AdventHealth in partnership with the NBA’s Orlando Magic is looking for a dynamic, innovative, and experienced sports medicine physician who will provide comprehensive medical care for the Orlando Magic players (as well as other athletes) to help them improve performance, enhance overall health, and prevent injuries. This physician should be a critical thinker with the ability to completely rehabilitate an injured athlete through accurate diagnoses and effective treatment. The Magic team physician will be present for all Orlando home games and serve as the visiting team physician as well as participate in other team activities as needed.
This is an extremely exciting opportunity to work with an NBA team in conjunction with the #1 hospital in Florida (US News and World Report). The Orlando Magic physician would also work in collaboration with the Orlando Magic High Performance multi-disciplinary team of strength and conditioning coaches, physical therapists, athletic trainers, orthopedic surgery, and sports scientists.
Medical degree – MD or DO
Board Certification and completion of residency training in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, PM&R or Emergency Medicine
Completion of Sports Medicine Fellowship or a Certification of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Sports Medicine
Five years of experience post fellowship
Experience working with a professional or large collegiate sports team; knowledge of NBA rules and player health regulations is preferred
Current or ability to get full unrestricted medical license for the State of Florida
Ability to tailor strategies that assist athletes in overcoming difficulties, improving performance and preparing for competition
Fosters a whole-athlete approach to the care of the athletes, collaborating with a multidisciplinary team including other health care providers and specialists to provide optimal care for each individual athlete
Examine and evaluate athletes prior to participation in sports activities to determine level of physical fitness or predisposition to injuries
Provide education and counseling on illness
Inform athletes about nutrition, hydration, dietary supplements, or uses and possible consequences of medication
Record athletes' medical histories and perform physical examinations
Prescribe medications for cases of sickness, allergies or infectious disease
Responsible for attending every Orlando Magic home game, and will serve as the team physician for the visiting team
Innovative thinker with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills
Superb research and counseling skills
Profound listening and planning skills
Excellent communication skills
Stays calm in stressful situations
Ability to communicate and utilize technology to ensure efficient and effective collaboration with the High Performance Team
Passionate about enhancing the self-efficacy of athletes and passion for sports
This employment opportunity through AdventHealth Medical Group offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package that includes occurrence-based malpractice coverage, health insurance for the physician and his/her family, relocation expenses, a generous 403b retirement plan, and CME allowance. Further details will be provided during the interview.
Orlando is known as the City Beautiful. There is much more than theme parks here! Our community is culturally diverse and a great place to raise a family. We have excellent public and private schools. Orlando is also the setting for several colleges and Universities, including the University of Central Florida. We are home to multiple theaters, art museums, art festivals and film festivals. We are well known for our excellent restaurants. We have a vibrant sports community with national teams like the Orlando Magic Basketball and Orlando City Soccer Club. We offer year-round pleasant weather for outdoor fun and are only an hour away from some of the most scenic beaches in the Southeast.
Internal Number: 241061
About AdventHealth Orlando
AdventHealth Orlando is our 1,364 bed tertiary facility with close to 160 ICU beds. It is at the center of eight other hospitals around the greater Orlando area, which total approximately 3,000 beds. AdventHealth operates many hospitals across 9 different states; 28 of which are in Florida. Our mission has remained the same and is to Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ.
Since 1908, AdventHealth Orlando has cared for the Central Florida community as well as patients from around the world. AdventHealth Orlando is an acute-care, tertiary hospital caring for approximately 300,000 patients a year. As the primary campus for more than 1,000 physicians, AdventHealth Orlando is home to nationally recognized Centers of Excellence for Cancer, Cardiology, Children, Diabetes, Neuroscience, Orthopaedics, and Abdominal and Cardiothoracic Transplant. AdventHealth Orlando continues to meet the growing needs of our community with the addition of the Ginsburg Tower, a $255 million 15-story facility that is home to the AdventHealth Cardiovascular Institute and a football-field-sized emergency department that can accommodate the treatment of more patients in less time.
Feel better. Feel whole. At... AdventHealth Orlando, formerly Florida Hospital Orlando, we're driven by a mission that extends the healing hand of Christ to all our communities. We believe this means providing exceptional and compassionate care with leading-edge treatments that help heal your body, ease your mind, and lift your spirit.