The Division of Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary, and Pediatric Sleep Medicine at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital is seeking to add a BE/BC pediatric pulmonologist to its team. Though not required, those with additional fellowship training and board eligibility/certification in pediatric sleep medicine are encouraged to apply. Ideal candidates will have a strong background in clinical pulmonology and have experience caring for patients with chronic and complex respiratory disorders such as cystic fibrosis, chronic lung disease of prematurity, chronic asthma, general pediatric pulmonary disorders, congenital airway anomalies and pediatric sleep disorders. Competency in pediatric flexible fiber-optic bronchoscopy is essential as is a willingness to participate in graduate medical education. Clinical research initiatives will be fully supported by the Office of Human Research.
The Cystic Fibrosis and Pulmonary Center at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is a Cystic Fibrosis Foundation accredited CF Center. With approximately 200 patients, the Division is comprised of a complete cystic fibrosis team including pediatric psychology, respiratory therapy, nutrition and social services specialists. Adult transition is seamlessly established under the direction of an adult CF specialist team. The CF Center at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital participates in research trials identified through the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutic Development Network (TDN). Additional specialty programs within the Division include multidisciplinary care of patients with neuromuscular diseases, a severe and chronic asthma clinic (rated among the nation’s top healthcare facilities for providing high quality pediatric asthma care) and a pediatric ambulatory sleep clinic offering PAP therapy in addition to a hospital-based, AASM-accredited pediatric sleep lab that studies over 600 patients per year. The Pulmonary Division performs flexible fiber optic bronchoscopy with new, state-of-the-art equipment.
This is a full-time employed position with the Division of Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary, and Pediatric Sleep Medicine, part of the Memorial Physician Group. The position offers competitive benefits and a compensation package that is commensurate with training and experience. Professional malpractice and medical liability are covered under sovereign immunity.
About Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is a 226 bed free-standing children’s hospital in Hollywood, Broward County, Florida located near Fort Lauderdale. The hospital is currently undergoing a 4-story vertical expansion to double the number of floors and to continue to meet its commitment to providing the highest quality and safest care for children in the region. This expansion is scheduled to open the Fall of 2022 and includes a new CVICU and Cardiac Step Down Unit as well as state-of-the-art ORs and cath labs.
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is one of six hospitals that are part of Memorial Healthcare System, the third largest public health system in the country. Memorial delivers nearly 14,000 babies per year in three hospitals and has 132 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) beds – both Level II and III services (the state of Florida does not yet have a separate designation for Level IV care).
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital (JDCH) has robust high-risk and congenital programs including a US News and World Report ranked pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery Program, one of only two active programs in the state that does heart transplants. JDCH’s Orthopedic and Sports Medicine program is also ranked by US News and World Report as number one in Florida and is one of the largest programs in the southeastern United States. JDCH also has robust Neurosciences, Hematology/Oncology and other specialized surgical programs (approximately 10,000 surgeries per year), and the area’s largest pediatric and neonatal transport team, which also does mobile ECMO.
JDCH serves over 375,000 children per year from around the state. Approximately 100,000 children are cared for in our three emergency rooms across the county per year. JDCH’s services continue to grow with the opening of the new specialty center/ambulatory surgery center in Palm Beach County in 2018 and a new ambulatory pavilion in Miramar, near Miami-Dade County which will open in 2022.
JDCH offers resources for academic pursuits, spanning from clinical research to basic science investigation via affiliations with nearby universities and through its Pediatric Institute for Discovery and Innovation (PIDI). JDCH has an established pediatric residency program and deep relationships with other hospital providers and universities.
JDCH combines leading-edge clinical excellence with a child- and family-friendly environment that emphasizes the Power of Play. JDCH offers a comprehensive range of healthcare services – delivered with kindness, dedication and compassion.
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