Assistant Professor of Clinical - Surgery (Trauma & Burn)

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-01-21
Req: R100044034
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DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery

Divisions of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery and Surgical Critical Care

Position Description

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery

Requirements: M.D. degree,

Board Certified or Board Eligible in General Surgery.

Experience in Trauma Surgery and/or Critical Care Surgery


This position supports the goals and objectives of the Divisions of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. Provides patient Surgical Services to include OR, and Critical Care and other clinical care all Trauma Centers in the Jackson Memorial Hospital Health System, and University of Miami Hospital System (UMH) under the governance of the University of Miami Medical Group (UMMG). The individual will provide education to medical students, surgery residents and fellows, nurses and other medical personnel at JMH and UMH Facilities. Interacts frequently with colleagues and attendings in the Divisions of Trauma, Acute Care Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Burns and Surgical Nutrition Support, in a collegial manner. May periodically support the surgical nutrition service. Provides presentations and is encouraged to publish. This position is responsible for billing of clinical services and documenting in the patient’s medical records in a timely manner, and according to JMH and University of Miami policies and procedures. Individual will promptly reply to any billing and documents discrepancies and issues related to documentation. Individual will abide by practices outlined in the medical Faculty and UMMG Manuals. Attends weekly divisional meetings and is responsible to go to Departmental Faculty Meetings and attend Grand Rounds.

May provide Telemedicine assistance in the OR, telemedicine forum discussions, training and weekly International Trauma Grand Rounds and other educational outreach as may be deemed appropriate. The individual will also be responsible for email inquiries due to urgent issues. Individual will be required to travel to meet contractual obligations of the Division of Trauma.

The individual may also provide ATLS training to enrolled students, staff, residents, fellows, and faculty. Individuals will practice primarily at JMH-South campus.

This job description is not intended, and should not be construed to be the exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, effort or working conditions associated with a job. The department/division reserves the right to modify the clinical duties in accordance with divisional/departmental needs, effort and support changes, in clinical funding or sponsored programs support

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.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

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Job No:
Posted: 1/22/2021
Application Due: 4/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time