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 in the same way that hundreds of other Advanced Practice Providers have in recent years. These APP's have helped continue to shape AdventHealth and AdventHealth Medical Group to what we are today, and they stay because they truly make a difference here.

To learn if AdventHealth could be the right fit for your career path, please see the opportunities below:

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

General Summary:

The ideal candidate would serve as an integral role in the global management of breast surgery patients, including all aspects of peri-operative care from performing patient histories and daily rounds to invasive surgical procedures.

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

  • Performs patient histories and physical exams in the office and hospital setting
  • Exhibits autonomy in the operating room when required
  • Performs first assistant duties.
  • 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
  • Post-op- Writes orders in the recovery room, talks with family, visits patients, performs post op procedures and more
  • Discharge planning – Dictates discharge summaries, writes prescriptions, explain discharge instructions, confirms follow-up appointments and more
  • Orders appropriate laboratory and radiographic tests
  • Return phone calls from patients
  • Performs patient history and physical examination in the office setting.
  • Performs physical examination of patient's with breast disease in the office setting to formulate a clinical plan of action.
  • Assists with minor office procedures such as biopsies, dressing changes as well as drains
  • Orders and interpret appropriate diagnostic tests for patient care
  • Monitors the patient's course of treatment and places orders for referral to the appropriate specialists if necessary.
  • Collaborates with Dr. Josephine Shinn on every patient case
  • Surgery assist based on all providers surgery schedule.
  • Uses knowledge of medical model to promote synergistic relationship between the physician and the physician assistant.  
  • Assists with data collection, cancer tracking and multidisciplinary tumor conference.
  • Assists with cancer program metrics and will attend all multidisciplinary tumor conferences except for when on vacation or while on personal leave.
  • Collaborates with the office staff as necessary to provide consistent continuity of patient care and support to staff.
  • Throughout the year multiple community outreach programs are performed in order to raise awareness of screening mammography, signs and symptoms of breast cancer and high risk breast disease as well as family history of breast cancer the physician assistant will assist with these outreach programs in any way necessary.

Schedule Details:

  • Main location: AdventHealth Kissimmee
  • Schedule is Monday – Friday from 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM with some flexibility depending on surgery
  • Potential Call rotation 1 weekend a month includes hospital rounding and overnight call
  • Inpatient and Outpatient responsibilities as needed

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Passion for Breast Surgery
  • Willingness to learn
  • Flexible, adaptable to change
  • Self-starter

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Nursing or Physician Assistant Studies
  • 1-3 Years of experience as a PA-C in Breast Surgery as a surgical first assist

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

  • Current, valid Florida PA-C license or APRN
  • ANCC, NCCPA (or equivalent) certification

Physician Assistant, Surgical: Cardiovascular
Orlando, FL

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

General Summary:

  • Under the direction and supervision of the surgeon, the Cardiovascular Surgery PA-C or APRN-RNFA will perform cardiovascular surgical preparation procedures, per-operative and post-operative procedures, and assists in performing cardiovascular surgical procedures.
  • Provide patient and family with pre-operative education, answer questions regarding surgery, recovery and risk factor modification.
  • Obtain and perform history and physical examinations.
  • Record and interpret pertinent data (labs, diagnostic studies, discharge summaries, progress notes, etc.) including writing orders and discharges.
  • First assisting in cardiovascular surgery, vein and radial artery harvesting, first assisting with CABG, valve, aortic and thoracic surgery.
  • Ability to perform general peri-surgical procedures in the hospital and clinic.
  • Admit patients, attend rounds, complete discharge summaries with medication reconciliation and appropriate follow-up.
  • Management of patients both pre- and post-implantation for Ventricular Assist Devices and Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
  • Management of patients undergoing Trans Catheter Valve Procedures.

Schedule Details:

  • Monday through Friday
  • Weeknight on call responsibilities with rotating weekend coverage
  • Campuses covered: AdventHealth Orlando & AdventHealth Celebration

Required Education/Experience:

  • Master’s degree in physician assistant studies or APRN
  • Endoscopic Vein Harvesting (EVH) experience
  • Practicing experience as a cardiothoracic/cardiovascular surgery PA or APRN-RNFA 

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, staff, and patients.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong medical decision-making skills

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

  • Current, valid Florida PA-C or APRN license or ability to obtain
  • RNFA required for APRN
  • Accreditation by NCCPA or other nationally recognized certification organizations
  • BLS and ACLS

Physician Assistant, Surgical: Pediatrics
Orlando, FL

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

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. Also, he/she will 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 world renown congenital heart surgeons at the Walt Disney Pavilion at AdventHealth Orlando.

Experience in Congenital Heart Surgery is not required however, surgical experience outside of PA training will be required. Our Walt Disney Pavilion at AdventHealth for Children 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, such as laboratory, X-ray, etc.
  • Assist Physician 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

Schedule Details:

  • Monday-Friday; 8:00-5:00
  • Call required; includes hospital rounding and overnight phone coverage
  • Campus: AdventHealth Children’s
  • Participation in Holiday rotation required

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 program
  • Some evening and weekend on-call/rounding will be required

Required Education/Experience:

  • Surgical Experience as a PA is required

Preferred Education/Experience:

  • Experience with congenital heart disease

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

  • Current, valid Florida PA-C license (or eligible)
  • Certification through NCCPA

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

AdventHealth Medical Group Pediatric Surgery at Orlando is looking for a surgical physician assistant or nurse practitioner to join our growing pediatric surgery team in the greater Orlando area. The ideal candidate would be comfortable working with a supervising physician in an inpatient and outpatient setting. In addition, the ideal candidate should have a good surgical foundation as well as first assist and pediatric experience.

General Summary:

The PA-C/APRN works as a collaborative practitioner with the pediatric surgery team, daily responsibilities may include:

  • Patient management and surgical first assist for pediatric general surgery patients.
  • Collaborate with supervising physician, pediatric surgery team and staff to provide consistent patient care in the inpatient hospital and outpatient clinic settings.
  • Perform and document patient histories and physical exams.
  • Order and interpret appropriate diagnostic tests, such as routine laboratory, X-ray, Ultrasound etc.
  • Monitors the patient’s course of treatment and implement care plans.
  • Participate in daily inpatient rounds.
  • Evaluate consultations in the emergency department and outpatient office.
  • With appropriate training and supervision, perform bedside procedures such as newborn circumcision, extra digit excision, drainage of abscess, local wound care, ostomy and gastrostomy tube care.
  • Receive and triage children’s transfer center calls and consults.

Schedule Details:

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and provide services at AdventHealth Orlando
  • Schedule is currently Monday-Friday, no call, no weekends. Hours per week are variable.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies or Nursing
  • 1-2 years of Surgical Experience, First Assist, and/or OR experience preferred.

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

  • Current, valid Florida PA or APRN license
  • Certification through NCCPA, ANCC or equivalent
  • Current PCLS and BLS certification required