AdventHealth for Children and AdventHealth Medical Group are looking for dynamic and energetic Pediatric Hospitalists to join our team at AdventHealth Tampa in association with AdventHealth for Children/Walt Disney Pavilion in Orlando.  

The pediatric hospitalist would be expected to perform pediatric admissions to the Pediatric Medical Surgical Unit, ED pediatric consults, participate in daily family centered rounding, as well as cover the Level 1 Newborn Nursery with the support of an Advanced Practice Practitioner/Provider.  The schedule would consist of 24/7 in-house coverage resulting in approximately 13-14, 12hr shifts per month for a full-time pediatric hospitalist, which will include days, nights and weekends.

AdventHealth Tampa has partnered with AdventHealth for Children with a vision to create and deliver high quality pediatric care elevating the local market and keeping kids close to home with a seamless connection to quaternary services.  We provide full coverage of pediatric hospitalists, intensivists, and neonatologists at AdventHealth Tampa with complete access to local pediatric subspecialists.  This close collaboration also provides the ability for full quaternary services as needed through our expansive network of AdventHealth for Children. 

Our full commitment to pediatric care at AdventHealth Tampa is displayed through our 14 bed pediatric unit, 28 bed NICU that includes Level 3 capability, 5 bed PICU, and 10 bed dedicated pediatric emergency room.  AdventHealth for Children is nationally ranked in US News and World Report for Neonatology and is the #1 ranked hospital in the state of Florida for Neonatology. 

Working with an expanding and committed children's hospital, a strong employed physician multi-specialty group, 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.

Requirements of the position:

  • Board Certification/Eligibility through American Board of Pediatrics
  • Team player mentality
  • Patient-centered focus
  • Excellent communication skills

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 800+ 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

AdventHealth Tampa is a not-for-profit 536-bed tertiary hospital located in the uptown district of Tampa, Florida, primarily serving Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, and other surrounding counties.  The hospital specializes in cardiovascular medicine, digestive health, neuroscience, orthopedics, women’s services, oncology, endocrinology, bariatrics, wound healing, sleep medicine and general surgery including minimally invasive and robotic-assisted procedures. Also located at AdventHealth Tampa is the renowned AdventHealth Pepin Heart Institute, a recognized leader in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and leading-edge research.  The modern adult and pediatric-dedicated emergency rooms introduce the emergency physician at the beginning of the visit, an example of how AdventHealth Tampa is committed to providing compassionate and quality healthcare.  Part of AdventHealth, AdventHealth Tampa is a leading health network comprised of 30 hospitals throughout the state. For more information, visit www.AdventHealthTampa.com.

AdventHealth Tampa is also the Exclusive Hospital of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Official Health and Wellness Partner of the Tampa Bay Lightning.

AdventHealth for Children Walt Disney Pavilion

As part of AdventHealth Tampa’s collaboration with the Walt Disney Pavilion at AdventHealth for Children, patients will have the support of a full service, tertiary children’s hospital with over 200 dedicated pediatric beds, more than 30 pediatric 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.

Community Description

The population of Tampa is approximately 392,800 making it the 3rd largest city in Florida and the 53rd largest city in the United States. Tampa is part of the metropolitan area most commonly referred to as the "Tampa Bay Area" which has an approximate population of 3.1 million. It is located on the west coast of Florida with an average annual temperature of 73.1 degrees. Tampa's economy is founded on a diverse base that includes tourism, agriculture, construction, finance, health care, government, technology, and the port of Tampa which is the largest port in the state of Florida.

Tampa is also home to the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers who recently signed Tom Brady, a seven-time super bowl champion.  You will also find other professional sports teams for baseball, hockey and major league soccer.  

When not at work or enjoying a night out locally you take a break on some of Florida's most popular shorelines, including Clearwater Beach, Honeymoon Island State Park and Treasure Island are located less than an hour from downtown Tampa.