Breast Surgery at Davenport - Surgical PA or APRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 2/26/2021

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    Davenport, 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 Breast Surgery at Davenport

Full Time Outpatient Opportunity for a Physician Assistant (PA-C) or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)

AdventHealth Heart of Florida

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

  • 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 drain
  • 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. Paul Williams on every patient case
  • 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.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, patients, and the public.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Passion for Breast Surgery
  • Willingness to learn
  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Self-starter

Schedule Details:

  • Would have outpatient responsibilities only
  • Main location: AdventHealth Davenport and associated clinic
  • Schedule is Monday – Friday
  • No call required

Required Education and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies
  •  1-2 years of experience in either Oncology, Radiology, Gynecology or Surgery (required)

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

  • Current, valid Florida PA-C license
  • Certification through NCCPA or equivalent
  • Current BLS Certification (required); ACLS (highly preferred)

Hospital Description

Continuous growth has been a recurrent theme in AdventHealth Heart of Florida.  AdventHealth Heart of Florida is a 193-bed acute care facility offering a full spectrum of medical services supporting over 200 physicians representing various medical specialties. 

Community Description

AdventHealth Heart of Florida and AdventHealth Lake Wales are located in Polk County.  Polk County is one of the fastest growing counties in Florida. Polk County is located in the center of Florida, and the east side of the county is home to Winter Haven's Chain of Lakes.  Our communities are very family oriented and will enable you to enhance your quality of life by offering many activities to take part in, as well as a friendly and safe environment to raise children.  It is a place where urban lifestyle, a short drive from Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Studios, other family-friendly attractions, historical sites and beaches are within reasonable driving distance.

Polk county offers year-round pleasant weather providing the perfect atmosphere for outdoor activies such as farmer’s markets, festivals, gardening, watersports, camping, golfing, tennis and running.

There are seventeen cities in Polk County offering numerous choices in public education.  In addition to traditional public school curriculums, there are 31 Charter Schools, 18 Choice or Magnet Schools and five Schools of the Arts. There are 66 top private schools in Polk County.

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