The Division of Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary, and Pediatric Sleep Medicine at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital is seeking an experienced BE/BC pediatric pulmonologist to lead the pediatric pulmonology division based in Wellington, FL. The selected physician will join four other employed pediatric pulmonologists and will work out of the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Pediatric Specialty Center – Wellington, which opened in February 2019. Though not required, those with fellowship training in sleep medicine are encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a strong background in clinical pulmonology and have experience caring for patients with chronic and complex respiratory disorders such as cystic fibrosis, chronic lung disease of prematurity, chronic asthma, general pediatric pulmonary disorders and pediatric sleep disorders. Competency in pediatric flexible fiber-optic bronchoscopy is desired as is a willingness to participate in graduate medical education. Clinical research initiatives will be fully supported by the Office of Human Research.
The 30,000-square-foot Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Pediatric Specialty Center - Wellington is home to offices for a variety of pediatric specialists offering services to local patients in need of additional specialists. Services offered include, but are not limited to, orthopaedics (sports medicine and surgery), neurology, otolaryngology, general surgery, endocrinology and pulmonology. Physicians are part of the hospital-employed Memorial Physician Group at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital.
This is a full-time employed position with the multispecialty Memorial Physician Group. The position offers a competitive benefits and compensation package that is commensurate with training and experience. Professional malpractice and medical liability are covered under sovereign immunity.
About the Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary and Pediatric Sleep Center at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
The Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary and Pediatric Sleep Center at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is a nationally accredited Cystic Fibrosis Center certified by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. With approximately 160 patients, the division is comprised of a complete cystic fibrosis team including mental health, respiratory therapy, nutrition, and social services specialists. Adult transition is seamlessly established under the direction of an adult specialist. Furthermore, as a nationally recognized facility, patients have access to some of the most recent treatment and research studies. Other programs of note include the multidisciplinary care of patients with neuromuscular diseases, a severe and chronic asthma clinic (rated among the nation’s top healthcare facilities for providing high quality pediatric asthma care) and a pediatric sleep clinic managing PAP therapy in addition to a hospital based, AASM-accredited pediatric sleep lab that studies over 600 patients per year.
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About Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital
Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital is one of the region's leading pediatric hospitals, offering a comprehensive scope of healthcare services and programs in a child-friendly atmosphere. A full-service hospital, we treat minor illnesses, trauma-related accidents and some of the most complex medical conditions. Established in 1992, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital combines advanced technology and the expertise of the largest, most diverse group of board-certified pediatric specialists in the region. With its summer 2011 expansion, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital now has 226 beds and is South Florida's newest freestanding children's hospital. The hospital is staffed 24 hours a day by world-class pediatricians, pediatric specialists, specialty-trained nurses and ancillary support staff. Today, more than 650 physicians are on the medical staff.