Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Employer
University of Florida
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 19, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Surgery, Executive, Other Executive
Employment Type
Full Time


Classification Title:

Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Job Description

The Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine reports to the Dean of the UF College of Medicine and directs the patient care, research, and education missions of the Department. The Chair is responsible for overseeing operations and strategy across the Department and providing leadership in the development and execution of all strategic plans and daily operations. In close partnership with all stakeholders, the Chair will ensure patient-focused, high performing, and results-oriented clinical, educational, and scientific programs. In addition, the Chair will lead initiatives to support exceptional patient service, quality outcomes, faculty and staff satisfaction, growth and volume management, expanded research capabilities, and improved financial performance.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide visionary and innovative leadership for the Department’s next phase of growth and development.
  • Provide the vision and leadership to achieve superior clinical programs within orthopaedic surgery and associated disciplines. Work closely and collaboratively with the other UF Health and College of Medicine leaders to integrate areas of acknowledged clinical excellence with outstanding quality, outcomes, and patient satisfaction.
  • Ensure delivery of excellent clinical education and advanced training to medical students, residents, and fellows. Provide leadership and oversight to the residency and fellowship programs within the Department and ensure learners are receiving comprehensive and balanced training and development opportunities.
  • Recruit, hire, and retain outstanding faculty and departmental leaders from diverse backgrounds. Ensure an atmosphere of respect, professional support, and development.
  • Supervise, prepare, implement, and monitor the budget so that it encompasses all funding sources and complies with grant, legislative, and institutional guidelines.
  • Possess financial acumen to effectively manage the practice across the range of required activities.
  • Define and lead the research strategy, supporting principal investigators and other faculty within the Department in efforts to secure NIH and other grant funding, and ensuring deliberate investment into research activities and priorities to promote growth and facilitate future success.
Expected Salary:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience. We offer a generous benefits package that includes insurances such as health, life, and dental as well as a robust leave package.

Minimum Requirements:

UF seeks an accomplished academician and clinician with an MD or DO from an accredited school, current board certification, and who has a national reputation for clinical, educational and scholarly activities appropriate for appointment to the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in either a clinical or tenure-track position.

Preferred Qualifications:

The position demands a proven leader with demonstrated vision and the ability to execute for results; a thorough understanding of the challenges and opportunities present at a large, comprehensive research university or comparably complex enterprise; a record as a champion of diversity and inclusion; and an enthusiasm for advancing UF College of Medicine's strategic initiatives. Other qualifications include the following:
  • Provide the vision and leadership to achieve superior clinical programs within orthopaedic surgery and associated disciplines. Work closely and collaboratively with the other UF Health and College of Medicine leaders to integrate areas of acknowledged clinical excellence with outstanding quality, outcomes, and patient satisfaction.
  • Ensure delivery of excellent clinical education and advanced training to medical students, residents, and fellows. Provide leadership and oversight to the residency and fellowship programs within the Department and ensure learners are receiving comprehensive and balanced training and development opportunities.
  • Recruit, hire, and retain outstanding faculty and departmental leaders from diverse backgrounds. Ensure an atmosphere of respect, professional support, and development.
  • Supervise, prepare, implement, and monitor the budget so that it encompasses all funding sources and complies with grant, legislative, and institutional guidelines.
  • Possess financial acumen to effectively manage the practice across the range of required activities.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

The executive search firm Spencer Stuart has been retained to assist in this recruitment. Chuck Jordan and Shannon Yeatman of Spencer Stuart are lead consultants on the search. Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited and should be submitted to cjordan@spencerstuart.com or syeatman@spencerstuart.com . Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, although indication of interest is encouraged by July 15, 2022, for full consideration.

If accommodations due to a disability are 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 U.S. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law. 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 all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

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