Cancer Institute of Florida - Nurse Practitioner, ARNP or Physicain Assistant, PA-C

  • Adventist Health System
  • Orlando, FL, USA
  • Apr 20, 2018

Job Description

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.

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) or Physician Assistant (PA-C) -

Cancer Institute of Florida- Orlando, FL-

Inpatient Position

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Cancer Institute of Florida is one of the largest hematology and oncology practices in Central Florida. The practice has made significant strides in breast cancer , colorectal cancer and lung cancer research, early diagnosis and positive patient outcomes.
Our physicians are heavily involved in clinical trials, which allow us to be on the cutting edge of the latest medical breakthroughs in detection, prevention, treatment and research. With seven physicians and three office locations, we are committed to providing comprehensive continuum of services, access to national clinical trials and world class cancer treatment.

The practice works within the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute which is the largest cancer center in Central Florida, recognized worldwide for its comprehensive, state-of-the-art care and reputation as a destination cancer care facility. We are dedicated to providing our patients with the latest treatments and technologies, managed by an experienced, knowledgeable team that utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to providing compassionate care that focuses on the most positive outcomes possible.

The institute has been ranked among the top five in the nation for robotic gynecologic-oncology surgeries and is the world leader in robotic prostatectomies using the da Vinci® Surgical System. More than 8,000 cancer surgeries are performed annually at FHCI.

The Florida Hospital Cancer Institute Is accredited as a Community Comprehensive Cancer Center by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and is recognized by the American Society of Clinical Oncology for its clinical research. We maintain research affiliations with the National Cancer Institute, Sarah Cannon Research Institute and many other health care institutions and organizations.

General Summary:

The ARNP or PA-C, under the supervision of the Physician(s) who acts as the collaborative practitioner(s), is responsible for:
• Performs physical examinations of patient's evaluation and treatment of oncology patients primarily in the inpatient setting at Florida Hospital Orlando.

• Orders and interprets appropriate diagnostic tests, such as routine laboratory, X-ray, etc
• Monitors the patient's course of treatment and makes appropriate referral to either a physician or specialist, as needed

• Collaborates with physician supervisor and staff, as necessary to provide consistent care to patients and support to staff

• Displays a caring and professional attitude at all time as well as maintaining personal and professional growth

Knowledge and Skills Required:
  • Candidate will see patients in the inpatient setting. The hospital's that might be covered for call will be Florida Hospital Altamonte, Orlando and East to help ensure patient care needs are met throughout the practice
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, patients, and the public
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong medical decision making skills are a must
  • Strong clinical background with an emphasis on oncology related conditions
  • Must be able to work evening and weekend hours as needed by the practice as night and weekend on-call responsibilities may be required
  • Candidate must be able to pass a third party background check and pre-employment drug screen

Required Education/Experience:

Master's degree in Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Studies

1-3 years of experience as ARNP in Hematology/Oncology practice (preferred)

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

Current, valid Florida ARNP or PA license

ANCC, AANP (or equivalent) or NCCPA certification is required

BLS and ACLS required

ONS Certification preferred