Outstanding Opportunity for a BC/BE Clinical Geneticist in South Florida
Nicklaus Children's Hospital, a 309-bed freestanding children's hospital and Level I trauma center, and Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists, the physician multispecialty group practice of Nicklaus Children's Health System, have an exceptional opportunity for a BC/BE fellowship-trained Clinical Geneticist.
Applicants should possess a passion for advocacy and improving care for all children. The physician candidate should be fellowship-trained and BC/BE in clinical genetics.
The Division of Clinical Genetics and Metabolism provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital main campus near Coral Gables and select outpatient centers in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.
Under the leadership of Parul Jayakar, MD, the division includes two physician clinical geneticists, two nurse practitioners, one genetic counselor and three medical assistants. The practice also provides prenatal genetic services in concert with the Nicklaus Children’s Fetal Care Center and cancer-risk counseling through a team approach with oncology. Comprehensive cytogenetics, molecular genetics and biochemical genetics diagnostic laboratories are available on site. Excellent opportunities for teaching medical students, pediatric residents and rotating genetic counseling students. The group also collaborates on multidisciplinary teams with pediatric specialists in immunology, hematology/oncology, cardiology, neurology, rehab, endocrinology and psychology. The candidate will also have the opportunity to be part of several new healthcare initiatives including telemedicine and a personalized medicine initiative.
Founded in 1950, the rebranded Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine and has numerous subspecialty programs that are ranked among the best in the nation. It is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern U.S. Our organization consistently appears on employer award lists such as Fortune magazine’s “Best Workplaces In Health Care,” Becker’s “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” and People magazine’s “50 Companies That Care.” Join a phenomenal team that brings lifelong health and hope to children and their families through innovative and compassionate care.
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is located in Miami, Florida, and offers all of the advantages of a tropical, diverse, metropolitan community. Enjoy abundant sunshine and warm weather year-round with easy access to beaches, golf courses, two international airports and sporting events such as the Miami Dolphins, Heat, Marlins and Panthers.
NICKLAUS CHILDREN’S HEALTH SYSTEM HIGHLIGHTS
In 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011-12, several Nicklaus Children’s Hospital programs were ranked among the best in the nation in U.S.News & World Report’s “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” issue. Ten Nicklaus Children's Hospital programs were listed in the rankings.
In 2009, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital was the only Florida hospital in to be included in Parents magazine’s ranking of “Best Children’s Hospitals.”
Nicklaus Children's Hospital has been annually honored by South Florida Parenting and its readers since 1997. In 2008, the hospital was recognized among the “Best of the Best Pediatric Hospitals.” In addition, the Nicklaus Children's Hospital's Dan Marino Outpatient Center was honored in the “Best of the Best Services for Special Needs” category.
Nicklaus Children's Hospital received “Magnet” designation – the nursing profession's highest institutional honor – from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in July 2003. Nicklaus Children’s Hospital was the first children’s hospital in Florida and the fifth children’s hospital nationwide to achieve this distinction. The hospital’s Magnet status was renewed,... following a site visit and evaluation in 2008.
Nicklaus Children's Hospital has been annually ranked among the nation’s “Top Training Organizations” since 2006. Training magazine annually ranks organizations that excel at training based on factors including financial commitment, programs offered, methods of evaluation, workplace surveys, and HR data such as turnover and new employee referrals.
Nicklaus Children's Hospital is one of only a few centers nationwide to receive the “Excellence in Life Support Award” from the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization, an international consortium of centers offering ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) for support of failing organ systems in infants, children and adults. The Excellence in Life Support Award recognizes those centers that demonstrate an exceptional commitment to evidence-based processes and quality measures, staff training and continuing education, patient satisfaction, and ongoing clinical research.
The hospital features 309 pediatric and neonatal beds, more than any other children's hospital in Florida.
Nicklaus Children's Hospital offers more than 40 pediatric specialties and subspecialties.
The Nicklaus Children's Hospital Heart Program is one of the leading programs in the nation based on volume and clinical outcomes. The program boasts a 98 percent survival rate, one of the best in the world.
The Nicklaus Children's Hospital Brain Institute is largest clinical neurology program in the nation, treating more than 45,000 children annually.
The hospital is home to the largest children’s cancer center in the region.
Nicklaus Children's Hospital features South Florida's only free-standing pediatric trauma center.
Nicklaus Children's Hospital is the number one provider of pediatric orthopaedics in the state.
The hospital serves as the state-designated treatment center for children with craniofacial differences.
The Neonatology Division admits more than 600 newborns each year, with virtually all referred from general acute-care hospitals. The babies that are referred are in need of an advanced level of tertiary care that is provided at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.
Nicklaus Children's Hospital is home to the largest hospital-based pediatric residency program in the southeastern United States.
The Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Research Institute is one of the largest providers of pediatric clinical research in the region.
Nicklaus Children's Hospital is the region’s lead organization for Safe Kids Worldwide, providing child safety education and prevention via the Division of Preventive Medicine.
Nicklaus Children's Hospital offers outpatient centers to accommodate the increasing demand for pediatric outpatient services. These facilities are based throughout Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. The hospital is committed to being “where the children are,” enhancing community access to Nicklaus Children's Hospital-quality care and expertise.