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Upprer Extremities, Orthopaedic Surgeon needed for South-Central Florida
Physician shall provide care for patients of the practice in an ethical & professional manner, within the scope of licensure. The successful performance of this position requires substantial specialized knowledge, judgment, and skills based upon applied principles of psychological, biological, physical and social sciences.



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The Florida Hospital Heartland Division serves more than 100,000 permanent residents in Highlands and Hardee counties. In winter, the population increases by 20 percent. Located in the heart of the Florida peninsula, Florida Hospital Heartland Division has enjoyed a special place in Avon Park and the surrounding communities for 50 years. It is one of the area's largest employers. In addition to a 147-bed facility in Sebring, Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center operates a 50-bed satellite facility in Lake Placid and a 25-bed facility in Wauchula. The division also includes several outpatient therapy centers. With a total of 222 beds, more than 1,675 employees and a medical staff of over 200, Florida Hospital Heartland Division serves 87,000 inpatient, outpatient and emergency visits per year. More than 900 babies were born at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center last year. The Florida Hospital Heartland Division is operated in the tradition of Adventist healthcare, which recognizes that total health is achieved through the proper balance of physical, mental, social and spiritual well-being. Florida Hospital Lake Placid operates the only inpatient mental health unit in Highlands County. Florida Hospital Wauchula became part of Adventist Health System in 1993, providing inpatient, transitional care, outpatient and emergency services in Hardee County.
Florida Hospital Heartland Division is a Christian based, not-for-profit hospital, comprised of three facilities located in South-Central Florida. It boasts a rural atmosphere while offering the Convenience of urban technology, and is the area's healthcare facility of choice. Due to the Heartland's low coast of living, many freshwater lakes, golf courses and its close proximity to Florida's best shopping, dining, and resorts, the community is projected to sustain double-digit growth rates over the next five years. This affords our physicians the opportunity for continued growth.