Job ID: 289947465  |  Last Updated: 3/1/2021

Pediatric Surgeon - Lakeland, Florida

Orlando, FL
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Job Description

As one of the nations 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.

Equity, diversity, and inclusion guide our growth and strategy. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about, and committed to leading efforts to provide culturally relevant care, reducing health disparities, and helping build a diverse and inclusive team environment. All Nemours associates are expected to ensure that these philosophies are embedded in their day to day work with colleagues, patients and families.

Nemours Childrens Hospital in Orlando is seeking a sixth Pediatric Surgeon to join our growing medical staff. This position will be based at our partner hospital Lakeland Regional Medical Center, and will be the second surgeon onsite. This position will receive backup from the four Pediatric Surgeons based nearby at Nemours Childrens Hospital. The opportunity will exist to participate in research or in our Pediatric Residency program.

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. This is a full-time employed position with excellent benefits including relocation.

For confidential consideration, please forward your formal CV to:
Adela Casas-Melley MD, Chair, Department of Surgery
Nemours Childrens Hospital
Brian Richardson, Senior Physician Recruiter

Other Nemours services onsite at Lakeland Regional include outpatient Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Nephrology, Urology, Rheumatology, and Maternal Fetal Medicine. Nemours Inpatient services include Cardiology and MFM Consults, PICU and General Surgery Medical Directorship services, and Neurology.

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LRH Carol Jenkins Barnett Center for Women Children

Lakeland Regional Health

City of Lakeland

With 849 beds, Lakeland Regional is the 5th largest Hospital in Florida seeing over 200,000 ER visits and 43,000 admissions per year, over 2,100 trauma visits annually, and more than 3,000 deliveries.

Services are delivered in the new Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children which opened summer of 2018. This $275 million project has 300,000 square feet of stare-of-the-art inpatient and outpatient space including a 47-bed pediatric medical/surgical unit, a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, the areas largest Level II NICU, and an expanded 22 bed Pediatric Emergency Department.

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.

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