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AdventHealth AHMG Orthopedics at Davenport and Lake Wales in Davenport, Florida

Overview

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 ten campuses in Altamonte Springs, Apopka, Celebration, East Orlando, Heart of Florida, Kissimmee, Lake Wales, Orlando, Winter Park and AdventHealth Waterman in Tavares.

AdventHealth Medical Group Orthopedics at Davenport and Lake Wales

Full Time opportunity - Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) or Physician Assistant (PAC)

AdventHealth for Davenport and AdventHealth Lake Wales

General Summary:

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

• Performing histories and physical exams on orthopedic patients in both the office and hospital

• Handling daily patient rounds, patient education and discharge summaries

• Ramp up independent patient management and fracture care with follow up visits

• Procedures expected to perform: wound care, I&D abscess, aspirations/injections, closed reductions, casting/splinting, suture/staple removal

• Reviewing therapy notes, answering clinical questions via patient portal, disability/FMLA paperwork

• First assisting in the Operating Room

• ED trauma call coverage

• 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.

• Displays a caring and professional attitude at all time as well as maintaining personal and professional growth

• Research and database maintenance

Schedule Details:

• Hospitals covered: AH Davenport and AH Lake Wales

• Schedule is Monday – Friday – Hours to be determined

• Call required one week per month; includes rounding and weekends

Knowledge and Skills Required:

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, patients, and the public; Strong communication skills

• Ability to work flexible schedule including call rotation, nights, weekends

• Ability to excel in a fast-paced clinic with highly acute patients

Required Education/Experience:

• Master’s degree in Nursing (APRN) or Physician Assistant (PA-C) Studies

• Experience in Orthopedic or Surgical care (highly preferred)

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

• Current, valid Florida APRN or PA license

• ANCC, AANP, NCCPA (or equivalent) certification

• BLS and ACLS required

Hospital Description

AdventHealth Lake Wales is a 160 bed acute care facility offering a full spectrum of medical services as well as behavioral health services. At AdventHealth Lake Wales, formerly Lake Wales Medical Center, we have an emergency department, an intensive care unit and various outpatient services which allow us to provide care for everything from cuts and broken bones to life-threatening conditions such as heart attack or stroke.

Community Description

AdventHealth Heart of Florida and AdventHealth Lake Wales are located in Polk County. Polk County is one of the fastest growing counties in Florida. Polk County is located in the center of Florida, and the east side of the county is home to Winter Haven's Chain of Lakes. Our communities are very family oriented and will enable you to enhance your quality of life by offering many activities to take part in, as well as a friendly and safe environment to raise children. It is a place where urban lifestyle, a short drive from Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Studios, other family-friendly attractions, historical sites and beaches are within reasonable driving distance.

Polk County offers year-round pleasant weather providing the perfect atmosphere for outdoor activities such as farmer’s markets, festivals, gardening, watersports, camping, golfing, tennis and running.

There are seventeen cities in Polk County offering numerous choices in public education. In addition to traditional public school curriculums, there are 31 Charter Schools, 18 Choice or Magnet Schools and five Schools of the Arts. There are 66 top private schools in Polk County.

  • AdventHealth Lake Wales (https://www.adventhealth.com/hospital/adventhealth-lake-wales)

Category: Physician Services

Organization: AdventHealth Central Florida

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: A277-POL

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.