Pediatric Ophthalmologist - Golisano Children's Hospital, Fort Myers, FL
Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida
October 5, 2018
Fort Myers, Florida
Full Time - Experienced
We are seeking a fellowship trained, BC/BE Pediatric Ophthalmologist to join our practice in Fort Myers, Florida. This is a developing practice, with a large referral base and great demand regionally for Pediatric Ophthalmology services. The position offers significant opportunity for growth and professional development, and provides the ability to practice the full spectrum of pediatric ophthalmology, including ROP.
The practice is associated with the recently-opened Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, a new, state-of-the-art, free-standing, family-centered, full-service pediatric hospital. This 128 bed regional hospital has a 64 bed Neonatal intensive care unit, and cares for children across a five county area. Golisano Children’s Hospital is recognized nationally as one of the nation’s 10 “Top Children’s Hospitals” by the Leapfrog Group. Our mission is to keep children close to home for their medical care.
This is a full-time employed physician role with Lee Physician Group, part of the Lee Health system. As we are a non-profit health system, all professional malpractice and medical liability are covered for our employed physicians, under sovereign immunity.
Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Naples are consistently ranked as the fastest-growing cities in Florida. If you want to work in a collaborative, progressive health care system that allows you to provide the best patient care in a supportive and friendly environment, this opportunity is for you. Lee Health offers a market-competitive salary, robust relocation and sign-on bonus. Come live and work in paradise, also known as Southwest Florida.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
Internal Number: 13110
About Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida
Lee Health consists of four acute care hospitals: Lee Memorial Hospital, HealthPark Medical Center, Gulf Coast Medical Center and Cape Coral Hospital, and two specialty hospitals: Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida and The Rehabilitation Hospital. With a total of 1423 beds, and over 1 million patient contacts each year, this makes Lee Health the largest public health system in the state of Florida, receiving no direct tax support. In addition, there is Skilled Nursing, Home Health, 77 physician offices (Lee Physician Group) and much more.
Supported by more than 12,500 dedicated employees and 4,500 volunteers and auxilians, Lee Health remains the bedrock of our community by offering acute care, emergency care, rehabilitative and diagnostic services, health and wellness education, community outreach and advocacy programs throughout the five county region. We continue to invest back into our community to improve facilities, add services and extending care to those who need it most - in their own back yard.
In the nearly 100 years since opening our first hospital, our dedication to our community - the people with whom we live and work - has been at the core of Lee H...ealth's mission, values and strategic planning principles.
We are Lee Health: Caring People, Inspiring Health.