CHIEF & ASO PROF

Employer
University of Florida
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 17, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Pediatrics, Executive, Other Executive
Employment Type
Full Time


Classification Title:

Chief and Associate Director Congenital Heart Center

Job Description:

The Congenital Heart Center, at the University of Florida invites outstanding applicants for consideration for a full-time, tenure or non-tenure track faculty position at the Associate or Professor level to serve as Division Chief for the Pediatric Cardiology. Our robust program is ranked #7 by US News & World Reports. Rank and/or Tenure status will be commensurate with qualifications.

The Opportunity

The Division Chief will work with the Congenital Heart Center Director to create the strategic, clinical and operational priorities for Pediatric Cardiology. This person acts as a key liaison with internal and external partners and provides oversight of academic, clinical and research missions. Our University of Florida campus has incredible resources with 10 colleges and six Health Sciences Colleges on a single campus which allows for cross-and inter-disciplinary collaboration opportunities in the CME space.

This role will:

Strategic Development

  • Assists with key recruitments for Division and Department Leadership positions
  • Develops, implements, and manages a strategic plan that ensures consistent growth and success across all missions
  • Works to ensure that the University of Florida College of Medicine (COM), Congenital Heart Center (CHC), and UF Shands clinical goals are integrated and aligned
  • Understands and reacts to departmental, organizational, and external business drivers, opportunities, and threats
  • Sets priorities and key metrics to ensure aggressive growth goals across clinical missions
  • Strengthens current clinical programs necessary to achieve the CHC and COM vision and goals
  • Increases external funding for Division
  • Strengthens existing educational programs and help develop new ones
  • Serve as a role model and lead the training of the next generation of physician scientists
  • Creates and implements new clinical programs to achieve the CHC vision and goals
  • Ensures alignment between all units by meeting with the faculty regularly
  • Work closely with the Center leadership to ensure a united vision and shared priorities for the CHC.


Leadership

  • Represent the department with internal and external clinical partners as the Chief of Pediatric Cardiology
  • Responsible for developing strong relations with University of Florida Health partners
  • Develop relationships that further the CHC vision and goals
  • Work with the Clinical Divisions to understand their unique challenges and identify opportunities within their units
  • Provide leadership in developing off-campus clinical programs
  • Provide leadership in developing Pediatric Cardiology specific research programs
  • Support the Center leadership in all strategic initiatives


Operational Oversight

  • Serve as trusted partner and advisor to CHC Director and Administrator
  • Manage and mentor the Pediatric Cardiology faculty
  • Participate in annual clinical Division reviews and set key success metrics for the missions
  • Integrate and balance the CHC’s missions across the department
  • Ensure CHC clinical vision and goals are met by clinical faculty


This position will be located at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL and will occasionally travel to our regional UF Health locations.

North Central Florida

Innovative ideas and entrepreneurial activity thrive in North Central Florida, a region known for its competitive cost of living, accessibility and abundance of natural resources. North Central Florida, comprised of the north-central part of the state, encompasses the city of Gainesville, the region's largest city and home of the University of Florida, as well as Ocala and many surrounding towns and cities that offer growth opportunities that are as unique and colorful as their own history. Rich in history, North Central Florida has an abundance of outdoor activities, natural wonders, and one-of-a-kind destinations, all infused with Southern charm.

North Central Florida’s largest city, Gainesville, http://cityofgainesville.org/, is home to Florida's largest and oldest university, and so is one of the state's centers of education, medicine, cultural events and athletics. The University of Florida and UF Health Shands Hospital are the leading employers in Gainesville and provide jobs for many residents of surrounding counties. Gainesville is also the largest city in Alachua County and is the county seat, with approximately 269,000 residents county-wide. It serves as the cultural, educational, and commercial center for the north central Florida region.   Explore Gainesville in 60 Seconds.

North Central Florida's southernmost county, Marion County, is home to the Ocala Metropolitan area and is adjacent to its namesake Ocala National Forest, which is the southernmost forest in the continental United States and is the largest sand pine forest in the world. Located in what’s known as “the Horse Capital of the World,” Ocala has plenty of beautiful horse farms and outdoor recreational activities available in its boundaries, including Silver Springs State Park, Ocala National Forest and the Florida Trail.
The North Central Florida area is in a central location to both the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, providing easy access within a day’s drive to beaches, nature preserves, water-based activities and the largest theme parks in the world.

Our Commitment

The University of Florida College of Medicine is committed to diversity, inclusion and heath equity through the efforts of actively finding, developing and including the best talent to support our vision of being “a premier institution focused on promoting health and alleviating human suffering through exceptional education, discovery, innovation and patient-centered health care of the highest quality.”

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the University is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in also aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotion, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits and training.

We welcome nominations of and applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s teaching, research, and clinical mission, including women, members of underrepresented groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Expected Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience

Minimum Requirements:

M.D. or equivalent; board certified or board eligible for their primary specialty (Cardiology).

Preferred Qualifications: Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references.
The Search Committee will accept applications until the position is filled. Applications will be reviewed starting as soon as possible after the posting date.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information, and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

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.

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 committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information, and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

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