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Cardiovascular Surgery- Physician Assistant, PA-C- Mission Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeons- Tavares, FL in Tavares, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tavares, FL
  • Date Posted:
    12/5/2018
  • Job ID:
    274307
  • Job Function
    Physician Assistant
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    Day
  • AHS Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Medical Group

Job Description

Florida Hospital Medical Group is proud to be affiliated with the world-class Florida Hospital network of care, and a subsidiary of Adventist Health System, the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in the world and a national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction.  FHMG’s advanced practice providers manage the treatment and care for our patients in the practice setting, as well as at Florida Hospital’s eight campuses in Altamonte Springs, Apopka, Celebration, East Orlando, Kissimmee, Orlando, Winter Park and Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares.

Cardio Thoracic Surgery Physician Assistant, PA-C
Mission Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons- Tavares, FL
Florida Hospital Waterman
Florida Hospital Waterman is a 269-bed, full-service community hospital located in the heart of Lake County.  Founded in 1938 by Frank Waterman, president of the Waterman Fountain Pen Company, the hospital has grown from an 18-bed facility to a leading provider of acute and home health services in Central Florida. The hospital joined the Adventist Health System in 1992 and moved to its current location in 2003. With more than 1,700 employees and nearly 280 physicians on its medical staff, the hospital treats more than 15,000 inpatients a year and treats more than 65,000 patients in its Emergency Department annually. 
General Summary:
Serve as an integral role in the global management of cardiothoracic surgery patients, including all aspects of peri-operative care from performing patient histories and daily rounds to invasive surgical procedures, including endoscopic vein harvest for coronary artery bypass graft procedures.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Performs patient histories and physical exams in the office and hospital setting
  • Handles daily patient rounds (including the CVICU), patient education and discharge summaries
  • Performs invasive procedures, such as chest tube insertions, placement of central venous, dialysis and Swan-Ganz catheters, arterial lines and removal of intra-aortic balloon pumps
  • Exhibits autonomy in the operating room when required
  • Endoscopic vein harvest, including greater and lesser saphenous veins and/or radial arteries, for use as a bypass conduit (proficient in use of Maquet EVH system)
  • Performs first assistant duties on all adult cardiac and thoracic cases
  • Meets the specific needs of the attending surgeon, often assisting several surgeons in a single practice
  • Has exacting knowledge of each surgeon's idiosyncrasies to expedite the procedure and limit patient morbidity and mortality
  • Uses knowledge of medical model to promote synergistic relationship between physician and PA
  • Has extensive knowledge of ventilator management and artificial cardiac devices
  • Performs duties of a primary care PA
  • Manages other disease entities frequently encountered in the cardiac population, namely hypertension, diabetes, COPD, asthma, pneumonia and others
  • Call requirements will be rotated weekly along with weekends
Community and Benefit Highlights
  • Very close proximity to the beautiful Downtown Mount Dora and less than an hour's drive to Downtown Orlando. 
  • Easy commute to nearby beaches and local theme parks such as Disney and Universal Studios among many more
  • Competitive Salary, Comprehensive Benefits, Extremely low-cost health care premiums for single or family plans
  • Relocation Assistance
Experience:
  • 1-2 yrs experience in CT Surgery as a surgical first assist
  • Proficient in endoscopic vein harvesting
Licensure, Certification, and Registration:
  • Current, valid Florida PA-C license
  • Accreditation by NCCPA


Position Location:  
Job:  Physician Assistant
Organization:  Florida Hospital Medical Group
Primary Location:  US-FL-Tavares
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Master's Degree
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Dec 5, 2018, 4:15:17 PM

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