Director of Pediatric Electrophysiology - Wolfson's Children Hospital
- Baptist Health of Northeast Florida
- Jacksonville, Florida
- Closing date
- Dec 7, 2023
- Full Time
- Position Type
Wolfson Children s Hospital in Jacksonville Florida is seeking an experienced electrophysiologist to serve as the director of pediatric invasive electrophysiology at the Wolfson Children s Terry Heart Institute in Jacksonville, Florida.
Terry Heart Institute with Wolfson Children s Hospital provides the full spectrum of care for pediatric heart disease with expertise in congenital cardiac surgery, fetal cardiology, imaging, interventional cardiology and electrophysiology. The institute comprises 10 cardiologists and 8 advanced pediatric cardiac providers who deliver care at 9 locations spanning 7 counties. The surgical service is staffed by 2 full-time congenital heart surgeons. The cardiovascular intensive care unit is staffed round the clock by cardiac intensivists and advanced providers. 4 full-time cardiac anesthesiologists provide care to pediatric and adolescent patients, as well as young adults.
The interventional electrophysiology and pacing section has a well-deserved reputation for excellence built over 3 decades. Both the invasive and non-invasive practices are extremely busy and cater to a growing need. The section works closely with geneticists and genetics counselors to manage children and adolescents with inherited channelopathies.
What You Can Expect
- Competitive salary and benefits
- Working in a busy electrophysiology service with a regional reputation for excellence in invasive and noninvasive electrophysiology and device management
- Working with a junior electrophysiologist, an advanced nurse practitioner, and a device nurse.
- Handling a busy inpatient service with consults across the Baptist health system, along with a referral base that extends from Southeast Georgia, Tallahassee, and Daytona Beach.
- No responsibility for taking calls for general cardiology services.
- The ability to teach fellows/residents/medical students, advanced providers, nurses and clinical research, and/or other scholarly endeavors.
What You Will Need
- Board certification in Pediatric Cardiology (MD/DO)
- Ability to obtain a Florida medical license and Georgia medical license
- Fellowship in pediatric cardiology
- Advanced fellowship training in pediatric electrophysiology
- Certification in Adult Congenital Heart Disease is preferred
Who We Are
Wolfson Children s Hospital is the largest and most comprehensive pediatric heart care program in the Northeast region. The team partners with maternal and fetal medicine, pediatric primary care, and other pediatric specialty physicians. At our core, we strive for clinical integration, quality outcomes, and the opportunity to build robust practices and careers.
As the only fully licensed children s hospital between Atlanta, GA, and Miami, FL, Wolfson Children s Hospital is dedicated to helping children overcome severe illnesses like congenital heart disease, cancer, neurological disorders, diabetes, and more. The hospital has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best children s hospitals in the U.S and is staffed by skilled pediatric subspecialty physicians, pediatric nurses, and other health care professionals. Wolfson is a regional referral center for tertiary pediatric care and is one of two children s hospitals in Florida to receive Magnet status. Centrally located on the beautiful St. Johns River, 202-bed Wolfson Children s Hospital is a part of Baptist Health.
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For more details about this opportunity, or if you would like to recommend someone who exemplifies the qualities we are seeking in a candidate, please contact Rajesh Shenoy, MD (Division Chief of Pediatric Cardiology) at email@example.com or contact our Physician Recruiter at Carol.Harden@bmcjax.com. All interactions will remain confidential, and no inquiries will occur without the consent of the applicant.
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