Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician needed to serve as Medical Director in Jacksonville, FL!
In conjunction with TeamHealth, Orange Park Medical Center is seeking a Board Certified, fellowship trained Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician for Medical Director of our Pediatric Emergency Department. Our Pediatric Emergency department consists of 10 Peds ER rooms and a Pediatric ER waiting room and Peds ED sees 13,000 - 14,000 patients annually. Physicians work 12-hour shifts and there is daily scribe coverage for the physician. Hospital offers a full pediatrics inpatient unit including a level 2 NICU; Hospital has a dedicated PICU with pediatric intensivists in the unit twenty four hours a day! Highly skilled Pediatric Emergency Physicians and Nurses are available on-site twenty four hours a day in the Pediatric ER.
Incoming provider must have Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship, ABEM and ABP certification and have current PALS.
* Sign On Bonus
* Relocation Bonus
* Leadership Support
* Monthly Administrative Stipend
* Competitive Compensation
* Paid Professional Liability Insurance with tail coverage
OPMC is one of the busiest emergency departments in the region seeing between 7,000 – 8,000 patients per month. We take pride in the strong, clinical care we provide to our patients. OPMC is the only hospital in the area with on-site award-winning, comprehensive care to meet the full scope of our community’s needs. We are one of only two hospitals in the region and four percent of hospitals nationwide to receive the Joint Commission “Top Performer” designation for quality outcomes three years in a row. OPMC also has the highest quality cardiac surgery rating (3-star) from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and is a Stroke Gold Plus rated Stroke Center, awarded by the American Heart/Stroke Association.
Located on the banks of the St. Johns River and within a short driving distance to Jacksonville and its beaches, Orange Park boasts a culture all its own. Orange Park offers excellent public and private schools, beautifully planned communities as well as more secluded areas to raise horses, and a scenic riverside lifestyle. Orange Park is part of the Jacksonville Metropolitan area which comprises over 1.3 million people.
With a population of 1.3 million people, a low cost of living, high quality of life and wonderful climate, our region is one of the few places in the United States that is experiencing a growing population of young professionals; and trailing spouses are in luck because Forbes ranked Jacksonville in the "Top 10 Best U.S. Cities to Find a Job." Jacksonville was ranked in the top 10 of Mobility magazine’s "Best Cities for Relocating Families." Families are able to choose from a variety of top-ranked K - 12 schools and excellent colleges and universities for their children. Northeast Florida is known for its outdoor recreation opportunities, featuring 90 miles of beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and the majestic St. Johns River. A short drive southeast from Memorial Hospital is Ponte Vedra Beach, home of the PGA Tour and The Players Championship (TPC) which are played at TPC Sawgrass, home of the famous 17th-hole island green. Here you will also find elegant shopping and fine dining as well as some of the highest sand dunes in Florida! Top rated beach clubs from the Lodge and Club to the Cabana Club make living here fun and exciting. Enjoy playing golf, playing tennis or other popular sports such as wakeboarding, surfing, waterskiing and boating. Another short drive northeast from Memorial Hospital is Amelia Island. This was Florida’s first luxury tourist destination. Amelia Island is named among the top 10 North American islands by Conde Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards for seven consecutive years and is also recognized as a Top 25 Island in the World!
Jacksonville is the largest city in the US landwise. It is the largest deepwater port in the south and second largest on the US east coast. Jacksonville also has one of the largest military presence in the country, especially the US Navy. Jacksonville has over 500 diverse neighborhoods and you can choose to live in an almost rural environment, the heart of the city or near or on the beach. Average temperature in the winters runs in the 60s and lows in the 40s. This is a great city for year round outdoor activities! Jacksonville is also home to the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars and the professional soccer team Jacksonville Armada!