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 General Surgery at Kissimmee

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) or Physician Assistant (PA-C)

Full-time inpatient and outpatient opportunity located at AdventHealth Kissimmee

AdventHealth Medical Group General Surgery at Kissimmee is looking for a surgical physician assistant to join our growing general surgery team in the greater Kissimmee area. The ideal candidate would be comfortable working with multiple physicians and APP’s in an inpatient and outpatient setting. In addition, the ideal candidate should have a good surgical foundation as well as first assist experience.

General Summary:

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

• Patient management and surgical first assist will include the following but not limited to: Appendectomy, Bowel Resection, Colorectal Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Spleen Surgery, and Minimally Invasive/Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery

• Performs patient histories and physical exams in the office and hospital setting: new patients, follow ups, pre/post operatively

• Handles daily patient rounds, patient education and discharge summaries

• Orders and interprets appropriate diagnostic tests, such as routine laboratory, X-ray, Ultrasound etc.

• 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

• Ability to work a flexible schedule and provide services at AdventHealth Kissimmee, AdventHealth Heart of Florida, and AdventHealth Celebration

• Call rotation includes rounding

Knowledge and Skills Required:

• Enthusiastic team player

• Flexible, adaptable to change

• Willingness to learn

Schedule Details:

• Schedule Details: Monday – Friday

• Call one weekend a month as well as some overnight call

• Hospitals covered: AH Kissimmee, Celebration and Heart of Florida

Required Education and Experience:

• Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies

• 1-2 years of Surgical Experience or First Assist OR experience

• Bilingual or fluent in Spanish candidates are encouraged to apply

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

• Current, valid Florida PA or APRN license

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

• BLS & ACLS

Hospital Description

AdventHealth Kissimmee, a part of AdventHealth Orlando, formerly Florida Hospital Kissimmee offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in a full range of specialties. Some of the area’s finest doctors and surgeons practice today’s most cutting-edge treatments and techniques at our esteemed Osceola County campus. There’s nothing more important than the health and well-being of your family. When it comes to health care, your loved ones deserve elite medical services, personalized attention and a warm, nurturing environment that fosters healing and recovery. Our new hospital expansion to 162 beds delivers all of this and more. We’ve transformed our hospital into a world-class destination for individualized comprehensive care just for you.

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.