The Division of Gastroenterology at Nemours Children's Health in Jacksonville, FL is seeking a highly collaborative clinician to serve as Chief of Gastroenterology.
The successful candidate will be a recognized academic leader with a record of leadership, and accomplishments in the areas of clinical expertise, research scholarship and research productivity. Successful candidate will hold an MD/DO or MD/PhD degree, be board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology, eligible for unrestricted Florida medical license, and have academic credentials which merit appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor level at Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville School of Medicine.
The Division Chief is a Physician leader of Nemours Children's Health who provides vision, oversight and guidance to the GI team. They work collaboratively with other leaders at Nemours and our local partner Wolfson Children's Hospital, and the University of Florida.
The Division Chief is responsible for contributing to an environment which enhances the job satisfaction of Division members to achieve a highly motivated physician and allied professional group. The Chief should be active in supporting an institutionally funded and maintained mentoring program and career advancement for all faculty, administrative, and nursing staff.
- Help optimize Division clinical services and carry an appropriate clinical load within the Division.
- Support the Nemours missions of Research and Scholarly Activity.
- Foster the attainment of external funding in coordination with Nemours Research Strategy.
- Support clinical training and education for medical students, residents and fellows.
- Create a culture in which participation in clinical research is recognized as the best standard of care for improving the outcomes of all our patients.
- Supports our faculty to participate in clinical trial development.
- Recruit and retain well trained and qualified professional staff to the Division.
- Fiscal Stewardship and Operational Management.
For confidential consideration, please provide your full CV and cover letter to:
Eric Sandler M.D., Chair of Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics, Mayo School of Medicine
Nemours Children's Health, Jacksonville has a long-standing affiliation with Wolfson Children's Hospital; a 280-bed free standing Children's Hospital. Our main campus clinic and ambulatory space connects via skybridge to the hospital, ORs, and inpatient units. We have an excellent clinical trials team, and research opportunities abound as data and trials can span all 4 Nemours sites within the integrated multistate Nemours organization. Wolfson Children's Hospital is the top destination in the region for premature and critically ill newborns in their 70-bed Level IV NICU and is the area's only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center. Our academic partner, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, allows our faculty to enjoy an academic appointment to the level of their expertise.
At our four clinic locations in the Jacksonville area, Nemours is a leading provider of pediatric specialty care with many of our pediatric specialists regularly recognized as the "Best Doctors in America(r)". We offer comprehensive, family-centered care in more than 30 pediatric specialties. Several of those specialties in collaboration with Wolfson Children's Hospital, have been named among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report
One of the fastest growing areas of Florida, Jacksonville is home to many arts venues, numerous festivals, national and international sporting events including the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars and the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp AA minor league baseball team, exceptional golf courses as well as world-class art and culture. The annual Players Championship held at the nearby TPC course is an internationally recognized sporting event. We have excellent public and private schools coupled with a low cost-of-living and no state-income tax. We are ideally located on the St. Johns River within minutes of Atlantic coast beaches and a short drive to the Jacksonville International Airport.
The mission of Nemours is to provide leadership, institutions and services to restore and improve the health of children through care and programs not readily available, with one high standard of quality and distinction regardless of the recipient's financial status. Nemours is committed to providing patient- and family-centered health care; educating the next generation of health care providers through a variety of education affiliations; offering extensive online and in-person continuing medical education; providing health and wellness information for kids, teens, parents and educators via KidsHealth.org; and offering families 24/7 access to virtual consults with Nemours pediatricians via computer or mobile devices.