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AdventHealth Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery - Surgical PA or APRN First Assist in Orlando, Florida


Surgical Physician Assistant(PA-C) or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) with First AssistCertification, Full-Time Career Opportunity


Formerly known as Florida Centerfor Pediatric Orthopaedics

AdventHealth for Children-Orlando, Florida


Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Department at Orlando has a great opportunity for

a certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

(APRN) with first assist certification to join a growing practice. The role

involves orthopedic management of patients ranging from newborn to early

adulthood. This individual would work in outpatient and inpatient settings as

well as assist in surgery.

Walt Disney Pavilion at AdventHealth for Children (formerly

Florida Hospital for Children) is a full service, tertiary children’s hospital

with over 200 dedicated pediatric beds including a 22 bed PICU, 10 bed Cardiac

ICU, 102 bed NICU, 17 bed pediatric emergency department and statewide

pediatric network and transport system. Our unparalleled network consists

of 27 hospitals across the state with Walt Disney Pavilion at the center and

several extremely successful pediatric subspecialty programs including outreach


AdventHealth Medical Group (formerly known as Florida HospitalMedical Group) is associated with AdventHealth; the largest Protestantnot-for-profit healthcare system in the world. AdventHealth is a national leader in quality, safety and patientsatisfaction. AHMG’s advanced practice providers (APPs) help manage thetreatment and care for our patients in the office practice setting as well asat AdventHealth’s eight campuses in Altamonte Springs, Apopka, Celebration,East Orlando, Kissimmee, Orlando, Winter Park and AdventHealth Waterman inTavares.


The APP, under the supervision of the Physicians is responsible


  • Performing historiesand physical exams on pediatric orthopedic patients in both the office and hospital.

  • Handlingdaily patient rounds, patient education and discharge summaries

  • First assisting in the Operating Room

  • Other procedures which include but are not limited to: Jointinjections, aspirations, cast application, dressing changes, fracture reduction

  • Ordering and interpretingappropriate diagnostic tests, such as laboratory, X-ray, MRI, etc.

  • Assisting patient and family with pre- and post-proceduraleducation

  • Monitoring the patient’s course oftreatment and places orders for referral to the appropriate specialist.

  • Collaborating with physician andstaff to provide consistent care to both the parents and the patients.

  • Main Outpatient office location: Orlando

  • Satellite offices: Daytona and Winter Garden

  • Hospitals covered: Orlando and Winter Garden

  • Call rotation is 1 in 4

Community and Benefit Highlights

  • Practice andHospital located Orlando, Florida the “City Beautiful” just minutes awayfrom Downtown Orlando.

  • Very closeproximity to other gorgeous cities such as Winter Park, College Park,Baldwin Park, Maitland, Altamonte Springs, Lake Mary, and Longwood.

  • Easy commuteto nearby beaches and local theme parks such as Disney World and UniversalStudios among many more

  • CompetitiveSalary, Comprehensive Benefits, Extremely low-cost health care premiumsfor single or family plans

  • RelocationAssistance

Knowledgeand Skills Required:

  • Abilityto establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, officestaff, patients, parents and hospital medical staff

  • Desireto become part of a multi-disciplinary program

  • Someevening and weekend on-call/rounding will be required

Educationand Experience:

  • Master’s degree in nursing or Physician Assistant Studies

  • Experience with pediatric orthopedics

  • First assist surgical experience

Licensure,Certification, and Registration:

  • Current, valid Florida PA-C license (or eligible); APRN with 1 st

assist certification

  • Certification through NCCPA or other nationally recognized certification


Job: Physician Assistant

Primary Location: US-FL-Orlando

Organization AdventHealth Medical Group Central FL

Schedule Full-time

Shift Day

Job Level Staff / Associate

Education Level Master's Degree

Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time

Job Posting May 1, 2019, 9:38:51 AM

Req ID: 276474

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.