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

AHMG Thoracic Surgery Oncology at Celebration

Nurse Practitioner, ARNP or Physician Assistant, PA-C –

Full time opportunity at AdventHealth Celebration

General Summary:

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

• Performs physical examinations of patients; evaluation and treatment of adult thoracic surgery patients in the clinic and hospital setting for pre and post-operative patients

• Conditions treated and post-op care include but not limited to: Robotic Surgery for the Lungs and Chest, Minimally invasive treatment for Early Stage Lung Cancer, Experienced Surgical Treatment for Advanced Lung Cancer, Multimodality treatment for Advanced Lung Cancer, Lung Cancer, Surgical intervention and therapies for Esophageal conditions; Surgical conditions of chest wall disorders; surgical treatment of mediastinal disease and thymic conditions

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

• Assist Physician with hospital procedures as needed

• Assist patient and family with pre- and post-operative education

• 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

• Displays a caring and professional attitude at all times as well as maintaining personal and professional growth

• Schedule will consist of weekly rotations covering inpatient rounding, consults and follow up of thoracic surgical patients and seeing patients in APP run clinic.

Schedule Details:

• Schedule is Monday – Friday; alternating weekends

• Campus: AH Celebration

• Call –alternating weekly assignment Friday to Friday—call changes over at 6am Fridays; paried with a physician; current call schedule is every third week

Knowledge and Skills Required:

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, patients, parents and hospital medical staff

• Desire to become part of a multi-disciplinary thoracic surgery program

• Must be able to work a flexible schedule as evening and weekend on-call/rounding will be required

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

Required Education/Experience:

• Master’s degree in Nurse Practitioner Studies or Physician Assistant Studies from an accredited College or University

• Experience in Adult Thoracic Surgery, preferred

• Thoracic Surgical Assist, first assistant certification

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

• Current, valid Florida ARNP or PA license (or eligible)

• Certification through AANP, ANCC, NCCPA or other nationally recognized certification body (or eligible)

Hospital Description

AdventHealth Celebration is a 317 bed, state-of-the-art hospital that serves as a showcase of innovation and excellence in healthcare. Our reputation for delivering highly efficient, patient-focused and cost-effective care allows us to achieve optimum health and wellness for patients with an emphasis on healing the whole person - mind, body and spirit. AdventHealth Celebration has been serving the residents of Osceola, Orange, Polk and Lake counties, and patients from around the world. 

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.