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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransAHMG Surgical Physician Assistant, PA-C Pediatric Neurosurgery at Orlando
Orlando, FL

Overview

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.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, patients, and the public.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Ability to work variable, flexible shifts as some evening and/or weekend hours may be required.

Required Education/Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies.

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

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

  • Current, valid Florida Physician Assistant license.

  • NCCPA Certification

Category: Physician Services

Req ID: ORL-A332-CHLD-Peds Neuro-New

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

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    Pay Range: $Competitive -

  • Location: Orlando, FL

  • Job ID: ORL-A332-CHLD-Peds Neuro-New

  • Job Family: Physician Services

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