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Physician Assistant

Company: Orlando Health
Location: Orlando
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Physician Assistant (Pool) - Orthopedic Surgery - Jewett Orthopedic Institute - Physician Office
Position Summary

Department: Med Ortho Faculty Practice

Status: Pool, PRN, Per-Diem

Title: PAC, Physician Assistant

ORLANDO HEALTH DIGESTIVE HEALTH INSTITUTE

Orlando Health Digestive Health Institute is an international destination for care, offering comprehensive and coordinated services to evaluate, diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions affecting the digestive tract and gastrointestinal organs. The institute has distinguished itself worldwide in offering many diagnostic and treatment options, including artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities that improve diagnosis, treatment and outcomes. The institute brings internationally recognized digestive disease care to a new state-of-the-art facility in downtown Orlando as well as several satellite sites conveniently located within the Orlando Health system.

Orlando Health Digestive Health Institute is part of the Orlando Health system of care, which includes award-winning hospitals and ERs, specialty institutes, urgent care centers, primary care practices and outpatient facilities that span Florida's east to west coasts and beyond. Collectively, our 27,000+ team members honor our over 100-year legacy by providing professional and compassionate care to the patients, families and communities we serve.

Orlando Health is committed to providing you with benefits that go beyond the expected, with career-growing FREE education programs and well-being services to support you and your family through every stage of life. We begin your benefits on day one and offer flexibility wherever possible so that you can be present for your passions. "Orlando Health Is Your Best Place to Work" is not just something we say, it's our promise to you.

Under the supervision of the physician, according to established practice guidelines and utilizing evidence-based clinical practice standards, provides inpatient and outpatient management, consultations, and co-management of surgical patients.

Location: 62 Columbia St, Orlando, FL 32806

Responsibilities

Essential Functions

* Manages patients with the highest degree of independence in provision of patient care services with minimal physician supervision and in a highly specialized area and across the continuum.
* Assesses the physical and psychosocial status of patients by means of interview, health history, physical examination, diagnostic studies and recognizes deviations from the normal.
* Develops a diagnosis and works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team to formulate and implements the treatment plan.
* Surgically close wounds, incision and drainage, debridement, dressing (the surgeon must remain in the immediate area).
* Scrub with collaborating surgeon in operating room.
* Performs complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, as credentialed, in diagnosing medical and surgical problems and

prescribing necessary treatment and services for quality patient care.
* Implements appropriate management based on laboratory results, physical assessment, routine diagnostic and follow-up studies,

therapeutic measures, admission and discharge care in accordance with evidence based medicine.
* Identifies, analyzes, and resolves patient care issues to foster significant improvement in patient care and outcomes.
* Dictates and documents in an accurate and timely manner.
* Performs patient education and maintains provision of preventive health services.
* Conducts or participates in multidisciplinary rounds.
* Participates in the department call rotation and/ or weekend/ holiday rounding as required.
* Prescribe medication.
* Participates in quality initiatives to ensure consistent attainment of key quality indicators.
* Supports IRB approved clinical research/trials through a variety of activities including but not limited to: ordering diagnostic tests,

prescreening patients, recording laboratory and diagnostic results, administering therapeutic interventions per trial protocols and

documenting outcomes per hospital and trial protocols.
* Acts as an advanced resource for the specialty area
* Perform minor bedside procedures that are appropriate to the specialty patient population and independent of the physician
* Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state

and local standards.
* Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.

Other Related Functions

* Acts as a role model and resource person for staff.
* Assists in teaching students, residents and interns in complex techniques and procedures.
* Participates in review and revision of policies and procedures.
* Establishes relationships with professional and other health-related groups within the community.
* Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication with diverse populations, including physicians, employees, patients,

and families.

Qualifications

Education/Training

Graduate of accredited physician assistant program.

Licensure/Certification

* Maintain current physician assistant licensure in State of Florida.
* Maintains NCCPA (National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants).
* Maintains BLS certification.
* Maintains ACLS, NRP, PALS certification as required by department.

Experience

Five (5) years physician assistant experience to include two (2) years in specialty.

Education/Training

Graduate of accredited physician assistant program.

Licensure/Certification

* Maintain current physician assistant licensure in State of Florida.
* Maintains NCCPA (National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants).
* Maintains BLS certification.
* Maintains ACLS, NRP, PALS certification as required by department.

Experience

Five (5) years physician assistant experience to include two (2) years in specialty.

Essential Functions

* Manages patients with the highest degree of independence in provision of patient care services with minimal physician supervision and in a highly specialized area and across the continuum.
* Assesses the physical and psychosocial status of patients by means of interview, health history, physical examination, diagnostic studies and recognizes deviations from the normal.
* Develops a diagnosis and works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team to formulate and implements the treatment plan.
* Surgically close wounds, incision and drainage, debridement, dressing (the surgeon must remain in the immediate area).
* Scrub with collaborating surgeon in operating room.
* Performs complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, as credentialed, in diagnosing medical and surgical problems and

prescribing necessary treatment and services for quality patient care.
* Implements appropriate management based on laboratory results, physical assessment, routine diagnostic and follow-up studies,

therapeutic measures, admission and discharge care in accordance with evidence based medicine.
* Identifies, analyzes, and resolves patient care issues to foster significant improvement in patient care and outcomes.
* Dictates and documents in an accurate and timely manner.
* Performs patient education and maintains provision of preventive health services.
* Conducts or participates in multidisciplinary rounds.
* Participates in the department call rotation and/ or weekend/ holiday rounding as required.
* Prescribe medication.
* Participates in quality initiatives to ensure consistent attainment of key quality indicators.
* Supports IRB approved clinical research/trials through a variety of activities including but not limited to: ordering diagnostic tests,

prescreening patients, recording laboratory and diagnostic results, administering therapeutic interventions per trial protocols and

documenting outcomes per hospital and trial protocols.
* Acts as an advanced resource for the specialty area
* Perform minor bedside procedures that are appropriate to the specialty patient population and independent of the physician
* Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state

and local standards.
* Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.

Other Related Functions

* Acts as a role model and resource person for staff.
* Assists in teaching students, residents and interns in complex techniques and procedures.
* Participates in review and revision of policies and procedures.
* Establishes relationships with professional and other health-related groups within the community.
* Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication with diverse populations, including physicians, employees, patients,

and families.

Keywords: Orlando Health, Orlando , Physician Assistant , Healthcare , Orlando, Florida

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