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AdventHealth Physician Assistant Surgical 1st Assist Heart Transplant in Orlando, Florida


Physician Assistant Surgical 1st Assist - Health Transplant at AdventHealth Orlando

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

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Orlando

  • 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

Work Hours/Shift:

• Full Time - Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Patient evaluation and assessment focused on high quality outcomes and evidence based care

  • Assesses patient health status through physical exam, reviews patient history, diagnostic tests and procedures, and reviews labs and other critical data.

  • Diagnoses acute and chronic conditions affecting all organ systems.

  • Initiates orders for medications, laboratory, and other diagnostic testing and medical treatments on appropriate forms

  • Writes and/or dictates progress notes, procedure notes, history, and physical examination, transfers/discharge summaries in accordance with medical policies. Document, code, and complete diagnosis of patient’s condition to facilitate appropriate insurance reimbursement

  • Prescribes interventions and performs therapeutic measures to ensure the appropriate individualized plan of care is implemented.


What Will You Need:


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

  • Minimum of two years post-graduation clinical experience


  • Critical care experience

  • Teaching/preceptor experience

  • Experience in operating room/management of patients pre/post-operation.

  • Experience in surgery following graduation from physician assistant program


  • Current, valid State of Florida physician’s assistance license

  • Current certification through the National Commission Certification of Physician Assistant (NCCPA) OR

  • Temporary state license issued to graduating Physician Assistant considered as valid and current license until such time as the PA is certified by the NCCPA. New graduates have one year from completion of training to become NCCPA certified

Job Summary:

The Physician Assistant (PA) will have prescriptive authority in the State of Florida under a practice agreement with a supervising physician as defined by Florida Statute 59R-30.001. The PA supports the clinical operation of AdventHealth Transplant Center with primary focus on clinical services in the inpatient and outpatient setting within their scope of practice as regulated by Florida Statute 458 and 459. The PA may provide first or second assistant functions during surgery, round with surgeons and other clinical staff, and see patients in the outpatient setting. Delivery of patient care will be conducted in collaboration with faculty surgeons, residents and physicians including, but not limited to, physical exams, diagnosis and treatment, order and interpret tests, counsel on preventative health, write prescriptions, and assist in surgery.

Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Under administrative guidance and physician supervision, will provide comprehensive primary care services, acute care services, and extended care services in the area of nursing and or medicine for individuals and their families.

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: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Orlando

Req ID: 21043091

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.