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Physician Assistant

Company: UF Health Shands Hospital
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: September 22, 2023

Job Description:

PA - Clinical Decision Unit
UF Health Shands Hospital
Gainesville, FL
UF Health Shands Hospital is consistently ranked among the nation's best hospitals. We're
recognized for delivering high-quality patient care,
physician assistant jobs now to practice observation medicine (OM) in our Clinical Decision Unit
(CDU). If you're an PA looking for a rewarding position where you'll
learn and grow, start a new chapter in your career with us.
Our new CDU is expected to open in January 2024. The unit will be staffed 24/7 by APPs,
who will provide high-quality care with strict protocols and inclusion/exclusion criteria
under the supervision of emergency medicine physicians. The goal of OM in the CDU is to
have patients exit within 23 hours. CDU patients require a moderate to high complexity of
medical decision-making with a level of service like a medical/surgical floor admission.
Delivering the best patient care requires the best care for our team.

  • You'll earn competitive compensation to keep you happy and productive.
  • We look out for you and ourselves with full health and wellness benefits.
  • Tuition reimbursement is available to help you grow.
  • Florida relocation assistance may be offered.

    Our patients - and our people - are the heart of what we do.
    To make an impact as an PA in the CDU at UF Health Shands, you will:

    • Coordinate continuity of patient care patient care and contribute to the daily care

      decisions for pediatric lung transplant patients.

      • Make frequent bedside visits to assess the status of patients, identify alterations in

        patient health and assess patient response to treatment.

        • Implement nursing interventions based upon established treatment protocols and

          anticipate potential outcomes for those at risk for complications.

          • Write orders, interact with consultants and coordinate scheduling of therapeutic and

            diagnostic tests and procedures.
            To achieve excellence in this full-time role, we're looking for:

            • PAs with a current and clear license (or eligibility to be licensed) as an physician assistant in Florida.

              • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
              • Must meet requirements set forth by the medical staff office to obtain and retain

                privileges to practice as an PA within UF Health Shands Hospital
                and/or the Shands UF HealthCare Network, as applicable.
                Schedule: Full-Time
                Shift: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday
                Location: 1600 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32608
                Discover the many reasons UF Health Shands has earned accolades as a medical provider and as
                an employer.
                For full job requirements and to apply:
                UF Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V and a drug-free workplace.

Keywords: UF Health Shands Hospital, Gainesville , Physician Assistant, Other , Gainesville, Florida

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