Surgery-Cardiac-Asst. Professor of Clinical

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-06-26
Req: R100032997
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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.

Job Family: Clinical and Allied Health 
Job Function: Clinical Services 
Job Title: Faculty- Division of Cardiac Surgery 
Pay Band: 
FLSA Status: Exempt 

General Description (Purpose and Function): 
Assistant Professor is in direct report to the Division Chief, Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine. This position will be an 8/8ths appointment at the VA with opportunity for a compressed tour of duty to provide call coverage and clinical services at Jackson Memorial Hospital and the University of Miami Hospital. The Physician provides patient care by interviewing and treating of clinical patients in order to meet their medical needs. The Physician educates patients on wellness, prevention and early detection by providing materials and resources to the patients and families. 

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

•    Promote the mission of UHealth in achieving its role in providing medical education, research, and quality patient care.
•    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
•    Oversee Cardiac Surgery Service and residency training at the VAMC
•    Serve in key activities for the Department of Surgery as agreed upon with the Division Chief
•    This individual is responsible for clinical care in all aspects of cardiac surgery as well as working collaboratively with the Heart and Lung Transplantation Teams.
•    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
•    Exercises final medial judgment in all issues of healthcare.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

•    Candidates will have an excellent academic record
•    Recognized teaching skills and expertise in residency, fellowship and medical student training is required
•    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 bedside manner
•    Performs 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.

All Applicants Must Apply Online

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.




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Posted: 6/27/2019
Application Due: 8/22/2019
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