Pediatric Palliative Medicine - Florida Hospital for Children, Orlando, Florida
Florida Hospital for Children
June 13, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Hospital, Public and Private
Physicians/Surgeons, Physicians: Specialty
Florida Hospital for Children is seeking a dynamic and hardworking Pediatric Palliative Medicine physician to join our team within our system in Orlando. Florida Hospital has a growing physician-led program that will give you the opportunity to work with our existing palliative care team. We direct inpatient consultation services at a tertiary hospital with plans to roll-out outpatient clinics. This position comes with opportunities for mentorship, teaching, working with team-based faculty, and development of a palliative fellowship. This program emphasizes patient and family-centered care and collaboration with a team of physicians from every specialty. There is an opportunity to work with pediatric residents and palliative medicine fellows.
Requirements of the position include:
Successful candidates will have strong clinical skills necessary to join our growing program.
Board Certification/Eligible in Hospice and Palliative Medicine along with active board certification by the American Board of Pediatrics.
Florida Hospital is a not-for-profit hospital system based in Orlando, Florida and our parent company is Adventist Health System. We have eight hospitals in the Central Florida area with a full network of 24 total hospitals in the state. Our eight hospitals encompass over 2200 beds, 2200 physicians on our medical staff, 18,000 employees, and we care for over one million patients per year.
Our Walt Disney Pavilion at Florida Hospital for Children is a full service, tertiary children’s hospital with over 200 dedicated pediatric beds, including a 22 bed PICU, 10 bed Cardiac ICU, 102 NICU beds at FHFC, with an extensive network of four other Level II NICU’s that bring our total number of NICU beds to over 150, 17 bed pediatric emergency department and statewide pediatric network and transport system. We started our comprehensive pediatric open heart program in 2012 and have a strong track record of positive outcomes. We also have several key destination programs including our level IV Epilepsy program and upcoming pediatric liver transplant. Our unparalleled network consists of 26 hospitals across the state with one children’s hospital at the center and several extremely successful pediatric subspecialty programs including outreach clinics.
Florida Hospital for Children is conveniently close to many gorgeous homes, downtown urban living, shopping and great schools. Orlando has world-class attractions including Universal Studios, Walt Disney World and numerous beaches. Orlando is home to major league soccer (Orlando City Lions), NBA basketball (Orlando Magic) as well as University of Central Florida sports. The city also has many public and private universities and colleges. The newly built Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts hosts variety of musical and theatrical performances throughout the year.
Orlando is known as the City Beautiful. There is much more than theme parks here! Our community is culturally diverse and a great place to raise a family. We have excellent public and private schools. Orlando is also the setting for several colleges and Universities, including the University of Central Florida. We are home to multiple theaters, art museums, art festivals and film festivals. We are well known for our excellent restaurants. We have a vibrant sports community with national teams like the Orlando Magic Basketball and Orlando City Soccer Club. We offer year round pleasant weather for outdoor fun and are only an hour away from some of the most scenic beaches in the Southeast.
For additional information, please contact: Jason Junker, Director of Florida Hospital Physician Recruitment at 407-200-2538 or email CV to Jason.Junker@FLHosp.org
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 226299
About Florida Hospital for Children
Since 1908, Florida Hospital Orlando has cared for the Central Florida community as well as patients from around the world. At the core of the Florida Hospital system, Florida Hospital Orlando is an acute-care, tertiary hospital caring for more than 1.5 million patients a year. As the primary campus for more than 1,000 physicians, Florida Hospital Orlando is home to nationally recognized Centers of Excellence for Cancer, Cardiology, Children, Diabetes, Neuroscience, Orthopaedics, and Transplant. Florida Hospital Orlando continues to meet the growing needs of our community with the addition of the Ginsburg Tower, a $255 million 15-story facility that is home to the Florida Hospital Cardiovascular Institute and a football-field-sized emergency department that can accommodate the treatment of more patients in less time.