Director, Pediatric Electrophysiology

Date Posted: Jul 01, 2024

Status: Full-Time

Shift Details: Days

Job Summary

Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville Florida is seeking an experienced electrophysiologist to serve as the director of pediatric invasive electrophysiology at the Wolfson Children’s Terry Heart Institute in Jacksonville, Florida.

What You Will Need

  • Board certification in Pediatric Cardiology (MD/DO)
  • Ability to obtain a Florida medical license and Georgia medical license
  • Fellowship in pediatric cardiology
  • Advanced fellowship training in pediatric electrophysiology
  • Certification in Adult Congenital Heart Disease is preferred

What You Can Expect

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Working in a busy electrophysiology service with a regional reputation for excellence in invasive and noninvasive electrophysiology and device management
  • Working with a junior electrophysiologist, an advanced nurse practitioner and a device nurse.
  • Handling a busy inpatient service with consults across the Baptist health system, along with a referral base that extends from Southeast Georgia, Tallahassee, and Daytona Beach.
  • No responsibility for taking calls for general cardiology services.
  • The ability to teach fellows/residents/medical students, advanced providers, nurses and clinical research, and/or other scholarly endeavors.

Who We Are - Terry Heart Institute with Wolfson Children’s Hospital

The Terry Heart Institute at Wolfson Children’s Hospital, in collaboration with the Nemours Children’s Cardiac Center, provides the full spectrum of care for pediatric heart disease with expertise in congenital heart disease, heart rhythm disorders, cardiothoracic surgery, fetal cardiology, cardiac imaging, interventional cardiology and electrophysiology. The Terry Heart Institute is comprised of 10 cardiologists and 8 advanced pediatric cardiac providers who deliver care at 9 locations spanning 7 counties. The surgical service is staffed by 2 full-time pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons. The Wolfson Children’s Hospital Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit is staffed round the clock by pediatric cardiac intensivists and APPs, as well as a highly qualified team of pediatric cardiac nurses, respiratory therapists and other ancillary professionals. 2 full-time cardiac anesthesiologists provide care to pediatric and adolescent patients, as well as young adults. The interventional electrophysiology and pacing section has a well-deserved reputation for excellence built over 3 decades. Both the invasive and non-invasive practices are extremely busy and cater to a growing need. The section works closely with geneticists and genetics counselors to manage children and adolescents with inherited channelopathies.

There's a Place for You Here

Imagine a city with sunshine most of the year, where the beach is practically your backyard. That's Jacksonville, Florida. It's the largest city in the state, but with a surprisingly relaxed vibe. Here's a breakdown to give you a taste:

  • Beach Bum Paradise: Jacksonville boasts miles of gorgeous coastline with Atlantic Ocean waves and white sand beaches. Perfect for catching sunshine, building sandcastles, or trying your hand at surfing.
  • River City Charm: The St. Johns River winds through the heart of Jacksonville, offering scenic boat tours, kayaking adventures, and a chance to spot dolphins.
  • Urban Oasis: Don't be fooled by the beaches, Jacksonville has a vibrant downtown area. Explore museums, catch a concert or a Jacksonville Jaguars game, and find some delicious local eats.
  • Southern Hospitality: Jacksonville is known for its friendly locals. Expect smiles, helpful directions, and maybe even a recommendation for the best place to get fresh seafood.
  • Something for Everyone: Whether you're a history buff exploring the Cummer Museum, a nature lover checking out the Timucuan Ecological and Historical Preserve, or a foodie sampling barbecue and fresh seafood, Jacksonville has something to offer.
  • Daily Adventure: Jacksonville is a great launch pad for exploring other parts of Florida. Take a day trip to St. Augustine, the nation's oldest permanently occupied city, or head south to Orlando for theme park thrills.

For more details about this opportunity, or if you would like to recommend someone who exemplifies the qualities we are seeking in a candidate, please contact Rajesh Shenoy, MD (Division Chief of Pediatric Cardiology) at rajesh.shenoy@bmcjax.com or Carol Harden, Sr. Physician Recruiter at carol.harden@bmcjax.com.  All interactions will remain confidential, and no inquiries will occur without the consent of the applicant.


Education Required

Doctorate of Medicine

Education Preferred

Doctorate of Medicine

Experience

  • Over 5 years Experience Preferred

License and Certification

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Preferred
  • Licensed Physician Required
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) License Required

Location

Wolfson Children's Hospital
800 Prudential Drive
Jacksonville, FL, 32207


Location Overview

About Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville 

For more than 20 years, healthcare consumers have named Baptist Health the “most preferred healthcare provider” in the region. As the central hub of the Baptist Health of Northeast Florida health system, the Baptist Jacksonville campus is home to a 24/7 Emergency Center, a comprehensive stroke center, Baptist Heart Hospital including Baptist Heart Rhythm Center, Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center, Baptist Neurological Institute, Jacksonville Orthopedic Institute and the AgeWell Center for Senior Health. We serve families in every stage of life with the highest level of medical and surgical care using the latest technologies. 

About Baptist Health

Chosen as the area's “Most Preferred” healthcare provider every year since 1990 according to the annual National Research Corporation study of Jacksonville area residents, Baptist Health ranks highest in the categories of Best Doctors, Best Nurses, Best Quality and Best Reputation.