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.
Faculty Position - The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Nemours Children’s Hospital (NCH) in Orlando is seeking a full-time pediatric gastroenterologist at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to join our vibrant and friendly division. We are seeking an experienced gastroenterologist, but we may also consider new graduates. The recruited physician will play an integral role in helping develop our new free-standing children’s hospital and research institute. The idea is to grow personally, provide excellent care, contribute to the field, teach, and have fun at it. Our Division currently includes 7 board certified pediatric gastroenterologists and 4 nurse practitioners. We have a dedicated dietitian, social worker and clinical research coordinator. All members of the GI Division are actively involved in clinical research and quality improvement projects. We have regular journal clubs, weekly patient reviews, quality improvement activities and multidisciplinary conferences.
Our Division has developed a number of dedicated multidisciplinary specialty programs that include:
As one of the nation’s leading pediatric healthcare systems, Nemours provides world-class clinical care in four states – Delaware, Florida, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. In October 2012 Orlando became home to Nemours Children’s Hospital, part of a unique health campus, which includes a new ambulatory diagnostic center, research and educational facilities. This new state-of-the-art, academic, free-standing children’s hospital aims to set a new standard for patient and family experience in central Florida, with up to 137 inpatient beds (over 250 inpatient beds in phase 2). The vision and mandate is for Nemours Children’s Hospital to differentiate itself in Central Florida and Southeastern United States through a combination of outstanding family experience, top-tier pediatric care, multi-disciplinary tertiary programs, and cutting-edge basic, clinical and translational research, to become a leading pediatric referral center for Florida, and a national and international destination. Our hospital is located in Lake Nona, a nationally recognized healthy community. Lake Nona
Required qualifications include board certification/eligibility in pediatric gastroenterology and eligibility for a Florida medical license. Interested applicants should email a letter of interest and CV to:
James P. Franciosi, M.D., M.S., M.S.C.E., F.A.A.P.
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Nemours Children's Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Located in Orlando’s new Lake Nona Medical City, adjacent neighboring institutions offer resources and partnerships for vibrant research and academic collaboration, including an NIH-funded CTSI. These institutions include the University of Central Florida (UCF) College of Medicine (https://med.ucf.edu/) and Burnett Biomedical Research Institute, the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, the Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center, the M.D. Anderson Orlando Cancer Research Center, and the University of Florida (UF) Translational Pharmacology Institute. Faculty academic appointment is expected at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. Nemours Children’s Hospital is the pediatric teaching hospital for the University of Central Florida College of Medicine and we are committed to teaching.
As part of Nemours’ fully integrated system of care, NCH has access to the resources of the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware (named among the nation’s best in pediatric specialty care by U.S. News & World Report), along with well-established excellent pediatric GI divisions at the Nemours Children’s Clinics in Jacksonville, Florida. Together these teams provide services in the full spectrum of GI disorders, including celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, eosinophilic esophagitis, anorectal dysfunction, and chronic liver disease.
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.