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Physician/Attending - Genetics & Metabolism - Miami, FL

NCPS-GENETICS AND METABOLISM Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus Miami, Florida Requisition ID 26007

Description

Outstanding Opportunity for a BC/BE Clinical Geneticist in South Florida

 

Nicklaus Children's Hospital, a 307-bed freestanding children's hospital and ACS-verified Level I trauma center, and Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists, the physician multispecialty group practice of Nicklaus Children's Health System, have an exceptional opportunity for a BC/BE fellowship-trained Clinical Geneticist.

 

Applicants should possess a passion for advocacy and improving care for all children, which includes delivering on Nicklaus Children’s brand promise of a care environment where every child matters most. The physician candidate should be fellowship-trained and BC/BE in clinical genetics and genomics. The Division of Clinical Genetics and Metabolism provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital main campus near Coral Gables and select outpatient centers in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.

 

Under the leadership of Parul Jayakar, MD, the division includes three physician clinical geneticists, one nurse practitioner, one genetic counselor and three medical assistants. The practice also provides prenatal genetic services and cancer-risk counseling through a multidisciplinary team approach with oncology. The candidate can take part in multidisciplinary clinics including the hospital’s Undiagnosed Disease Clinic and Metabolic Clinic. Excellent opportunities for teaching medical students, pediatric residents and rotating genetic counseling students. The group also collaborates on multidisciplinary teams with pediatric specialists in immunology, hematology/oncology, cardiology, neurology, rehab, endocrinology and psychology. This role also has the opportunity to be part of several new healthcare initiatives including telemedicine and a personalized medicine initiative.

 

Founded in 1950, the rebranded Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine and has numerous subspecialty programs that are ranked among the best in the nation. It is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern U.S. Our organization consistently appears on employer award lists such as Fortune magazine’s “Best Workplaces In Health Care,” Becker’s “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” and People magazine’s “50 Companies That Care.” Join a phenomenal team that brings lifelong health and hope to children and their families through innovative and compassionate care.

 

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is located in Miami, Florida, and offers all of the advantages of a tropical, diverse, metropolitan community. Enjoy abundant sunshine and warm weather year-round with easy access to beaches, golf courses, two international airports and sporting events.

 

Competitive compensation and benefits package.

 

Qualified candidates please contact:

Joyce Berger, Physician Recruiter

joyce.berger@nicklaushealth.org or 786-624-3510

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.

Qualifications

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-GENETICS AND METABOLISM-3100-450735

Job Status


:Full Time
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