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Advanced Provider III

Location: 8960 Colonial Center Drive, Fort Myers, FL
Department: LPG Orthopedics
Categories: Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Schedule: Days


LPG Orthopedic Surgery practice with Lee Health is seeking a full- time Orthopedic Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to join the practice. Looking for a dedicated, positive, and friendly candidate to join our busy, fast paced environment with 3 surgeons who are committed to providing excellent care to patients. In this practice, each surgeon has completed a fellowship in a subspecialty; therefore, there is a focus on the following Orthopedic service lines: joint replacement, upper extremities/ hand, trauma, and fracture care. This PA/NP will assist the Orthopedic Surgeons in outpatient clinic and inpatient operating room. Weekly schedule consists of 3 days office hours, 2-2 ½ days of OR, and weekday / weekend call coverage responsibilities (days/ weekends vary).

The PA/NP is also responsible for: Complete orthopedic medical diagnosis, assessment, and evaluation. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure safe; effective and efficient patient care delivery; and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Continuously monitors quality patient care through excellence in customer service and performance improvement that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care (treatment pre/post-surgery) along with managing non-surgical treatment options
Physician Assistants (PA) and Nurse Practitioners (NP) are required to function consistent with Florida Law. May work without immediate supervision.


Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/

Additional Requirements

Graduate from a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program required.

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
No Experience Required

Additional Requirements

Experience in area of specialty preferred

State of Florida Licensure Requirements

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant LicenseRequired

Certifications/Registration Requirements

BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)Required

Additional Requirements

BLS is required. ACLS may be required as identified/area of specialty. Certification by the America College of Nurse-Midwifes (ACNM) and American Certification Council (ACC) is required for Nurse Midwives.