Orthopedic Surgery Physician Assistant (PA)
Pensacola, FL and Surrounding Area

Physician Assistant needed to join well-establishe Orthopedic Surgery group.



Sacred Heart Medical Group, the premier medical group in the Florida panhandle, is seeking a quality focused Physician Assistant (PA) to join our established Orthopedic Surgery team.



Physician Assistant works as part of the orthopedic surgical team performing a variety of clinical direct patient services including assessment, diagnosis, implementation of treatment, evaluation and monitoring the orthopedic patient management plan for patients. Physician Assistant assists Physicians with hospital rounding and serves as a surgical assistant. Physician Assistant performs under the oversight of a licensed and board certified Physician.



Serves as a patient advocate within the health care system. Is responsible for assisting with the safety, comfort, care, and treatment of patients according to established standards.  Demonstrates understanding of the philosophy and objectives, and adheres to policy and procedures of the department and organization.



II.   QUALIFICATIONS 



A.  Education:





  1. Graduate of Accredited Physician Assistant program. 




B.  Experience:





  1. One year of experience in Orthopedics preferred but not mandatory for right candidate.




C.  Licensure:





  1.  Unrestricted license to practice within Florida. 



  2. Current DEA certificate without restriction.



NOTICE TO APPLICANTS WHO ARE TOBACCO USERS

Sacred Heart Health System is committed to promoting the health, well-being and safety of its patients, associates, physicians and visitors while on the facility campuses.  For this reason, Sacred Heart Health System is a tobacco free campus and is taking measures to establish a tobacco free workforce. 

Effective January 1, 2014 and thereafter, all external applicants who have accepted an offer of employment with the health system will be required to submit to (post job offer) nicotine screening.  Those individuals with positive nicotine screening will result in the withdrawal of the employment offer and will not be eligible to reapply with the system for a period of 12 months during which they must remain tobacco free.
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About Sacred Heart Health System

Sacred Heart Health System is Northwest Florida's leading provider of high quality health care to children and adults. The hub of the Health System is the 566-bed Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola that includes the region's only Women's and Children's Hospital. In 2011 and 2012, Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola was rated in an independent national study among the top 5 percent in the nation for superior patient outcomes.

Key services also include a Regional Heart and Vascular Institute, a regional Stroke Center, Level II Trauma Center, a Cancer Center affiliated with MD Anderson Physicians Network, and a large regional network of 150 physicians with offices stretching from Foley, Ala. to Apalachicola, Fla.

In 2003, the Health System opened Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast, a 58-bed community hospital in Walton County that is rated among the top hospitals in the United States for patient satisfaction. In March 2010, the new Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf, a 19-bed hospital, opened in Port St. Joe, Fla.

Sacred Heart has more than 4,000 employees and is part of Ascension Health, the nation's largest system of Catholic and nonprofit health care facilities.


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If you're a physician interested in a career at Sacred Heart Health System in Northwest Florida,
please contact our physician recruiters.

Valarie Baker
Email: vrbaker@shhpens.org
Toll Free: 1-800-669-5386
Phone: 850-416-7623
Fax: 850-416-1147