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Pediatric Neurosurgery, AdventHealth Medical Group - PA-C or APRN with 1st Assist Cert - Orlando, FL - in Orlando, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Date Posted:
    6/12/2019
  • Job ID:
    282586
  • Job Family
    Physician Assistant
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    Day
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Medical Group Central FL

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 eight campuses in Altamonte Springs, Apopka, Celebration, East Orlando, Kissimmee, Orlando, Winter Park and AdventHealth Waterman in Tavares.

 

Full Time Career Opportunity -Surgical Physician Assistant, PA-C – Pediatric Neurosurgery

 

AdventHealth Medical Group Pediatric Neurosurgery – Formerly Neurosurgeons for Kids

 

AdventHealth for Children, formerly Florida Hospital for Children, Orlando, FL

Our Pediatric Neurosurgery Program is known for:

  • Being the first program in the nation to have a director of congenital neurosurgery.
  • An experienced surgical team, performing hundreds of neurosurgeries and neuromedical procedures annually.
  • Being innovators and early adopters of advanced treatments, utilizing leading-edge equipment, techniques and care.
  • Being the only pediatric neurosurgical practice in Central Florida to use the Leksell Gamma Knife® 4C treatment for pediatric patients with complex neurological disorders.
  • Having advanced neuroscience technologies such as a frameless stereotactic surgical navigation system, 3-Tesla MRI, image-guided radiation therapy.
  • Expanding indications for the surgical management of epilepsy.

General Summary:

The PA-C, under the supervision of the Physician, who acts as the collaborative practitioner, is responsible for:

  • Performing physical examinations of Pediatric Neurosurgery patients in the clinic and hospital setting including, but not limited to: new patient visits, pre; intra and post-operative
  • Surgical 1st assist surgeons in the Operating Room
  • A few of the procedures performed will involve but are not limited to: Brain and Spinal Tumors, Chiari Malformations, Craniofacial Disorders, Hydrocephalus Surgery, Neurofibromatosis, Epilepsy Surgery…
  • Enables continuity of care by managing patient care in pre-, intra- and post-operative settings
  • Orders and interprets appropriate diagnostic tests, such as routine laboratory, X-ray, Ultrasound 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 always as well as maintaining personal and professional growth
  • Candidate must be able to pass a third-party background check and pre-employment drug screen
  • Call rotation includes 1 weekend a month

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

  Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, patients, parents and hospital medical staff
  • Desire to become part of a multi-disciplinary pediatric neurosurgery program
  • Some evening and weekend on-call/rounding will be required

 

Required Education/Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies

Preferred Education/Experience:

  • Previous neurosurgery preferably in pediatrics and or OR first assist experience

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

  •  Current, valid Florida Physician Assistant license
  • NCCPA Certification required



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:  No
Job Posting:  Jun 12, 2019, 12:36:07 PM

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