As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
We have an open position for a pediatric surgeon to join our division of 4 pediatric surgeons. We provide comprehensive surgical care to a large population base with a heavy load of neonatal cases. We have recently become a pediatric trauma center and anticipate this will increase our workload further. We are looking for motivated new graduate or mid-career pediatric surgeon interested in such an opportunity.
This is a full-time employed position. Physician candidates must have completed an ABMS accredited Fellowship program in Pediatric Surgery, be eligible for unrestricted Florida License, and be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Pediatric surgery.
We have extensive experience in advanced minimally invasive surgery including esophageal atresia repair, with two dedicated minimally invasive OR suites, state of the art instrumentation, and the DaVinci Surgical Robotic System. We have comprehensive programs in management of chest wall deformities, pediatric surgical oncology and neonatal surgical care including a highly successful ECMO program and a multidisciplinary CDH program. We have an adolescent bariatric surgery program and interest in recruiting additional surgeons interested in bariatric surgery.
Our team includes six physician assistants/nurse practitioners providining 24/7 in-house coverage. We receive residents from Mayo, University of Florida and Florida State Colleges of Medicine. Inpatient care is delivered at Wolfson Children's Hospital, connected directly to our clinic. The 180 bed facility includes a new patient tower, a 20 bed PICU, a 12 bed CVICU and 48 Level 2 and 3 NICU beds, with 24 hour critical care coverage. All pediatric surgery specialties are represented including 24/7 in-house pediatric hospitalist coverage and 18 pediatric anesthesiologists. Physicians also practice a coordinated team approach using a sophisticated, industry leading electronic medical record (EMR), which also provides opportunity for research into outcomes and quality improvement.
This position offers a unique mix of academic and private practice, rarely found elsewhere. Emphasis is placed on meeting the individual professional goals of each surgeon and establishing the right life-balance. Academic appointments are available to the Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville, and University of Florida - Jacksonville. Outstanding research opportunities, both clinical and laboratory based exist through both Nemours and our academic affiliates. Research personnel support, financial support and protected time are available for clinical and basic science research pursuits.
At our three clinic locations in the Jacksonville area, Nemours is a leading provider of pediatric specialty care in north Florida with many of our pediatric specialists regularly recognized as the "Best Doctors in America®." We offer comprehensive, family-centered care in more than 30 pediatric specialties. Several of those specialties, offered in collaboration with Wolfson Children's Hospital, have been named among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
One of the fastest growing areas of Florida, Jacksonville is home to many arts venues, numerous festivals, national and international sporting events including the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars and the Jacksonville Suns AA minor league baseball team, exceptional golf courses and world-class art and culture, and is located on the Atlantic Coast. The annual Players Championship held at the nearby TPC course is an internationally recognized sporting event.We have excellent public and private schools coupled with a low cost of living and no state-income tax. We are ideally located on St. Johns River within minutes of Atlantic coast beaches and a short drive to the Jacksonville International Airport. â‹
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.