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Head & Neck Surgical Oncology - Sarasota, Florida

First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System

Last Updated: 8/05/22

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Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, an 839-bed regional medical center, is among the largest acute care public health systems in Florida. With more than 6,000 employees, 1,200 physicians and 750 volunteers, it is Sarasota County’s largest employer. A not-for-profit community hospital founded in 1925, we are a full-service health system with specialized expertise in heart, vascular, cancer, and neuroscience services, as well as a network of outpatient centers, long-term care and rehabilitation among its many programs. The hospital has been awarded Magnet Nursing designation four times – the nation's highest honor for excellence in nursing.

Sarasota Memorial is a CMS 5-Star rated hospital in Florida for its overall quality. It is the only hospital in Florida and one of just 52 across the nation to maintain their top rating since 2016.

Sarasota has been identified as one of the best places in the country to live, work and raise a family due to a healthy business scene and thriving recreational and cultural opportunities. Located on Florida’s Southwest Gulf Coast, Sarasota County is famous worldwide for white-sand beaches, great restaurants, outdoor recreation, land and water sports, museums, theater and much more.

In November 2021, SMHCS opened a new 110-bed acute-care hospital in Venice, Florida, and they also opened a brand new Cancer Institute in November 2021. The new Cancer Center Tower is a 170,000 sq ft building that includes 56 private suites for hospitalized cancer patients, nine (9) state of the art operating rooms with a dedicated robotic surgery suite and integrative care services offering patient navigation and family/caregiver support.

A Radiation Oncology Center with two linear accelerators opened in September 2020. Two Outpatient Cancer Pavilions will be built in the third phase with additional radiation oncology, surgical oncology and medical oncology capabilities to facilitate effective multidisciplinary care.

First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is a successful, multi-specialty group with a 27-year history in the Sarasota community. The group includes 320+ physicians and APPs, 32 different specialties and 54 practice locations. We are backed by the tradition and strength of Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

Highlights of the Opportunity:

  • We are seeking two Fellowship trained Head & Neck Surgeons with skills in Microvascular Surgery
  • This partnership will facilitate high value oncologic and reconstructive services in a synergistic way for the patients and physicians
  • State of the art resources and support for high-volume head and neck surgical oncology practices
  • Opportunities to develop research and educational/training programs with Cancer Center support
  • Work collaboratively with oncology leadership to develop the premier multidisciplinary head and neck cancer center in the region.

Required Qualifications:

  • MD or DO from an accredited school of medicine
  • Completion of a Head & Neck Surgical Fellowship Program
  • Board Eligible or Board Certified
  • Qualified candidates must have an active and unrestricted license in Florida.
  • Experience preferred.

Additional Information:

  • Four daVinci robots - Xi technology with integrated tables
  • 34 OR’s on the Main Campus and in an outpatient surgery center
  • 9 State-of-the-Art ORs in the new Cancer Institute with 2 Xi Robots
  • Dedicated APPs
  • Competitive salary with productivity, quality incentives and a full array of benefits – Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability, 403B Retirement Plan, CME, PTO, and much more.
  • Relocation allowance and commencement bonus is provided.
  • As an employee of a public, State of Florida organization, physicians are entitled to sovereign immunity.
  • We are a not-for-profit organization. Physicians can participate in the PSLF program if employed by FPG

Please contact Joelle Hennesey, Director of Physician & APP Recruitment, at [Register to View] or [Register to View] to learn more about this opportunity.



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Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, an 839-bed regional medical center, is among the largest public health systems in Florida. With 8,000 staff, over 1,400 providers and 750 volunteers, it is Sarasota County’s largest employer. Sarasota Memorial is a full-service health system, with specialized expertise in heart, vascular, cancer, and neuroscience services, as well as a network of outp...