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Physician/Attending - Child Neurology - Miami

NCPS-NEUROLOGY Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus Miami, Florida Requisition ID 23012


Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, located in Miami, is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children.
The 307-bed freestanding children’s hospital and ACS-verified Level 1 pediatric trauma center is renowned for excellence
in all aspects of pediatric medicine.
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s Brain Institute is one of the largest comprehensive pediatric programs dedicated solely
to the care of the developing brain. It brings together world-renowned specialists in numerous pediatric neuroscience
subspecialties with cumulative clinical experience unparalleled in the United States.
Since 2008, the program has been ranked among the nation’s top-tier programs for pediatric neurology and neurosurgery
by U.S. News & World Report. The clinical and research leadership of the program serves as a beacon to families
confronting the uncertainty of a child with a brain disorder, offering the latest treatments and assessment techniques,
many of which were developed by the Brain Institute team.
Highlights of the Brain Institute include:
• Ranked #25 in Neurology/Neurosurgery for 2022-2023 by U.S. News & World Report
• Accredited as an NAEC Level IV Epilepsy Center
• Features Comprehensive Centers for Epilepsy, Neuro-Motor, Neuro-Oncology and Neuro Genetics,
as well as numerous multi-disciplinary sub-specialty programs including a tubular sclerosis
program, high-definition technology EEG and transcranial magnetic stimulation
• A current faculty of 13 Neurologists and 18 Neurology APRNs, along with 4 Neurosurgeons and a
full complement of Neurosurgical APRNS and PAs
• More than 1300 surgeries have been performed on children with epilepsy since 1984.
• A dedicated neurology inpatient unit with EEG/VEEG monitoring beds

Job Summary

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   
  • MD - Doctor of Medicine Current state medical license and in good standing with medical board
  • CPR BLS -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 :


Primary Location :

Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

Department :


Job Status

:Full Time

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

Collaboration leads to success.

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. Working together, we find solutions and methods we would never find alone, and at Nicklaus Children’s, we have fun doing it.

Responsibility drives us.

We all take responsibility here – for the children, their families, our work and each other. We meet our responsibilities head on and motivate each other to succeed.

Empower yourself, help others.

Nicklaus Children’s encourages team members to believe in their ability to affect positive change in the world through everything they do with us.

Advocate for the right way.

Advocate for children. Advocate for families. Advocate for yourself. But most of all, advocate for getting the job done right and you will find nothing but success and support in your career here.

Transformation is growth.

At Nicklaus Children’s, change is not to be feared. When you work here, you are always working with the most advanced tools and procedures available.

Empathy is everything.

We expect our team members to have empathy for the patients and families they treat, and in turn, we have empathy for them. We take care of everyone in the Nicklaus Children’s family with competitive benefits and our supportive culture.

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