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As health care continues to evolve, we are looking for Advanced Practice Providers who wish to grow with us both personally and professionally. We hope you will see that you belong with Florida Hospital in the same way that hundreds of other Advanced Practice Providers have in recent years. These APP's have helped continue to shape Florida Hospital and Florida Hospital Medical Group to what we are today, and they stay because they truly make a difference here.

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Certified Nurse Midwife
Altamonte Springs, FL

Location: Altamonte Springs, FL - Specialty: Certified Nurse Midwife

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Evaluates pregnant and postpartum women including managing all aspects of pre-natal visits
  • Performs the nursing duties related to midwifery including labor and delivery care, care after birth, and newborn care.
  • Educates women about different types of care available and encourages them to enhance their pregnancy by being involved.
  • Orders, interprets and incorporates diagnostic tests, studies and lab values into the plan of care; evaluates effectiveness.
  • Formulates appropriate diagnosis based on history, physical examination and clinical findings.
  • Plans and provides care within the framework of policies, unit guidelines and privileges.
  • Serves as OB/GYN team member working closely with physicians and other staff to ensure healthy pregnancies and deliveries.
  • Prescribes pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies according to privileges.
  • Emphasizes patient education, active participation, clear communication between the provider and the women, and an individualized health care experience.
  • Advocates birth education, natural childbirth, and the participation of the entire family.
  • Teaches patients about all aspects of an infant’s reaction to its environment including but not limited to breast feeding and bonding.
  • Communicates and documents pertinent case information in a timely and thorough manner.
  • Position will require a rotation to our Deltona Clinic which will open in January of 2018

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Knowledge of midwifery principles and techniques.
  • Knowledge of methods ensuring safe working environment for patient, family, and staff including using appropriate personal protection equipment.
  • Knowledge of theories of family dynamics, mother-child attachment, parenting, and adult learning concepts.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • 1-3 years’ experience as midwife in hospital setting

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Masters Degree in Nursing with Mid-Wife Certification
  • Minimum three years of experience as RN; one year as midwife in hospital setting.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • 3 years’ experience as midwife in hospital and clinic setting
  • 3 years’ experience as nurse in hospital setting

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • Certification of Nurse Midwifery (CNM) program accredited by American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM).
  • ACLS

Location: Orlando, FL - Specialty: Certified Nurse Midwife

General Summary:
  • Evaluates pregnant and postpartum women including managing all aspects of pre-natal visits
  • Performs the nursing duties related to midwifery including labor and delivery care, care after birth, and newborn care.
  • Educates women about different types of care available and encourages them to enhance their pregnancy by being involved.  
  • Orders, interprets and incorporates diagnostic tests, studies and lab values into the plan of care; evaluates effectiveness.
  • Formulates appropriate diagnosis based on history, physical examination and clinical findings.
  • Plans and provides care within the framework of policies, unit guidelines and privileges.
  • Serves as OB/GYN team member working closely with physicians and other staff to ensure healthy pregnancies and deliveries.
  • Prescribes pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies according to privileges.
  • Emphasizes patient education, active participation, clear communication between the provider and the women, and an individualized health care experience.
  • Advocates birth education, natural childbirth, and the participation of the entire family.
  • Teaches patients about all aspects of an infant’s reaction to its environment including but not limited to breast feeding and bonding.  
  • Communicates and documents pertinent case information in a timely and thorough manner.
Requirements:
  • Knowledge of midwifery principles and techniques.
  • Knowledge of methods ensuring safe working environment for patient, family, and staff including using appropriate personal protection equipment.
  • Knowledge of theories of family dynamics, mother-child attachment, parenting, and adult learning concepts.
  • Masters Degree in Nursing with Mid-Wife Certification
  • Minimum three years of experience as RN; one year as midwife in hospital setting
  • Certification of Nurse Midwifery (CNM) program accredited by American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM).
  • ACLS   
Preferred Items:
  • 1-3 years’ experience as midwife in hospital setting
  • 3 years’ experience as midwife in hospital and clinic setting
  • 3 years’ experience as nurse in hospital setting

Location: Winter Park, FL, FL - Specialty: Nurse Practitioner, Critical Care: Pediatric

General Summary: The Pediatric ARNP 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
  • Candidate must be able to successfully pass a third-party background check and pre-employment drug screen

>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 Pediatric Nurse Practitioner studies from an accredited program (Family Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant candidates will be considered with strong, relevant Pediatric RN experience)
  • 1-3 years in Pediatric ARNP/PA-C experience; preference for inpatient experience

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

  • Current, valid Florida ARNP or PA-C license
  • Certification by Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) or NCCPA
  • BLS, ACLS and PALS certification

Location: Orlando, FL - Specialty: Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Opportunities available in the Orlando, Florida area.  

Our partnership with Walt Disney World is one of the most exciting ventures in the healthcare arena.  The affiliation between Walt Disney World and Florida Hospital is bringing two of the largest and most prestigious organizations together for an amazing goal: to provide first class healthcare for children in an environment filled with healing and happiness. 

Below is the link to the Children’s Hospital where you can read more about the NICU: 

https://www.floridahospital.com/children/nicu

We are looking for dynamic, innovative, and hardworking Neonatal Nurse Practitioners to join our group at the Walt Disney Pavilion at Florida Hospital for Children located in downtown Orlando.  Our team consists of 12 neonatologists, 5 Neonatal Hospitalists and 17 neonatal nurse practitioners.  We recently expanded our NICU into a newly built, beautiful, state-of-the-art facility in 2017.

We currently have 102 neonatal beds and four other Level II NICU’s in hospitals around the Orlando area for a total of 150 neonatal beds in our system.  We have a dedicated Neonatal transport team and are supported by experienced Pediatric Subspecialists.

Job Summary:

  • The ARNP/PA is responsible for providing care for NICU patients within the scope of licensure and within the supervising physician's scope of practice
  • Evaluate patients, perform procedures, develop treatment plans, order and interpret labs, x-rays and other diagnostic studies per specialty guidelines and under the guidance of the Neonatologist
  • This position consists of a combination day, nights and weekend shifts
  • Must hold a valid Florida ARNP with Neonatal Nurse Practitioner certification or Physician Assistant license
  • Certification through ANCC, NCCPA or other nationally recognized certifying body (or eligible)

Relocation Assistance provided, along with a competitive salary and benefits package.

Location: Orlando, FL - Specialty: Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Acute Care

General Summary:
The Pediatric ARNP or PA-C, under the supervision of the Physician, who acts as the collaborative practitioner, is responsible for:
  • Performs admissions, consultations & follow up care of pediatric patients in the Pediatric Cardiac ICU setting, such as intubation & ventilator management
  • Managing pre & post-operative congenital heart surgical patients
  • Conditions treated: Mitral Valve Prolapse, Aneurysms, Tracheal Rings, Congenital Heart Defects, Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO), Atrial Septal Defect (ASD), Double Outlet Right Ventricle
  • Educates patient & family on treatment plans, surgical procedures, pre & post-operative care, etc.
  • Monitors the patient’s course of treatment & makes appropriate referral to either a physician or specialist, as needed
  • Collaborates with physician & staff as necessary to provide consistent care to patients & support to staff
  • Candidate must be able to successfully pass a third-party background check & pre-employment drug screen
Knowledge and Skills Required:
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, 12 hour shifts, days, evenings, weekends & holidays
Required Education/Experience:
  • Master’s degree in Physician Assistant or Pediatric/Family Nurse Practitioner studies from an accredited program
  • 1-3 years in experience as a Pediatric ARNP or PA-C in an ICU, acute care or ER setting
Licensure, Certification, and Registration:
  • Current, valid Florida ARNP license (or eligibility to obtain FL licensure)
  • Certification by Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB)
  • BLS, ACLS and PALS certification

Physician Assistant, Surgical: Cardiovascular & Thoracic
Orlando, FL

Location: Orlando, FL - Specialty: Physician Assistant, Surgical: Cardiovascular & Thoracic

CVICU Provider Opportunities- Physician Assistant, PA-C

Florida Hospital Orlando

Job Summary:

  • Provides direct clinical services for critically ill adult patients with cardiac or multi-system failure, utilizing evidence-based clinical practice standards under the supervision of the patient's physician.
  • Obtains patient health histories and complete physical examinations and documents findings in accordance with hospital requirements.
  • Orders and interprets appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests, explaining the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of procedure(s) to patients, patient's family, staff and healthcare learners.
  • Performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation and external cardiac massage; airway management including bag and mask ventilation, endotracheal intubation and extubation, repositioning endotracheal tubes; directing administration of life supporting drugs according to established protocols; and defibrillation according to Advanced Cardiac Life Support standards.
  • Under physician direction and within the credentialing standards of the Hospital, inserts and manages arterial catheters, central venous catheters, pulmonary artery catheters, temporary pacemakers, and other procedures commensurate with an ICU environment.
  • Interfaces patients with monitoring and instrumentation equipment, and directs and educates others in performing the same functions.
  • Formulates and implements a treatment plan for acute illness management in collaboration with the designated primary supervising physician and/or attending back-up physician(s) and documents in medical records and appropriate narrative summaries.
  • Assesses patients for changes in status and institutes appropriate interventions, including initiation of necessary emergency interventions to stabilize patient.
  • Provides family-centered care by communicating with the family regarding the changing health care needs of their family member.
  • Utilizes current research and evidence-based decision-making in all clinical practice.
  • Participates and assists with the pre-, peri-, and postoperative management of the cardiac transplant, ventricular assist device, and ECMO patient in the OR and ICU's.
  • Performs and participates in quality/performance improvement activities and clinical research.
  • Participates in and supports accreditation, compliance, and regulatory activities of the organization.
  • Demonstrates responsibility for professional practice through active participation in professional organizations and continuing education.

Requirements:

  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support certificate.
  • Credentialed, or in training for, the following procedure skills:
    • Arterial line insertion
    • Central line insertion
    • Pulmonary artery catheter insertion
    • Airway management
  • Completion of the FH Hemodynamic and Procedure Training program and attainment of a passing score 80% on the post-test.
  • Ability to provide in-hospital coverage on a rotating shift basis.  The shifts may include days, mid, evenings, and nights.
  • Fundamentals in Critical Ca&l

Physician Assistant, Surgical: Cardiovascular & Thoracic
Tavares, FL

Location: Tavares, FL - Specialty: Physician Assistant, Surgical: Cardiovascular & Thoracic

Mission Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons- Tavares, FL
Cardio Thoracic Surgery Physician Assistant, PA-C
Summary:
Serve an integral role in the management of cardiothoracic surgery patients, including all aspects of peri-operative care from performing patient histories and daily rounds to invasive surgical procedures, including the critical retrieval of vascular tissue in coronary bypass procedures.
  • Performs patient histories & physical exams in office & hospital setting
  • Handles daily patient rounds, patient education and discharge summaries
  • Performs invasive procedures, such as thoracenteses, dialysis and Swan-Ganz catheters, arterial lines and intra-aortic balloon pumps, etc.
  • Retrieval vascular tissue
  • First assistant duties on all adult cardiac cases; thoracic and major/minor vascular cases
  • Meets the needs of the attending surgeon, can assist several surgeons in a single practice
  • Has knowledge of each surgeon's idiosyncrasies to expedite the procedure and limit patient morbidity and mortality
  • Has extensive knowledge of the pharmacologic effects of vasoactive/ cardiotonic drugs, ventilator management and artificial cardiac devices
  • Performs duties of a primary care PA
  • Manages other disease entities frequently encountered in the cardiac population, namely hypertension, diabetes, COPD, asthma, hypothyroidism and others
  • Call requirements will be rotated weekly along with weekends

Requirements:

  • Master's Degree in PA Studies
  • 1-2 yrs experience in CT Surgery as a surgical first assist
  • Proficient in Vein Harvesting; EVH
  • Valid Florida PA-C license
  • NCCPA or other nationally recognized accreditation body

If you do not see an opportunity that meets your needs, you can still apply to join the Florida Hospital Family! Click here to apply:  Apply Now

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