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Pediatric Hospitalist

Pensacola, FL and Surrounding Area

Do you want to feel the sand between your toes and the sun on your face?

The Studer Family Children's Hospital at Sacred Heart in beautiful Pensacola, FL is currently seeking BC/BE Pediatricians to support the Pediatric Hospitalist Program.  To serve our expanding program, we recently added two Pediatric Hospitalist to our group and now looking for another for a total of eight (8).

Sacred Heart has a great reputation within the community among the patients as well as local pediatricians.

The Pediatric Hospitalist program has huge growth potential and the addition of the 8th Pediatric Hospitalist will provide better work/life balance for all.  This position is employed through University of Florida but is based at The Studer Family Children's Hospital in Pensacola. 

This position offers:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Robust Benefits
  • Strong Pediatric Subspecialty Support
  • Academic Affiliation with University of Florida
  • Opportunity to be part of a thriving Pediatric Residency program 
  • Dedicated Administrative/Academic time
  • Expanding Children's Hospital (free-standing Children's Hospital opening in 2019)

Sacred Heart Hospital celebrated over 100 years of service and has been providing obstetric and pediatric services since 1969. In ongoing commitment to excellence in these roles, the hospital moved into a new facility in 1996 which currently includes a dedicated pediatric emergency department, level III NICU, 40 bed inpatient pediatric ward, and a 10 bed PICU. The hospital name has been changed to Children's Hospital at Sacred Heart to properly reflect our prioritization of children in preparation for planned major expansion of pediatric facilities. A full cadre of ancillary services is available including well-trained pediatric nurses, respiratory therapists, nurse educators, child life, and pediatric PharmD. Complete secretarial, information systems, and business office support is also provided through Sacred Heart Medical Group.

Pensacola is renowned for crystal-clear water, sugar-white sand beaches and Southern hospitality. With an incorporated area population of over 400,000, Pensacola offers a sense of community not found in large metropolitan areas yet supports an excellent array of shopping, recreational, and cultural opportunities. With an average of 343 days of sunshine a year and an average daily temperature of 75 degrees, the area lends itself well to outdoor activities. Parents can choose from a wide array of public, private and magnet schools including an acclaimed international baccalaureate program. Higher education is also well represented by the University of West Florida, Pensacola Christian College, and Pensacola State College. With a cost-of-living below the national average, this family-oriented coastal community is hard to beat. This is a great opportunity to join a collegial group and practice in paradise!

About Sacred Heart Health System
Sacred Heart Health System is Northwest Florida's leading provider of high-quality health care to children and adults. The hub of the Sacred Heart system is its 566-bed Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola.  The facilities in Pensacola include The Studer Family Children's Hospital at Sacred Heart, a Level II Trauma Center, a Cancer Center affiliated with MD Anderson Cancer Network, a Heart & Vascular Institute, and the area's leading Maternity Center. The Health System also includes Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast, a 76-bed community hospital near Destin, Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf, a 19-bed hospital in Port St. Joe, Fla., and Sacred Heart Medical Group, a large regional network of primary care and specialty physicians with offices across seven coastal counties between Gulf Shores, Ala. and Apalachicola, Fla.


Sacred Heart has been recognized for 17 straight years by National Research Corporation as winner of the Consumer Choice Award as the most preferred health care system in Northwest Florida. For more information, call 850-416-7000 or visit online at www.sacred-heart.org


Sacred Heart is a member of Ascension (www.ascension.org), the largest Catholic, non-profit health system in the U.S. which is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.

NOTICE TO APPLICANTS WHO ARE TOBACCO USERS: Sacred Heart Health System is committed to promoting the health, well-being and safety of its patients, associates, physicians and visitors while on the facility campuses. For this reason, Sacred Heart Health System is a tobacco free campus and is taking measures to establish a tobacco free workforce. Effective January 1, 2014 and thereafter, all external applicants who have accepted an offer of employment with the health system will be required to submit to (post job offer) nicotine screening. Those individuals with positive nicotine screening will result in the withdrawal of the employment offer and will not be eligible to reapply with the system for a period of 12 months during which they must remain tobacco free. [Click for more details]

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