Pediatric General Surgeon needed in Jacksonville, FL
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Orange Park Medical Center, Orange Park, FL
Orange Park Medical Center is a full service, acute care hospital with 297 inpatient beds located in the heart of Orange Park, providing medical care to the counties of Clay, St. Johns and southern Duval. The continuous commitment to providing the highest level of quality care and service has taken Orange Park Medical Center from being a small community hospital to a top healthcare provider in northeast Florida. In November 2011, Orange Park opened a Provisional Level II Trauma Center that will save countless lives.
Recent growth projects include expansion of the Emergency Department (ED) and a bed expansion to the North tower. Orange Park Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Orange Park Medical Center was again named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission. Only 7 of eligible hospitals nationwide earned the award for both 2010 and 2011. Orange Park consistently receives top scores from CMS for patient care in the categories of Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Surgical Care.
Included among Orange Park’s awards and accreditations is recognition for effectively treating stroke and heart patients. This was highlighted in 2011 with the Chest Pain Center Accreditation and the American Heart and Stroke Association’s “Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus” award and in 2012 the “Get with the Guidelines Heart Failure Bronze” award.
Orange Park Medical Center’s mainstay is its well-trained, dynamic medical staff. Its medical staff of more than 700 physicians represents nearly all specialties and is supported by over 1,450 highly skilled employees. Board certification/eligibility is a requirement for credentialing for the facility.
Services at Orange Park include:
• 24-hour Emergency Services
• Acute Care Center, Express Care
• Adult Critical Care
• Behavioral Health Services Inpatient and Outpatient
• Comprehensive Breast Care Center
• Bronchoscopy Suite
• Cardiothoracic (Open Heart) Surgery
• Chest Pain Center
• Diabetes Education
• General Surgery
• Gynecologic Surgery
• H2U Health and Wellness Program
• Intensivist Program
• Interventional Cardiology
• Interventional Radiology
• Level 2 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
• Maternity Services
• Medical Imaging Inpatient and Outpatient with 64-slice CT & Digital Mammography
• Minimally Invasive Surgery daVinci Robotic Surgery
• Occupational Health
• Orthopedic Surgery
• Primary Stroke Center
• Provisional Level II Trauma Care
• Rehabilitative Services
• Vascular Surgery
• Wound Care
Orange Park is located in Clay County just south of Jacksonville on the banks of the St. Johns River. Orange Park is part of the Jacksonville Metropolitan area, which comprises over a million people. About 20 minutes from the beaches, Orange Park offers excellent public and private schools, and a scenic riverside lifestyle.
Job SummaryA pediatric general surgeon is needed in Jacksonville. This is a great opportunity for a pediatric surgeon looking to build a practice from the ground up. This surgeon will be part of the HCA Physician Services Group employed network and enjoy all of the benefits of being employed through HCA - competitive compensation and benefits package, malpractice coverage, PTO, CMEs, and relocation assistance will be provided.
HCA owns 2 Hospitals in the Jacksonville area and the incoming surgeon will practice at both facilities: Orange Park Medical Center and Memorial Hospital.
The facilities offer:
* Level II NICUs
* PICU with 24 hour Pediatric Intensivists on staff
* General Pediatric Floor
* Pediatric Emergency Departments
Supporting service lines include: anesthesiology, radiology, pediatric emergency medicine physicians, pediatric intensivists, pediatric infectious disease
HCA has become the largest system of providers for pediatric services in the country. With this responsibility, HCA has invested in pediatric services through the creation of the Children’s Service Line. The Children’s Service group has recently developed a long range, enterprise-wide strategic plan with over seventy hospitals engaged in the planning process. The structure and planning process has positioned us well to lead the country with outstanding outcomes and improved patient/family satisfaction in order to grow our services safely. Building upon the leading role HCA plays in national reform in work such as Elective Deliveries Prior to 39 Weeks and MRSA Reduction, Children’s Services is proud to partner with Harvard to embark on two pediatric studies.
The Children’s Services group is engaged in connecting hospital and physician leadership together from its Signature Children’s Hospitals to all our community hospitals that provide various levels of pediatric services. Through this coordinated network we are better able to replicate best practices and deliver exceptional care to our communities we serve.
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!