Critical Care - Intensivist Physician Assistant Job with First Physicians Group in Sarasota, FL

NP (ACNP, AGACNP)/ PA-C - Critical Care - Full Time Night Shift - Sarasota, FL

First Physicians Group Sarasota, FL 34239
  • Full-Time
  • Not Specified
  • No
  • Group Practice
  • No
  • No
  • 09/22/2023
  • 1088239

First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System  is currently accepting CVs from  experienced NPs (ACNP,  AGACNP)/PA-Cs with acute care experience to join their employed physician group on the West Coast of Florida.     

Sarasota is recognized as one of the best places in the country to live, work and raise a family due to a healthy business scene, outstanding schools, and thriving recreational and cultural opportunities.  Located on Florida’s Southwest Gulf Coast, Sarasota County is famous nationwide for  the Ringling Museum, white-sand beaches, great restaurants, outdoor recreation, land and water sports, theater and much more. 

Sarasota Memorial is a CMS 5-Star rated hospital in Florida for its overall quality. It is the only hospital in Florida and one of just 33 across the nation to maintain their top rating since 2016. It has been named among the nation’s Top 100 Hospitals, 40 Top Teaching Hospitals and 50 Top Cardiovascular hospitals for 2022 by Fortune/Merative.  Sarasota Memorial Hospital-Sarasota earned its fifth  consecutive Magnet Nursing Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the most prestigious distinction for nursing excellence and high-quality patient care. SMH is one of just 1% of U.S. hospitals to earn the designation four times. Has earned straight “A” Grades for Patient Safety from Leapfrog since 2016.  One of just 41 organizations worldwide to earn Gallup’s Exceptional Workplace Award for 2022.  Additionally, it has been named a U.S. News High Performer in 2022-2023.  The main hospital is the largest in the region with 901 beds, a Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, a 60-bed Rehab Pavilion and the  Brian D. Jellison Cancer Institute. 

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Full time Nurse Practitioner (ACNP, AGACNP) or  Physician Assistant (PA-C)  position to work the night shift with the  ICU team.
  • Hospital-based position  working 12 hour shifts, 14  total shifts per month at both the SMH-Venice   and SMH-Sarasota,  to  include weekends.   
  • Shifts will be 7PM-7AM. 
  • Work collaboratively with Pulmonary/Critical Care (Intensivists) at each hospital along with other surgical subspecialties to provide care.
  • Circulate the units:  see patients and review daily notes, labs and studies to identify patient needs.
  • Discuss care plans with RN’s and enter orders accordingly.
  • Review ABGs, vent settings and plan accordingly with Respiratory Therapists (RTs).
  • Address cross coverage issues to include abnormal labs or changes in patient condition.
  • Provide stabilization of patient if deterioration occurs.
  • Will place central lines, participate in stroke alerts and respond to house-wide codes.
  • Responsible to complete admissions to the ICU. 
  • Current NP (ACNP, AGACNP) or  PA-C acute care experience is preferred.

Highlights of the opportunity:

  • Competitive salary
  • Full array of benefits offered including  health, dental, vision, long & short term disability, PTO, 403B Retirement Plan, and much more. 
  • No contract or non-compete clause, candidates sign offer letters only.
  • As an employee of a public, State of Florida organization, APPs are entitled to  sovereign immunity.
  • We are a  not-for-profit  organization. 
  • Florida does not have a state income tax. 

Please contact Lana Griffin, Provider Recruiter, for more information about this opportunity. 

First Physicians Group is Florida's Gulf Coast leader in primary and specialty care with an impressive 29-year history in the community. With 500+ Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers in 46  different specialties and 66 practice locations, it is backed by the tradition and strength of Sarasota Memorial Hospital.