Cardiovascular Critical Care - APRN or PA at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 12/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    12/7/2019
  • Job ID:
    231781-B
  • Job Family
    Physician Services
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Medical Group Central FL

Job Description

Opportunities in the Cardiovascular ICU – AdventHealth Central Florida

We are looking for PA’s and APRN’s to join our growing 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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The APP would be expected to complete the following under physician direction 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: Chest Tubes, inserts and manages arterial catheters, central venous catheters, pulmonary artery catheters, temporary pacemakers, CPR, airway management including bag and mask ventilation, endotracheal intubation and defibrillation
  • Participates and assists with the pre-, peri-, and postoperative management of the cardiac transplant, ventricular assist device, and ECMO patient in the OR and ICU’s.
  • Performs and participates in quality/performance improvement activities and clinical research.
  • Participates in and supports accreditation, compliance, and regulatory activities of the organization.

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 with transplant patients, L-VAD, Circulatory Assist Device, CBG’s
  • ECMO experience (preferred)
  • Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies or Nursing with Acute Care Certification
  • Board Certification through NCCPA, ANCC or AACN or equivalent
  • BLS, ACLS, CALS, FCCS, ATLS certifications or eligible
  • 1-2 years’ experience as a PA or APRN in one of the following: Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac ICU or Cardiovascular ICU

Employment Perks:

  • Competitive salary with annual incentive and extra shift potential
  • 403(b) plan with employer contribution
  • CME allowance
  • Paid Occurrence Based Malpractice
  • First day health insurance with extremely low healthcare premiums
  • Relocation assistance


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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