Opportunities List

We would love to welcome you into the AdventHealth family!

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:

Search by Specialty:

  1. 1
  2. 2
Opportunity
Specialty
Location

Location: Celebration, FL - Specialty: Physician Assistant, Cardiology

Full Time Position Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) or Physician Assistant (PA-C)  
ADVENTHEALTH MEDICAL GROUP CARDIOLOGY
Formerly Florida Heart Group at Celebration
General Summary:
The APRN or PA-C, under the supervision of the Physician(s), who acts as the collaborative practitioner, is responsible for:
  • Performs physical examinations as needed and monitors cardiology & interventional cardiology patients primarily in the clinic setting in Celebration: new patient visits, pre-& post-procedure care, follow up
  • The Orlando clinic will be covered as needed
  • Responsibilities may include rounding as needed
  • Orders and interprets appropriate diagnostic tests, such as routine laboratory, X-ray, 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
  • Schedule is Monday through Friday with weekend call rotation every 6 to 8 weeks.
Knowledge and Skills Required:
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, patients, and the public.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Flexibility to cover both Celebration and Orlando clinics on scheduled days
Required Education/Experience:
  • Master’s degree in Nursing or Physician Assistant studies
  • Must have 1-2 years’ experience as an APRN/PA in cardiology in the clinic setting
Licensure, Certification, and Registration:
  • Current, valid Florida APRN or PA license
  • ANCC, AANP or NCCPA certification required
  • Current BLS and ACLS

Physician Assistant, Pulmonary Critical Care
Orlando, FL

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

Cardiac Critical Care Physician Assistant (PA-C)

Critical Care Hospitalists at Central Florida

AdventHealth Orlando

SUMMARY:   Serves as a member of the cardiovascular critical care team by assisting in management of critically ill patients in the hospital.  Applies specialized skills and knowledge related to CCU and CVICU settings in which they practice.  Contributes to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, consulting and provides leadership to the organization. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides direct clinical services for critically ill adult patients with cardiac or multi-system failure, within institutional guidelines and utilizing evidence-based clinical practice standards under the supervision of the patient’s physician.
  • Obtains patient health histories and complete physical examinations and documents findings in accordance with hospital requirements.
  • Orders and interprets appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests, explaining the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of procedure(s) to patients, patient's family, staff and healthcare learners.
  • Performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation and external cardiac massage; airway management including bag and mask ventilation, endotracheal intubation and extubation, repositioning endotracheal tubes; directing administration of life supporting drugs according to established protocols; and defibrillation according to Advanced Cardiac Life Support standards.
  • Under physician direction and within the credentialing standards of the Hospital, 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, and 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 cardiac transplant, ventricular assist device, and ECMO patient in the OR and ICU’s.
  • Performs and participates in quality/performance improvement activities and clinical research.
  • Participates in and supports accreditation, compliance, and regulatory activities of the organization.
  • Demonstrates responsibility for professional practice through active participation in professional organizations and continuing education.

Qualifications:

  • Board Certification as Physician Assistant;
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support certificate.
  • Required: 1-2 years’ experience as a PA-C in one of the following: Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac ICU or Cardiovascular ICU

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 AHFC, 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

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

Full Time Career Opportunity -Surgical Physician Assistant, PA-C – Pediatric Neurosurgery

AdventHealth for Children located in Orlando, FL

Our Pediatric Neurosurgery Program is known for:

  • Being the first program in the nation to have a director of congenital neurosurgery.
  • An experienced surgical team, performing hundreds of neurosurgeries and neuromedical procedures annually.
  • Being innovators and early adopters of advanced treatments, utilizing leading-edge equipment, techniques and care.
  • Being the only pediatric neurosurgical practice in Central Florida to use the Leksell Gamma Knife® 4C treatment for pediatric patients with complex neurological disorders.
  • Having advanced neuroscience technologies such as a frameless stereotactic surgical navigation system, 3-Tesla MRI, image-guided radiation therapy.
  • Expanding indications for the surgical management of epilepsy. 

General Summary:

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

  • Performing physical examinations of Pediatric Neurosurgery patients in the clinic and hospital setting including, but not limited to: new patient visits, pre; intra and post-operative
  • Surgical 1st assist surgeons in the Operating Room
  • A few of the procedures performed will involve but are not limited to: Brain and Spinal Tumors, Chiari Malformations, Craniofacial Disorders, Hydrocephalus Surgery, Neurofibromatosis, Epilepsy 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 always as well as maintaining personal and professional growth
  • Candidate must be able to pass a third-party background check and pre-employment drug screen
  • Competitive Salary, Comprehensive Benefits, Extremely low-cost health care premiums for single or family plans
  • Relocation Assistance

  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 pediatric neurosurgery program
  • Some evening and weekend on-call/rounding will be required -Call rotation includes 1 weekend a month

Required Education/Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies
  • Previous neurosurgery in pediatrics or first-assist experience in OR (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

  • Current, valid Florida Physician Assistant license
  • NCCPA Certification required
  • BLS, ACLS and PALS certification

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

Top