Pediatric Nephrologist - Chief and Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (59824)

Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 28, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville seeks applicants to fill a full-time leadership position as the Division Chief of Pediatric Nephrology. The position may be at a non-tenure accruing level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level on the multi mission track.

Our Division currently has two (2) full-time faculty members who are supported by an RN educator, a social worker, a dietician, and an administrative assistant. The Division of Pediatric Nephrology works in close collaboration with the University of Florida Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, and the Division of Pediatric Urology at Nemours Children’s Specialty Services, and the pediatric renal transplant program at UF Health Gainesville. The division provides a complete range of inpatient and outpatient pediatric nephrology services, including management of patients with acute and chronic kidney disease, inpatient and outpatient plasmapheresis services, renal replacement therapy (continuous renal replacement therapy, peritoneal dialysis, and hemodialysis - with and without ECMO).

The UF Health Gainesville program performs renal transplantation. Our division operates innovative clinical programs including a large ambulatory blood pressure monitoring program. Additionally, members of the division participate in research collaborative studies.

This position requires:

  1. Fellowship training in Pediatric Nephrology
  2. ABMS Board Certification in Pediatrics with a subspecialty certificate in Pediatric Nephrology
  3. Eligibility for unrestricted Florida Medical License and hospital credentialing

The successful candidate will demonstrate a history of collaborative practice; excellence in teaching residents, medical students, and other healthcare workers; and a record of academic accomplishment.

The major responsibilities for this position will include providing coordinated medical care for newborns, children and adolescents with complex nephrology disorders in an outpatient Pediatric Multispecialty Center, inpatient admissions and consultations, day-Hospital management, and shared night and weekend call. Education responsibilities include: teaching medical students and house staff as well as participating in the development of the pediatric nephrology program.

Inpatient services are provided at Wolfson Children’s Hospital, a 216 bed free standing dedicated children’s hospital located in downtown Jacksonville. Annually, over 80,000 patients visits to hospital, over 11,000 surgeries, about 12,000 children hospitalized and over 70,000 visits to the area's only Children’s Emergency Centers.

The University of Florida physician practice provides a wide range of services to one of the largest mixed-specialty practices in the southeastern United States, and offers a great North Florida lifestyle with countless recreational activities, museums, orchestras and professional and amateur sports. Long beloved by its residents, Jacksonville, FL, is recognized as one of the most desirable cities in which to live and work.

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 .

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  • Fellowship training in Pediatric Nephrology
  • ABMS Board Certification in Pediatrics with a subspecialty certificate in Pediatric Nephrology
  • Eligibility for unrestricted Florida Medical License and hospital credentialing

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on March 13, 2020. Please provide letter of intent and Curriculum Vitae.

The 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

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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