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Chair, Department of Surgery

Kaye/Bassman International Corp.

Last Updated: 11/11/18

Job Description

The Nemours Foundation is developing a national reputation and has increased the numbers and clinical expertise of the faculty under its current leadership. The current Chair of the Department of Surgery at the Nemours Children’s Specialty Care- Jacksonville has accepted the role of Chief Medical Officer for this campus.  The institution is looking for a successor who will continue to develop the Department as a nationally and internationally recognized leader in pediatric clinical care, education, and research.  Board-certified pediatric surgeons seeking a unique opportunity to lead an already-established Department in Northeast Florida/ Southeast Georgia and the surrounding areas are encouraged to apply for this challenging role. 

The Department of Surgery at Nemours Children’s Specialty Care is seeking a Department Chair to lead the Department of Surgical services to include, research, education and clinical care. The Chair may have protected time for academic pursuits based on interests and will maintain a surgical practice. Academic rank will be commensurate with the candidate’s level of experience.

The position will be named the Albert Wilkinson Endowed Chair in Pediatric Surgery in honor of the late Dr. Wilkinson, the father of pediatric surgery in Northeast Florida. The Chair will report directly to the Chief Medical Officer at Nemours Children’s Specialty Care-Jacksonville.

Nemours offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes but not limited to bonus financial incentives, relocation, health, life, dental, CME, 403B Retirement Plan with matching, 457 retirement savings plan, licensure and dues allowance. Nemours is a not-for-profit, our employed physicians qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness. The practice and physicians also enjoy a robust EMR system with IT support.   



Company Details


Kaye/Bassman International Corp.

Plano, Texas, United States

Kaye/Bassman has a demonstrated track record of success in placing highly skilled physicians and leadership at premier institutions across the nation. We place a tremendous value on long-term client and candidate relationship, built over many years. The practice is led by seasoned health care and recruiting professionals with over 30 years of combined recruitment and consulting experience in aca...