Assistant Professor

Location
Augusta, Georgia
Posted
Apr 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

   

Department Marketing Statement

The Medical College of Georgia, at Augusta University is located in Augusta, Georgia's second largest city.  The city was recently ranked the second most favorable place to live in the State of Georgia. It is a growing city with a metropolitan-area population of around 400,000. 

Augusta supports an active arts community with touring companies of Broadway productions, a regional ballet company, and a professional symphony orchestra. The cost of living is below the national average, yet the quality of life ranks well above that same national average. The largest lake in Georgia is our neighbor, and there are a plethora of beaches and mountains within a couple of hours drive.

The faculty at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia finds life in Augusta to be a perfect balance between big city and small town. Our faculty are active in the community: participating in local organizations, churches, sporting activities, volunteer efforts, and other extracurricular events.

Community members proudly describe the area as a wonderful place for children to grow and families to develop. Topnotch school systems are located here, and include Davidson Fine Arts who is consistently ranked well within the top 100 High Schools nationally by US News and World Reports. 

Clinical operations for the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, Department of Pediatrics are managed at Augusta University Health, which includes the 154-bed Children’s Hospital of Georgia.  Augusta University Health is a world-class health care network, offering the most comprehensive primary, specialty and subspecialty care in the region. We provide skilled, compassionate care to our patients, conduct leading-edge clinical research and foster the medical education and training of tomorrow’s health care practitioners. 

Our physicians have the most up-to-date knowledge and training. Many of our health care professionals train the next generation of caregivers, while others conduct pioneering research that improves medical diagnosis, treatments and technology, bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

In short, Augusta University Health brings world-class clinicians, pioneering research, and the latest technologies and breakthroughs right here in Augusta.

In addition to providing care in the Augusta area, Augusta University Health physicians travel to satellite practice sites throughout Georgia illustrating our commitment to care for people across the state and region.

Job Information  

Job ID: 14095

Position #: 00014857

The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, Department of Pediatrics, seeks a board eligible/board certified Pediatric Hospitalist to join its full-time faculty.  Academic rank commensurate with experience. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Clinical: 

  • Be clinically productive through the provision of hospitalist services throughout the Children’s Hospital of Georgia (CHOG).
  • Maintaining and ensuring that relevant patient records are properly updated. 
  • Participate in on-call duties with other faculty members.   
  • Meet and maintain wRVU productivity targets as set forth by department/division through services provided.
  • Interface with physicians at CHOG and throughout the community, region and state in order to establish and enhance working relationships
  • Provide support to community physicians and sub-specialists at CHOG by being available for inpatient consultation, inpatient admission and/or comprehensive inpatient care.
  • Provide support to community physicians and CHOG/AUMC emergency physicians by providing consultation. 
  • Promote good professional relationships with Augusta University physicians and physicians outside of Augusta. 
  • Provide prompt feedback to referring physicians.

Teaching:

  • Provide education and training to residents, medical students and staff in hospital medicine which includes but is not limited to: clinical supervision; consultation; and didactics. 
  • Provide clinical supervision and consultation to residents/medical students/staff at AU and develop a more in-depth educational experience for trainees
  • Interact with residents and medical students in the planning and conduct of their research and scholarly activities. 
  • Achieve and maintain teaching scores at or above the department mean.

Successful candidates will have a proven history of excellent clinical skills, involvement with clinical research, and strong desire to be involved with resident teaching.

Minimum Requirements  

Medical degree from an accredited medical school/university, Board Certified/Board Eligible in Pediatrics - Hospitalist.

Must have or be eligible for a State of Georgia Medical License; DEA; CPR.

Shift/Salary  

Academic rank, tenure status and salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

How To Apply  

To be considered an applicant for this position you must apply online at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty.

Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.

Conditions of Employment  

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review.  For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript.  Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

Other Information  

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees.  "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."   Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.


Equal Employment Opportunity  

Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.
 

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