Assistant Professor of Clinical - Medicine (Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine)

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-01-03
Req: R100028458
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The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (PCCSM) is actively recruiting for a Pulmonary and Critical Care faculty position. to join the University of Miami (UM) and the Miller School of Medicine (MSOM) at the Department of Medicine (DOM). The PCCSM division is seeking an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine to provide clinical services in our outpatient services and inpatient services within all of our service lines.

We are committed to excellent patient care, research productivity, and medical education. A board certified/board eligible pulmonary/critical care physician would have the unique opportunity to join a dynamic practice that incorporates both advanced pulmonary disease management and Critical Care medicine. 

Pulmonary and Critical Care related responsibilities include the evaluation, management, staging, and treatment of Acute/Chronic Diseases, Perioperative Management, Testing and Diagnosis, Interventional Pulmonology, and ultimately, End-of-Life Care. Advanced lung disease management involves the longitudinal care of pulmonary hypertension, cystic fibrosis, interstitial lung disease, COPD, and other management of diseases such as sarcoidosis. The practice affords the opportunity to conduct clinical research and provide medical education to residents as well as Pulmonary/Critical Care fellows. Clinical experience in Pulmonary and Critical Care is highly desirable.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities (For-exempt Employees Include Percent of Effort):

  • Determines which referrals are required based on examination and patient’s needs.
  • Determines level of urgency of follow-up, referral/consultation appointments
  • Exercises final medial judgment in all issues of healthcare.
  • Prescribes medical treatment and clinical drugs to patients
  • Orders studies, test and ancillary services in patient medical records.
  • Documents all services in patient medical records
  • Reviews on a regular basis long term cases that require ongoing medical attention.
  • Consults with Medical Director and other professional on staff as needed regarding patient care programs established by the hospital or clinic requirements.
  • Oversees mid-level medical staff as assigned as well as nursing clinical staff.
  • Assists in the resolution of complaints, request and inquiries from patients.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all patient information according to federal and state guidelines and regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures, and techniques
  • Thorough knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatments
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills along with proper telephone etiquette
  • Performs in tactful and professional manner.

Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):
  • Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathic Physician Degree.
  • Florida Medical license required.
  • ABIM Board Certified in Pulmonary and/or Critical Care

Applicants must apply online.

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Posted: 12/11/2018
Application Due: 6/10/2020
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