The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College
of Medicine - Jacksonville is seeking an applicant to fill a
full-time position as a Pediatric Critical Care Neurointensivist in
the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (PCCM) with
clinical duties in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at
Wolfson Children’s Hospital. The position will be at a non-tenure
accruing level of Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor
depending on credentials. The charge to this faculty member is to
provide superior quality clinical care to critically ill pediatric
patients with complex neurological illnesses and injuries that may
continuous or intermittent monitoring with advanced technologies
including continuous video-EEGs, intracranial pressure catheters,
transcranial Doppler, and near infrared spectroscopy.
The qualified candidate should possess the following
• Demonstrated excellence in providing state-of-the-art critical
care to pediatric patients with conditions that require expert
• Expertise in the understanding and monitoring of primary and
secondary neurologic injuries affecting critically ill children
(including trauma), with the ability to translate real-time
interpretation of monitored physiological parameters into effective
• Experience in the diagnosis and management of neurosurgical
conditions including in the settings of intraoperative and
• A track record of establishing and maintaining close working
relationships with multiple disciplines including neurology and
neurosurgery that has led to adoption of and adherence to
evidence-based and formalized consensus best practices.
• Exemplary clinical, organizational and interpersonal skills and a
history of contribution as a collegial, enthusiastic, and “can do”
multidisciplinary team member.
• Enthusiasm and excellence with respect to the education of the
full range of pediatric trainees (residents, fellows, advanced
practice providers, nurses, and other allied health
The PCCM division consists of 8 pediatric critical care
specialists, who provide 24 hour in-house coverage in the PICU at
Wolfson Children’s Hospital. The Division has a strong emphasis on
academic education and teaching of medical students and residents.
Wolfson Children’s Hospital houses a 24-bed PICU suite (plus 2 burn
beds) in a new Critical Care Tower that is also supported by
pediatric neurosurgeons, pediatric neurologists, pediatric trauma
specialists, pediatric nephrologists, the full range of other
pediatric medical subspecialists and surgical specialists, a team
of physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses,
registered nurses, respiratory therapists and other healthcare
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
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/
Negotiable base on experience and academic appointment.
Applicants must possess a MD/DO degree, possess or be eligible for
a Florida Medical License, and be BE/BC in Pediatric Neurocritical
Care Medicine. The applicant must be a graduate of an accredited
Neurocritical care fellowship program.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications as soon
applicant pool is identified. Please provide letter of intent and
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.
Health Assessment Required: