Palliative Care - Inpatient - Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Orlando, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    7/3/2019
  • Job ID:
    JID_2129001_11718
  • Job Family
    Physician Services
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Medical Group Central FL

Job Description

General Summary:

The APRN or PA-C, under the supervision of the Physician(s), who acts as the collaborative practitioner, is responsible for:

  • Performs physical examinations and medical management of palliative care patients in the hospital setting including: new consultations, admissions, follow up and discharging of patients per hospital protocol
  • Primary hospital covered is the Orlando campus but could cover our other Central Florida campuses on an occasional basis.
  • Provides assistance during procedures when requested
  • Assists in appropriate end of life care and planning
  • Orders and interprets appropriate diagnostic tests, such as routine laboratory, X-ray, etc
  • Monitors the patient’s course of treatment and makes appropriate referral to either a physician or specialist, as needed
  • Collaborates with physician and staff as necessary to provide consistent care to patients and support to staff
  • Displays a caring and professional attitude at all time as well as maintaining personal and professional growth
  • Schedule will consist of 5- 8hr days with weekends included in the rotation

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, patients, and the public.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to handle a high volume of patients in an inpatient setting
  • Candidate must be able to pass a third party background check and pre-employment drug screen

Community and Benefit Highlights

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

Required Education/Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Nursing or Physician Assistant studies
  • Previous Inpatient Internal Medicine and Oncology experience is required 1 -2 years

Preferred Experience:

  • 2 years of inpatient based medicine, preferably in Internal Medicine

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

  • Current, valid Florida APRN or PA license required
  • ANCC (or equivalent) or NCCPA required
  • Current BLS and ACLS required


Hospital Description

AdventHealth Orlando is our 1,364 bed tertiary facility with close to 160 ICU beds. It is at the center of eight other hospitals around the greater Orlando area, which total approximately 3,000 beds. AdventHealth operates many hospitals across 9 different states; 28 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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