As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Nemours Children’s Specialty Care in Jacksonville, Florida is recruiting a board-eligible or board-certified Pediatric Pulmonologist to join our Division of Pulmonology.
New fellows and established pulmonologists are encouraged to apply, as opportunities exist for teaching, clinical research, program development, advancement and leadership. Applicants must possess or be eligible for Florida licensure.
Jacksonville is located in northeast Florida with Atlantic Ocean beaches only a 30-minute drive from downtown. The city is growing and encompasses a metropolitan area of approximately 1.4 million.
Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Jacksonville is operated by the Nemours Foundation, one of the nation's largest pediatric subspecialty practices. We are affiliated with the Mayo Medical School, the University of Florida Health Science Center at Jacksonville, and Wolfson Children’s Hospital. The Department of Pediatrics is home to the Center for Pharmacogenomics and Translational Research, which participates in asthma trials as part of the American Lung Association Airways Clinical Research Center (ALA-ACRC) network.
The Division of Pulmonology is a busy clinical practice with clinical research and teaching opportunities. We are an accredited Cystic Fibrosis Care Center (CFF) and Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutics Development Network (CFTDN) Research Center and have additional programs in pediatric asthma, home ventilation and bronchoscopy. Our team includes 3 pediatric pulmonologists, an ARNP, nurse coordinators, respiratory therapists, a social worker, dietician and genetic counselor who work together in a collegial and friendly environment. The sleep program is staffed by 2 pediatric sleep neurologists.
Our outpatient facility is equipped with pulmonary function laboratories for complete pulmonary function testing, exercise testing and allergy skin testing. Inpatient care is provided at the adjacent Wolfson Children's Hospital, a 199-bed facility with a 20-bed PICU, 10-bed CVICU, 48-bed level 3 NICU and a 12-bed combined pediatric and adult sleep center. House staff includes residents from the Pediatric Residency Program of the University of Florida – Jacksonville.
Responsibilities of the pediatric pulmonologists include outpatient and inpatient care, performing bronchoscopies and sharing on-call services. Academic appointments are available in the Department of Pediatrics at the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine and the University of Florida. Opportunities for non-clinical activities include program development, Associate Director of the Center for Pharmacogenomics and Translational Research, participation in asthma and CF clinical research studies, Associate CF Program Director, Director of the Pulmonary Function Lab, and further expansion of the sleep program. Protected research time is available for qualified applicants.
Nemours offers a competitive salary, incentive plan and benefits package that includes relocation, malpractice coverage, health, life, dental, CME, 403B retirement plan, licensure and dues allowance. Florida has no state income tax.
For confidential consideration, please send your formal CV to: David A. Schaeffer, MD Chief of Pulmonology, Nemours Children’s Specialty Care Medical Director, Respiratory Care and Community Asthma at Wolfson Children’s Hospital Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Mayo Medical School firstname.lastname@example.org
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
For more information or to submit CV online, please visit https://nemours.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/careers_at_nemours/job/Jacksonville-FL/Pediatric-Pulmonologist_10436-1
About Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Jacksonville
As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.