Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is seeking an experienced pediatric neurologist to lead the pediatric neurology division based in Wellington, FL. The selected physician will work out of the newly constructed Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Pediatric Specialty Center – Wellington, which recently opened in February 2019. All candidates should be board certified in neurology with special qualification in child neurology and have a minimum three years’ post-training experience. Though not required, those with additional sub-specialty fellowship training in clinical neurophysiology, epilepsy, movement disorders or stroke are encouraged to apply. Research initiatives will be fully and actively supported through the Office of Human Research, though this is not a requirement of the position. The physician will join seven other employed pediatric neurologists. The opportunity to rotate through Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital’s main campus in Hollywood, FL is a possibility.
The 30,000-square-foot Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Pediatric Specialty Center - Wellington is home to offices for a variety of pediatric specialists offering services to local patients in need of additional specialists. Services offered include, but are not limited to, orthopaedics (sports medicine and surgery), neurology, otolaryngology, general surgery, endocrinology and pulmonology. Physicians are part of the hospital-employed Memorial Physician Group at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital.
This is a full-time employed position with the multispecialty 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 opened in 1992 and has grown to be the leading children’s hospital in Broward and Palm Beach counties. With 226 beds, an 84-bed Level II and III NICU, 30-bed PICU and 12-bed intermediate care unit, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital combines leading-edge clinical excellence with a child- and family-friendly environment that emphasizes the Power of Play. Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital offers a comprehensive range of healthcare services – delivered with kindness, dedication and compassion.
About South Florida
South Florida offers a dynamic urban/suburban lifestyle with an abundance of cultural and recreational amenities, miles of beautiful beaches, top-rated golf courses, zoos and wildlife refuges, a vibrant arts community, museums and world-class dining. South Florida’s high quality of life – including year-round summer weather, exciting multiculturalism and no state income tax – attracts new residents from all over the country and around the world.
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About Memorial Healthcare System
Memorial Healthcare System is one of the largest public healthcare systems in the United States. A national leader in quality care and patient satisfaction, Memorial has ranked 11 times since 2008 on nationally recognized lists of great places to work – in Modern Healthcare magazine, Florida Trend magazine and Becker’s Hospital Review, just to name a few.
Memorial’s facilities include its flagship, Memorial Regional Hospital, one of the largest in Florida; Memorial Regional Hospital South; Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, the only freestanding children's hospital in Broward and Palm Beach counties; Memorial Hospital West; Memorial Hospital Miramar; Memorial Hospital Pembroke; and Memorial Manor, a US News five-star-rated nursing home.
Memorial’s work environment has been rated by employees and physicians alike as an open-door, inclusive culture that is committed to safety, transparency and, above all, outstanding service to patients and families.