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 is accepting applications for a Pediatric Nephrologist. Our Division currently has 3.1 FTE MD faculty members, 1.8 RN educators, a social worker, a dietician, and an administrative assistant. The division works in close collaboration with our team of pediatric rheumatologists, pediatric urologists and an adult transplant program in support of clinical care, clinical and translational research. The division provides a complete range of inpatient and outpatient pediatric nephrology services, including management of patients with acute and chronic kidney disease, inpatient and outpatient plasmapheresis services, renal replacement therapy (CRRT, PD, and HD - with and without ECMO), and kidney transplantation. The division has innovative clinical programs including a large ambulatory blood pressure monitoring program that includes telemedicine monitoring, an active telemedicine nephrology-driven program that offers care for patients from long distances, and multi-disciplinary William’s syndrome, sickle cell disease and kidney stone clinics. Additionally, the division is very active in large multicenter QI and research collaborative studies including NINJA, IROC, and NAPTRCS which affords ample clinical research opportunities. We collaborate closely with our sister institution, the Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children, in Wilmington, DE and through this partnership, we share research and best practices.
This position requires:
• Fellowship training in Pediatric Nephrology
• ABMS Board Certification or Board Eligibility in Pediatrics with a subspecialty certificate in Pediatric Nephrology
• Eligibility for unrestricted Florida Medical License
• Collaborative practice style which supports clinical training, research experience and education for medical students, residents, fellows and other healthcare workers
For confidential consideration, please send your formal CV to:
Kerry Nixon, Physician Recruiter
Nemours Children's Health System
Nemours was established eighty years ago as The Nemours Foundation through the philanthropy of Alfred I. duPont. Nemours provides pediatric clinical care, research, education, advocacy, and prevention programs to families in the communities it serves. Now, it is an internationally recognized children's health system that owns and operates the Nemours Children's Hospital in Orlando, FL., and the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE., along with outpatient facilities in six states, delivering pediatric primary, specialty and urgent care. In Florida, we provide care in satellite clinics throughout the state of Florida that also include Jacksonville and Pensacola. Nemours also powers the world’s most-visited website for information on the health of children and teens, KidsHealth.org and offers on-demand, online video patient visits through Nemours CareConnect. 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.
Nemours Children’s Hospital is located in Lake Nona Medical City which is a premier location for medical care, research and education. It includes the University of Central Florida Medical School, Guidewell Innovation Center, the VA Medical Center, the University of Florida Research and Academic Center and the University of Central Florida Medical Center (to open in 2020). Orlando has the fastest-growing population in Florida. In addition to its diverse cultural offerings (state of the art Dr. Philips Center for the Performing Arts and world class museums), It’s central location offers affordable living, access to world famous attractions including Walt Disney World Resort, the Universal Orlando Resort, SeaWorld, and others, and access to the best beaches on both coasts.
Nemours offers a competitive salary and a robust benefits package that includes productivity and quality based financial incentives, relocation, health, life, dental, CME, 403B Retirement Plan with matching, 457-retirement savings plan, licensure and dues allowance. Florida has no state income tax, and Nemours is a not-for-profit; full-time employed physicians qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Academic appointment(s) are also available with the University of Central Florida Medical School and the Florida State University School of Medicine for qualified applicants.
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.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.