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LPG - Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Lee Health
Fort Myers

Job Description

The Pediatric Specialties team at Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida (GCHSWF) is seeking an addition of a Pediatric Gastroenterologist to meet the needs of the children in our community. The Gastroenterologist will contribute to building GI services to include Metabolic Clinic, Short Bowel Program and Fecal Transplant Program, to achieve our goal of Delivering the Right Care at the Right Place. This objective is aligned with Lee Healths mission to create positive change within our children, their families and ultimately our community.

The ideal candidate will have extensive training in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition, including medical research and treatment of infants, children, and teens with digestive, liver, and nutritional disorders. As well, candidate will possess Certification in Pediatrics from the American Board of Pediatrics, and in Gastroenterology and Nutrition from the American Board of Pediatrics Sub-board in Pediatric Gastroenterology. The Pediatric Gastroenterologist will be practicing both in the office setting and hospital with call responsibility.

Golisano Childrens Hospital is a new state-of the art, free-standing family-centered, full-service pediatric hospital dedicated to the unique health care needs of the children of Southwest Florida. Golisano Childrens Hospital is recognized nationally as one of the nations 10 Top Childrens Hospitals, by the Leapfrog group. Our mission is to keep children close to home for their medical care.

Come join this progressive practice and growing team of pediatric specialists. The physicians at GCHSWF are part of Lee Physician Group which consists of more than 572 primary and specialty care physicians at 77 practice locations in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Bonita Springs and surrounding areas. Many of the practices are located in buildings or office complexes with supplementary services such as imaging, rehabilitation and labs. The Fort Myers area is growing, affordable, and family friendly. In addition, you are just minutes away from beautiful Sanibel and Captiva Islands and a short drive to Naples. Come live and work in paradise, in Southwest Florida! For more information, please contact Kathy O'Neill at kathleen.oneill@LeeHealth.org

Qualifications

Fully licensed MD or DO in the State of Florida with a minimum 5 years experience.

Job Specifications (Physical & Mental Requirements) External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable.

Benefits include:

Market Competitive Salary
Generous Vacation
Continuing Education Allowance
Market Competitive Sign-on Bonus
Relocation Allowance
Robust Health Benefits
403 B Retirement Plan
Malpractice through articles of Florida Sovereign Immunity

EMPLOYED PHYSICIAN REQUIREMENTS

Full Time
Legally authorized to work in the United States
MD or DO
Board Certified or Board Eligible
Florida License
Accredited United States Residency or Fellowship Program
Inpatient / Outpatient
Visa Waiver available: NO

General Requirements (has the ability to.) Sit - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Drive - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Bend - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Climb - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Kneel - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Crouch - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Twist - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Reach - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Sensory Requirements (has ability for.) Far Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Color Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Depth Perception - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Seeing Fine Details - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to.) Cope with high level of stress - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Make decisions under high pressure - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Manage altercations - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work alone - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work in areas that are close and crowded - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hand Manipulation (ability with.) Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Firm Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Fine Manipulation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Required Lifting (ability to lift.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) 25 to 34 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) 35 to 50 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 25 to 34 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) 35 to 50 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) 51 to 75 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) 76 to 100 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Over 100 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Environmental (may be exposed to.) Infectious Diseases - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Chemical Agents - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

Employment Type

Full-Time

Schedule

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