Chair of Pediatric Anesthesiology

Nemours Children’s Health System
Orlando, Florida
Sep 16, 2019
Sep 15, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

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’ mission is to serve pediatric care through excellence in education, research, patient care and community engagement. We are seeking a Chair of Anesthesia who can develop the Department as a nationally recognized leader in pediatric clinical care, education and research.

The Department Chair will report to the Chief Medical Officer and will be a senior physician leader of Nemours who provides the vision, strategic direction, and management of a clinical department in harmony with the Nemours Mission and Strategy. In addition to leading, developing, and supporting the Department’s faculty members in carrying out their responsibilities, this individual will be instrumental in growing the Department’s clinical and research scope. Leadership and administrative experience are highly desirable, as is a demonstrable commitment to excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, scholarly activity, quality and safety, and patient/family-centered care.

Nemours is a multi-state pediatric healthcare system and as such, the new Department Chair will have the opportunity to interact and collaborate with the Department Chairs who are based at the AI duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware as well as Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida.

Qualified candidates will possess:

MBA, MMM, MHA or similar advanced degree preferred but not required

Fellowship training Pediatric Anesthesiology

Certification in Pediatric Anesthesiology by the American Board of Anesthesiology

Able to obtain a clear and active Florida Medical License

Successful track record of progressive responsibility that includes work in an academic setting

Five years of direct leadership experience

Successful track record of progressive responsibility that includes work in an academic setting

For confidential consideration please forward your CV and cover letter briefly describing your administrative leadership, clinical, and academic experience and interest in this position to:

Brian Richardson, Physician Recruitment Manager

Our Orlando hospital is located in beautiful Lake Nona, a nationally recognized healthy community: Lake Nona

Our 100-bed pediatric hospital also features the area’s only 24-hour Emergency Department designed just for kids as well as outpatient pediatric clinics including several specialties previously unavailable in the region. A hospital designed by families for families, Nemours Children’s Hospital blends the healing power of nature with the latest in healthcare innovation to deliver world-class care to the children of Central Florida and beyond. In keeping with our goal of bringing Nemours care into the communities we serve, we also provide specialty outpatient care in several clinics located throughout the region.

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.

Best Doctors in America® — Many of our physicians are named to this list, year after year.

Nemours Children’s Hospital was named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s “100 Great Hospitals in America” for 2015.

Nemours Children’s Hospital named one of only nine “Top Children’s Hospitals” in the country in 2014 and 2016 by The Leapfrog Group in recognition of exceptional quality and patient safety.

Nemours Children’s Hospital has been named among the Orlando Sentinel’s Top 100 Companies for Working Families in 2013, 2014, and 2015.

Nemours Children’s Hospital awarded the Emergency Nurses Association’s Lantern Award in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017.

Nemours CareConnect, a new approach to telehealth that brings board-certified pediatricians into homes, schools, and hospitals, won Florida Hospital Association’s 2016 award for Innovation of the Year in Patient Care.

Nemours CareConnect was selected as a Digital Edge 50 Award 2017 winner.

Nemours named Top Apps to Know 2015 and 2016 by Becker’s Health IT & CIO Review.

Our Delaware locations named among America’s 150 Top Workplaces by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, through a national survey of Nemours Associates. The world’s most visited site devoted to children’s health.

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children named a “2016 Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

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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