Neurosurgeon needed in Jacksonville, FL!
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Memorial Hospital Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
Memorial Hospital is as a state-of-the-art 418-bed, full service, acute care medical facility in Jacksonville, FL. For the second year in a row Memorial has been named a U.S. News & World Report Top Regional Hospital and a Top Performer in Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission. Our patient safety scores, ranked by independent organizations, are some of the best in the region.
Memorial Hospital is the first hospital in the United States to receive the Joint Commission’s Disease Specific Certification for Sepsis, meaning we are taking the lead in preventing and treating a medical condition that kills more people each year than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined. Memorial also received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award for the third year in a row. The award recognizes Memorial’s commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines.
Other distinctions include the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Primary Stroke Centers, which recognizes centers that make exceptional efforts to foster better outcomes in stroke care. Our Bariatric Center is an American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. Memorial’s Breast Center is the first American College of Radiology (ACR) Breast Imaging Center of Excellence in Jacksonville, and we earned full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).
Fully accredited by the Joint Commission, Memorial Hospital is known as a leader in innovative healthcare with a reputation maintained through our excellent staff, along with technological advances, growth and expansion to meet the ongoing needs of our community. Memorial has a team of more than 800 physicians and a diverse and highly skilled work force of more than 1,800 employees, whose mission is to provide the community with the highest quality of healthcare.
Job SummaryOutstanding opportunity for a Neurosurgeon with a well-established, elective practice and a captive patient base to help build and expand our Neuro Destination Center! Practice call is shared among the members of the group. As the incoming physician you will have a dedicated Physician Assistant. Our preference is for general Neurosurgery with an interest in general spine, cranial and trauma neurosurgery. Enjoy the benefits of being employed - competitive compensation with production bonus and an extensive benefits package. Memorial is a level II trauma unit and some trauma call will be required. Dedicated Operative days: two or three at the physician's discretion. Memorial Hospital has built two new dedicated neurosurgical ORs.
The Memorial NeuroSpine is an area leader in the treatment of most spine and brain disorders. Memorial NeuroSpine exists to provide comfort and care to adults of Northeast Florida with a broad spectrum of neurosurgical needs. Typical and frequent examples of our patient's needs are painful and disabling diseases of the spine, brain tumors, intracranial hemorrhages, hydrocephalus, and peripheral nerve problems. We provide a wide range of services: Neuro-Oncology, Brain Tumor Support Group, clinical trials and more. Our physicians are trained to use the most cutting edge-technologies, which means a more precise surgical experience for our patients. We can offer:
• MRI computer assisted stereotactic navigation that identifies the location of tumors with improved accuracy and better tissue preservation
• O-arm and stealth navigation
• 3-D operating microscope that pinpoints even the smallest points of interest during surgical procedures for superior accuracy.
• Artificial disc implants
• Our neurosurgery team specializes in minimally invasive brain and spinal procedures
• Decompressions and fusions
• Percutaneous pedicle screw fixation
• Microscopic diskectomies
The office is connected to Memorial Hospital Jacksonville. Memorial Hospital is a 418-bed acute care hospital offering a full line of services. We are a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital and feature a certified Chest Pain Center, certified Stroke Center, dedicated Heart Center, a state-of-the-art Spine Clinic, and Memorial’s maternity center, Special Beginnings. Memorial Hospital has been providing high quality medical care to the Jacksonville community for more than 40 years.
With a population of 1.3 million people, a low cost of living, high quality of life and wonderful climate, our region is one of the few places in the United States that is experiencing a growing population of young professionals; and trailing spouses are in luck because Forbes ranked Jacksonville in the "Top 10 Best U.S. Cities to Find a Job." Jacksonville was ranked in the top 10 of Mobility magazine’s "Best Cities for Relocating Families." Families are able to choose from a variety of top-ranked K - 12 schools and excellent colleges and universities for their children. Northeast Florida is known for its outdoor recreation opportunities, featuring 90 miles of beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and the majestic St. Johns River. A short drive southeast from Memorial Hospital is Ponte Vedra Beach, home of the PGA Tour and The Players Championship (TPC) which are played at TPC Sawgrass, home of the famous 17th-hole island green. Here you will also find elegant shopping and fine dining as well as some of the highest sand dunes in Florida! Top rated beach clubs from the Lodge and Club to the Cabana Club make living here fun and exciting. Enjoy playing golf, playing tennis or other popular sports such as wakeboarding, surfing, waterskiing and boating. Another short drive northeast from Memorial Hospital is Amelia Island. This was Florida’s first luxury tourist destination. Amelia Island is named among the top 10 North American islands by Conde Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards for seven consecutive years and is also recognized as a Top 25 Island in the World!
Jacksonville is the largest city in the US landwise. It is the largest deepwater port in the south and second largest on the US east coast. Jacksonville also has one of the largest military presence in the country, especially the US Navy. Jacksonville has over 500 diverse neighborhoods and you can choose to live in an almost rural environment, the heart of the city or near or on the beach. Average temperature in the winters runs in the 60s and lows in the 40s. This is a great city for year round outdoor activities! Jacksonville is also home to the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars and the professional soccer team Jacksonville Armada!