Overview

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, Heart of Florida, Kissimmee, Lake Wales, Orlando, Winter Park and AdventHealth Waterman in Tavares

AdventHealth Medical Group Gastroenterology at Lake Wales

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

Full-time Inpatient opportunity located at AdventHealth Lake Wales

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

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

• Performing physical examinations of patients, evaluation, and treatment of patients with GI related conditions

• Ordering and interpreting appropriate diagnostic tests, such as labs and imaging.

• Monitoring the patient’s course of treatment and making appropriate referrals to other specialists, as needed

• Collaborating with physician supervisor to provide consistent care to patients and support to staff

• Managing patients with various conditions related to the full scope of the digestive system, liver functions and esophagus including but not limited to: Barrett’s Esophagus, Colorectal Cancer Screening, Colonoscopy, Capsule Endoscopy, ERCP, GERD, IDB, Crohns, Ulcerative Colitis, Liver Disease/Failure, Upper GI Disorders, GI Bleeds

• Displaying a caring and professional attitude at all times

• Documenting in a timely and thorough 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:

• Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday - full days

• Wednesdays and Fridays – ½ days

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

• Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies or Nursing with a First Assist Certification

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, REGISTRATION:

• Current, valid Florida PA or APRN license

• Certification by NCCPA, ANCC or other nationally recognized certification organization

• BLS & ACLS

Hospital Description

AdventHealth Lake Wales is a 160 bed acute care facility offering a full spectrum of medical services as well as behavioral health services. At AdventHealth Lake Wales, formerly Lake Wales Medical Center, we have an emergency department, an intensive care unit and various outpatient services which allow us to provide care for everything from cuts and broken bones to life-threatening conditions such as heart attack or stroke.

Community Description

Orlando is known as the City Beautiful. There is much more than theme parks here! Our community is culturally diverse and a great place to raise a family. We have excellent public and private schools. Orlando is also the setting for several colleges and Universities, including the University of Central Florida.  We are home to multiple theaters, art museums, art festivals and film festivals. We are well known for our excellent restaurants. We have a vibrant sports community with national teams like the Orlando Magic Basketball and Orlando City Soccer Club. 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.