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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransAPRN Heart Transplant
Orlando, FL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Career Development

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full-Time

Shift : Days- Rotating Between 4 10 Hour Shifts and 3 12 Hour Shifts; Rotating Weekends and Holidays

Location: 2415 N Orange Ave Suite 600 Orlando FL 32804

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Orlando

• Located on a lush sub-tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando

• We offer great benefits with immediate Health Insurance coverage

• Career growth and advancement potential

• Serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America

• AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country

• We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

The role you’ll contribute:

  • Utilizes sensitivity, responsiveness, caring and compassionate attitude with patients, families and visitors by listening and communicating effectively with courtesy, consideration and tact.

  • Facilitates and coordinates evaluations for potential organ recipients or living donors which includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Identifying appropriate candidates upon referral

  • Reviewing patient medical records/data and identification of co-morbidities/ contraindications to transplant (or living donation)

  • Arranging for necessary testing, exams and interviews of transplant candidates and compiling data for assessment.

  • Evaluates and treats patients with acute, chronic complaints and health maintenance concerns which include the following:

  • Assessment of patient health status through physical exam, reviewing patient history, diagnostic tests and procedures and reviewing labs and other critical data.

  • Diagnosis of acute and chronic conditions affecting all organs systems

  • Initiating orders for medications, laboratory and other diagnostic testing and medical treatments on appropriate forms

  • Attends and participates in transplant team meetings including Patient Review Committee, hospital interdisciplinary rounds, discharge planning and QAPI. Communicates with the transplant team in a professional and effective manner.

  • Observes, monitors, assesses and documents organ function and general health status as defined by program protocols. This includes, but not is not limited to:

  • Writing and/or dictating progress notes, procedure notes, history and physical examination, transfers/discharge summaries in accordance with medical policies. Documenting, coding and completing diagnosis of patient’s condition to facilitate appropriate insurance reimbursement.

  • Coordinating information flow among medical, ancillary, nursing, financial and insurance personnel


What You Will Need:


  • A minimum of three years of experience in a large hospital or clinical setting


  • If Nurse Practitioner - Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP)


  • Current BLS and ACLS certification

  • If Nurse Practitioner:

  • Current, valid State of Florida license as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

  • National Nurse Practitioner certification by either:

  • the American Nurses Credentialing Center ( (ANCC) or

  • the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners ( (AANP)

  • If Physician Assistant:

  • Current, valid State of Florida license as a Physician Assistant-C

(The temporary state license issued to the graduated Physician Assistant is considered a valid/ current license until such time as the Physician Assistant is a PA-C.)


  • If Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (applies to both):

Clinical Coordinator Transplant Certification (CCTC) by the American Board of Transplant Certification (ABTC), or

Certification from a clinical research professional organization, i.e., SOCRA, ACRP or

Certification from the America Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN)

  • If Nurse Practitioner (applies only to NP), certification issued by either:

  • the National Certification Corporation (NCC) or

  • the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB)

Job Summary:

The APRN/PA supports the clinical operation of the Transplant Institute with primary focus on clinical services in the inpatient and outpatient setting. Delivery of patient care is conducted in collaboration with the transplant surgeons and physicians including, but not limited to, physical exams, diagnosis and treatment, ordering and interpreting tests, counseling on preventative health, writing prescriptions and assisting in surgery.

In addition, the APRN/PA is responsible for coordinating and managing the patient care of high-risk patient populations throughout the continuum to optimize the patients clinical, functional and psychosocial status, to provide the communication link for coordination of care among the multidisciplinary healthcare team involved with this patient type, and to orchestrate a performance improvement program that focuses on improving patient outcomes.

Under administrative guidance and physician supervision, provides comprehensive primary care services, acute care services and extended care services in the area of nursing and/or medicine for individuals and their families. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth Orlando

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 24018565

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: AdventHealth Central Florida

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $20 - $180

  • Location: Orlando, FL

  • Job ID: 24018565

  • Job Family: Nursing

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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