Services

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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