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Physican Asst Surg Svcs CW Specialty Care FT Days

Req #: 17008465
Location: Tampa, FL
Job Category: Surgery
Organization: Florida Hospital Physician Group

Description
Work Hours/Shift
FT Days
 
Florida Hospital Physician Group
 
Florida Hospital Physician Group (FHPG) is the Tampa Bay area’s premier, multi-specialty physician group, dedicated to improving the health and wellness of local communities throughout West Central Florida. With more than 100 physicians and providers representing over 25 medical specialties in 40+ locations, we have a broad range of medical and surgical specialties to meet patients’ needs.
 
Our neighborhood physician practices are conveniently located throughout Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties. Our physicians provide care at their 40+ practices as well as five Florida Hospitals located in Carrollwood, North Pinellas, Tampa, Wesley Chapel and Zephyrhills.
 
Backed by Florida Hospital, one of the country’s largest not-for-profit health care providers with 22 hospitals in the state of Florida and more than a century of experience in health care, Florida Hospital Physician Group is expanding and transforming all aspects of health care with innovative advancements and leading edge technology. Our heritage of a unique, whole-person health approach to care – achieving wellness of the mind, body and spirit for our patients – is shared by our Florida Hospital Physician Group partners.
 
What You Are Responsible For:

  • Provide services similar to those of a physician.
  • Examine patients, take medical histories, maintain patient records, identify health risk factors, prescribe medications, make referrals and otherwise treat health conditions.
  • Sees patients both in the hospital setting and practice setting.
  • Depending on surgical specialty, may work with assigned physician(s) in endoscopy or OR
  • Assists with in-office procedures with physician and or may perform minor procedures independently.
  • Communicates with courtesy when interacting with internal or external patients and customers—in person or on the telephone.
  • Exhibits respect for co-workers and develops positive working relationships within the practice and other departments.
  • Demonstrate Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork through daily interactions with patients and their families, and with the medical staff.
  • Assess patient health by interviewing patients, performing physical examinations and identifying any medical conditions.
  • Obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories of patients.
  • Determines abnormalities by administering and/or ordering diagnostic tests, such as x-rays, electrocardiograms, and laboratory studies.
  • Interpreting test results of patients.
  • Able to provide pre and post-operative care, if applicable. This would apply if PA is located in a surgical practice.
  • Perform therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations, suturing, and managing wounds and infections.
  • Instructs and counsels patients.
  • Document patient care services by charting in the patient and department records.
  • Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans.
  • Focus on patient wellness and disease prevention.
  • Provide health education services and/or counsel patients on how to make healthy lifestyle choices.
  • Will need to work weekdays, occasional weekends and nights for call coverage.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with policies, procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Proactively support a culture of safety and quality to protect our patients and employees.
  • Honor’s patient’s rights by following privacy guidelines, HIPAA, and code of ethics with our patients, physicians, co-workers, and guests.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation.
  • Demonstrates commitment to professional and personal growth, i.e. completes all mandatory educational requirements, maintains certifications, attend continuing education courses/seminars, and acts as designated preceptor.
  • Contributes to a physician’s effectiveness by being part of the team, identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed; and help develop the staff by providing information, educational opportunities and growth opportunities.
  • May attend hospital conferences specific to the specialty they are supporting such as GI conference, Tumor Board conference, and clinical trials.

Qualifications
What You Will Need:

  • Risk Management: understand method and reasoning for reporting incidents, completion of hospital incident report form, assists department manager or others in recognizing and reducing risk within the department and other areas of the hospital.
  • Service Management: Demonstrates courteous service, and ability to meet special needs or requests, performs duties and a timely manner and provides updates if a delay occurs, communicates with courtesy when interacting with internal and external patients, in person or by telephone. Respects patient’s privacy, confidentiality and dignity.
  • Understands and Complies with the Environment of Care/Infection Control Responsibilities.
  • Is Knowledgeable and Complies with the States Institutional Activities and Expectations.
  • Age Specific Standards.
  • Provides and Expedites Patient Care in Units and ICUs: performs H&P’s and dictates into chart, writes admitting/progress notes into patient chart, writes discharge summaries and orders as directed by supervising physician, initiates standing orders for patients both pre/post op, performs pre-operative visits and follow up exams, completes specific procedures under the direction of the physicians including, but not limited to removal of chest tubes an NG tubes and wound care, and provides system management of Surgical practice patients as per medical staff privilege delineation.
  • Provides Direct Patient Care in Floors and Units.
  • Assists physicians with coordination of clinical activities and orders.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
  • MSN (Master’s of Nursing)
  • One + years’ experience
  • Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Provides direct care with licensing credentials under the auspices of supervising MD.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
  • Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Licensure as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner in the State of Florida.
  • Advanced Registered Nurse Certification
  • Continuing education required to maintain licensure
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
  • Valid AHA Advanced life support certification (ACLS, PALS, NRP) per specialty/unit requirements.


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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