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 Orthopedics at Davenport

Full Time Inpatient and Iutpatient Opportunity for a Surgical Physician Assistant (PA-C)

AdventHealth Heart of Florida

AdventHealth Medical Group Orthopedics at Davenport is looking for a surgical physician assistant to add to their growing orthopedic’s team. The orthopedic experts at AdventHealth Heart of Florida provide comprehensive treatment for a variety of conditions such as Arthritis, joint replacement, spine care for a variety of conditions as well as providing orthopedic care for children.

General Summary: The APP, under the supervision of the Physicians is responsible for:

  • Performing comprehensive and problem-focused history and physical examinations for orthopedic patients in both the office and hospital setting
  • Ordering and interpreting appropriate diagnostic tests, such as laboratory, X-ray, MRI, etc.
  • Handling daily patient rounds, patient education and discharge summaries
  • Monitoring the patient’s course of treatment and places orders for referral to the appropriate specialist
  • Other procedures which include but are not limited to: Joint injections, aspirations, cast application, dressing changes, fracture reduction
  • First assist in OR
  • Perform minor outpatient procedures such as joint injections and suture removals
  • Performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as brace, cast and splint applications

Schedule Details:

  • Would have inpatient and outpatient responsibilities
  • Main location: AdventHealth Davenport and associated clinic
  • Schedule is Monday – Friday from 8 AM – 5 PM
  • No call

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Flexible, adaptable to change
  • Willingness to learn

Required Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in physician assistant studies
  •  1-2 years of surgical experience and/or first assist experience in OR (Highly Preferred but not required)

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

  • Current, valid Florida PA-C license
  • Certification through NCCPA or equivalent
  • Current BLS Certification; ACLS (highly preferred)
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications in Orthopaedic Surgery (Highly Preferred but not 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.  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, amusement parks, historical sites and beaches are within reasonable driving distance

The weather here is sunny virtually all-year-round and great for outdoor 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.