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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.

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Location: Tavares, FL - Specialty: Physician Assistant

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 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

Mission Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons- Tavares, FL

Full -Time Physician Assistant, PA-C

Florida Hospital Waterman

General Summary:

• 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 thoracenteses, chest tube insertions, placement of central venous, dialysis and Swan-Ganz catheters, arterial lines and intra-aortic balloon pumps

• Exhibits autonomy in the operating room when required

• Retrieves vascular tissue, including greater and lesser saphenous veins and/or radial arteries, for use as a bypass conduit

• Performs first assistant duties on all adult cardiac cases; thoracic and major/minor vascular 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 the pharmacologic effects of vasoactive/ cardiotonic drugs, 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, hypothyroidism and others

Knowledge and Skills Required:

• Enthusiastic team player

• Flexible, adaptable to change

• Willingness to learn

Schedule Details:

• 80% outpatient; 20% inpatient

• Varying schedule

• Call two weekends a month as well as 2-3 weeknights, includes hospital rounding

• Hospitals covered: AH Waterman

Required Education and Experience:

• Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies

• 1-2 years experience in CT Surgery as a surgical first assist

• Proficient in Vein Harvesting; EVH (preferred)

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

• Current, valid Florida PA or APRN license

• Certification by NCCPA, ANCC or other nationally recognized certification organization

• BLS & ACLS

Location: Orlando, FL - Specialty: Physician Assistant

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 is 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

AdventHealth Medical Group Colorectal Surgery at Orlando

Physician Assistant, PA-C or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, APRN

Full-time Inpatient opportunity located at AdventHealth Orlando

AdventHealth Medical Group Colorectal Surgery offers comprehensive treatments and minimally invasive surgery for a multitude of colorectal disorders, including colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, pelvic floor disorders, ostomy care, anal dysplasia and anorectal pathology.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

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

• Performing health assessments including patient history and physical examination in the hospital setting – Primarily in AdventHealth Orlando Campus.

• Performs diagnostic procedures according to privileges and maintains log.

• Conditions treated include but are not limited to: Anal Abscess/Fistula, Anal Cancer, Colon and Rectal Cancer, Lower GI bleeding, Fecal Incontinence, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Diverticular Disease, Rectal Prolapse, Hemorrhoids, Ostomy Care and Intestinal Fistulas.

• Orders, interprets and incorporates diagnostic tests, studies and lab values into the plan of care; evaluates effectiveness.

• Formulates appropriate diagnosis based on history, physical examination and clinical findings.

• Plans and provides care within the framework of policies, unit guidelines and privileges.

• Orders pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies according to privileges.

• Provides ongoing patient/family and staff education.

• Collaborates with all members of the healthcare team including family.

• Documents in a timely and thorough manner.

• Communicates report in an efficient and complete manner.

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

SCHEDULE DETAILS:

• Schedule Details: Friday- Monday (weekends) 10-hour shifts

• Hospitals covered: main location is AH Orlando, but may include other campuses (Altamonte, East and Winter Park) on weekends.

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

• Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies or Nursing

• Previous Colorectal inpatient experience (preferred)

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, REGISTRATION:

• Current, valid Florida PA or APRN license

• Certification by NCCPA, ANCC or other nationally recognized certification organization

• BLS & ACLS

Location: Apopka, FL - Specialty: Physician Assistant

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 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

AdventHealth Medical Group Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Apopka

Physician Assistant, PA-C or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, APRN

Full-time Inpatient opportunity located at AdventHealth Apopka

Essential Functions:

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

• Performing physical examinations of patients, evaluation, and treatment of patients with IBD or other GI related conditions

• Ordering and interpreting appropriate diagnostic tests, such as labs and imaging.

• Monitoring the patient’s course of treatment and making appropriate referrals to other specialists, as needed

• Collaborating with physician supervisor to provide consistent care to patients and support to staff

• Displaying a caring and professional attitude at all times

• Managing patients with various conditions related to the full scope of the digestive system, liver functions and esophagus including but not limited to: Barrett’s Esophagus, Colorectal Cancer Screening, Colonoscopy, Capsule Endoscopy, ERCP, GERD, IDB, Crohns, Ulcerative Colitis, Liver Disease/Failure, Upper GI Disorders, GI Bleeds

• Documenting in a timely and thorough manner.

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

Schedule Details:

• Schedule Details: Monday – Friday in-patient and out-patient responsibilities in multiple locations including the Apopka, Winter Garden and Orlando locations.

• Call Coverage: An occasional weekend to include hospital rounding.

• Hospitals covered: AH Apopka, AH Winter Garden and AH Orlando

Required Education & Experience:

• Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies or Nursing with a First Assist Certification

Licensure, Certification, Registration:

• Current, valid Florida PA or APRN license

• Certification by NCCPA, ANCC or other nationally recognized certification organization

• BLS & ACLS

Location: Orlando, FL - Specialty: Physician Assistant

AdventHealth Orlando is seeking an experienced NeuroICU Advanced Practice Provider (APP) to join our expanding critical care team. The APP would be based out of AdventHealth Orlando, which has approximately 165 critical care beds. Our Neuro Critical Care unit is currently 28 beds, with the capacity to increase to 40 beds. Our group is currently looking to continue to grow its comprehensive and successful 24/7 closed ICU model.

The APP would serve as a member of the Neurocritical Care team by assisting in management of critically ill patients at AdventHealth. The PA/APRN applies specialized skills and knowledge related to Neuro ICU settings in which they practice, contributes to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, and consulting at AdventHealth.

General Summary:

Under physician direction and within the credentialing standards of the Hospital, the APP will assist with:

• Providing direct clinical services for critically ill adult patients with multi-system failure, 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 CPR; airway management including bag and mask ventilation, endotracheal intubation and extubation; directing administration of life supporting drugs, and defibrillation

• Inserts and manages arterial catheters, central venous catheters, pulmonary artery catheters, 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

• Perform admissions and consultations to the NeuroICU and Neuro-intermediate unit Rounds with Neuro- Intensivist, provides cross coverage on the patients rounded on earlier

• 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

• Participates and assists with the pre-, peri-, and postoperative management of the patients admitted to the

ICU Schedule Details:

• All Inpatient - 14 (12-hour) shifts per month

• No call

• Provide cross coverage on the 40 beds combined unit

• Perform admissions to Neuro ICU and Nero-Intermediate Unit

• Day and Night Coverage; 7 am – 7 pm or 7 pm – 7 am

Required Education & Experience:

• Master’s degree in Nursing (Acute Care Certification) or Physician Assistant Studies

• 1 – 2 years’ experience in the NeuroICU as a PA or ACNP

• Experience as an RN in the NeuroICU (Highly preferred but not required)

Licensure, Certification, & Registration:

• Current, valid Florida PA or APRN license

• Certification by NCCPA, ANCC, or other nationally recognized certification organization

• BLS & ACLS

Physician Assistant
Kissimmee, FL

Location: Kissimmee, FL - Specialty: Physician Assistant

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 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. 

AdventHealth Medical Group Urology at Kissimmee

Full Time - Physician Assistant

Campus Covered: AdventHealth Kissimmee

Our skilled, well-known and award-winning urologists at AdventHealth Medical Group Urology group offers 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 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 urologic oncology within the clinic and hospital setting

• 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 • Procedures to include urodynamics, and eventually cystoscopy after training

• First assist with urologic surgeries such as removal of kidney stones, etc.

• Displays a caring and professional attitude at all time as well as maintaining personal and professional growth • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, patients, and the public.

Schedule Details:

• Monday-Friday

• Call responsibility and weekend coverage

Required Education/Experience:

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

• Bi- Lingual in Spanish

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

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

• Current, valid Florida PA or APRN license

• Certification by NCCPA, ANCC or equivalent

• First Assist Certification (APRN) • BLS & ACLS

Location: , - Specialty: Physician Assistant, Non-Surgical: Critical Care

 Opportunity in the General ICU – AdventHealth Central Florida

PRN (per diem basis)

At AdventHealth we believe it’s about more than mending what’s broken and healing what hurts, it’s about compassionate, lifelong, whole-person care. Start changing lives today by joining a healthcare system where we foster a culture of respect, diversity, and inclusion.

#1 in Orlando “America's Best Hospitals 2019-2020." - U.S. News & World Report

#1 Hospital in the State of Florida 2019

America’s Best Employers by State - Forbes

We are looking for PA’s and APRN’s to serve as members of our expanding critical care team. The APP assist in management of critically ill patients in our closed ICU.  The ideal candidate would apply specialized skills and knowledge related to ICU settings to contribute to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, consulting and provides leadership to the organization. 

General Summary: The APP under the supervision and direction of the Physician and within the credentialing standards of the Hospital: (other duties as assigned)

  • Obtain patient health histories and complete physical examinations and documents findings
  • Order and interpret 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.
  • 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 as necessary
  • Assesses patients for changes in status and institutes appropriate interventions, including initiation of necessary emergency interventions to stabilize patient.
  • Procedures performed but not limited to: inserts and manages arterial catheters, central venous catheters, pulmonary artery catheters, and other procedures commensurate with an ICU environment, CPR; airway management including bag and mask ventilation, endotracheal intubation and extubation, repositioning endotracheal tubes; and defibrillation
  • directing administration of life supporting drugs according to established protocols
  • Performs and participates in quality/performance improvement activities and clinical research.

Schedule Information:

  • Shifts are 12-hour shifts on an as needed basis
  • Hours are either 7 AM – 7 PM (Day), or 7 PM to 7 AM (night)

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing (Acute Care Certified) or Physician Assistant (PA) Studies
  • 5 years of ICU RN experience OR 3 years as APRN in the ICU
  • 3 years as a PA in the ICU OR 5 years as a PA in a surgical specialty

Certifications:

  • Current, valid Florida APRN or PA-C License
  • Current ACLS and BLS certification
  • FCCS, ATLS certifications (Preferred but not required)

Start your life-changing journey today!

Physician Assistant, Non-Surgical: Critical Care
Orlando, FL

Location: Orlando, FL - Specialty: Physician Assistant, Non-Surgical: Critical Care

Opportunities in the Cardiovascular ICU – AdventHealth Central Florida

At AdventHealth we believe it’s about more than mending what’s broken and healing what hurts, it’s about compassionate, lifelong, whole-person care. Start changing lives today by joining a healthcare system where we foster a culture of respect, diversity, and inclusion.

#1 in Orlando “America's Best Hospitals 2019-2020." - U.S. News & World Report

#1 Hospital in the State of Florida 2019

America’s Best Employers by State - Forbes

AdventHealth Cardiovascular Institute is the number one heart transplant group in the Southeast performing more transplants per year than any other transplant center in the Southeast with patient survival rates over 82% after 3 years. We will be opening a new 32 bed CVICU in quarter this year. We are looking for PA’s and APRN’s to join our growing cardiovascular critical care team. The APP would serve as a member of the cardiovascular critical care team by providing direct clinical services for critically ill adult patients with cardiac or multi-system failure.

Enjoy comprehensive and competitive benefits that support you and your family in every aspect of life.

  • Generous sign on bonus
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Competitive salary with annual incentive and extra shift potential
  • 403(b) retirement plan with employer contribution
  • CME allowance
  • Occurrence Based Malpractice
  • First day health insurance with extremely low healthcare premiums
  • Paid Leave days

Duties and Responsibilities: The APP would be expected to

complete the following under physician direction and within the credentialing standards of the Hospital: 

  • Assess patients for changes in condition and institutes appropriate interventions, including initiation of necessary emergency care.
  • Procedures performed but not limited to: Chest Tubes, arterial catheters, central venous catheters, pulmonary artery catheters, temporary pacemakers, airway management, and defibrillation
  • Participates and assists with the pre-, peri-, and postoperative management of the cardiac transplant, VAD, MCS, and ECMO patient in the and CVICU’s.
  • Performs and participates in quality/performance improvement activities and clinical research.

Schedule Details:

  • Ability to provide in-hospital coverage on a rotating shift basis. 
  • Hours are either 5 AM – 5 PM (Day), or 5 PM to 5 AM (night)
  • 14 (12-hour) shifts required per month
  • The shifts will include days, nights, two weekends per month and holiday rotation.

Experience and Requirements:

  • Experience as an APRN or PA in Critical Care, that are willing to learn CV side
  • Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies or Nursing with Acute Care Certification (Required)
  • Board Certification through NCCPA, ANCC or AACN
  • Experience with transplant patients, L-VAD, Circulatory Assist Device, CABG’s (highly preferred)
  • ECMO experience (highly preferred)
  • BLS, ACLS, CALS, FCCS, certifications or eligible

Start your life-changing journey today!

Physician Assistant, Orthopedics
Tavares, FL

Location: Tavares, FL - Specialty: Physician Assistant, Orthopedics

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 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 six campuses in Fish Memorial, DeLand, New Smyrna Beach, Daytona Beach, Palm Coast, and AdventHealth Waterman in Tavares.

Physician Assistant, PA-C, Full-Time Career Opportunity

AdventHealth Medical Group Orthopedic Surgery
AdventHealth Waterman, Tavares, FL
AdventHealth Palm Coast, Palm Coast, FL 

We are seeking two Certified Physician Assistants, PA-C to join a growing Orthopedic program at two established Orthopedic practices. The role involves orthopedic management of patients in either a Spine subspecialty focus (AdventHealth Waterman) or a Shoulder/Elbow subspecialty focus (AdventHealth Palm Coast). These individuals would work in outpatient and inpatient settings as well as assist in surgery.  Candidate will only work in one designated location of either Waterman or Palm Coast. 


General Summary:
The PA-C, under the supervision of the Physician(s), who acts as the collaborative practitioner(s), is responsible for:
•    Performing histories and physical exams on orthopedic patients in both the office and hospital
•    Handling daily patient rounds, patient education and discharge summaries
•    Ramp up independent patient management and fracture care with follow up visits
•    First assisting in the Operating Room
•    Practice/ED call coverage
•    Other procedures which include but are not limited to: PRP and Gel applications, joint injections, aspirations, cast application, dressing changes, and  fracture reduction 
•    Ordering and interpreting appropriate diagnostic tests, such as laboratory, X-ray, MRI, etc.
•    Assisting patient and family with pre- and post-procedural education
•    Monitoring the patient’s course of treatment and places orders for referral to the appropriate specialist
•    Collaborating with physician and staff to provide consistent care to the patients
•    Displays a caring and professional attitude at all time as well as maintaining personal and professional growth
•    Research and database maintenance

Schedule Details:
•    Hospital coverage at only one location 
•    Schedule is Monday – Friday and some weekends 
•    One week of call every four weeks in tandem with supervising physician  

Knowledge and Skills Required:
•    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, patients, and the public; Strong communication skills
•    Ability to work flexible schedule including call rotation, nights, weekends
•    Ability to excel in a fast-paced clinic with highly acute patients
•    Experience in the OR 

Required Education/Experience:
•    Master’s degree in Physician Assistant studies 
•    Experience as a PA-C in Orthopedic (highly preferred)

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

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 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.

Physician Assistant, PA-C, Full-Time Career Opportunity

AdventHealth Medical Group Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

AdventHealth for Children- Orlando, FL

We are seeking a Certified Physician Assistant, PA-C to join a growing program and practice. The role involves orthopedic management of patients ranging from newborn to early adulthood. This individual would work in outpatient and inpatient settings as well as assist in surgery.

General Summary:

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

• Performing histories and physical exams on pediatric orthopedic patients in both the office and hospital

• Handling daily patient rounds, patient education and discharge summaries

• Ramp up independent patient management and fracture care with follow up visits

• First assisting in the Operating Room

• ED trauma call coverage

• Other procedures which include but are not limited to: Joint injections, aspirations, cast application, dressing changes, fracture reduction, traction pin placement

• Ordering and interpreting appropriate diagnostic tests, such as laboratory, X-ray, MRI, etc.

• Assisting patient and family with pre- and post-procedural education • Monitoring the patient’s course of treatment and places orders for referral to the appropriate specialist.

• Collaborating with physician and staff to provide consistent care to both the parents and the patients.

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

• Research and database maintenance

Schedule Details:

• Flexibility to cover all locations: Main Outpatient office location: Orlando Satellite offices: Daytona and Winter Garden

• Hospitals covered: AH Orlando, AH Children’s and Winter Garden

• Schedule is Monday – Friday

• One weekend and two weeknights of call per month

Knowledge and Skills Required:

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, patients, and the public; Strong communication skills

• Ability to work flexible schedule including call rotation, nights, weekends

• Ability to excel in a fast-paced clinic with highly acute patients

Required Education/Experience:

• Master’s degree in Physician Assistant studies

• Experience a PA-C in Pediatric Orthopedic (highly preferred)

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

• Current, valid Florida APRN or PA license

• ANCC, AANP, NCCPA (or equivalent) certification

• BLS and ACLS required

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

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 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.

AdventHealth Medical Group Pediatric and Adult Congenital Heart Surgery

Full Time Opportunity for a Surgical Physicain Assistant Serving Adventhealth for Children

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 surgeon at the Walt Disney Pavilion at AdventHealth Orlando.

  • Farshad Anvari, M.D.

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

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
  • Current BLS and 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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