AdventHealth Medical Group formerly known as Florida Hospital Medical Group is associated with the largest Protestant not-for-profit healthcare system in the world, AdventHealth and a national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction.  AHMG’s advanced practice providers manage the treatment and care for our patients in the practice setting, as well as at AdventHealth’s ten campuses in Altamonte Springs, Apopka, Celebration, East Orlando, Kissimmee, Orlando, Winter Park and AdventHealth Waterman in Tavares, AdventHealth Heart of Florida and AdventHealth Lake Wales.

AdventHealth Medical Group Behavioral Health Hospitalists at Lake Wales

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

Part-time opportunity located at AdventHealth Lake Wales

The AdventHealth Medical Group Behavioral Health Hospitalist group is looking for a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner to join our growing general surgery team at AdventHealth Lake Wales. The ideal candidate would be comfortable working with multiple physicians and APP’s in an inpatient setting.

General Summary:

The PMHNP, under the supervision of the Physician, who acts as the collaborative practitioner, is responsible for:

  • Effective and efficient behavioral health care, psychiatric care and family counseling
  • The ideal candidate will have a good foundation in mood disorders such as Depression, Mania, Psychosis, as well as experience with dual diagnoses and Major Neurocognitive Disorders with Behavioral Disturbance a plus
  • Responsible for psychiatric evaluations, follow up visits, CLN House Consults and care plan
  • Monitors the patient’s course of treatment and makes appropriate referral to either a physician or specialist, as needed
  • Collaborates with physician and staff as necessary to provide consistent care to patients and support to staff

Schedule Details:

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and provide services at AdventHealth Lake Wales
  • Flexible schedul as schedule varies, some weekend coverage may be required to cover vacation and CME time off
  • Call required one day per week; occasional weekend call when needed – call to include hospital rounding and overnight call coverage
  • Practice has a Holiday Call Rotation

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Behavioral Health Medical Management
  • Passion for Behavioral Health patients and families
  • Flexible, adaptable to change
  • Willingness to learn

Required Education and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing with PMHNP Certification
  • 1-2 years of experience in Behavioral Health (Preferred but not required)

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

  • Current, valid Florida APRN License
  • ANCC or AANP Certification or equivalent Required
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Certification Required
  • DEA Licensure
  • Current BLS and ACLS certification required

Hospital Description

The Central Florida Division of AdventHealth includes the ten campuses in the Central Florida area including the following counties: Orange, Osceola, Polk and Seminole counties. These facilities include:

  • AdventHealth Altamonte Springs
  • AdventHealth Apopka
  • AdventHealth Celebration
  • AdventHealth East Orlando
  • AdventHealth for Children
  • AdventHealth Heart of Florida
  • AdventHealth Kissimmee
  • AdventHealth Lake Wales
  • AdventHealth Orlando
  • AdventHealth Winter Park

Community Description

Polk County is geographically located in the center of Florida and the east side of the county is home to Winter Haven's famed Chain of Lakes, encompasses the heart of Florida's citrus industry, and is just a short drive from Walt Disney World Resort. Comprised of small cities with nostalgic downtown promenades, these communities are booming thanks to affordable home prices and convenience to commuter routes such as US-27 and I-4. Destination cities in Polk County include Davenport, Lake Wales, Winter Haven and Lakeland.

Polk County offers family-friendly attractions such as Legoland, Bok Tower Gardens, Safari Wilderness Ranch, City, County and State parks. We offer year-round pleasant weather for outdoor fun and are only an hour away from some of the most scenic beaches in the Southeast.