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Fort Myers, FL

Advanced Provider

Full Time


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Job Summary

Lee Health is seeking an experienced Orthopedic Physician Assistant!

Lee Health is a non-profit organization with more than 14,000 employees, 4,500 volunteers, and more than 800 employed primary care and specialty care providers with nearly 90 practice locations throughout Southwest Florida. The organization has four acute care hospitals and two specialty hospitals that together house 1,812 hospital beds.

Position Information:

LPG Orthopedics is seeking an experienced Physician Assistant to support a Total Joint Surgeon. This is a growing group currently comprised of 4 surgeons and 2 advanced providers. Candidates for this position will be interested in joining a stable and employed orthopedic practice that focuses on high quality and excellent patient outcomes. This position will be responsible for covering outpatient clinic, inpatient rounding, and surgically assisting in the OR. Those applying for this position can expect a good work life balance with a mainly elective caseload and light call coverage. Electronic medical record used for both outpatient and inpatient is EPIC.


Graduate of an AMA accredited program

Certified by the National Commission of Physician Assistants

Have an active Florida license or ability to obtain in the state of Florida

Certified to perform Basic Life Support and Advance Cardiac Life Support

At least 3 years of experience in surgically assisting with orthopedic cases; total joint hip and knee replacement cases preferred


Offers a highly competitive salaried compensation package

Sign-on bonus & relocation package

Malpractice through articles of sovereign immunity

403(b) retirement plan with match

Short term/long term disability

Health, dental and vision insurance

Hospital Summary:

Gulf Coast Medical Center is a 624-bed acute care facility that is centrally located in Fort Myers, FL. Gulf Coast Medical Center houses the Neuroscience Institute, advanced cardiac catheterization procedures, orthopedic services, and general surgery. The hospital offers 24/7 access to emergency care. The Neuroscience division performs minimally invasive catheter procedures to treat stroke, as well as a dedicated neuroscience intensive care unit.

Fort Myers:

In Fort Myers, there is something for everyone. With warm weather all year round, the area has numerous outdoor activities right at your fingertips, such as boating, playing golf, fishing, enjoying the wildlife, beautiful walking trails, and so much more! Fort Myers also has numerous restaurants, plenty of shopping close by in our malls and outlets, art, history, and a wide variety of festivals all year round.

Fort Myers International Airport is easy to get to, easy to use and offers numerous direct flights and connections to meet all of your travel needs. Those in this area can also enjoy the Key West Express, which allows for a 3-hour boat ride down to Key West! Fort Myers is minutes away from Sanibel Island, Captiva, and Naples. This area is also centrally located between three of Floridas major cities, Orlando, Tampa and Miami.

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