Physician Assistant - Neonatal
Pediatrix Medical Group
Fort Myers, Florida 33900

Job Description

Requisition ID: 2024-43843
Location: US-FL-Fort Myers
Specialty: Practitioner - Physician Assistant
Position Type: Full Time
HR Rep / Recruiter: Ann Taggart


Stand-Alone Children's Hospital in Southwest Florida

Physician Assistant


Pediatrix® Medical Group seeks a Physician Assistant to join its practice at Golisano Children's Hospital in Ft Myers, Florida. The hospital’s NICU offers:

  • State-of-the-art facility with a 70-bed, Level-III NICU
  • The health system has two facilities and 7000 deliveries per year
  • Cape Coral Hospital provides a Level-I low-risk delivery service
  • Primary responsibilities include providing coverage at our Level-III NICU
  • All subspecialty services available (except cardiovascular surgery and ECMO) and high-risk delivery service coverage
  • In-house call and 24-hour NNP coverage
  • Level-I coverage includes well baby care and back-up coverage from home
  • Team of 10 neonatologists and 10 NNPs
  • We value a team-approach toward care, in a developmentally sensitive and family-centered unit
  • Our core values support a culture of life-long learning and professional growth
  • Robust quality improvement program and opportunities for clinical research, if desired
  • Opportunity available for entry level applicants to enroll in a Neonatal PA Post-Graduate Training Program

About the hospital

  • Golisano Children's Hospital is part of Lee Health and the only children's hospital between Tampa and Miami
  • A stand alone 135 bed, 7-story facility that opened in 2017
  • Home to southwest Florida's only state-designated Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Named top children's hospital by the Leapfrog Group four times, among many other accolades

Pediatrix At a Glance

  • Locations: 1,190+
  • Physicians: 2,595+
  • Employees: 7,850+
  • Specialties/Subspecialties: 25+
  • Practices: 305+
  • States and territories: 41

Fort Myers Fast Facts

  • Located on the Gulf Coast, offering access to miles of beautiful beaches with crystal-clear water and soft white sand
  • Recognized as one the nation's top destinations for beach combing, shelling and bird watching
  • Situated on the Caloosahatchee River, providing ample opportunities for boating and fishing
  • Home to several cultural and entertainment venues, including the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center and the Edison & Ford Winter Estates
  • Diverse community with a mix of cultures and ethnicities that is reflected in the area's food, festivals and events
  • A range of sports and recreational activities, including golf, tennis, hiking and biking
  • Various excellent public and private schools for children of all ages
  • A rapidly growing population of approximately 92,000, bringing new opportunities and amenities to the area
  • Subtropical climate with plenty of sunshine throughout the year; the average temperature ranges from 64 F in winter to 84 F in summer
  • Cost of living in Fort Myers is relatively lower than other coastal cities in Florida, with a median home price of $350,000
  • No state income tax


  • Current certification through National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

  • Minimum of a master’s degree

  • Applicants must have completed a Neonatal PA training program or have current PA experience in a Neonatal ICU.

Benefits and Compensation

Our clinicians enjoy a competitive compensation package with many locations offering sign on bonuses, relocation and tuition reimbursement.

Benefits for Full Time employee and qualified dependents:

  • Health Insurance including prescription drugs
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term disability options
  • Employee stock purchase program – 15% discount*
  • 401k with company match**
  • Pre-tax Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Aflac Hospital, Critical Illness and Accident plans
  • Identity Protection
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

*Part Time Regular employee classifications also receive this benefit

** Available to part-time regular and part-time casual employees age 21 and over

About Us

Pediatrix Medical Group is one of the nation’s leading providers of highly specialized health care for women, babies and children. Since 1979, Pediatrix has grown from a single neonatology practice to a national, multispecialty medical group. Pediatrix-affiliated clinicians are committed to providing coordinated, compassionate and clinically excellent services to women, babies and children across the continuum of care, both in hospital settings and office-based practices. The group’s high-quality, evidence-based care is bolstered by significant investments in research, education, quality-improvement and safety initiatives.

Please Note: Fraudulent job postings/job scams are becoming increasingly common. All genuine Pediatrix job postings can be found through the Pediatrix Careers site:

Pediatrix is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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Salary Range:

$95,000.00 - $139,000.00

Employment/Position Type:

Full Time
Date Posted : 05/14/2024