Physician Assistant Cardiothoracic Surgery

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 US

Job ID: 2907 Position Type: Mid-level Practitioner Jo
Physician Assistant Cardiac Unit and Cardiovascular Surgery

Our client was rated one of the Best Regional Hospitals by US World News Report and Recognized as one of the best hospitals in the Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Metro Area. They are also One of the top elite Magnet Recognized Hospitals in the State of Florida The Physician Assistant (PA-C) According to established protocols, conducts the clinical assessment of the patients' healthcare status and needs and provides patient care to facilitate desired patient outcomes. Provides professional care in patient care areas

The Physician Assistant (PA-C) Performs H&Ps
The Physician Assistant (PA-C) Makes daily patient rounds providing patient care expertise in the postoperative acute care units, step-down units, and regular floors
The Physician Assistant (PA-C) Possesses extensive knowledge of the pharmacologic effects of vasoactive/cardiotonic drugs, ventilator management, and artificial cardiac devices
The Physician Assistant (PA-C) Is well versed in the management of other disease entities frequently encountered in the cardiac population, namely hypertension, diabetes, COPD, asthma, hypothyroidism, and others
The Physician Assistant (PA-C) Educates patients
The Physician Assistant (PA-C) Interprets clinical results, reports; writes orders in response to results and reports critical results as required by policy
The Physician Assistant (PA-C) Dictates discharge summaries

The Physician Assistant (PA-C) provides professional care in the Operating Room
The Physician Assistant (PA-C) performs invasive procedures such as thoracenteses, chest tube insertions, placement of central venous, dialysis and Swan-Ganz catheters, arterial lines and intra-aortic balloon pumps, as assigned, Retrieves vascular tissue, including greater and lesser saphenous veins and/or radial arteries, for use as a bypass conduit
The Physician Assistant (PA-C) Works closely with the physician to expedite the procedure and limit the patient s morbidity and mortality
The Physician Assistant (PA-C) Troubleshoots problems and communicates the problems to the OR staff, surgeon and anesthesia provider as appropriate
The Physician Assistant (PA-C) Fills the role as the first assistant in the OR on adult cardiac cases, thoracic and major/minor vascular

Physician Assistant Licensure in the state of Florida or eligible

BLS/ACLS certification

Completion of a program that is approved by the Florida Board of Medicine and nation

certification (NCCPA)
Masters Degree required

2 years of relevant cardiovascular experience

Maintains continuing education relative to the practice

Maintains competence as a Physician Assistant

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