Job ID: 289534788  |  Last Updated: 1/17/2022

Neurosurgery (SA197147) Jacksonville, Florida as

Jacksonville, FL
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Jonathan Thompson

Job Description

Neurosurgery (SA197147) Jacksonville, Florida as

This north Florida health system has an outstanding opportunity for a board certified Neurosurgeon, with a well-established, elective practice and a captive patient base, to build and expand our Neuro Destination Center! Practice call is shared among the members of the group. As the incoming physician you will have a dedicated Physician Assistant. Our preference is for general Neurosurgery with an interest in complex cranial and, endovascular procedures. Enjoy the benefits of being employed - competitive compensation with production bonus and an extensive benefits package. The hospital is becoming a level II trauma unit and some trauma call will be required. Dedicated Operative days: two or three at the physician's discretion. The hospital has built two new dedicated neurosurgical ORs.

The Neuro Destination Center is an area leader in the treatment of most spine and brain disorders and exists to provide comfort and care to adults of Northeast Florida with a broad spectrum of neurosurgical needs. Typical and frequent examples of our patient's needs are painful and disabling diseases of the spine, brain tumors, intracranial hemorrhages, hydrocephalus, and peripheral nerve problems. We provide a wide range of services: Neuro-Oncology, Brain Tumor Support Group, clinical trials and more. Our physicians are trained to use the most cutting edge-technologies, which means a more precise surgical experience for our patients. We can offer:

MRI computer assisted stereotactic navigation that identifies the location of tumors with improved accuracy and better tissue preservation

O-arm and stealth navigation

3-D operating microscope that pinpoints even the smallest points of interest during surgical procedures for superior accuracy.

Artificial disc implants

Our neurosurgery team specializes in minimally invasive brain and spinal procedures

Decompressions and fusions

Percutaneous pedicle screw fixation

Microscopic diskectomies

The office is connected to Memorial Hospital Jacksonville. Memorial Hospital is a 418-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 Memorials maternity center, Special Beginnings. Memorial Hospital has been providing high quality medical care to the Jacksonville community for more than 40 years.

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 Memorial Hospital is located in 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 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!

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