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Orlando, FL

Pediatric ICU- APRN or PA-C

PRN (per diem) Position

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 Pediatric ICU setting , including intubation, ventilator management and other procedures as may be required ie. central lines, arterial lines

  • 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

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Enthusiastic team player

  • Passion for pediatric patients and families

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays

Required Education/Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Nursing (acute care pediatrics) and Physician Assistant with relevant pediatrics experience

  • 1-3 years in Pediatric APRN/PA-C experience; preference for inpatient experience

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

  • Current, valid Florida APRN or PA-C license

  • Certification by Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) or NCCPA

  • BLS, ACLS and PALS certification

Hospital Description

Our Walt Disney Pavilion at AdventHealth for Children is a full service, tertiary children’s hospital with over 200 dedicated pediatric beds, more than 30 peds ICU beds with a dedicated peds CICU, a 102 bed NICU, 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, the region’s only BMT and solid organ transplants including kidney and liver, and we increased Orlando area NICU beds to 150 total in 2017. Our unparalleled network consists of 30 hospitals across the state with one children’s hospital at the center totals over 23,000 births and several extremely successful pediatric subspecialty programs including outreach clinics. These 30 hospitals refer patients for tertiary and quaternary services to our main location near downtown Orlando. Our newest program has brought pediatric liver transplant services to Central Florida. In 2019 through 2024, AdventHealth for Children is recognized by US News and World Report as the best Children’s Hospital for newborn care in Florida. We are also recognized by The Leapfrog Group as a top Children’s Hospital for quality and safety, and we are a magnet designated hospital for nursing care.

Community Description

AdventHealth is conveniently close to many gorgeous homes, downtown urban living, shopping, and great schools. As one of the most visited American cities, Orlando has world-class attractions including Universal Studios, Walt Disney World, and easy access to both coasts for numerous world renown beaches. Orlando is home to major league soccer (Orlando City Lions), NBA basketball (Orlando Magic) as well as University of Central Florida sports. The city also has many public and private universities and colleges. The Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts hosts variety of musical and theatrical performances throughout the year.

  • Hospital Website (https://www.adventhealth.com/hospital/adventhealth-children)

  • AdventHealth for Children

  • Orange County Parks and Recreation (https://www.orangecountyfl.net/cultureparks.aspx)

  • Seminole County Parks and Recreation

  • Orange County Florida (https://www.orangecountyfl.net/)

  • Osceola County Florida

Category: Physician Services

Organization: AdventHealth Medical Group Central FL

Schedule: Per Diem

Req ID: A108-CHLD

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.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: Advent

  • Job Schedule: Per Diem

    Pay Range: -

  • Location: Orlando, FL

  • Job ID: A108-CHLD

  • Job Family: Physician Services

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