Advanced Provider III
Fort Myers, FL
Department: LPG Cardiothoracic Surgery
Categories: Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant
Shift: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
This role will involve all aspects of cardiothoracic surgery care, with an emphasis on harvesting the saphenous vein and first assisting in the operating room. Patient evaluation and management, entering electronic pre/post op orders, patient education and discharge, and assisting in postoperative care and follow up. Call required.
Prefer a minimum of three years’ experience in cardiothoracic surgery including experience in endoscopic vein harvest. All major cardiac and thoracic procedures are performed at our facility, except transplant. The physician assistant in this role will work directly with our cardiothoracic surgeons.
Responsible for the delivery of patient care in their area of specialty through the process of assessment; evaluation; diagnosing; recognition and prevention of adverse event; planning; and implementation. Performs responsibilities in four areas of practice: clinician, teacher, leadership and professional development. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure safe; effective and efficient patient care delivery; and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Continuously monitors quality patient care through excellence in customer service and performance improvement that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care. Provides leadership in the practice location. Nurse Practitioners (NP) and Physician Assistants (PA) are required to function consistent with Florida Law. The Advanced Provider III typically practice as hospital based specialists; may act as a surgical assist and perform inpatient procedures. Has night and weekend shift rotations and call coverage responsibilities. Cares for high acuity patients in a fast paced and unpredictable environment. May work without immediate physician supervision. Examples include ICU APs; ED APs; Surgical subspecialties APs, etc.
|Degree/Diploma Obtained||Program of Study||Required/|
Additional RequirementsGraduate from a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program required.
|Minimum Years Required||Area of Experience||Required/|
|No Experience Required|
Additional RequirementsExperience in area of specialty preferred
State of Florida Licensure Requirements
|Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant License||Required|
|BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)||Required|