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 Orlando

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

Full-time Outpatient and Inpatient Opportunity located at AdventHealth Orlando

Essential Functions:

The APRN or PA-C, 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: Anal Abscess/Fistula, Anal Cancer, Colon and Rectal Cancer, Lower GI bleeding, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Diverticular Disease, Ostomy, and Intestinal fistula care.
  • 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; 8am-5pm.
  • Hospitals covered: AH Orlando, Altamonte Springs, and East Orlando.
  • Call Required – 1 weekend monthly

Required Education & Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Nursing (APRN) or Physician Assistant (PA-C) Studies
  • Experience with inflammatory bowel disease and surgical care, wound, ostomy and EC fistula care (preferred)

Licensure, Certification and Registration:

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

Hospital Description

AdventHealth Orlando is an internationally renowned hospital that specializes in life-saving medical treatments, preventative care and pioneering research. Our healing network includes 30 hospitals and more than 100 extended service locations across the state of Florida. Everything we do is designed to fulfill our ultimate goal — to help people live a healthier, fuller life in mind, body and spirit. 

AdventHealth Orlando is our 1,364 bed tertiary facility with close to 160 ICU beds. It is at the center of nine other hospitals around the greater Orlando area, which total approximately 3,000 beds. AdventHealth operates many hospitals across nine different states; 30 of which are in Florida. Our mission has remained the same and is to Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ.

Since 1908, AdventHealth Orlando has cared for the Central Florida community as well as patients from around the world. AdventHealth Orlando is an acute-care, tertiary hospital caring for approximately 300,000 patients a year. As the primary campus for more than 1,000 physicians, AdventHealth Orlando is home to nationally recognized Centers of Excellence for Cancer, Cardiology, Children, Diabetes, Neuroscience, Orthopaedics, and Abdominal and Cardiothoracic Transplant.

AdventHealth Orlando was named a 2023-2024 Best Hospital by the magazine U.S. News & World Report. The hospital was ranked No. 1 in the Orlando metro area, and No. 2 in the state. It is the 13th year in a row AdventHealth Orlando has claimed the top spot in Orlando. In addition, the hospital was ranked among the top 50 in the nation for four medical specialties: cancer; diabetes and endocrinology; neurology and neurosurgery; and obstetrics and gynecology.

Community Description

AdventHealth is conveniently close to many gorgeous homes, downtown urban living, shopping, and great schools. As one of the most visited American cities, Orlando has world-class attractions including Universal Studios, Walt Disney World, and easy access to both coasts for numerous world renown beaches. Orlando is home to major league soccer (Orlando City Lions), NBA basketball (Orlando Magic) as well as University of Central Florida sports. The city also has many public and private universities and colleges. The Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts hosts variety of musical and theatrical performances throughout the year.