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Physician Assistant Variable Orthopedics - Nemours Children's Hospital at Nemours in Orlando, Florida

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Provides care for pediatric patients, including interviews patients, obtains and records health histories, completes physical and developmental assessments, diagnoses health problems, manages the health care of those patients for which he/she has been educated, provides health care teaching and counseling, initiates referrals and maintains health records in the inpatient and/or outpatient settings.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides care to pediatric patients as guided by education, clinical expertise and Scope of Practice Agreement, including ambulatory, inpatient (acute) care, surgical first assist and pre- and post-operative management.
  • Elicits comprehensive or focused/interval health history(ies).
  • Performs complete or interim physical examinations as indicated by the nature of the encounter
  • Orders, performs, and/or interprets diagnostic or screening tests, including laboratory, radiological or other tests within the PA scope of practice.
  • Plans interventions including medications, treatments and procedures, and modifies plans based on evaluation of patient response.
  • Initiates, monitors, alters or orders medications related to conditions or illnesses being treated within applicable divisions.


  • Successful completion of Accredited PA program, National Physician Assistant Certification within 90 days of employment.
  • Florida Licensure as a Physician Assistant (temp or permanent) required upon hire.
  • BLS required upon hire.
  • Prior healthcare/patient care experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with Pediatrics or Child Health preferred.

Nemours offers its Associates a competitive salary and a robust benefits package that includes relocation, health/life/dental/vision for Associates and their dependents, a wellness program, CME, 403(b) with employer match as well as 457(b) retirement savings plans, licensure and dues allowance, tuition reimbursement, legal plan, adoption assistance and many other benefit options. If you're looking for a position that will allow you to enjoy a work-life balance, have an opportunity for professional growth, and focus on pediatric care, this is the opportunity for you .

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