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Physician/Attending - Ortho Sports Medicine (Non-Operative) (Broward County, FL)

NCPS-ORTHOPEDICS & SUPPORT Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus Miami, Florida Requisition ID 26655


Outstanding Opportunity for a BC/BE Non-Operative Orthopedist with Prestigious Children’s Hospital 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 (NCPS), the physician multispecialty group practice of Nicklaus Children's Health System, have an exceptional opportunity for a BC/BE non-operative orthopedist.


This role will be part of the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Orthopedic, Sports Medicine and Spine Institute comprised of 11 orthopedic surgeons and a robust team of PAs, APRNs, RNs, athletic trainers and multidisciplinary pediatric specialists, as well as dedicated rehabilitation therapists and nutritionists. Nicklaus Children’s Sports Health program is fast becoming one of the premier programs of its kind in the nation, combining state-of-the-art diagnostics and screening for elite, intermediate, beginner and special needs athletes. We have a strong ATC program with various elementary through college affiliations. This comprehensive Sports Health program is dedicated to enhancing young athletes’ sports performance through a focus on injury prevention, performance optimization and individualized injury management.


This position will be based primarily in Florida’s Broward County near Fort Lauderdale and Miami. Candidates 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 Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Orthopedic, Sports Medicine & Spine Institute is nationally recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best children’s orthopedic programs available.


Located just north of Miami and south of Palm Beach, Florida’s Broward County has easy access to two international airports and boasts abundant sunshine and warm weather year-round, with attractions from the shore to the suburbs. Whether you want to embrace the great outdoors at its many parks and natural wonders, snorkel or sunbathe along 24 miles of beautiful beaches or explore museums, fine dining or entertainment, Broward County has plenty to offer in every neighborhood.   


Competitive compensation and benefits package. Qualified candidates please contact:


Joyce Berger, Physician Recruiter 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.


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.

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Primary Location :

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

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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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