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Pediatric Hospitalist - APRN or PA-C - Orlando, FL in Winter Park, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Date Posted:
    3/15/2019
  • Job ID:
    278141
  • Job Function
    Physician Assistant
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    Day
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Medical Group Central FL

Job Description

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Pediatric Hospitalist-  APRN or Physician Assistant, PA-C
AdventHealth for Children- Orlando, FL
One of the premier children’s hospitals in the nation, AdventHealth for Children sets the standard for innovation, quality and comprehensive care. We have designed a hospital from the ground up that is a child-centric healing environment like no other.
Our Walt Disney Pavilion at AdventHealth 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 NICU beds at FHFC, with an extensive network of four other Level II NICU’s that bring our total number of NICU beds to over 150, 17 bed pediatric emergency department and statewide pediatric network and transport system. 
We started our comprehensive pediatric open-heart program in 2012 and have a strong track record of positive outcomes.  We also have several key destination programs including our level IV Epilepsy program. 
Our unparalleled network consists of 28 hospitals across the state with one children’s hospital at the center and several extremely successful pediatric subspecialty programs including outreach clinics. 
General Summary:
The Pediatric APRN or Physician Assistant, under the supervision of the Physician, who acts as the collaborative practitioner, is responsible for:
  • Performs admissions, consultations and follow up care of pediatric patients in the hospital setting
  • Collaboration will include medical management on the general pediatric, medical/surgical and Newborn Nursery floors
  • Orders and interprets appropriate diagnostic tests, such as routine laboratory, X-ray, etc.
  • Educates patient and family on treatment plans, surgical procedures, pre and post-operative care, 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 times
  • Candidate must be able to successfully pass a third-party background check and pre-employment drug screen
Knowledge and Skills Required:
  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Passion for pediatric patients and families
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, weekends, nights and holidays
Required Education/Experience:
  • Master’s degree in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner studies from an accredited program (Family Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant candidates will be considered with strong, relevant Pediatric RN experience)
  • 1-3 years in Pediatric ARNP/PA-C experience; preference for inpatient experience
Licensure, Certification, and Registration:
  • Current, valid Florida ARNP or PA-C license
  • Certification by Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) or NCCPA
  • BLS, ACLS and PALS certification


Position Location:  
Job:  Physician Assistant
Organization:  AdventHealth Medical Group Central FL
Primary Location:  US-FL-Winter Park
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Master's Degree
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Mar 15, 2019, 3:37:16 PM

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