Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrician

Employer
Lee Health
Location
Fort Myers, Florida
Closing date
Sep 23, 2023

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Specialty
Neurology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Located near Southwest Florida's beaches is Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida - a state-of-the-art pediatric facility that delivers vital and lifesaving care for children and their families throughout the region. This 135-bed regional hospital cares for children across five counties and is the only children's hospital between Tampa and Miami. Golisano provides various specialized services to take care of all of our community's children, from emergency care to behavioral health, surgery to critical care, orthopedics, cancer treatment, cardiology, and more. The hospital has a 16 bed PICU and a 70 bed NICU with 24 hours in-house Neonatology coverage.

Lee Health is a non-profit organization with more than 14,000 employees, 4,500 volunteers, and more than 800 employed primary care and specialty care providers with nearly 90 practice locations throughout Southwest Florida. The organization has four acute care hospitals and two specialty hospitals that together house 1,812 hospital beds.

Position Information:

Lee Physician Group (LPG) Pediatric Neurology/Developmental & Behavioral Health is seeking a full-time Board Certified/Board Eligible Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrician to join our dynamic multidisciplinary team. The candidate for this position must have completed a Development Pediatric Fellowship from an ACGME accredited program. Practice-based experience in developmental/behavioral pediatrics is preferred. Applicant must hold a current Florida license or be eligible for licensure. This practice is comprised of an interdisciplinary team of 4 Pediatric Neurologists, 5 Developmental Pediatricians, 4 Behavioral Health Pediatricians, 5 Psychologists, 3 Social Workers, 1 Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, 1 Licensed Mental Health Counselor, 2 Autism Navigators, 1 Behavioral Health Specialist, and several other critical support staff. This central practice location is off of Bass Road in Fort Myers, FL. This position is primarily outpatient, and the providers utilize EPIC for their electronic medical records.

Benefit Highlights:

  • Offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus opportunities
  • Generous paid time off
  • Sign-on bonus & relocation package
  • Malpractice through sovereign immunity
  • 403(b) retirement plan with match
  • Short term/long term disability

Fort Myers:
In Fort Myers, there is something for everyone. With warm weather all year round, the area has numerous outdoor activities right at your fingertips, such as boating, playing golf, fishing, enjoying the wildlife, beautiful walking trails, and so much more! Fort Myers also has numerous restaurants, plenty of shopping close by in our malls and outlets, art, history, and a wide variety of festivals all year round.

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. Those in this area can also enjoy the Key West Express, which allows for a 3-hour boat ride down to Key West! Fort Myers is minutes away from Sanibel Island, Captiva, and Naples. This area is centrally located between three of Florida's major cities, Orlando, Tampa, and Miami.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please e-mail your CV to our Physician Recruitment Office at physicianrecruitment@leehealth.org.

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