University of Florida
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 10, 2022

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Job Description:

The Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, seeks a full time faculty at the non-tenure accruing level of Clinical Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will be a BC/BE adult neurosurgeon with specialty interest in Neuro- Trauma. The candidate should have expertise in the management of Neuro-Trauma patients which include management of both cranial and spine patients. UF Health Jacksonville is the only level- one trauma hospital in the region with a large and complex volume of Neuro-trauma patients.

This position will report to the Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville. As a member of the Department of Neurosurgery, the individual will have the opportunity to enjoy a multidisciplinary collaboration with colleagues utilizing departmental case reviews and tumor board conferences. The successful candidate is also expected to participate in shared general neurosurgery responsibilities, teaching, and research.

General Duties:
  • Provide and maintain a high level of quality and compassionate care to both inpatients and outpatients from a wide variety of cases, but with specific emphasis on Neuro-Trauma.
  • Provide clinical teaching of trainees in Neurosurgery and participate in the educational and research programs. Participate as a member of the Neurosurgery team through collaborative case reviews and tumor board conferences.
  • Rotational Level 1 trauma call for the organization.
  • Responsible for building relationships and establishing excellent communication with primary care physicians, specialist and other stakeholders to enhance patient care and grow patient volumes.
  • Participate in monthly division meetings, administrative functions, and institutional committees as requested.
The University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is the largest of the three UF colleges - medicine, nursing and pharmacy - located on the approximately 110-acre UF Health Jacksonville campus. The college's 17 clinical science departments house more than 400 faculty members and 360 residents and fellows. The college offers 34 accredited graduate medical education programs. 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.

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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 campus' 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.

University of Florida Health Jacksonville is a private, not-for-profit hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center campuses in Jacksonville and Gainesville . With more than 5,000 faculty and staff, the University of Florida Health Science Center–Jacksonville and UF Health Jacksonville form the region’s premier academic health center–UF Health, a leader in the education of health professionals, a hub for clinical research and a unique provider of high-quality patient care.

Located in North Jacksonville is UF Health North, the only full-service hospital in North Jacksonville. The state-of-the-art hospital at UF Health North offers conveniently located, high-quality health care to patients across Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. It offers a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services unavailable anywhere else in North Jacksonville, provided by UF Health and community physicians. The hospital features all-private rooms, which studies show promote healing and improve the patient experience. Patient engagement technology in patient suites allows for easy meal ordering, TV control and access to nurses. The hospital is adjacent to the existing medical office building, where UF Health providers offer more than 20 specialties, including pediatrics and women’s health services. The campus is located on Max Leggett Parkway close to Jacksonville International Airport, approximately 15 minutes from Nassau County and less than 30 minutes from Georgia. For more information, visit .

Located on Florida's First Coast, Jacksonville is one of the largest cities in land area in the United States. The city provides an eclectic combination of southern hospitality, business and recreational paradise. More than 1 million people live in the five-county area known as Florida's First Coast. The area offers something for everyone, with a temperate climate incorporating seasonal changes, miles of beautiful waterways and beaches, and a myriad of public facilities for work and play.

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The University of Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. We welcome nominations of and applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Expected Salary:

Salary is negotiable, benefits are excellent.

Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate will be a MD/DO and adult neurosurgeon with specialty interest in Neuro- Trauma. The candidate should have expertise in the management of Neuro-Trauma patients which include management of both cranial and spine patients.

Preferred Qualifications:
BC/BE adult neurosurgeon

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position is open until filled. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Final candidate will be required to provide 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 National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at .

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. 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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