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Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery - Surgical PA or APRN First Assist in Orlando, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 4/19/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
    Physician Assistant
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Medical Group Central FL

Job Description

Surgical Physician Assistant (PA-C) or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) with First Assist Certification, Full-Time Career Opportunity


Formerly known as Florida Center for Pediatric Orthopaedics

AdventHealth for Children- Orlando, Florida

AHMG Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Department at Orlando has a great opportunity for a certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) with first assist certification to join a growing 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.  

Walt Disney Pavilion at AdventHealth for Children (formerly Florida Hospital for Children) is a full service, tertiary children’s hospital with over 200 dedicated pediatric beds including a 22 bed PICU, 10 bed Cardiac ICU, 102 bed NICU, 17 bed pediatric emergency department and statewide pediatric network and transport system.  Our unparalleled network consists of 27 hospitals across the state with Walt Disney Pavilion at the center and several extremely successful pediatric subspecialty programs including outreach clinics. 

AdventHealth Medical Group (formerly known as Florida Hospital Medical Group) is associated with AdventHealth; 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 (APPs) help manage the treatment and care for our patients in the office practice setting as well as at AdventHealth’s eight campuses in Altamonte Springs, Apopka, Celebration, East Orlando, Kissimmee, Orlando, Winter Park and AdventHealth Waterman in Tavares.


General Summary:

The APP, under the supervision of the Physicians 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
  • First assisting in the Operating Room
  • Other procedures which include but are not limited to: Joint injections, aspirations, cast application, dressing changes, 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 both the parents and the patients.
  • Main Outpatient office location: Orlando
  • Satellite offices: Daytona and Winter Garden
  • Hospitals covered: Orlando and Winter Garden
  • Call rotation is 1 in 4

Community and Benefit Highlights

  • Practice and Hospital located Orlando, Florida the “City Beautiful” just minutes away from Downtown Orlando. 
  • Very close proximity to other gorgeous cities such as Winter Park, College Park, Baldwin Park, Maitland, Altamonte Springs, Lake Mary, and Longwood.
  • Easy commute to nearby beaches and local theme parks such as Disney World and Universal Studios among many more
  • Competitive Salary, Comprehensive Benefits, Extremely low-cost health care premiums for single or family plans
  • Relocation Assistance

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, office staff, 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

Education and Experience:

•         Master’s degree in nursing or Physician Assistant Studies

•         Experience with pediatric orthopedics

•         First assist surgical experience

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

•         Current, valid Florida PA-C license (or eligible); APRN with 1st assist certification

•         Certification through NCCPA or other nationally recognized certification body

Position Location:  
Job:  Physician Assistant
Organization:  AdventHealth Medical Group Central FL
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Master's Degree
Travel:  Yes, 25 % of the Time
Job Posting:  Apr 19, 2019, 8:51:32 AM

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