Physician Assistant (Cardiothoracic) - Opportunity in Sunny Tampa, FL
James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital
Location: Tampa, Florida
Type: Full Time
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: -
The James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital, Tampa, FL is seeking a full-time, 40 hours per week Physician Assistant (Cardiothoracic) to join our team providing Cardiac Care to veteran patients. As an agent of the supervising physicians, the Physician Assistant is authorized to write medical orders on inpatients and/or outpatients assigned to the facility for care. Typical duties include but are not limited to: performing initial history and physical examinations on inpatient and outpatients, assist in operating room, be proficient in harvesting saphenous vein endoscopically and performing minor procedures, prescribe medications withing defined scope of practice, order diagnostic studies (e.g. x-rays, lab tests, ECG), regular rounds to observe and record each patient's medical progress notes, updating and summarizing medical records, changing orders when appropriate, and notify the responsible physician of significant changes in the patient's condition. Provide education and counseling of patients and families in preventive care, medical conditions, and use of prescribed treatments and drugs.
Must be a U.S. Citizen. If no qualified U.S. Citizen is found, will consider non- citizen candidates
Full and unrestricted license from any U.S. State.
Board Certified/Board Eligible (Preferred)
Must be highly motivated, team-oriented, and committed to the care and good health for our Veterans
Predictable work schedules and a focus on quality rather than volume.
Candidates who have operating room experience and assistance in Endovein Harvest highly preferred
CME: $1,000 per year stipend for reimbursement; 5 Days paid CME
26 days paid vacation; 13 days paid sick time per year w/unlimited carry over; 11 paid holidays
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.