Physician Assistant Job In Gainesville, Florida
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North Florida Regional Medical Center, located in Gainesville, Florida, is just a short drive from the coast as well as many of Central Florida’s premier attractions, like Disney. Gainesville is home to the University of Florida Gators but it is much more than just a sports town. Gainesville offers a lively downtown area, intriguing museums with countless events and outdoor activities. They continue to receive national recognition as a top-rated city from places like Livability.com or Forbes.com. Join a community where you can work and play!
North Florida Regional Medical is seeking a nurse practitioner or physician assistant to work with their growing cardiac surgery team in the CVICU (Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit).
• 10 hour shifts
• 13 shifts / month
• 1 weekend / month
Competitive compensation package including salary, benefits and malpractice coverage.
Summary of Essential Job Duties:
Under the supervision of the Cardiothoracic Surgeons and within the Nurse Practitioner's competence, the Nurse Practitioner provides medical services to adult cardiac surgical patients. The Nurse Practitioner will care for the patients in the cardiac surgery ICU ranging from CABG and valve replacement/repairs including TAVR to implantable VADs, ECMO and aneurysm repairs. In addition, the Nurse Practitioner will perform bedside procedures within the scope of service, will write progress notes, participate in daily rounds, write orders, dictate discharge notes, and participate in hospital wide quality improvement initiatives. The Nurse Practitioner will collaborate with multidisciplinary team members, and ensure continuity of care.
-Master of Nursing Degree Physician’s Assistant Licensure required
-Graduate of an accredited Nurse practitioner program approved by the Florida Board of Registered Nursing or Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program approved by the Florida Board of Medicine
-Current State of Florida Nurse Practitioner or Physician’s Assistant License
-National Certification by respective accredited professional nursing organization such as the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or National Commission on Certification of Physicians Assistant’s (NCCPA).
-Current BLS/ACLS certification
-New graduates welcomed
-Experience with managing cardiothoracic surgery patients or cardiac patients is preferred
-ICU experience preferred
-Working experience as a Nurse Practitioner/PA preferred
Gainesville is nestled among rolling hills in the heart of beautiful north central Florida and boasts scenic lakes, wetlands and trails. Gainesville has been consistently recognized as one of Florida's most livable cities. The healthcare industry is the second largest employer in the city. The city offers a variety of cultural activities, museums, historic places of interest, and excellent education. Area population: 218,000 and steadily rising.
Located in Gainesville, Florida, home of the University of Florida, North Florida Regional Medical Center is a 325 bed full service medical-surgical acute care facility serving 14 counties and offering comprehensive heart care, women's health, diabetes care and neuromusculoskeletal services. North Florida Regional Medical Center has been chosen as one of the Top 100 Hospitals in America by HCIA.