Assistant Professor of Clinical - Pediatrics (Cardiology)
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-16
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Department/Hospital: Pediatric Cardiology/Electrophysiology
The University of Miami is recruiting a pediatric cardiologist with pediatric electrophysiology expertise and certification to join its academic program in the Department of Pediatrics at Holtz Children’s Hospital. The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is the highest-ranked private medical school for research in Florida and the first accredited medical school established in the state. With more than 1900 faculty, the Miller School is committed to cutting edge research in genetics, stem cell science, diabetes, cancer, public health and emerging fields such as precision medicine. With 140 faculty, Pediatrics is the second largest department on campus with the largest portfolio of grants and contracts. Our inpatient focus is primarily concentrated at the 250-bed Holtz Children’s Hospital, located on the main Jackson Memorial Hospital campus, and providing the most comprehensive array of services for children among all children’s hospitals in Florida. The Department of Pediatrics also serves two other hospitals within Jackson Health System, which is the third largest hospital system in the US. Outpatient cardiology activities occur at several sites throughout Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe counties. Clinical services operated within the UM/Holtz Children’s Heart Center include pediatric and adult congenital heart surgery, a dedicated adult congenital heart service, pediatric interventional cardiac catheterization, cardiac intensive care, invasive and noninvasive electrophysiology, fetal echocardiography, advanced cardiac imaging, and a dedicated pediatric heart failure and transplant service.
The Department of Pediatrics trains nearly 130 house staff per year, including 88 residents and six cardiology fellows. Full research facilities are available at the Batchelor Children’s Research Institute and the BRB. The Division of Pediatric Cardiology hosts the Francisco Hernández Lecture and Symposium, which is held annually on either the University of Florida or University of Miami Medical Center campuses on an alternating basis.
Candidates must have an MD/OD, be board certified/eligible in Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology and licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Florida. Candidates with exception clinical acumen and significant teaching experience are encouraged to apply. Demonstrated research success is preferred. The Pediatric Cardiology applicant will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be able to work efficiently and effectively both independently and as part of collaborative groups. The University of Miami is Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.
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