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Full-Time ARNP/PA

University of Florida Department of Urology Seeking Advance
Practice Providers at UF Health

The Department of Urology at the University of Florida is seeking qualified Advance Practice Providers who want to work in a highly collaborative, fast paced, cutting edge surgical environment at a top rated health care system. UF Health Urology is consistently ranked as a top urology program in Florida and in the nation by US News & World Reports.


Available Positions:

  • Clinic Extender

    • This position works directly with urology faculty, residents and nursing staff in the urology outpatient clinic at UF Medical Plaza by providing direct patient care. With experience, the incumbent will be expected to develop and implement treatment plans under physician guidance. Additional opportunities to perform minor clinic procedures are available.
  • Robotic Surgery First Assist/Clinic Extender

    • This unique position allows for a portion of the week to be spent in the operating room supporting robotic urology procedures using the da Vinci Surgical System with the remainder of the week in the outpatient urology clinic.

Requirements/Certification:

  • For Clinic Extender position: Acute Care Certified NP, Family Practice NP, or PA licensure

  • For Surgical First Assist position: Acute Care Certified NP or PA licensure required


Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Assertive, self-motivated, actively seeks new challenges and looks for opportunities to engage and improve his/her practice environment and work at the top of their license

  • Responds positively to change and enjoys the challenges that come with a dynamic work environment

  • Collaborative team member who enjoys teaching and being taught

  • Demonstrated high level of clinical proficiency and excellent decision making skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as an effective member of a health care team

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to effectively collaborate with and establish/build relationships with others

  • Proven organizational skills and ability to prioritize effectively


About our UF Urology Team:

  • 11 faculty and 15 residents

  • Collaborative MD/APP model

  • APP autonomy

  • Diverse patient population:

    • Tertiary level urology patents include cancers of the prostate, bladder, kidney and penis, urologic reconstruction, stone disease, female urology including bladder prolapse and incontinence, as well as sexual medicine.
  • Academic program exposure (fellows, resident, medical students, family medicine residents)

  • Ongoing career development opportunities

  • CEU allowance to attend meetings

  • Malpractice coverage

  • Extensive benefit package


Interested parties may forward curriculum vitae with three letters of reference to:

Michelle Van Leer, RN, MSN
Director, Health Care Administration
Director, Patient Quality & Safety
Department of Urology
University of Florida
1600 SW Archer Road, Room N-209
P.O. Box 100247
Gainesville, FL 32610-0247
Office: (352) 273-7492 / Fax: (352) 273-7515
Email: michelle.vanleer@urology.ufl.edu