Pediatric Radiologist

Employer
Nemours Children’s Health System
Location
Jacksonville, Florida
Posted
Jun 10, 2019
Closes
Jun 09, 2020
Ref
1990791
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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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.

Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Jacksonville, is currently seeking diagnostic Pediatric Radiologist to join nine Pediatric Radiologists including three Interventional Pediatric Radiologists. Nemours is a pediatric tertiary care subspecialty clinic located in Jacksonville, Florida. The position involves full-time responsibilities as an attending diagnostic Pediatric Radiologist at our freestanding outpatient facility and at Wolfson Children’s Hospital. Wolfson is a 216-bed pediatric hospital where all imaging modalities are utilized. An opportunity for academic appointment to the Mayo Medical School is available.

Nemours Radiology provides full pediatric imaging services (diagnostic and interventional) for the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE, Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, FL, Nemours Children’s Specialty Care in Jacksonville, FL, Nemours Children’s Clinic in Pensacola, FL, as well as staffs pediatric radiology at Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville, FL.

Nemours radiology services are integrated within a single PACS with faculty working from common work-lists. In 2017, over 250,000 imaging examinations were performed in the system. Faculty are licensed in both Delaware and Florida and credentialed throughout the system. By creating an integrated Nemours-wide Radiology department, there is now a critical mass of more than 30 pediatric radiologists, making it one of the largest pediatric radiology faculty in the nation. This critical mass has enabled marked improvement in report turn-around times, increased sub-specialization, dramatic increase in academic productivity, and work on system-wide quality improvement and safety initiatives. The Division of Interventional Radiology with 5 full time and 5 part time FTE’s spans three integrated campuses and will soon be among the largest divisions in the country. The Division runs vascular anomaly, musculoskeletal, liver, diagnostic neuro, oncology and trauma services within the enterprise which will encompass over 7000 procedures this year. Most interventional physicians have licenses and credentialing at separate campuses with integration which allows real time cross campus consulting in the suite and North and South region call coverage. The Division also runs clinic and inpatient services and has proudly earned the top Division Press Ganey customer satisfaction scores in the hospital.

The preferred candidate will have strong skills and experience in the interpretation of diagnostic pediatric radiology exams, excellent clinical and interpersonal skills, and the desire to collaborate with clinicians to deliver the best in imaging care.

Interested candidates should forward their formal CV and references to:
Chetan C Shah, M.D., Interim Chairman, Department of Medical Imaging
Chetan.shah@nemours.org

Jacksonville is Florida’s River City by the Sea. With 840 square miles, it is the largest city in the United States. It is a city that still has a small town atmosphere, but has grown to become a sophisticated business city with a penchant for culture, sports and exceptional quality of life. Jacksonville is blessed with natural beauty, located on the northeast tip of Florida. Tucked in and around boundless acres of water, this is Florida’s First Coast.

The area is home to over 35 miles of sandy, white beaches; more than 55 world-class golf courses, including the Stadium Course at Sawgrass, beautiful state parks, luxurious spas and resorts, and the Jacksonville Jaguars. Cultural attractions include the Jacksonville Symphony, the Florida Theatre, which offers national performers on stage nearly every night of the year, touring Broadway shows, and the Museum of Science and History. With a mild year-round climate, Jacksonville offers a wide array of leisure activities for everyone to enjoy, including golf, tennis, boating, deep-sea fishing, kayaking, horseback riding, and shopping.

Inpatient care is delivered at Wolfson Children's Hospital, connected directly to our clinic with a walkway connector. The 216 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 in-house pediatric hospitalist coverage and 18 pediatric anesthesiologists.


With 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 many 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. Nemours also has two satellite clinics to support patients closer in their respective communities. Full telemedicine opportunities and support is available as many divisions are utilizing this technology currently throughout our clinics.

As one of the nation’s premier pediatric health care systems, Nemours provides world-class clinical care in four states – Delaware, Florida, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours is nationally known for leadership in prevention, quality and safety, family-centered care, continuous improvement (lean), and informatics.

Nemours offers a competitive salary and a robust benefits package that includes productivity and quality based financial incentives, relocation, health, life, dental, CME, 403B Retirement Plan with matching, 457-retirement savings plan, licensure and dues allowance. Florida has no state income tax, and Nemours is a not-for-profit; full-time employed physicians qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness.

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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