Pediatric Rheumatologist - Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (67171)
Jacksonville, FL Campus
Nov 18, 2020
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is seeking an applicant to fill a full-time position as a Pediatric Rheumatologist. The position is at the non-tenure accruing level of Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor with a strong emphasis on clinical and educational activities.
Major responsibilities for this position will include providing coordinated medical care for newborns, children and adolescents with complex pediatric rheumatologic disorders in an outpatient Pediatric Multispecialty Center, performing consultations on hospital inpatients, management therapies at an outpatient infusion center, and participating in shared night and weekend call.
The current Pediatric Rheumatology Division includes a Pediatric Rheumatologist and a Rheumatology Nurse Care Coordinator. The Pediatric Multispecialty Center includes the following pediatric subspecialties: nephrology, genetics, infectious diseases, neurology, a specialized center for children with complex medical conditions, pediatric weight management and pediatric rehabilitation services.
Inpatient services are provided at Wolfson Children’s Hospital, a 216 bed free standing dedicated children’s hospital located in downtown Jacksonville. Annually, the hospital is home for over 12,000 admissions, 11,000 surgeries, and 70,000 visits to a pediatric emergency department.
Competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package are available. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. For more information, please visit: https://pediatrics.med.jax.ufl.edu/welcome/
The University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is the largest of the three colleges at the Health Science Center Jacksonville. The college is affiliated with UF Health in Jacksonville, a health system comprised of two hospitals — the 603-bed UF Health Jacksonville and 92-bed UF Health North — and more than 60 primary and specialty care practices throughout Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia.
The college's 16 clinical science departments house more than 440 faculty members, 1,560 staff and 384 residents and fellows, as well as medical students from UF and around the country. We offer an incredible breadth of clinical training program sand proud to train many of best primary care providers and specialists throughout the region, the state and the country.
The college offers 38 accredited graduate medical education programs and 14 non-standard programs. More than 100 residents and fellows from programs across the U.S. come to UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville to participate in various clinical rotations as well.
In addition to graduate medical education, clinical rotations in all the major disciplines are provided for students from the UF College of Medicine in Gainesville. Third-year medical students enrolled at UF spend about 25 percent of their training at the Jacksonville campus, gaining valuable experience in an urban setting. While third-year rotations are only offered to UF students, elective rotations in the final year of clinical training are available to students from accredited schools in the US and Canada.
For practicing physicians, the college offers a continuing medical education program that recruits national and international speakers who are well known and respected in their fields.
The college's faculty, residents and fellows are active in clinical research. Residents and fellows regularly present their findings at locations across the country and publish their projects in well-known publications. In 2019, the campus received $23.1 million in external research funding, approximately 50% of which was federally sponsored projects.
The campus houses a 16,000-square-foot clinical and translational research facility. To support faculty and resident research, the college has a Center for Data Solutions, offering researchers analytics, epidemiology and biostatistics support, and a Center for Research Training, helping develop the next generation of highly collaborative clinical researchers.
Located in the Northeastern part of the state on the Atlantic Ocean, Jacksonville’s weather is sunny and pleasant. We enjoy an average of 320 days of sunshine each year, yet have the coolest summers in the state. Known as the River City, Jacksonville is a major port city with numerous waterways, two Naval bases, several nature preserves, marshes, lakes, wetlands and miles of beaches. Flowing through Jacksonville is the 310-mile St. Johns River, which plays a major role in our work and play.
To learn more about our college, our leadership and our campus, please visit us at https://med.jax.ufl.edu/about/.
Applicants must possess an MD/DO degree, Florida Medical License eligibility and be a BE/BC in Pediatric Rheumatology.
The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications as soon as a applicant pool is identified. Please provide a letter of intent and Curriculum Vitae.
The final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/
If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.