Breast Surgeon needed in Jacksonville, FL (SA197621)
Macon, Georgia, United States
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Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Surgery-Breast
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Permanent/Full-Time
Work Environment Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Hospital Clinic/Private Practice
Location Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 11/23/22

This north Florida health system is seeking a fellowship trained Breast Surgeon to join our surgical group in Jacksonville, FL. We offer the very latest in surgical procedures and technologies, including robotic surgery and minimally invasive techniques. NO ED call required.

Qualified candidates must be currently Board Certified or Board Eligible by an American Medical Specialty Board in Surgery. Also, candidate must have completed a breast surgery fellowship.

Incentives / Benefits Package:
This is an employed opportunity through the Physician Services Group which offers:
- Competitive compensation
- Great comprehensive and flexible benefits program
- PTO and CME time / allowance
- Occurrence-based malpractice
- Strong support system

The Breast Program provides care for breast cancer patients as part of the Hospital's Commission on Cancer accredited cancer program. The Breast Program Leadership (BPL) group functions as a subcommittee of the hospital's Cancer Committee to provide multi-disciplinary oversight for all breast cancer services provided by or referred from the hospital, including the regular breast cancer conferences where all newly diagnosed cases are reviewed and discussed. Comprehensive breast cancer services range from community education, individualized risk assessment and screening, imaging, surgery, other treatments and survivorship. The Breast Care Team consists of radiologist, pathologist, surgeons, oncologist, oncology navigators and many allied health providers working to promote multidisciplinary collaboration, positive outcomes and personalized, compassionate care.

The hospital's Breast Imaging Center offers screening mammography and all advanced breast imaging modalities including digital mammography, sonography, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Image guided core biopsy is available using stereotactic mammography, ultrasound and MRI.

The Hospital is a 454-bed acute care hospital offering a full line of services. We are a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital and feature a certified Chest Pain Center, certified Stroke Center, dedicated Heart Center, a state-of-the-art Spine Clinic, and Memorial's maternity center, Special Beginnings. Memorial Hospital has been providing high quality medical care to the Jacksonville community for more than 40 years.

Additional features

- level II trauma center
- Busiest ER in the area with 3 additional free-standing ERs located throughout the city
- Primary Stroke Center
- Our Bariatric Center is an American Society for Metabolic & bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation
- First hospital is the United States to receive the Joint Commission's Disease Specific Certification for Sepsis
- the Breast Center is the first American College of Radiology (ACR) Breast Imaging Center of Excellence in Jacksonville - full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)

With a population of 1.3 million people, a low cost of living, high quality of life and wonderful climate, our region is one of the few places in the United States that is experiencing a growing population of young professionals; and trailing spouses are in luck because Forbes ranked Jacksonville in the "Top 10 Best U.S. Cities to Find a Job." Jacksonville was ranked in the top 10 of Mobility magazine's "Best Cities for Relocating Families." Families are able to choose from a variety of top-ranked K - 12 schools and excellent colleges and universities for their children. Northeast Florida is known for its outdoor recreation opportunities, featuring 90 miles of beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and the majestic St. Johns River. A short drive southeast from Memorial Hospital is Ponte Vedra Beach, home of the PGA Tour and The Players Championship (TPC) which are played at TPC Sawgrass, home of the famous 17th-hole island green. Here you will also find elegant shopping and fine dining as well as some of the highest sand dunes in Florida! Top rated beach clubs from the Lodge and Club to the Cabana Club make living here fun and exciting. Enjoy playing golf, playing tennis or other popular sports such as wakeboarding, surfing, waterskiing and boating. Another short drive northeast from Memorial Hospital is Amelia Island. This was Florida's first luxury tourist destination. Amelia Island is named among the top 10 North American islands by Conde Nast Traveler's Reader's Choice Awards for seven consecutive years and is also recognized as a Top 25 Island in the World!

Jacksonville is the largest city in the US land wise. It is the largest deep-water port in the south and second largest on the US east coast. Jacksonville also has one of the largest military presence in the country, especially the US Navy. Jacksonville has over 500 diverse neighborhoods and you can choose to live in an almost rural environment, the heart of the city or near or on the beach. Average temperature in the winters runs in the 60s and lows in the 40s. This is a great city for year-round outdoor activities! Jacksonville is also home to the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars and the professional soccer team Jacksonville Armada!

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