Nemours Children's Health System is seeking a dynamic and committed Neonatologist to join our team as the Medical Director of our growing network in Florida. We are seeking a candidate with a positive attitude and experience in neonatal and pediatric inpatient care with strong management and network development experience. Our network is currently expanding as Nemours grows throughout Florida. Physician candidates must be board-certified in Neonatology and have an unrestricted Florida medical license.
This position is responsible for oversight of the delivery of all clinical services for Nemours Children's hospital partnership locations throughout Florida. This will include functioning as a patient and physician advocate, while providing clinical input into operational and management decisions related to the organization. Furthermore, this position will work to make certain the clinical activities are congruent with and support the mission of the Nemours Children's Health System.
The Medical Director will work in hospital partnership locations with the Administrator to ensure proper functioning of the day-to-day operations of the hospital partnerships. As an active practicing Neonatologist, the Medical Director will provide medical services to patients at Nemours Children's hospital partnership locations. This position is based in Orlando, Florida. Some travel is required.
Reporting directly to the CMO of Network Operations and, along with the Administrator, being directly accountable for the clinical and operational processes supporting the Nemours programs at hospital partnership locations.
Working with Administrators to engage, recruit, hire and orient qualified providers to become part of the Nemours Children's hospital partnerships.
Developing and implementing policies, guidelines and clinical standards for patient care.
Providing oversight and input to ensure clinical standards required for accreditation are met.
Investigating and addressing clinical or quality issues and concerns.
Working collaboratively with CMOs and specialty physician leaders to develop, optimize and/or expand specialty programs at hospital partnership locations.
Providing oversight and input to evaluate and advance key health care initiatives.
Developing and supporting programs for clinical quality improvement and patient safety, including initial and ongoing competency assessment and training.
Providing administrative support and physician leadership, serving as an advocate for physicians and patients.
Serving as a liaison to administration for clinical and provider-related issues. Serving as a liaison between physicians and between physicians and patients.
Working with administration to develop annual operating and capital budgets.
Collaborating with business development to cultivate new partnerships and being an active participant in the strategic planning process.
Building internal and external relationships, expanding the sphere of influence, and advocating for improvements and change within the enterprise and Florida. Promoting Nemours Children's hospital partnerships and serving as liaison to Nemours Children's Specialty Care/Nemours Children's Hospital and the pediatric community, ensuring an integrated approach to patient care.
Having an active clinical practice in Neonatology.
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 280,000 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.
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.