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

PA-C Critical Care - Full Time Night Shift - Sarasota, FL

First Physicians Group Sarasota, FL 34239
  • Accepts J1 Visas: No
  • Accepts H1B Visas: No
  • Loan Assistance:No
  • Group Practice
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 09/24/2021
  • 942012

First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System  is seeking to employ an experienced Acute Care Nocturnist Physician Assistants (PA-C) 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 52 across the nation to maintain their top rating since 2016. It has been named among the  Top 100 Hospitals in US, the top 50  Cardiovascular Hospitals in US in 2021,  and it received an "A" Grade for Patient Safety in  2020. Additionally,  it has been named a  U.S. News High Performer in 2020-2021. 

In November 2021, SMHCS will open a new 110-bed acute-care  hospital in Venice, Florida  and a 56-bed Cancer Institute on the campus of the main hospital. The hospital is the largest in the region  with 839 beds, a Level II Trauma Center, a 54-bed Rehab Pavilion, and much more.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Full time acute care nocturnist Physician Assistant (PA-C) position  to join the ICU team.
  • Hospital-based position  working 12 hour shifts, 14  total shifts per month at both the SMH Venice Hospital and SMH Main Campus to include weekends.   
  • Shifts with SMH Main Campus will be 5PM-5AM and 7PM-7AM. 
  • Shifts with SMH Venice will be 7PM-7AM.
  • Position  is  available October 2021.
  • 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.
  • Successful candidates will have successfully completed an approved accredited program as a Physician Assistant with appropriate certification exams.   
  • Previous PA-C acute care experience is required.

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. 
  • As an employee of a public, State of Florida organization, APPs are entitled to  sovereign immunity.
  • We are a  not-for-profit  organization. 

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

First Physicians Group  is one of Florida's Gulf Coast's leaders in primary and specialty care with an impressive 26-year history in the community. With 320  Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers in 30 different specialties and  54  practice locations, it is backed by the tradition and strength of Sarasota Memorial Hospital.