Position: Director of Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care
Location: Orlando, FL
Company: Nemours Children’s Hospital
Specialty: Pediatrics; Pediatric Cardiology; Pediatric Critical Care
Rate: Competitive Salary; Generous Benefits Package; Relocation Assistance
Director, Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Description
The Cardiac Center at Nemours Children’s Hospital is seeking a Director of Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care to lead and support their growing Cardiac Intensive Care Unit in Orlando. Physicians seeking a unique opportunity to help lead a uniquely-integrated cardiac center supported by nationally-known experts in Central Florida are encouraged to apply. This is an opportunity to join a team of clinicians dedicated to advancing the care of the pediatric cardiac patient supported by a hospital system dedicated to the integrated care of this population. The new Director will manage pediatric cardiac patients with a wide spectrum of medical problems.
Academic appointments are available to a number of academic institutions. There are also outstanding research opportunities, both clinical and laboratory based through both Nemours and its academic affiliates. Pediatric Cardiac candidates interested in outcomes research would enjoy Nemours’ clinical volume and available collaborative enterprise institutional database.
Academic rank will be commensurate with the candidate’s level of experience.
- The ideal candidate should be board certified/eligible in either Pediatric Cardiology or Pediatric Critical Care.
- Significant experience or advanced training in Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care.
- Preferred experience leading a Cardiac Critical Care group or division.
- Candidates with additional clinical, academic, and administrative interests are welcome, with the opportunity for combined clinical roles within the Center which can be tailored to individual career goals and interests.
The self-contained Cardiac Center located in the Nemours’ state-of-the-art 100-bed facility includes one dedicated cardiac operating room, an adjacent cardiac catheterization laboratory, and a 10-bed Cardiac Intensive Care Unit with 24-hour critical care coverage. In November 2019, the ICU will open a new Cardiac wing with 20 beds, a new OR, hybrid cath lab, and cardiac specific perioperative area, all on one floor.
The Nemours Cardiac Center opened in 2015 and has expanded to include 15 board-certified pediatric cardiologists, including cardiac intensivists, interventional cardiologists, cardiac anesthesiologists, advanced practice providers, and dedicated nursing staff. The Nemours’ cardiac team has become a leader in minimizing the number of heart surgeries and procedures patients need in their lifetime.
Many physicians at Nemours are consistently named as some of the Best Doctors in America®, year after year. Nemours is also recognized by The Leapfrog Group as a top Children’s Hospital for quality and safety, and is a magnet designated hospital for nursing care.
Nemours offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes but not limited to productivity and quality based financial incentives, relocation, health, Retirement Plan with matching, licensure and dues allowance. Nemours is a not-for-profit, and our employed physicians qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness.
KBIC has been engaged by Nemours to assist in the search for a qualified Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Physician leader.
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