Medical Director - Pediatric Stem Cell Bone Marrow Transplant - AdventHealth for Children at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 12/6/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    12/6/2019
  • Job ID:
    JID_2283695_11718
  • Job Family
    Physician Services
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Medical Group Central FL

Job Description



Medical Director - Pediatric Stem Cell Bone Marrow Transplant - AdventHealth for Children

AdventHealth for Children is seeking a dynamic, energetic, and hardworking physician in Pediatric Stem Cell and Bone Marrow Transplant to lead our team based at the Walt Disney Pavilion (website) in Orlando, Florida.  The ideal candidate would be driven to continue development of our vibrant, comprehensive pediatric BMT program in coordination with one of the largest hospital networks in the country.   New physician would work collaboratively with our Pediatric Cellular Therapy physicians, pediatric hematology / oncology program (currently three full time physicians) and our adult BMT program (four full time physicians).  We have a dedicated BMT unit as part of AdventHealth for Children and our program sees approximately 50 new oncology patients per year.   Our pediatric cellular program is FACT accredited and has averaged 27 transplants per year over the last three years.  

Requirements of the position: 

  • At least five years practice post fellowship training
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation & Cellular Therapy
  • ACGME accredited fellowship in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. 
  • Board certification by the American Board of Pediatrics and American Board of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.   
  • Must also be eligible for unrestricted Florida medical license. 
  • Prior leadership experience is preferred but not required.
  • Experience with sickle cell within transplant would also be preferred.

There are also research opportunities available through our AdventHealth Cancer Institute, (website) and Center for Pediatric Research, as well as teaching opportunities through our Pediatric Residency Program.  A faculty appointment with the University of Central Florida College of Medicine is available as well.

Working with an expanding children’s hospital, an established and successful employment group with a strong referral base, a large inpatient consult population, and a competitive benefits / compensation package are just a few of the many reasons why this is an excellent career opportunity to consider.



Practice Description

This is an employment opportunity that includes the benefits of call coverage and competitive compensation. Other benefits include occurrence-based malpractice coverage, paid leave days, CME days and allowance, 403b retirement plan, health insurance for physician and family, and relocation allowance. This practice is a part of AdventHealth Medical Group (AHMG).  AHMG is a sister organization of AdventHealth which employs 600+ physicians in 60+ specialties. This aligned model and practice management experience provides the opportunity for the physicians to focus on the clinical aspects of medicine.



Hospital Description

Our Walt Disney Pavilion at AdventHealth for Children is a full service, tertiary children’s hospital with over 200 dedicated pediatric beds, more than 30 peds ICU beds with a dedicated peds CICU, a 102 bed NICU, 17 bed pediatric emergency department and statewide pediatric network and transport system.  We started our comprehensive pediatric open heart program in 2012 and have a strong track record of positive outcomes.  We also have several key destination programs including our level IV Epilepsy program, the region’s only BMT and solid organ transplants including kidney and liver, and we increased Orlando area NICU beds to 150 total in 2017.  Our unparalleled network consists of 28 hospitals across the state with one children’s hospital at the center totals over 15,000 births and several extremely successful pediatric subspecialty programs including outreach clinics.  These 28 hospitals refer patients for tertiary and quaternary services to our main location near downtown Orlando.  Our newest program has brought pediatric liver transplant services to Central Florida. In 2019, AdventHealth for Children is recognized by US News and World Report as the best Children’s Hospital for newborn care in Florida.  We are also recognized by The Leapfrog Group as a top Children’s Hospital for quality and safety, and we are a magnet designated hospital for nursing care. 



Location Description

AdventHealth for Children is conveniently close to many gorgeous homes, downtown urban living, shopping and great schools. As the second most visited American city in 2018, Orlando has world-class attractions including Universal Studios, Walt Disney World and numerous beaches. Orlando is home to major league soccer (Orlando City Lions), NBA basketball (Orlando Magic) as well as University of Central Florida sports. The city also has many public and private universities and colleges. The newly built Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts hosts variety of musical and theatrical performances throughout the year. 

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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