Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota
Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years
AdventHealth Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited
Spectacular springs throughout the county
Full Time, Day Shift
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.
Provides first or second assistant functions during surgeries; assist in broad aspects of cardiac
Attends medical rounds with surgeons and other staff; coordinates treatment plan as part of multidisciplinary team
Communicate effectively and work cooperatively with all members of multidisciplinary team
Functions independently to assess and treat patients in the outpatient clinic setting.
Maintains working knowledge of JC/CMS/AHCA and Core Measures.
Consistently complies with documentation standards and core measure requirements.
Participates in STS data collection and long term surgical outcome data interpretation and implementation to improve metrics.
Works in the OR as a first assist as needed and participates in call rotation.
Abides by medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations, and hospital policies.
Other duties as assigned.
What You Will Need:
Endovascular vein harvesting experience preferred
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
Cardiovascular surgery experience preferred
Critical care experience preferred
Teaching/preceptor experience preferred
Experience in operating room/management of patients pre/post-operation preferred
Experience in surgery following graduation from physician assistant program preferred
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
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 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
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.