General Pediatrician - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (60557)

Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 23, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Florida College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics seeks a full-time physician (General Pediatrician) in its partnership with the Sulzbacher Center and Wolfson Children’s Hospital to provide medical and psychosocial care at two Federally Qualified Health Center locations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Passion for caring for underserved populations.
  • Understanding of how the social determinants of health and adverse childhood experiences impact the health and well-being of children and families.
  • Strong interest in community engagement and child health advocacy.
  • Particular affinity for adolescent health (Practice is not exclusive to adolescents but sees more adolescents than a typical practice).

The position will be at the tenure/non-tenure accruing level of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor depending upon qualifications. Following is a general description of duties and responsibilities:

Provide excellent clinical and psychosocial care, participate in quality improvement activities, and educate pediatric residents in a community clinic setting (two Federally Qualified Health Center locations). Will provide medical care and service to vulnerable and at-risk pediatric and adolescent patients, as well as patients living in the community and housing facility. May participate in on-call schedules as assigned. Teaching and direction of residents, fellows, and medical students as assigned. Attendance at Department faculty meetings and Divisional conferences as required.

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About Sulzbacher Village Pediatric Health Center

The Sulzbacher Village Pediatric Health Center is a federally qualified health center (FQHC) serving North Jacksonville. The health center is located in a facility that provides permanent and short-term emergency housing for low income women and children. In addition to serving patients living in the community and in the housing facility, the health center serves a number of vulnerable and at-risk pediatric populations. These populations include children and adolescents in the child welfare system, adolescents involved in the juvenile justice system, children with behavioral health issues and children and adolescents with complex mental health needs. In addition to pediatric primary care, the health center offers psychiatric care one day per week and employs a full time LCSW for counseling services.

About Wolfson Children’s Health Center

Wolfson Children’s Health Center is a federally qualified health center operated in partnership between the Sulzbacher Center and Wolfson Children’s Hospital. The center is located on the campus of Jean Ribault High School in North Jacksonville. The health center serves both students of the high school and children and adolescents from the community.

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Applicants should possess an MD/DO degree, be a BE/BC Pediatrician, and be eligible for Florida medical licensure.

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on April 6, 2020. Please provide 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 .

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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