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 (formerly Adventist Health System) 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.

Pediatric Cardiovascular ICU Pediatric Advanced

Practice Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant

PRN Opportunity at AdventHealth for Children - Orlando, FL

General Summary:

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

• Performs admissions, consultations and follow up care of pediatric patients in the Pediatric Cardiovascular ICU setting, including intubation, ventilator management and other procedures that may be required

• Managing medical and post-operative ICU patients

• Conditions treated: Congenital Heart Surgery, Neurosurgery, Oncology, Epilepsy, Complex Medical, Liver Transplant

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

• Educates patient and family on treatment plans, surgical procedures, pre- and post-operative care, 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

• Always displays a caring and professional attitude

• Passion for pediatric patients and families

• Candidate must be able to successfully pass a third-party background check and pre-employment drug screen

Schedule Details:

• Shifts are for AdventHealth Children’s in Orlando

• PRN on an as needed basis

Knowledge and Skills Required:

• Enthusiastic team player, team currently consists of 4 PCICU physicians, and 4 other APP’s

• Group sees over 200 heart cases annually

• 12-hour shifts (days, evenings, weekends, and holidays)

Education and Experience Required:

• Master’s degree in Nursing or Physician Assistant studies

• Master of Science in Nursing in Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner – preferred

• 1-3 years in experience as a Pediatric APRN or PA-C in an ICU, acute care, or ER setting

• Cardiac ICU experience as an APRN or PA-C (Highly Preferred)

• Ability to perform procedures: lines, intubations, etc.

• Experience with ECMO (Highly Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

• Current, valid Florida APRN license (or eligibility to obtain FL licensure)

• Certification by Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) (Highly preferred)

• Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with Acute Care Certification (Highly preferred)

• BLS, ACLS, PALS, and NRP certification

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 continues to meet the growing needs of our community with the addition of the Ginsburg Tower, a $255 million 15-story facility that is home to the AdventHealth Cardiovascular Institute and a football-field-sized emergency department that can accommodate the treatment of more patients in less time.

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.