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LPG Pediatric General Surgeon

Location: 9981 S. HealthPark Drive, Fort Myers, FL
Department: GCHSWF Pediatric Surgery Specialties
Categories: Physician
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida (Lee Health) is seeking a Pediatric General Surgeon!

Located near the beaches of Southwest Florida is Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida - a state-of-the-art pediatric facility that delivers vital and lifesaving care for children and their families throughout the region. This 134 bed regional hospital cares for children across five counties and is the only children’s hospital between Tampa and Miami. Golisano provides a variety of specialized services to take care of all of our community’s children from emergency care to behavioral health, surgery to critical care, orthopedics, cancer treatment, cardiology, and more. The hospital has plans to expand to be a pediatric trauma center, and has a 16 bed PICU and a 70bed NICU with 24 hour in house Neonatology coverage.

Lee Health is a non-profit organization with more than 14,000 employees, 4,500 volunteers, and more than 750 employed primary care and specialty care providers with nearly 90 practice locations throughout Southwest Florida. The organization has four acute care hospitals and two specialty hospitals that together house 1,812 hospital beds.

Position Information:

Lee Physician Group (LPG) – Pediatric Surgery is seeking a full time physician board eligible/board certified in pediatric surgery to join their busy 3 physicians and 3 advanced provider practice. The practice has outpatient clinics in Fort Myers with two satellite clinics in Naples and Port Charlotte. This position will only operate and take ER call at Golisano Children’s Hospital. Weekend call coverage will be 1:4. Candidates for this position will have completed a general surgery residency, be fellowship trained in pediatric general surgery and have interest in performing bread-and-butter pediatric surgery, complex neonatal cases and minimally invasive procedures.

Benefit Highlights:

- Offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus opportunities
- Paid time off for a nice work/life balance
- Sign on bonus & relocation package
- Malpractice through articles of sovereign immunity
- 403(b) retirement plan with match
- Short term/long term disability

Fort Myers:

In Fort Myers, there is something for everyone. With warm weather all year round, the area has numerous outdoor activities right at your fingertips, such as, boating, playing golf, fishing, enjoying the wildlife, beautiful walking trails, and so much more! Fort Myers also has numerous restaurants, plenty of shopping close by in our malls and outlets, art, history and a wide variety of festivals all year round.

Fort Myers International Airport is easy to get to, easy to use, and offers numerous direct flights and connections to meet most of your travel needs. Fort Myers is minutes away from Sanibel Island, Captiva, and Naples. This area is also centrally located between three of Florida’s major cities, Orlando, Tampa and Miami.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please e-mail your CV to our Physician Recruitment Office at physicianrecruitment@leehealth.org

Requirements:

Educational Requirements
Required:
Additional Requirements:
  • Graduate from an accredited Medical School and Residency; BC/BE
Experience
Required:

Preferred:

Additional:
  • Experience providing health care in international// resource-poor settings// Demonstrated teaching and leadership experience with strong leadership potential.
State of Florida Licensure Requirements
Required:
  • Medical Doctor
Additional Requirements:
  • Currently licensed or eligible in the State of Florida as a Physician
Certifications/Registration Requirements
Required:
  • BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)
  • ACLS (American Heart Association / Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
Preferred:
  • none
Additional Requirements:
  • none