Overview

AdventHealth for Children is seeking a dynamic, energetic and experienced Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to lead our team based at the Walt Disney Pavilion (website) in Orlando, Florida.  The new Medical Director would help establish our program in our Central Florida area and develop our team including a nurse practitioner, clinical psychologist, LMHC, RN and a care navigator.   Majority of time will be in a clinical capacity, but physician will have some dedicated time for administrative responsibilities including working with community partners.  New physician will work to develop pathways for our patients to be seen quickly from our inpatient floors and/or the emergency department.  This is an outpatient opportunity with a dedicated space just north of our Children’s Hospital campus near downtown Orlando.  

We have a robust Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics program, neuropsychology, a pediatric residency program, and a full team of over 200 subspecialists at AdventHealth for Children.  We have a network of 30 hospitals in the state with an extensive outreach system as well.  This includes multiple outpatient locations with a multidisciplinary presence.   We deliver approximately 23,000 babies per year throughout our system. 

Requirements of the position

  • Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • At least 5 years’ experience post fellowship
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Board Certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Demonstrable skills in judgment, management and decision-making.
  • “Team player” mentality with ability to build relationships with community physicians
  • Ideal candidate will have program building experience or experience in a well-developed program.

Working with an expanding and committed children’s hospital, an established and successful peds subspecialty group with a strong referral base, a family-centered practice atmosphere, 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 700+ 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 30 hospitals across the state with one children’s hospital at the center totals over 23,000 births and several extremely successful pediatric subspecialty programs including outreach clinics.  These 30 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, 2020 and 2021, 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 most visited American city in 2014, 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.