Associate Professor of Surgery (VA-8/8)
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2017-12-12
The University of Miami (UM) is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic is seeking candidates for a faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor of Clinical. Primary Duties and Responsibilities (For Non-exempt Employees Include Percent of Effort):Develop, implement and sets forth clinical, financial, educational and research divisional objectives to support and complement the mission statement of the Department, the UMSM, UMMG and the affiliated Hospitals. Key business objectives include establishing the division as a leader on a local and national level, and continue to acquire the medical, financial, and research resources to achieve this objective. Develop and regulate, with the Department Chair, the Division's operational budget. Propose and gain acceptance of short-term objectives which complement the strategic plan and ensure the viability of the Division, i.e.; care pathways, medical and logistical plans and procedures.Promote the mission of UHealth in achieving its role in providing medical education, research, and quality patient care.Ensure that the clinical services offered by the Division are of the highest quality, meet community needs, and support the organization. Participate in international, national, regional and local activities within the health care industry, which impact the future role of the Divisional Surgical Areas funding environment. Serve in key activities for the Department of Surgery as agreed upon with the Division Chief and Participate in establishing education and training policies. Direct and assist faculty in academic progress and assure adequate clinical experience for resident, fellow and student education.This individual is responsible for clinical care in all aspects of cardiac surgery including pediatric and adult cardiac surgery, cardiothoracic trauma and the ability to participate in surgery for electro physiologic abnormalities as well as working collaboratively with the Heart and Lung Transplantation Teams.This individual will build private clinics at University of Miami Hospital and Jackson Memorial Hospitals and will participate in clinical care at University of Miami Hospital, Jackson Memorial Hospital, and the Miami Veteran’s Administration Hospital. The individual will become an integral part of the minimally invasive cardiac valves programs and the aortic surgery center as well as other growing areas of Cardiac Surgery.He or she will be involved in resident supervision both at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center and the Miami Veteran’s Administration Hospital. In addition, this position will require teaching of students in both junior and senior elective programs as sponsored by this Division within the students’ surgical experience. This individual will also be responsible for pursuing protocols to fund experiments under his/her supervision. Documents all services in patient medical records. Comply to Departmental Policy & Procedures & Hospital Bylaws and Exercises final medial judgment in all issues of healthcare. Orders studies test and ancillary services in patient medical records.-Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Candidates will have an excellent academic record and be a recognized leader in heart transplantation and cardiac surgery. Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to build programs and align constituencies are required·Recognized teaching skills and expertise in residency, fellowship and medical student training is requiredKnowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures, and techniquesThorough knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatmentsEffective verbal and written communication skills along with proper bedside mannerPerforms in tactful and professional manner.- Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):The Position requires an MD or MD/PhD degree and board certification in Cardiothoracic Surgery. The individual must also possess a Florida Medical License and DEA certificate.- Work Experience Requirements (Essential Requirements):At least 5-8 years of experience post Fellowship.
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