As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Florida is seeking a third Pediatric Ophthalmologist.
This is a rare opportunity to step into a busy established practice in one of Florida's most desirable communities. Our clinic boasts state-of-the-art equipment, a full-time Orthoptist on staff, and two Optometrists in recruitment. Call is 1:3 with minimal call backs. This position is based at Nemours Children's Hospital (NCH) and also provides coverage at our partner hospital, Lakeland Regional Medical Center. This position includes ER consults.
Candidates should be Board Certified or Board Eligible by the American Board of Ophthalmology and have successfully completed a Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, and be eligible for unrestricted Florida medical license. This is a full-time employed position with excellent benefits.
For confidential consideration, please forward your formal CV to:
Zac Wilberger, Physician Recruiter
Nemours Children's Health System
Our Orlando hospital is located in beautiful Lake Nona, a nationally recognized healthy community: Lake Nona
Located in Orlando, Fla., Nemours Children’s Hospital is the newest addition to the Nemours integrated healthcare system. Our 100-bed pediatric hospital also features the area’s only 24-hour Emergency Department designed just for kids as well as outpatient pediatric clinics including several specialties previously unavailable in the region. A hospital designed by families for families, Nemours Children’s Hospital blends the healing power of nature with the latest in healthcare innovation to deliver world-class care to the children of Central Florida and beyond. In keeping with our goal of bringing Nemours care into the communities we serve, we also provide specialty outpatient care in several clinics located throughout the region.
With 849 beds, Lakeland Regional is the 5th largest Hospital in Florida seeing over 200,000 ER visits and 43,000 admissions per year, over 2,100 trauma visits annually, and more than 3,000 deliveries.
The Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children is currently under construction for a 2018 summer opening. This $275 million project will have 300,000 square feet of stare-of-the-art inpatient and outpatient space including a 47-bed pediatric medical/surgical unit, a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, the area’s largest Level II NICU, and an expanded 22 bed Pediatric Emergency Department. Nemours services onsite at Lakeland Regional include outpatient Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Pediatric Surgery, Endocrinology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Nephrology, Urology, Rheumatology, and Maternal Fetal Medicine. Nemours Inpatient services include Cardiology and MFM Consults, PICU and General Surgery Medical Directorship services, and Neurology.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.