Jupiter Medical Center/Anderson Family Cancer Institute
Jupiter, Florida, United States
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15 days ago
Job Type
Job Duration
Min Experience
1-2 Years
Min Education
Master's Degree
Required Travel
Job Function
Phys Assistant



Prior surgical experience (Transplant, Cardiovascular, Surgical Oncology, Hepatopancreatobiliary preferred)

Strong surgical skills with OR experience in complex abdominal procedures both in open laparoscopic and robotic approach


Inpatient: The APP acts as the first assist in the OR dedicated to one provider and single campus location. The APP is responsible for: independent rounding on patients in the acute post operative phase who are admitted to the hospital, post operative wound care and pain management, timely collaboration with consulting physicians, coordinates discharge from the hospital, evaluation of new consults. Orders and interprets appropriate diagnostic tests, such as routine laboratory, X-ray, etc

OR: Support as surgical first assist, laparoscopic and robotic surgical support.

Outpatient: Evaluates new and existing patients in collaboration with staff physicians, as well as multidisciplinary team, completes outpatient documentation in a timely fashion, performs clinic procedures as applicable

Hours: Monday – Friday 7A-7P with flexibility

Shared night and weekend call: home call for surgical oncology service during the week, and weekend call with inpatient rounding as well as OR coverage for stat or emergency cases.

We are seeking an Advance Practice Provider (PA or NP) to support and help grow our Surgical Oncology practice specializing in Gastrointestinal cancers (gastric, pancreas, colorectal, hepatobiliary), Melanoma, and Sarcoma. This is a great opportunity to enhance your surgical skills working alongside busy Surgical Oncologists who enjoy mentoring and training individuals. Our practice works as a team in a collegial multidisciplinary atmosphere to provide the highest level of care to our cancer patients in their time of greatest need.


Strong communication skills

Strong medical decision-making skills

Strong clinical background with an emphasis on oncology, mainly in foregut, hepatobiliary and pancreatic related conditions

Master’s degree in Physician Assistant (PA-C) Studies

2-4 years of experience as PA-C in Surgery practice

Required Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

Current, valid Florida PA license

NCCPA (or equivalent) certification

BLS, ACLS Certification

DEA Licensure

Detailed Responsibilities

Performs history and physical examinations of patient’s evaluation and treatment of surgical oncology patients primarily in the inpatient setting at our Orlando campus

Monitors the patient’s course of treatment and makes appropriate referral to either a physician or specialist, as needed

Exhibits autonomy in the operating room and hospital when required

Performs first assistant duties in the operating room

Writes postop orders in the recovery room, , performs post op procedures and more

Return phone calls of from patients

Collaborates with physician supervisor and staff, as necessary to provide consistent care to patients and support to staff, including hospital rounds and inpatient consults

Candidate will also see patients in the outpatient setting

Assist in preparing patient for surgery

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, patients, and the public

About the hospital and area:

Join the Anderson Family Cancer Institute at Jupiter Medical Center (http://www.jupitermed.com)  where we have a multidisciplinary team of medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists, patient navigators, social workers and support staff, in a brand new 80,000 square-foot facility with private infusion suites, radiation oncology, and pharmacy on site. State-of-the-art technology and a supportive team of oncology care professionals await you in a bright and modern environment that was designed with a patient-centered approach. Our recently-announced partnership with UF Health, the University of Florida’s premier health center, will bring the very best in academic medicine and access to clinical trials to our community. Our compensation package offers:

  • Competitive salary,
  • Comprehensive health and wellness benefits
  • Relocation allowance,
  • Malpractice insurance
  • And more, including access to on-site gym

Live, Work, and Play in a Tropical Paradise – Jupiter, FL

Our community offers you and your family:

  • Top ranked public and private schools (pbcedu.org)
  • 3 international airports within 90 minutes (Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Miami)
  • Orlando-area attractions & airport a few hours’ drive north
  • High-speed BrightLine rail connects from West Palm Beach (20 miles south of Jupiter) to Miami in under two hours
  • Jupiter, FL, average median household income $94,000
  • Cultural and Recreational Amenities Abound
  • Ranked among the US’s best beach towns to live
  • Affluent, Coastal Community offering access to world-renowned golf courses, salt-and freshwater sportfishing and boating; equestrian offerings include polo, dressage and trail riding
  • Lively destination dining scene offering options from casual to formal for all occasions and tastes
  • Range of housing options from all-inclusive country club communities to rustic estates
  • West Palm Beach was recently named “Wall St. of the South” due to the confluence of high-net-worth individuals relocating to the region
  • Cruise terminals of Fort Lauderdale, Miami offering regular service to all Caribbean, Central American, and Mexican ports of call;
  • Escape to The Bahamas or the Florida Keys in under five hours

About Jupiter Medical Center

Highly-rated in quality, safety and patient experience, Jupiter Medical Center is the region’s only independent not-for-profit health system comprised of a 248-bed regional hospital, a network of five urgent care clinics, The Margaret W. Niedland Breast Center, The Anderson Family Cancer Institute, and a rapidly-growing Physician Group practice. Jupiter Medical Center is the leading destination for world-class healthcare in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast. Founded in 1979, we have 1,880 team members and 675 physicians. Watch how we are transforming the future of health care here.

Some of our accolades:

  • The only 4 Star CMS designated hospital in the entire region
  • Leapfrog Top General Hospital & “A” Safety Rating,
  • Selected "Best Hospital," "Best Place to Have a Baby," and "Best Emergency Room" in the Palm Beach Post's 2020, 2021, & 2022 Best of Palm Beach County awards
  • Consistently ranked The Top Hospitals in Palm Beach County in “Patient Satisfaction” and “Likelihood to Recommend” (hospitalcompare.hhs.gov)
  • The only “Best Hospital” in the region named by Money magazine
  • High-Performing designations from U.S. News & World Report in Stroke, Colon Cancer Surgery, Lung Cancer Surgery, Kidney Failure and COPD

For further information, please forward your CV to Mr. Lane Mitnick, Director of Physician Alignment, Jupiter Medical Center, Lane.Mitnick@jupitermed.com.


2+ Years experience 

Job ID: 73364369

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