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Physician Assistant - General Neurology & Stroke Units - Sarasota, Florida

Company: First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Neurology-Stroke opening in Sarasota, Florida. This and other physician assistant jobs brought to you by DocCafe

First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is looking to hire an experienced Certified Physician Assistant or Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner to cover the General Neurology and Stroke Units in Sarasota and Venice, Florida.
Sarasota County has been identified as one of the best places in the country to live, work and raise a family due to a healthy business scene and thriving recreational and cultural opportunities. Located on Florida's Southwest Gulf Coast, Sarasota is famous worldwide for white-sand beaches, great restaurants, outdoor recreation, land and water sports, museums, theater and much more.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Experience with neurology/stroke patients is preferred.
  • INPATIENT ONLY with approximately 10-12 patients assigned per shift.
  • Advanced Practice Provider will work 15-18 shifts per month depending upon seasonal fluctuations. Shifts are 10 hours.
  • No nights
  • No call after hours
  • Advanced Practice Provider will work collaboratively with 3 Advanced Practice Providers and 10 neurologists
  • On staff at two hospitals – SMH Sarasota and Venice.
  • Employed position with a stable practice that has a 28-year history in the community


    • Current Florida Physician Assistant licensure and NCCPA Certification or Florida Nurse Practitioner license required with recent Neurology/Stroke experience preferred.
    • BLS required. ACLS certification preferred.
    • Must be a self-starter with excellent clinical skills and sound decision making.

      Highlights of the opportunity:

      • Competitive salary
      • No contract or non-compete clause, candidates sign offer letters only.
      • Full array of benefits offered including health, dental, vision, long term disability, PTO, 403B Retirement Plan, and much more.
      • As an employee of a public, State of Florida organization, APPs are entitled to sovereign immunity.
      • We are a not-for-profit organization.

        Please contact Joelle Hennesey, Director, Physician & APP Recruitment, at or for more information about this opportunity.
        First Physicians Group is Florida's Gulf Coast leader in primary and specialty care with an impressive 28-year history in the community. With 360 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers in 32 different specialties and 54 practice locations, it is backed by the tradition and strength of Sarasota Memorial Hospital.
        Sarasota Memorial is a CMS 5-Star rated hospital in Florida for its overall quality. It is the only hospital in Florida and one of just 33 across the nation to maintain their top rating since 2016. It has been named among the nation's Top 100 Hospitals, 40 Top Teaching Hospitals and 50 Top Cardiovascular hospitals for 2022 by Fortune/Merative. Has earned straight "A" Grades for Patient Safety from Leapfrog since 2016. One of just 41 organizations worldwide to earn Gallup's Exceptional Workplace Award for 2022. Additionally, it has been named a U.S. News High Performer in 2022-2023. The main hospital is the largest in the region with 901 beds, a Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, a 60-bed Rehab Pavilion and much more.

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