Assistant Professor of Clinical - Pediatrics (Cardiology)

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-04
Req: R100044434
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Job Title: Assistant Professor of Clinical - Pediatrics Cardiology
Department/Hospital: Pediatric Cardiology, Director of Noninvasive Imaging
The University of Miami, Department of Pediatrics, is recruiting a Pediatric Cardiologist with special interest and experience in non-invasive and advanced cardiac imaging to join its academic and clinical program based at Holtz Children's Hospital within the Jackson Health System. This is a full-time faculty position with academic rank commensurate with clinical and academic experience and accomplishments. Qualified candidates will be considered for the role of Director, Noninvasive Imaging, with duties in overseeing the operations and quality improvement activities related to the echocardiography laboratory and other imaging modalities in collaboration with colleagues in the Departments of Radiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology (Maternal-Fetal Medicine). The faculty member will also see patients in both the outpatient and inpatient settings both at Jackson Main Hospital and at satellite UM Pediatric Cardiology Clinics, and is expected to participate actively in research and the training of medical students, residents, and fellows.

The UM/Holtz Children's Heart Center offers the full range of diagnostic and procedural services, including neonatal, pediatric, and adult congenial cardiac surgery, interventional catheterization, and invasive and noninvasive electrophysiology procedures. The Children's Heart Center operates programs in adult congenital cardiology, non-invasive and advanced cardiac imaging, fetal and neonatal care, and heart failure/mechanical circulatory support, all supported by cardiac anesthesiologists, cardiac critical care specialists, and cardiac-focused nurses and advanced practice providers.

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine 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. Inpatient pediatric care is primarily concentrated at the 250-bed Holtz Children's Hospital, ranked by USNWR, where the most comprehensive array of services for children among all children's hospitals in Florida is provided. The Department of Pediatrics also serves two other hospitals within the 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.

The Department of Pediatrics trains nearly 130 house staff per year, including 88 residents and six categorical cardiology fellows. Full research facilities are available at the Batchelor Children's Research Institute and the Batchelor Research Building, which houses the Pediatric Cardiology Division's basic science faculty researchers. The Division of Pediatric Cardiology hosts the biannual Frank Hernandez Lecture each year, in honor of Florida's first Pediatric Cardiologist.

Located on the Atlantic coast with an intercostal waterway and an exciting mix of people, the surrounding area is diverse, urban, and thriving. It is perfect for dedicated clinical educators and researchers who are seeking to transform the future of child health in a warm and inviting atmosphere.

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 exceptional 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 Miller School of Medicine, as the premier South Florida academic medical center is proud to offer competitive salaries, medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, university paid holidays and much more. 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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Posted: 2/6/2021
Application Due: 5/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time