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Physician Assistant, Surgical: Cardiovascular & Thoracic
Tavares, FL

Location: Tavares, FL - Specialty: Physician Assistant, Surgical: Cardiovascular & Thoracic

Mission Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons- Tavares, FL
Cardio Thoracic Surgery Physician Assistant, PA-C
Serve an integral role in the management of cardiothoracic surgery patients, including all aspects of peri-operative care from performing patient histories and daily rounds to invasive surgical procedures, including the critical retrieval of vascular tissue in coronary bypass procedures.
  • Performs patient histories & physical exams in office & hospital setting
  • Handles daily patient rounds, patient education and discharge summaries
  • Performs invasive procedures, such as thoracenteses, dialysis and Swan-Ganz catheters, arterial lines and intra-aortic balloon pumps, etc.
  • Retrieval vascular tissue
  • First assistant duties on all adult cardiac cases; thoracic and major/minor vascular cases
  • Meets the needs of the attending surgeon, can assist several surgeons in a single practice
  • Has knowledge of each surgeon's idiosyncrasies to expedite the procedure and limit patient morbidity and mortality
  • Has extensive knowledge of the pharmacologic effects of vasoactive/ cardiotonic drugs, ventilator management and artificial cardiac devices
  • Performs duties of a primary care PA
  • Manages other disease entities frequently encountered in the cardiac population, namely hypertension, diabetes, COPD, asthma, hypothyroidism and others
  • Call requirements will be rotated weekly along with weekends


  • Master's Degree in PA Studies
  • 1-2 yrs experience in CT Surgery as a surgical first assist
  • Proficient in Vein Harvesting; EVH
  • Valid Florida PA-C license
  • NCCPA or other nationally recognized accreditation body

Location: Kissimmee, FL - Specialty: Physician Assistant, Surgical: General

General Summary:

The PA-C, under the supervision of the Physician, who acts as the collaborative practitioner, is responsible for:

  • Patient management and surgical first assist will include the following but not limited to: Appendectomy, Bowel Resection, Colorectal Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Spleen Surgery, and Minimally Invasive/Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery
  • Performs patient histories and physical exams in the office and hospital setting: new patients, follow ups, pre/post operatively
  • Handles daily patient rounds, patient education and discharge summaries
  • Orders and interprets appropriate diagnostic tests, such as routine laboratory, X-ray, Ultrasound etc
  • Monitors the patient’s course of treatment and makes appropriate referral to either a physician or specialist, as needed
  • Collaborates with physician and staff as necessary to provide consistent care to patients and support to staff
  • Displays a caring and professional attitude at all time as well as maintaining personal and professional growth
  • Candidate must be able to pass a third-party background check and pre-employment drug screen

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, patients, and the public.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule with weekend call rotation

Required Education/Experience:

  • Master’s degree in PA-C Studies

Preferred Education/Experience:

  • Previous general surgery inpatient and surgical experience

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

  • Current, valid Florida Physician Assistant license
  • NCCPA Certification required

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