Golisano Children s Hospital of Southwest Florida is seeking a Pediatric General Surgeon

Lee Health
Fort Myers, Florida
Closing date
Mar 14, 2023

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Golisano Children s Hospital of Southwest Florida is a state-of-the-art pediatric facility located near the beautiful beaches of Southwest Florida, delivering high level care for infants and children from across the region. This 135 bed referral hospital care for children and their families across five counties and is the only children s hospital between Tampa and Miami. Golisano provides the full range of specialized pediatric services to take care of all types of healthcare problems from emergency pediatric care to behavioral health, surgery and critical care, orthopedics, cancer treatment, cardiology and more. The hospital has a 16 bed PICU and a 70 bed high level NICU, 36 bed medical-surgical unit and 13 bed oncology unit.

Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida is part of Lee Health system, a non-profit organization comprised of more than 14,000 employees, 4,500 volunteers, and more than 900 employed primary care and specialty care providers with more than 30 practice locations throughout Southwest Florida. Lee Health system has four adult acute care hospitals and specialty rehab hospital that together house almost 2,000 hospital beds.

Golisano Children s Hospital is a new and modern state of the art facility that was ranked as the most beautiful Children s Hospital in the country. The Hospital and Lee Health System have received awards for excellence in patient and family centered care as well as recognition by the Leapfrog group for top performing Children s Hospital in quality and safety.

Position Information:

The Pediatric Surgery Team at Golisano Children s Hospital is seeking a full time physician BE/BC in Pediatric General Surgery to join a busy 3-physicians and 4-advanced provider practice. The practice has outpatient clinics in Fort Myers with two satellite clinics in Naples and Port Charlotte. All surgeries and all emergency care is provided at Golisano Children s Hospital. Weekend call coverage will be 1:4. Candidates for this position must have completed a general surgery residency, be fellowship trained in pediatric general surgery and have interest in performing the full range of pediatric surgical care to include complex neonatal cases, common surgical problems, pediatric surgical oncology, advanced minimally invasive procedures, emergency surgery and trauma care.

Benefit Highlights:

  • Offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus opportunities
  • Paid time off
  • Excellent work/life balance
  • Relocation package and potential sign-on bonus
  • Full Malpractice coverage with the benefit of FL articles of sovereign immunity
  • 403(b) retirement plan with match as well as 457 plan.
  • Short term/long term disability

Fort Myers:

Fort Myers is a wonderful place to live, enjoy life, and raise a family. There is something for everyone of all ages. With warm weather all year round, the area has numerous outdoor activities right at your fingertips, such as, boating, playing golf, tennis, fishing, enjoying the wildlife, beautiful walking trails, sports, and so much more! Fort Myers has wonderful cultural activities including the SW Florida Symphony Orchestra, museums and a vibrant art scene. It is home of the Edison and Ford museum and botanical gardens. It has numerous restaurants, plenty of shopping close by in our malls and outlets, and a wide variety of festivals all year round. There are many marinas, boat landings, waterways, beaches, lakes, parks, wildlife sanctuaries and boardwalks for you to enjoy nature and easy access to water related activities. Fort Myers ranks top in the country for boat ownership and boat related activities. It is a destination for boating and fishing enthusiasts.

Fort Myers International Airport is easy to get to, easy to use, and offers numerous direct flights and connections to meet all of your travel needs. Fort Myers is minutes away from Sanibel Island, Captiva, and Naples. The area has the most beautiful beaches in the country, as ranked by Travel Magazines and websites. Fort Myers is less than 30 miles from Naples, Port Charlotte, Boca Grande, and multiple beautiful islands of the West Coast of Florida. This area is also centrally located between three of Florida s major cities, including Orlando, Tampa and Miami. The highways and roads are of excellent quality which allows for easy travel to anywhere in FL.

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