Full Job Description
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 Vascular Surgery at Orlando
Full Time opportunity for a Surgical Physician Assistant or APRN RNFA
General Summary: The APRN or PA, under the supervision of the Physician, who acts as the collaborative practitioner, is responsible for:
Performing physical examinations of Peripheral and Vascular Surgery patients in the clinic setting including, but not limited to new patient consults, pre- and post-operative visits, follow up visits
Patient Education on the following conditions but not limited to: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, arterial reconstruction, Carotid Artery Disease, Endovascular Surgery, Open Surgery etc.
First assist with surgeries such as abdominal aortic aneurysm, arterial reconstruction, carotid artery disease, endovascular surgery, open surgery, amputation, etc.
Performs diagnostic procedures according to privileges and maintains log
Enables continuity of care by managing patient care in the outpatient setting
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.
Knowledge and Skills Required:
Strong communication skills
Passion for surgery
Flexible and adaptable given the nature of a surgical role
Schedule: Monday – Friday with some flexibility for surgical procedures
Primarily in-patient responsibilities
Call rotation (1 in 4 weekends), call includes hospital rounding
Holiday call rotation
Education and Experience:
Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies or Nursing with a First Assist Certification
Previous vascular surgery and or surgical outpatient experience (preferred)
Licensure, Certification, and Registration:
Current, valid Florida APRN or PA license
Certification through the ANCC, AANP or NCCPA (or equivalent certification body)
Current BLS required