Overview

AdventHealth 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 eleven campuses in Altamonte Springs, Apopka, Celebration, AdventHealth for Children, East Orlando, Kissimmee, Orlando, Winter Park, Waterman, Winter Garden, and AdventHealth for Women

AdventHealth Medical Group Colorectal Surgery at Heart of Florida

Physician Assistant, PA-C or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, APRN

Full-time Outpatient and Inpatient Opportunity

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The PA-C or APRN, under the supervision of the Physician(s) who acts as the collaborative practitioner(s), is responsible for:

  • Performing health assessments including patient history and physical examination
  • Performs diagnostic procedures according to privileges and maintains log.
  • Conditions treated include but are not limited to: Anorectal disease, colon & rectal surgery post ops, cancer surveillance
  • Orders, interprets, and incorporates diagnostic tests, studies and lab values into the plan of care; evaluates effectiveness.
  • Formulates appropriate diagnosis based on history, physical examination, and clinical findings.
  • Plans and provides care within the framework of policies, unit guidelines and privileges.
  • Orders pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies according to privileges.
  • Provides ongoing patient/family and staff education.
  • Collaborates with all members of the healthcare team including family.
  • Documents in a timely and thorough manner.
  • Communicates report in an efficient and complete manner.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, staff, and patients.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong medical decision-making skills

SCHEDULE DETAILS:

  • Schedule Details: Monday – Friday
  • Hospitals covered: AH Heart of Florida and Winter Haven.

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s degree in Nursing (APRN) or Physician Assistant (PA-C) Studies
  • Surgical experience (preferred)

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, REGISTRATION:

  • Current, valid Florida APRN license
  • Current, valid DEA license
  • Certification by NCCPA, ANCC or other nationally recognized certification organization
  • BLS

Hospital Description

Continuous growth has been a recurrent theme in AdventHealth Heart of Florida.  AdventHealth Heart of Florida is a 202-bed acute care facility offering a full spectrum of medical services supporting over 200 physicians representing various medical specialties. 

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 activities 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.