Jobs PA-C for Night Shift Trauma/ACS Program - Sarasota, FL

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

Job ID: 1165248

PA-C for Night Shift Trauma/ACS Program - Sarasota, FL

Sarasota, FL 34239

Job Description

First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Healthcare System is seeking to employ two Physician Assistants (PA-C) to join their Trauma team at Sarasota Memorial Hospital on the night shift (6:00 P.M -6:00 A.M). The Trauma team includes nine (9) Trauma Surgeons and 19 Advanced Practice Providers to cover an ADC of 40-60 patients with seasonal fluctuations.

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. Sarasota Memorial Hospital-Sarasota recently went through its fifth consecutive Magnet recognition survey from the ANCC, the credentialing body of the American Nurses Association — a humbling achievement that fewer than 1% of the nation's hospitals have attained. 

Today, we are  a full-service public health system, with two hospitals and a Cancer Institute offering specialized expertise in heart, vascular, cancer, orthopedic and neuroscience services, and a network of outpatient centers, urgent care centers, laboratories, diagnostic imaging and physician practices, skilled nursing and rehabilitation among our many programs.  We are a Level II Trauma Center and a Comprehensive Stroke Center.

Responsibilities include:

  • 13 shifts a month working 6:00 P.M - 6:00 A.M. Must be flexible and willing to work occasional weekends and holidays.
  • Trauma response in the Emergency Department, rounding in Surgical Trauma ICU and hospital floors.
  • PA-C will see patients in the general surgery and trauma acute care outpatient clinic and provide Surgical First Assist in the operating room for both elective, acute care, and traumatic surgical cases.
  • Ability to perform procedures including, but not limited to, placement and removal of chest tubes, arterial lines, and central venous catheters.


  • NCCPA Certified with a license to practice in Florida.  
  • ACLS/BLS required. ATLS is preferred and can be obtained at Sarasota Memorial Hospital if not currently certified.
  • Trauma experience required. ICU experience is preferred.
  • Qualified candidate must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and ability to work within a team.

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 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 550+  Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers in 40  different specialties and 70  practice locations, it is backed by the tradition and strength of Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

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 2023.  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. 

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