A pediatric general surgeon is needed in Jacksonville.
This is a great opportunity for a pediatric surgeon looking to build a practice from the ground up. This surgeon will be part of the HCA Physician Services Group employed network and enjoy all of the benefits of being employed through HCA - competitive compensation and benefits package, malpractice coverage, PTO, CMEs, and relocation assistance will be provided.
HCA owns 2 Hospitals in the Jacksonville area and the incoming surgeon will practice at both facilities: Orange Park Medical Center and Memorial Hospital. Orange Park Medical Center is a level II trauma center and has a level II NICU, PICU, Peds ED and general pediatric floor. Memorial Hospital is not a designated trauma center, has a level II NICU, PICU, PEDS ED and general peds floor.
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!
Please reach out to Kathy Kyer, HCA Physician Recruiter, at Kathleen.Kyer@HCAHealthcare.com or call (937) 235-5890 if interested in this position!