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Pediatric Nephrology Physican

Lee Health
Fort Myers, Florida
Posted Date
May 28, 2024

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Golisano Childrens Hospital - Lee Health is seeking a Pediatric Nephrologist!

Located near Southwest Florida's beaches is Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida - a state-of-the-art pediatric facility that delivers vital and lifesaving care for children and their families throughout the region. This 135-bed regional hospital cares for children across five counties and is the only children's hospital between Tampa and Miami. Golisano provides various specialized services to take care of all of our community's children, from emergency care to behavioral health, surgery to critical care, orthopedics, cancer treatment, cardiology, and more. The hospital has a 16 bed PICU and a 70 bed NICU with 24 hours in-house Neonatology coverage.

Lee Health is a non-profit organization with nearly 100 practice locations throughout Southwest Florida. We have more than 16,000 employees, 4,500 volunteers, and over 1,100 employed primary care and specialty care providers with over 100 practice locations throughout Southwest Florida . Our health system has four acute care hospitals and two specialty hospitals that together house over 1,800 hospital beds.

Position Description:

Lee Physician Group & Golisano Childrens Hospital is seeking a Fellowship trained, Board Certified/Board Eligible Pediatric Nephrologist to join our team. This opportunity involves both inpatient and outpatient nephrology services in Fort Myers and 2 outreach clinics.

We provide acute and chronic kidney replacement therapy and follow up post kidney transplant patients. Inpatient services include consultations and offers all modalities of dialysis care. Ambulatory servicesprovide general nephrology clinics, dialysis clinic, combined nephrology-urology clinic and prenatal consultation in collaboration with maternal fetal medicine team. Our outpatient services are supported by a kidney dietitian, pediatric psychologist andsocial workers.

The services provided will complement our community Pediatricians and Family Practitioners. Our practices have strong clinical support using team based care.

Clinic Schedule Monday-Friday

Call required

EPIC EHR and Dragon Dictation

Candidates must have graduated from an accredited program and able to obtain a Florida license

New Graduates welcome to apply

Benefits Summary:

- Offers a competitive compensation package with salary with bonus opportunities, benefits and employee wellness opportunities

- Generous paid time off to enjoy the BEAUTIFUL SW FLORIDA WEATHER AND BEACHES

- Malpractice through sovereign immunity

- Signing bonus & Relocation

- 403(b) retirement plan with match and 457(b) enhanced retirement option

- Participation in the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

This is ExceptionalLee!

Golisano Childrens Hospital has been named Top Childrens Hospital by The Leapfrog Group four times. Golisano is home to Southwest Floridas only state-designated Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Center and is a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Golisano is recognized as an Asthma Friendly Hospital by the Florida Asthma Coalition.Most recently Golisano Children's Hospital was recognized as a Certified Autism Center. Golisano is the second hospital in the United States and first in Florida to receive this designation.

Lee Memorial Hospital, HealthPark Medical Center and Gulf Coast Medical Center earned recognition as a 2022-2023 Best Regional Hospital in Florida by U.S. News & World Report, in addition to being rated as High Performing. Cape Coral Hospital was also awarded a High Performing rating.

All Lee Health adult acute care hospitals have been named among Americas Best Hospitals for 2022, a distinction that places them in the top two and five percent of hospitals nationwide, according to Healthgrades.

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) announced that Lee Health has earned 2021 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition as a certified level 8.

Leapfrog Group released its Spring 2022 Hospital Safety Grades and awarded HealthPark Medical Center with an A grade for the sixth straight reporting period, and advanced Gulf Coast Medical Center to an A from the last reporting period.

Fort Myers:

In Fort Myers, there is something for everyone. With warm weather all year round, the area has numerous outdoor activities right at your fingertips, such as, boating, playing golf, fishing, enjoying the wildlife, beautiful walking & biking trails, and so much more! Fort Myers also has numerous restaurants, plenty of shopping close by in our malls and outlets, art, history and a wide variety of festivals all year round.

Fort Myers International Airport is easy to get to, easy to use, and offers numerous direct flights and connections to meet all of your travel needs. Those in this area are also able to enjoy the Key West Express which allows for a 3-hour boat ride down to Key West! Fort Myers is minutes away from Sanibel Island, Captiva, and Naples. This area is also conveniently located near three of Floridas major cities, Orlando, Tampa and Miami.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please e-mail your Resume or CV to our Recruitment Office at


    Lee Health is a system of four adult care hospitals in addition to Golisano Children's Hospital, the Rehabilitation Hospital and specialty locations such as Lee Health Coconut Point. Our experts also help our community at the Lee Health Heart and Cancer Institutes; through Home Health, Skilled Nursing and Behavioral Health; at more 90 practice locations, urgent care center and facilities dedicated to the underserved.
    Lee Health is changing the face of healthcare. At the heart of our award-winning health system is our nearly 16,000 dedicated employees. We believe in excellence, education, safely, compassion, empathy and respect. We support our staff and that extends to the families we serve.

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