Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of General Pediatric Cardiology

University of Florida Department of Pediatrics

United States

Description

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is recruiting a full-time faculty member to the Division of Pediatric Cardiology (# 00036523) as a General Pediatric Cardiologist.  We are recruiting for a faculty member who has expertise in all three modes of echocardiography including TT, TE, and fetal echocardiography.  This appointment will be a non-tenure accruing level of Assistant/Associate Professor/Full Professor, depending upon experience and qualifications.  Applicants must possess a MD/DO degree, be BE/BC in pediatric cardiology, and be eligible for Florida medical licensure. 

This position will report clinically to the UF GV Heart Center and academically to the Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville.

The faculty member will participate in inpatient care and work in a variety of outpatient clinics, both on the main campus and at satellite locations.  Duties will include proportionate night and weekend inpatient coverage. 

Following is a general description of duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality, patient centered pediatric cardiology services in inpatient and outpatient clinics, managing all aspects of acute cardiology care, including TT, TE and fetal echocardiography.
  • Grow and promote pediatric cardiology services in the Jacksonville and surrounding region, establishing networks and relationships through collaboration and leadership
  • Focus on achievement of excellent quality outcomes, increased productivity and high patient satisfaction.
  • Participate in the teaching of residents, fellows and medical students in an academic setting.
  • Establish a culture of diversity and inclusion with a commitment to eliminating health disparities
  • Duties will include proportionate night and weekend inpatient coverage
  • Participate in monthly department faculty meetings, administrative functions and other institutional committees as requested and agreed upon.

The University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is the largest of the three colleges at the Health Science Center Jacksonville. The college is affiliated with UF Health in Jacksonville, a health system comprised of two hospitals — the 603-bed UF Health Jacksonville and 92-bed UF Health North — and more than 60 primary and specialty care practices throughout Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia.

The college's 16 clinical science departments house more than 440 faculty members, 1,560 staff and 384 residents and fellows, as well as medical students from UF and around the country. We offer an incredible breadth of clinical training program sand proud to train many of best primary care providers and specialists throughout the region, the state and the country.

The college offers 38 accredited graduate medical education programs and 14 non-standard programs. More than 100 residents and fellows from programs across the U.S. come to UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville to participate in various clinical rotations as well.

In addition to graduate medical education, clinical rotations in all the major disciplines are provided for students from the UF College of Medicine in Gainesville. Third-year medical students enrolled at UF spend about 25 percent of their training at the Jacksonville campus, gaining valuable experience in an urban setting. While third-year rotations are only offered to UF students, elective rotations in the final year of clinical training are available to students from accredited schools in the US and Canada.

For practicing physicians, the college offers a continuing medical education program that recruits national and international speakers who are well known and respected in their fields.

The college's faculty, residents and fellows are active in clinical research. Residents and fellows regularly present their findings at locations across the country and publish their projects in well-known publications. In 2019, the campus received $23.1 million in external research funding, approximately 50% of which was federally sponsored projects.

The campus houses a 16,000-square-foot clinical and translational research facility. To support faculty and resident research, the college has a Center for Data Solutions, offering researchers analytics, epidemiology and biostatistics support, and a Center for Research Training, helping develop the next generation of highly collaborative clinical researchers.

Located in the Northeastern part of the state on the Atlantic Ocean, Jacksonville’s weather is sunny and pleasant. We enjoy an average of 320 days of sunshine each year, yet have the coolest summers in the state. Known as the River City, Jacksonville is a major port city with numerous waterways, two Naval bases, several nature preserves, marshes, lakes, wetlands and miles of beaches. Flowing through Jacksonville is the 310-mile St. Johns River, which plays a major role in our work and play.

To learn more about our college, our leadership and our campus, please visit us at https://med.jax.ufl.edu/about/.

Qualifications

Applicants must possess a MD/DO degree, be BE/BC in pediatric cardiology, and be eligible for Florida medical licensure. 

Application Instructions

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications as soon as an applicant pool is identified.  Please provide a letter of intent and Curriculum Vitae.

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.


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