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(Archived) Pediatric Surgeon Needed in Columbia, SC

Last Updated: 7/28/17

Job Description

Palmetto Health, located in Columbia, South Carolina, is seeking a full-time pediatric surgeon to join an existing practice. The candidate must be board-certified in General Surgery and fellowship trained in Pediatric Surgery. This is a great opportunity to join an established, network-owned practice with two physicians and two nurse practitioners.

Pediatric Surgeons of South Carolina provides call coverage for one hospital and practices in the regions only free-standing Childrens Hospital. Palmetto Health Childrens Hospital is a referral facility for the Midlands area and is a designated ACS Level 1 Trauma Center. As a major pediatric referral center, we maintain more than 30 medical subspecialties devoted strictly to children. Each year, Palmetto Health Children's Hospital treats nearly 80,000 sick and injured children in our inpatient and outpatient facilities. Over the past six years, the Childrens Hospital has treated an average of 39 new surgical oncology patients. Pediatric Surgeons of South Carolina performs an average of 1800 surgical procedures yearly.

The Childrens Hospital has 65 licensed medical/surgical beds and 18 pediatric critical care beds. The Infant/Toddler unit has 26 beds, the Adolescent Unit has 26 beds, and CBD (Cancer and Blood Disorders) has a total of 12 beds.

Other services provided in the Childrens Hospital include Day Hospital, Sleep Center, Sedation, Transport Team, Child Life, Palliative Care, and the Hematology/Oncology Clinic.

Palmetto Health also has the areas only two Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Units with 69 NICU beds on the Richland campus and 26 NICU beds on the Baptist campus.

Geographically located in the center of the state, Columbia is South Carolina's capital and home to most every amenity expected of a metropolitan area. From SEC sports to beautiful rivers and parks to shopping and dining, Columbia offers something for every age and interest. We also are located only a couple of hours from some of the most spectacular beaches and the lush Blue Ridge Mountains.

Whatever your preference in homes, you can find it here. Compared to other parts of the country, housing in Columbia is quite affordable. Older homes are nestled in downtown neighborhoods such as Shandon and Forest Acres, while newer, younger neighborhoods continue to expand in the suburban areas of Irmo, Lexington, Blythewood and along the shoreline of Lake Murray. This is a wonderful place to live and practice medicine without the worries associated with running a practice.

Employment includes a competitive salary and exceptional benefits (professional liability, health, dental, life, disability, vision and more).

Please contact Whitney Glass, Physician Recruiter, at [Register to View] or [Register to View] for additional information.

Company Details

Palmetto Health

Columbia, South Carolina, United States