Orthopaedic Surgery - Trauma Physician Assistant Job with First Physicians Group in Sarasota, FL

PA-C - Orthopedic Trauma - Sarasota, Florida

First Physicians Group Sarasota, FL 34239
  • Full-Time
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  • Group Practice
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  • 08/25/2023
  • 1152966

First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Healthcare System is seeking a Certified Physician Assistant for a busy Orthopedic Trauma group that provides expert surgical and non-surgical care for patients with traumatic extremity and pelvis injuries.  Outside of the work performed for the general Trauma Program, the Orthopedic Trauma Service is also directly available for consultation by the Emergency Department, Primary Care Physicians, and by other Orthopedic Surgeons. 

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 45  different specialties and 66  practice locations, it is backed by the tradition and strength of Sarasota Memorial Hospital.


  • Consults
  • Hospital rounds – one hospital only!
  • Clinic - basic post-op care
  • Surgical assist
  • Call 1:4
  • Available for weekend rounds


  • Orthopedic Training
  • Trauma experience preferred but not required.
  • 2 years’ experience in Orthopedics preferred.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Report to Attending Physician
  • Current NCCPA Certification required and must also have active or be eligible for licensure  by the State of Florida (Department of Health, Medical Quality Assurance section).  BLS required,  ACLS certification preferred.
  • Must be flexible with scheduling.  

Highlights of the opportunity:

  • Competitive salary
  • No contract or non-compete clause, candidates sign offer letters only.
  • Full array of benefits offered including health, dental, vision, long term disability, PTO, 403B Retirement Plan, and much more. 
  • As an employee of a public, State of Florida organization, Physician Assistants are  entitled to sovereign immunity.
  • We are a Nonprofit 501(c)(3). Physician Assistants can participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program if employed by the group.
  • No state tax in Florida. 

Please contact Helen Convery, Provider Recruiter, for more information about this opportunity.

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.  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 much more.