We are looking for a dynamic Medical Director to help lead our Center for Genomic Health program we are starting in Central Florida. Our team is looking to develop a comprehensive genomics program that will engage with patients in a wide variety of specialties and age ranges across the continuum of care. The new physician would hold approximately 50% administrative and 50% clinical time. The scope of this role will begin in our eight-hospital campus system in the greater Orlando area (known as the Central Florida Division – South Region), and eventually expand in the long term into our full system at Advent Health which consists of 28 hospitals in the state and close to 50 hospitals around the country.
The Medical Director for Genomic Health is responsible for providing leadership in three core areas; 1) Program Development 2) Clinical Quality and Performance Improvement 3) Research and Medical Innovation. In order to create an exceptional experience for those we serve, the Medical Director will work closely with the hospital administration, our Central Florida Division leadership, AdventHealth population health services organization (PHSO), and multiple teams of providers in developing strategic and operational plans related to genomics to meet the community and medical staff needs.
Requirements for the position:
- Minimum of 5 years of clinical experience in Medical Genetics or Genomics
- Board certification in Medical Genetics
- Current unrestricted Florida Medical License or the ability to obtain an unrestricted Florida Medical License
Preferred experience for the position:
- Experience in prior leadership role or program development with a genetics/genomics program
- Experience with pediatric or obstetric genetics
- Experience with metabolic genetics
One responsibility of the new Medical Director would be to partner with various multidisciplinary programs to develop a metabolic genetics and genomics program at AdventHealth. Our team will include two pediatric medical geneticists and two genetic counselors along with a metabolic dietician. The team will work with a multidisciplinary group of experienced clinicians which includes experts in neurology, gastroenterology, cardiology, genetics, transplant surgery, MFM, general pediatrics, psychology and social work.
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.
AdventHealth Orlando is our 1,364 bed tertiary/quaternary facility with approximately 160 ICU beds. It is the hub of an eight-hospital system located in the greater Orlando area comprised of roughly 3000 beds. AdventHealth operates 47 hospitals across 9 different states; 28 of which are in Florida. The mission of AdventHealth is to Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ.
Since 1908, AdventHealth Orlando has cared for the Central Florida community as well as patients from around the world. AdventHealth Orlando is an acute-care, tertiary/quaternary hospital caring for approximately 300,000 patients a year. As the primary campus for more than 1,000 physicians, AdventHealth Orlando is home to nationally recognized Centers of Excellence for Cancer, Cardiology, Children, Diabetes, Neuroscience, Orthopaedics, and Transplant. AdventHealth Orlando continues to meet the growing needs of our community with the addition of the Ginsburg Tower, a $255 million 15-story facility that is home to the AdventHealth Cardiovascular Institute and a football-field-sized emergency department that can accommodate the treatment of more patients in less time.
Also part of our system in Orlando is our Children’s hospital. 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 20,000 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.
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