Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Florida Hospital Medical Group is proud to be affiliated with the world-class Florida Hospital network of care, and a subsidiary of Adventist Health System, the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in the world and a national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction. FHMG’s advanced practice providers manage the treatment and care for our patients in the practice setting, as well as at Florida Hospital’s eight campuses in Altamonte Springs, Apopka, Celebration, East Orlando, Kissimmee, Orlando, Winter Park and Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares.
Immediately available are opportunities in CVICU at Florida Hospital Orlando--one of the busiest Cardio-Thoracic Centers in the Nation. We are also one of the leading Heart Transplant Institutions in the South East.
Transplant, L-VAD, Circulatory Assist Device and ECMO experience preferred but not required
Procedures performed but not limited to: Lines, Intubations and Chest Tubes
Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits for provider and family
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
Provides direct clinical services for critically ill adult patients with cardiac or multi-system failure, within institutional guidelines and 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
Other duties may be assigned
Serves as a member of the critical care team by assisting in management of critically ill patients in the hospital. Applies specialized skills and knowledge related to Cardiovascular ICU settings in which they practice. Contributes to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, consulting and provides leadership to the organization. Ability to provide in-hospital coverage on a rotating shift basis. The shifts will include days, nights, weekends and holidays.
Board Certification as Physician Assistant;
Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support certificate.
Required: 1-2 years’ experience as a PA-C in one of the following: Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac ICU or Cardiovascular ICU
Orlando’s Premier Medical Group
Florida Hospital Medical Group (FHMG) is the Orlando area’s most comprehensive multi-specialty medical group practice. With more than 500 board-certified physicians and surgeons, our group provides patients with a broad range of medical and surgical services in 56 medical specialties.
Our neighborhood-based practices are located throughout Central Florida in... convenient and easily accessible locations in Lake, Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties. From primary care to robotic surgery and ground-breaking cancer treatment, FHMG doctors and medical team support provide treatment and care for our patients at their practices, as well as at Florida Hospital's eight campuses in Altamonte Springs, Apopka, Celebration, East Orlando, Kissimmee, Orlando, Winter Park and Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares.