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Pediatric & Congenital Heart Surgeon (Attending Physician)NCPS-CARDIOVASCULAR Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus Miami, Florida Requisition ID 26127
Outstanding Opportunity for a Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgeon at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami
The Heart Institute at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is seeking a pediatric and congenital heart surgeon to join the team in Miami, Florida. The ideal candidate will be board certified in Thoracic and Congenital Cardiac Surgery. A track record of technical excellence and strong interpersonal skills are desired. Candidates with several years of independent operative experience are preferred in order to divide cases between two surgeons. Annual surgical volume is approximately 350 cases. The Heart Institute at Nicklaus is the largest pediatric cardiac center in South Florida.
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is an affiliate of the Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. Our state-of-the-art Advanced Care Pavilion houses a 34-bed cardiac in-patient unit with an adjustable acuity model that allows all rooms to accommodate critically ill patients with heart disease.
Our company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Qualified candidates please contact:
Joyce Berger, Physician Recruiter
email@example.com or 786-624-3510
Joseph M. Forbess, MD, MBA
Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery
The position is primarily a clinical position related to the diagnosis, treatment and clinical management of pediatric patients in a multidisciplinary environment that includes physicians, nurses, advanced practice providers, clinical scientists and social workers. The position offers exposure to a mix of general and high acuity pediatric patients. The position also includes teaching and supervision of medical residents and provides opportunities to participate in research and publishing.
Job Specific Duties
- Applies knowledge of growth and development in customer interactions and treatment.
- Continues to actively self-educate (i.e., reading journals, CME credits, NCH conferences, etc.).
- Coordinates and/or develops and delivers monthly inservices to meet staff and resident development needs.
- Coordinates follow-up of tests, lab studies, and patient follow-up phone calls.
- Directly provides clinical services to patients including, but not limited to: performing and recording history and physical examinations, recording and interpreting pertinent patient data, developing and documenting a treatment plan, writing routine orders for appropriate laboratory studies, x-rays and consultations, performing patient/parent teaching, assisting with patient follow-up, performing appropriate screenings, administering medications as required, ordering and/or performing therapeutic and diagnostic procedures as indicated by patient findings.
- Makes suggestions to Department Director and/or attending staff that may be beneficial to the improvement of the department.
- Participates in Performance Improvement, Research and Publishing.
- Participates in teaching of and is role model to medical students and residents.
- Participates in the call schedule as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements
- Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) from an accredited medical school
- Current state medical license and in good standing with medical board
- American Heart Association BLS - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Exceptional clinical, research and teaching skills and have a commitment to academic pediatrics.
- Able to relate cooperatively and constructively with patients, families and co-workers.
- Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
- Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information.
- Ability to interpret, adapt, and react calmly under stressful conditions.
- Ability to problem solve to formulate a plan of care and evaluate the patient's response to care.
- Ability to interpret, adapt and react calmly under stressful conditions.
Job : Physician
Primary Location : Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus
Department : NCPS-CARDIOVASCULAR-3100-467620
Joining a new organization can be daunting or overwhelming. But at Nicklaus, your colleagues make you feel welcomed. They taught me to celebrate our accomplishments and band together during challenging times. This is not easy to find in healthcare these days, so I’m grateful to have found an amazing place to work with people and leadership who have my well-being in mind.Lova Renee Brunson Manager Accreditation & Regulatory
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