The Division of Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary, and Pediatric Sleep Medicine at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital is seeking an experienced BE/BC pediatric pulmonologist to work at the newly constructed Palm Beach office location. Those with fellowship training in sleep medicine are encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a strong background in clinical pulmonology and have experience caring for patients with chronic and complex respiratory disorders such as cystic fibrosis, chronic lung disease of prematurity, chronic asthma, general pediatric pulmonary disorders and pediatric sleep disorders. Competency in pediatric flexible fiber-optic bronchoscopy is desired as is a willingness to participate in graduate medical education. Clinical research initiatives will be fully supported by the Office of Human Research. The physician will join four other employed pediatric pulmonologists and may be eligible to start before the late-2018 clinic opening.
With plans to open in late-2018, the 30,000-square-foot newly constructed Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Pediatric Specialty Center - Wellington will be home to offices for a variety of pediatric specialists offering services to local patients in need of additional specialists. Services offered will include, but are not limited to, orthopaedics (sports medicine and surgery), neurology, otolaryngology, general surgery, endocrinology and pulmonology. Physicians will be 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 a competitive benefits and compensation package that is commensurate with training and experience. Professional malpractice and medical liability are covered under sovereign immunity.
About the Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary and Pediatric Sleep Center at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
The Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary and Pediatric Sleep Center at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is a nationally accredited Cystic Fibrosis Center certified by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. With approximately 150 patients, the division is comprised of a complete cystic fibrosis team including mental health, respiratory therapy, nutrition and social services specialists. Adult transition is seamlessly established under the direction of an adult specialist. Furthermore, as a nationally recognized facility, patients have access to some of the most recent treatment and research studies. Other programs of note include the multidisciplinary care of patients with neuromuscular diseases, a severe and chronic asthma clinic (rated among the nation’s top healthcare facilities for providing high quality pediatric asthma care) and a sleep clinic offering PAP therapy in addition to a hospital based, AASM-accredited pediatric sleep lab that studies over 500 patients per year.
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
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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.