AHMG Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery at Orlando PA or APRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/21/2021

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    Orlando, FL
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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 Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery at Orlando – PA or APRN

Full Time Inpatient Role

Serving AdventHealth Orlando

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

• APP would see patients in the clinic, including new patients, post-op, routine follow-up.

• Performs patient histories and physical exams in the office and hospital setting.

• Telehealth visits • Meets the specific needs of the attending surgeon, often assisting several surgeons in a single practice.

• 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

• First assist with surgeries such as Lap Sleeve Gastrectomy, Lap Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass and bariatric surgery revisions

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

• Always Displaying a caring and professional attitude

• Post-op- Writes orders in the recovery room, talks with family, visits patients perform post op procedures and more.

• Discharge planning – Dictates discharge summaries, writes prescriptions, explain discharge instructions, confirms follow-up appointments and more.

• Documenting in a timely and thorough manner.

Schedule Details:

• Main location: AdventHealth Orlando

• Schedule is Monday – Friday

• Call and weekend responsibility

• Campuses covered: Orlando and Celebration.

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

Required Education and Experience:

• Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies or Nursing with RNFA Certification

• 1-3 Years of experience as a first assist in bariatric surgery, or general surgery (preferred)

Required Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

• Current, valid Florida APRN or PA license

• ANCC, NCCPA (or equivalent) certification

• Current, valid DEA License

• Current BLS and ACLS

• Surgical First Assist RNFA

Hospital Description

AdventHealth Orlando is an internationally renowned hospital that specializes in life-saving medical treatments, preventative care and pioneering research. Our healing network includes 30 hospitals and more than 100 extended service locations across the state of Florida. Everything we do is designed to fulfill our ultimate goal — to help people live a healthier, fuller life in mind, body and spirit. 

AdventHealth Orlando is our 1,364 bed tertiary facility with close to 160 ICU beds. It is at the center of nine other hospitals around the greater Orlando area, which total approximately 3,000 beds. AdventHealth operates many hospitals across nine different states; 30 of which are in Florida. Our mission has remained the same and is to Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ.

Since 1908, AdventHealth Orlando has cared for the Central Florida community as well as patients from around the world. AdventHealth Orlando is an acute-care, tertiary hospital caring for approximately 300,000 patients a year. As the primary campus for more than 1,000 physicians, AdventHealth Orlando is home to nationally recognized Centers of Excellence for Cancer, Cardiology, Children, Diabetes, Neuroscience, Orthopaedics, and Abdominal and Cardiothoracic Transplant. AdventHealth Orlando continues to meet the growing needs of our community with the addition of the Ginsburg Tower, a $255 million 15-story facility that is home to the AdventHealth Cardiovascular Institute and a football-field-sized emergency department that can accommodate the treatment of more patients in less time.

Community Description

Orlando is known as the City Beautiful. There is much more than theme parks here! Our community is culturally diverse and a great place to raise a family. We have excellent public and private schools. Orlando is also the setting for several colleges and Universities, including the University of Central Florida.  We are home to multiple theaters, art museums, art festivals and film festivals. We are well known for our excellent restaurants. We have a vibrant sports community with national teams like the Orlando Magic Basketball and Orlando City Soccer Club. We offer year round pleasant weather for outdoor fun and are only an hour away from some of the most scenic beaches in the Southeast.

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