Neonatologist-Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor (83144)

Employer
University of Florida
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 29, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time


The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is inviting applicants for a full-time Neonatologist position in the Division of Neonatology as Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor rank at a tenure/non-tenure accruing level based on qualifications. Our clinical neonatology program staffs 5 area Level 1 through Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Units. The Level 3 and Level 4 units admit 700 and 650 neonates per year, respectively. All outborn neonates born in Florida within the Jacksonville catchment area with birth weights less than 1001 are transferred to the Level 3 of Level 4 NICU allowing for geographically robust clinical studies in the highest risk population. We also receive neonates Southeastern Georgia and the Florida Panhandle. We are an active participant in the Vermont-Oxford Network and in the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative. Major responsibilities for this position are patient care and teaching but preference will be given to candidates with an established record of mentoring academic growth of junior faculty and in quality improvement and/or clinical outcomes research.

We are looking for individuals who have demonstrated a zest for teaching of pediatric residents and advanced practice providers, continued personal professional development, an affinity for continuous quality improvement and/or outcomes-based research, and skills in working as part of a large team. Preference will be given to individuals who have a track record of mentoring junior faculty in their clinical development and academic endeavors and/or have experience with collaborative multicenter research or large data sets.

This position will report to the Chief of the Division of Neonatology and Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. Following is a partial description of duties and responsibilities:
  • Provide clinical critical care to neonates and newborns at the 5 hospitals staffed by our division of neonatology as assigned by the Chief, Division of Neonatology and/or designee.
  • Teach and supervise the care of pediatric residents and advanced practice providers.
  • Participate on committees to represent the Department of Pediatrics as required by Chief, Division of Neonatology and/or designee as required.
  • Participate in monthly department faculty meetings, administrative functions and institutional committees as requested.
  • Develop new and support ongoing divisional academic activities for the purpose of advancing the careers of junior faculty.
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 16 clinical science departments house more than 400 faculty members and 300 residents and fellows. The college offers 32 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. 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. Residents in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia are offered all the benefits of an academic health center by combining our strengths with that of the UF Health Jacksonville. Together, 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. With more than 5,000 faculty and staff, the academic health center in Jacksonville is the largest UF campus outside of Gainesville, offering nearly 100 specialty services, including: Cancer services; Cardiovascular; Neuroscience; Orthopaedic; Pediatrics; Poison Center; Trauma and Critical Care; and Women and Families services. At 37 clinical sites throughout Northeast Florida, UF physicians tally more than 600,000 outpatient visits and more than 34,000 inpatient admissions annually.

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 http://north.ufhealthjax.org/ .

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.

For more information about Jacksonville, visit http://hscj.ufl.edu/college-of-medicine/administrative-affairs/AboutJacksonville.aspx

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/ .

All candidates must have a MD/DO/MBBS degree, be board-certified in Pediatrics and board-eligible/board-certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, and be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Florida and for credentialing at area hospitals. We are looking for individuals who have demonstrated a zest for teaching and continued personal professional development, an affinity for continuous quality improvement and/or outcomes-based research, and skills in working as part of a large team. Preference will be given to individuals who have a track record of mentoring junior faculty in their clinical development and academic endeavors and/or have experience with collaborative multicenter research or large data sets.

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

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 http://www.naces.org/ .

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

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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