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

AdventHealth Heart of Florida and AdventHealth Lake Wales are located in Polk County.  Polk County is one of the fastest growing counties in Florida. Polk County is located in the center of Florida, and the east side of the county is home to Winter Haven's Chain of Lakes.  Our communities are very family oriented and will enable you to enhance your quality of life by offering many activities to take part in, as well as a friendly and safe environment to raise children.  It is a place where urban lifestyle, a short drive from Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Studios, other family-friendly attractions, historical sites and beaches are within reasonable driving distance.

Polk county offers year-round pleasant weather providing the perfect atmosphere for outdoor activies such as farmer’s markets, festivals, gardening, watersports, camping, golfing, tennis and running.

There are seventeen cities in Polk County offering numerous choices in public education.  In addition to traditional public school curriculums, there are 31 Charter Schools, 18 Choice or Magnet Schools and five Schools of the Arts. There are 66 top private schools in Polk County.