BayCare Medical Group

Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Physician Assistant - BayCare Medical Group at St. Joseph's Hospital

Job Locations US-FL-Clearwater
Job ID
Specialist - Cardiovascular
Full Time
Kelli Drayton
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Affiliated Hospital
St. Joseph's Hospital

Position Overview

BayCare Medical Group’s Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Program, based out of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa, Florida is seeking a fifth Surgical Physician Assistant to first assist in cardiovascular and thoracic procedures, provide pre and post op management of cardiac patients, including ICU, OR, and floor coverage.  This position will also include outpatient consultative and follow up care.  Ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years of experience as a Physician Assistant in Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery and be proficient in endoscopic vein harvesting.  Call will be 1:5, shared equally.  We are looking for a flexible, team player who is interested in having an interactive role in helping the program continue to grow.


BayCare Medical Group's Advanced Practice Providers enjoy:

  • Competitive compensation and performance incentive
  • CME allowance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Excellent insurance and retirement plans



Position requires: Board Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.  Ability to obtain a Florida license.  Experience as a Physician Assistant, first assisting in cardiovascular and thoracic surgical procedures is strongly preferred. 

Company Overview

BayCare Medical Group (BMG) is a physician-led group in the rapidly growing communities of West Central Florida and Tampa Bay. BMG is part of BayCare, a not-for-profit health care organization that’s nationally recognized by FORTUNE and Great Place to Work™️ as a 2022 Best Workplaces in Health Care™️ and ranked No. 30 by PEOPLE’s 100 Companies that Care 2022®. We foster a forward-thinking culture that’s revolutionizing health care.


BayCare is a leading community-owned health system in Tampa Bay. Composed of a comprehensive network of 16 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health, urgent care and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care for a broad range of services throughout a patient’s lifetime.


We’re proud to serve Tampa Bay, Polk County and the west-central Gulf Coast of Florida. We think you’ll find this area a great place not only to work, but also to live, play and grow. We’re home to welcoming neighbors, growing and dynamic communities, outstanding schools, colleges and universities, and dedicated team members.


Golfing, fishing, boating/kayaking, shelling, biking, sunbathing and viewing the sunset from one of America’s top beaches are just a few of the reasons why people love this area. Tampa Bay is home to many professional sports teams, discover exciting exhibits at local museums and enjoy listening to the Florida Orchestra at several local venues. Experience the excitement at local and close by amusement parks. It’s all here for you to enjoy.



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