**Breast Surgery opening: Jacksonville, FL**
**About the Job**
- No general surgery call; No ED call
- Very latest in surgical procedures and technologies
- Robotic surgery and minimally invasive techniques
- Comprehensive benefits package
- Paid occurrence based malpractice
- PTO, CME
- Add't benefits
*Qualified candidates must be currently Board Certified or Board Eligible by an American Medical Specialty Board in Surgery.*
**Hospital's Breast Program**
The Breast Program provides care for breast cancer patients as part of Hospitals Commission on Cancer accredited cancer program. The group functions as a subcommittee of the hospitals 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. Hospital's comprehensive breast cancer services range from:
- Community education
- Individualized risk assessment and screening
- Other treatments and survivorship.
Breast care team consists of:
Oncology navigators and many allied health providers working to promote multidisciplinary collaboration, positive outcomes and personalized, compassionate care.
The hospitals 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.
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 magazines "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 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 Hospital is Amelia Island. This was Floridas first luxury tourist destination. Amelia Island is named among the top 10 North American islands by Conde Nast Travelers Readers 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 landwise. It is the largest deepwater 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!
State-of-the-art 418-bed, full service, acute care medical facility in Jacksonville, FL. In addition to emergency care at the main hospital, Hospital has free-standing emergency rooms in neighboring St. Johns County, in Mandarin and on Atlantic Boulevard.
The first hospital in the United States to receive the Joint Commissions Disease Specific Certification for Sepsis, meaning we are taking the lead in preventing and treating a medical condition that kills more people each year than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined. Hospital has also received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Associations Get With The GuidelinesÂ® Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award. The award recognizes our commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines.
Other distinctions include the Joint Commissions Gold Seal of Approval for Primary Stroke Centers, which recognizes centers that make exceptional efforts to foster better outcomes in stroke care. Our Bariatric Center is an American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. Hospitals Breast Center is the first American College of Radiology (ACR) Breast Imaging Center of Excellence in Jacksonville, and we earned full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).
Fully accredited by the Joint Commission, Hospital is known as a leader in innovative healthcare with a reputation maintained through our excellent staff, along with technological advances, growth and expansion to meet the ongoing needs of our community. Hospital has a team of more than 800 physicians and a diverse and highly skilled work force of more than 1,800 employees, whose mission is to provide the community with the highest quality of healthcare.