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As health care continues to evolve, we are looking for Advanced Practice Providers who wish to grow with us both personally and professionally. We hope you will see that you belong with AdventHealth (formerly Florida Hospital) in the same way that hundreds of other Advanced Practice Providers have in recent years. These APP's have helped continue to shape AdventHealth (formerly Florida Hospital) and AdventHealth (formerly Florida Hospital) Medical Group to what we are today, and they stay because they truly make a difference here.

If you do not see an opportunity that meets your needs, you can still apply to join the AdventHealth (formerly Florida Hospital) Family! Click here to apply:  Apply Now

To learn if AdventHealth (formerly Florida Hospital) could be the right fit for your career path, please see the opportunities below:

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Physician Assistant, Pulmonary Critical Care
Orlando, FL

Location: Orlando, FL - Specialty: Physician Assistant, Pulmonary Critical Care

Critical Care Hospitalist – PA or ACNP

AdventHealth: Central Florida Region

NIGHTS: 7 PM – 7 AM

Serves as a member of the Critical Care Hospitalist team by assisting in management of critically ill patients at AdventHealth. The APP applies specialized skills and knowledge related to ICU settings in which they practice, contributes to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, consulting and provides leadership at AdventHealth. 

General Summary:

  • Provides services for critically ill adult patients with multi-system failure, within institutional guidelines and utilizing evidence-based clinical standards 
  • Obtains patient health histories, complete physical examinations, and documents findings
  • Orders and interprets diagnostics and tests, explaining the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of procedure(s) to patients, patient's family, staff and healthcare learners
  • Performs CPR and external cardiac massage, airway management including bag and mask ventilation, endotracheal intubation and extubation, repositioning endotracheal tubes; administration of life supporting drugs according to established protocols and defibrillation according to ACLS standards
  • Inserts and manages arterial catheters, central venous catheters, pulmonary artery catheters, temporary pacemakers, and other procedures commensurate with an ICU environment
  • Interfaces patients with monitoring and instrumentation equipment, directs and educates others in performing the same functions
  • Formulates and implements a treatment plan for acute illness management in collaboration with the designated primary supervising physician and/or attending back-up physician(s) and documents in medical records and appropriate narrative summaries
  • Assesses patients for changes in status and institutes appropriate interventions, including initiation of necessary emergency interventions to stabilize patient
  • Provides family-centered care by communicating with the family regarding the changing health care needs of their family member
  • Utilizes current research and evidence-based decision-making in all clinical practice
  • Participates and assists with the pre-, peri-, and postoperative management of the patients admitted to the ICU
  • Performs and participates in quality/performance improvement activities and clinical research
  • Participates in and supports accreditation, compliance, and regulatory activities of the organization
  • Ability to maintain night coverage 7p-7a

Required Education/Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • 1 – 2 Years’ experience in the ICU as a PA or ACNP

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

  • Current, valid Florida PA or ACNP license
  • Certification by NCCPA, ANCC, AANP or other nationally recognized certification organization
  • BLS & ACLS
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support certificate.
  • Credentialed, or in training for, the following procedure skills:
    • Arterial line insertion
    • Central line insertion
    • Pulmonary artery catheter insertion
    • Airway management
  • Completion of the AdventHealth Hemodynamic and Procedure Training program and attainment of a passing score 80% on the post-test.
  • Rotating shifts may include days, mid, evenings, and nights
  • Fundamentals in Critical Care Support Course

Location: Orlando, FL - Specialty: Physician Assistant, Surgical: Breast

Surgical Physician Assistant, PA-C or APRN with First Assist Certification–
Breast Surgery (Full Time Position)
General Summary:
The PA-C or APRN RNFA, under the supervision of the Physician, who acts as the collaborative practitioner, is responsible for:
  • Performing physical examinations of General and Breast Surgery patients in the clinic and hospital setting including, but not limited to: new patient visits, pre; intra and post-operative
  • Assists surgeons in the Operating Room, Case examples: Breast Cancer Surgery, Mastectomy, Lumpectomy, Appendectomy, Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Enables continuity of care by managing patient care in pre-, intra- and post-operative settings
  • 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
  • Displays a caring and professional attitude at all time as well as maintaining personal and professional growth
  • Candidate must be able to pass a third party background check and pre-employment drug screen
  • ScheduleMonday through Friday – Call only required as needed when physician is unable to take call
  • Hospitals Covered: Position will cover cases at AH Celebration and AH Orlando
Knowledge and Skills Required:
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, patients, and the public.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work variable, flexible shifts as some evening and/or weekend hours may be required
Required Education/Experience:
  • Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies
Preferred Education/Experience:
  • Previous general surgery and or OR first assist experience
Licensure, Certification, and Registration:
  • Current, valid

Physician Assistant, Surgical: Cardiac
Orlando, FL

Location: Orlando, FL - Specialty: Physician Assistant, Surgical: Cardiac

Congenital Heart Surgery - Surgical Physician Assistant

AdventHealth Medical Group Pediatric and Adult Congenital Heart Surgery

AdventHealth Orlando

We are seeking a Certified Physician Assistant, PA-C to join a growing program and practice. The role involves direct care for infants, children, teenagers, and adults with congenital heart disease. The PA-C would work in outpatient and inpatient settings.  They will also assist in the OR during surgery. The position involves collaboration between pediatric cardiology teams, neonatal ICU, pediatric ICU, and inpatient cardiology. All services would be under the supervision of the heart surgeons. 

Our practice is led by two world renown congenital heart surgeons at the Walt Disney Pavilion at AdventHealth Orlando.

  • Frank Pigula, M.D.
  • Constantine Mavroudis, M.D.

Our Walt Disney Pavilion at AdventHealth Orlando is a full service, tertiary children’s hospital with over 200 dedicated pediatric beds, including a 22 bed PICU, 10 bed Cardiac ICU, 102 NICU beds at FHFC, with an extensive network of four other Level II NICU’s that bring our total number of NICU beds to over 150, 17 bed pediatric emergency department and statewide pediatric network and transport system.  We started our comprehensive pediatric open-heart program in 2012 and have a strong track record of positive outcomes.  We also have several key destination programs including our level IV Epilepsy program.  Our unparalleled network consists of 26 hospitals across the state with one children’s hospital at the center and several extremely successful pediatric subspecialty programs including outreach clinics. 

General Summary:

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

  • Performs patient histories and physical exams of pediatric and adult congenital heart patients in the office and hospital setting
  • Handles daily patient rounds within the Pediatric Cardiac ICU, patient education and discharge summaries
  • First assisting in the OR, bedside procedures, ventilator management
  • Orders and interprets appropriate diagnostic tests (Labs, X-ray, etc.)
  • Assist with hospital/Lab procedures as needed
  • Assist patient and family with pre- and post-procedural 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 time as well as maintaining personal and professional growth
  • Research and database maintenance

Benefit Highlights

  • Competitive Salary, Comprehensive Benefits, Extremely low-cost health care premiums for single or family plans
  • Relocation Assistance

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Desire to become part of a multi-disciplinary program
  • Some evening and weekend on-call/rounding will be required

Requirements:

  • Surgical Experience as a PA
  • Current, valid Florida PA-C license
  • Certification through NCCPA

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with congenital heart disease

Physician Assistant, Surgical: Cardiovascular & Thoracic
Tavares, FL

Location: Tavares, FL - Specialty: Physician Assistant, Surgical: Cardiovascular & Thoracic

Surgical Physician Assistant – Cardiothoracic Surgery

AdventHealth Medical Group Cardiothoracic Surgery at Waterman- Tavares, FL

AdventHealth Waterman

AdventHealth Waterman is a 269-bed, full-service community hospital located in the heart of Lake County.  Founded in 1938 by Frank Waterman, president of the Waterman Fountain Pen Company, the hospital has grown from an 18-bed facility to a leading provider of acute and home health services in Central Florida. The hospital joined the AdventHealth System in 1992 and moved to its current location in 2003. With more than 1,700 employees and nearly 280 physicians on its medical staff, the hospital treats more than 15,000 inpatients a year and treats more than 65,000 patients in its Emergency Department annually. 

General Summary:

Serve as an integral role in the global management of cardiothoracic surgery patients, including all aspects of peri-operative care from performing patient histories and daily rounds to invasive surgical procedures, including endoscopic vein harvest for coronary artery bypass graft procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs patient histories and physical exams in the office and hospital setting
  • Handles daily patient rounds (including the CVICU), patient education and discharge summaries
  • Performs invasive procedures, such as chest tube insertions, placement of central venous, dialysis and Swan-Ganz catheters, arterial lines and removal of intra-aortic balloon pumps
  • Exhibits autonomy in the operating room when required
  • Endoscopic vein harvest, including greater and lesser saphenous veins and/or radial arteries, for use as a bypass conduit (proficient in use of Maquet EVH system)
  • Performs first assistant duties on all adult cardiac and thoracic cases
  • Meets the specific needs of the attending surgeon, often assisting several surgeons in a single practice
  • Has exacting knowledge of each surgeon's idiosyncrasies to expedite the procedure and limit patient morbidity and mortality
  • Uses knowledge of medical model to promote synergistic relationship between physician and PA
  • Has extensive knowledge of ventilator management and artificial cardiac devices
  • Performs duties of a primary care PA
  • Manages other disease entities frequently encountered in the cardiac population, namely hypertension, diabetes, COPD, asthma, pneumonia and others
  • Call requirements will be rotated weekly along with weekends

Community and Benefit Highlights

  • Very close proximity to the beautiful Downtown Mount Dora and less than an hour's drive to Downtown Orlando. 
  • Easy commute to nearby beaches and local theme parks such as Disney and Universal Studios among many more
  • Competitive Salary, Comprehensive Benefits, Extremely low-cost health care premiums for single or family plans
  • Relocation Assistance

Experience:

  • 1-2 yrs experience in CT Surgery as a surgical first assist
  • Proficient in endoscopic vein harvesting

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

  • Current, valid Florida PA-C license
  • Accreditation by NCCPA

Physician Assistant, Urology
Orlando, FL

Location: Orlando, FL - Specialty: Physician Assistant, Urology

Full Time – Urogynecology APRN or PA-C

AdventHealth Medical Group Urology at Mills

Campus Covered: AdventHealth Orlando

Our skilled, well-known and award-winning urologists at AdventHealth Medical Group Urology at Mills offer the most advanced surgical and non-surgical treatments for urology conditions affecting both men and women. Through minimally-invasive, laparoscopic procedures and surgery using the acclaimed da Vinci® Surgical System, patients suffering from all manner of urologic disorders can find healing, often with same-day service.

General Summary:

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

  • Performs physical examinations of patients; evaluation and treatment of acute and chronic urologic conditions also including urogynecology within the clinic and hospital setting
  • Orders and interprets appropriate diagnostic tests, such as routine laboratory, X-ray, etc.
  • Will manage new patients and follow up patient visit, Assisting and developing proper plan of care and diagnosis
  • Procedures include but not limited to: Cystoscopy, interstim placement, s/p tube exchange and post op care, IC…
  • 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 time as well as maintaining personal and professional growth
  • Schedule is Mon-Fri with the potential for call responsibilities as needed and occasional weekend coverage
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, patients, and the public.
  • Strong communication skills

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • 1-3 years of experience as a PA-C or ARNP; Urology and Oncology

Required Education/Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Nursing (APRN) or Physician Assistant (PA-C) Studies

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

  • Current, valid Florida PA or APRN license
  • Certification by NCCPA, ANCC or other nationally recognized certification organization
  • BLS & ACLS

If you do not see an opportunity that meets your needs, you can still apply to join the AdventHealth (formerly Florida Hospital) Family! Click here to apply:  Apply Now

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