Medical Director & Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Wound Care Clinic (73519)
Apr 30, 2021
May 30, 2021
The University of Florida, Department of Community Health and Family Medicine is seeking a full-time non-tenure track Medical Director & Assistant/Associate/Full Professor to provide and oversee the provision of clinical wound care services to the patients of the facility with chronic wounds or other similar conditions involving, but not limited to, debridement, dressings, antibiotics, and hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and shall follow up on consults and patients at the UF Health Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center located at Magnolia Parke. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications. Full-time preferred, however, part-time is acceptable depending upon the needs of the clinic and applicant.
This position is responsible for the delivery of direct primary health care including debridement, dressings, antibiotics, and hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and shall follow up on consults and patients at the UF Health Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center. In addition, this position may work closely with ARNP/PAs in a supervisory role providing team-based care using innovative models.
The Medical Director is solely responsible for director the quality patient care efforts within the Facility. The Medical Director should actively chair and conduct the Facility's monthly performance improvement meeting and; lead the interdisciplinary performance improvement initiative that monitor the performance of the Facility and promote compliance with its written policies with the input of the Program Director. Review of the Facility Medical Records and process of care on all patients enrolled at the facility every 4 weeks for each major wound type. The Medical Director will serve as liaison with affiliated medical institutions for services such as hospitalization and emergency medical services. The Medical Director will participate in Regional and National Medical Director conference(s) related to wound care improvement or new wound care information. Oversee the provision of services by all professional and ancillary Healogics staff at the Facility and provide in-service education programs for such staff as may be required. The Medical Director shall be responsible for training and orientation of all wound care center Physicians. The Medical Director shall provide a means for continuing wound care education, introducing new advances in wound healing as well as new product reviews. He/she shall, also, review wound care basics such as the factors that inhibit wound healing, etc. The Medical Director shall serve as an educational resource for the entire wound care center including the medical, nursing, and administrative staff. Promotion of the Facility services in the community, local medical community, and regular formal presentations to various audiences (i.e. medical staff meetings, hospital department meetings, grand rounds presentations, local medical, and community organizations, service clubs, etc.) to enhance the visibility of the wound care center in the local marketplace and surrounding environments. Actively schedule and participate in one-on-one discussions about Facility services with primary care and surgical specialties; act as spokesperson for wound care center services when local media opportunities arise. Support the joint effort of Healogics, and the Hospital in drafting and implementing an annual business plan. The Medical Director will serve as the principle recruiter for attending and consulting staff.
About Gainesville, Florida:
Gainesville, FL is a hidden gem in North Central Florida that is within a couple hours to major cities such as Orlando, Jacksonville, and Tampa. We have warm weather much of the year allowing for outdoor activities almost year-round. It is also a wonderful place to raise a family among the diverse atmosphere generated by The University of Florida. For more information about Gainesville, FL please click here: https://www.guidetogreatergainesville.com/.
About Community Health and Family Medicine:
The primary mission of the Department of Community Health and Family Medicine (CHFM) at the University of Florida College of Medicine is to serve our patients and community, positively shaping the future of healthcare through outstanding teaching, discovery, and innovation in family medicine. https://chfm.ufl.edu/.
The vision at CHFM is to be a nationally recognized model department of family medicine. CHFM integrates teaching in humanistic medicine, medical ethics, behavioral medicine, and rural and community health into both undergraduate and graduate curricula.
The department has model practice sites in several communities, providing training in urban and rural medicine and health care for underserved areas in the state. These teaching and clinical activities are augmented by a variety of research projects that explore and contribute to the scientific knowledge base in family and community medicine, rural health, primary care, behavioral medicine, and the medical humanities.
About the College of Medicine at the University of Florida:
The College of Medicine University of Florida is the largest of six colleges at the University of Florida Health Science Center, opened in 1956 with a mission to increase Florida’s supply of highly qualified physicians, provide advanced health care services to the citizens of Florida and foster discovery in health research: https://med.ufl.edu/ . Please click here to see the College of Medicine Fact Sheet: https://ufhealth.org/sites/default/files/media/fact-sheets/2021-college-of-medicine-fact-sheet.pdf
The University of Florida provides broad and comprehensive benefits programs for more information on the Faculty Benefits please click here: https://financeadmin.med.ufl.edu/com-hr/benefits/
M.D. or D.O. degree or equivalent, board certification or eligibility in Family Medicine, current Florida medical license or eligibility, and Physician Wound Care Certification CMET is required.
To be considered for this position, you are required to apply online at http://apply.interfolio.com/86903 . Your application is considered complete with the inclusion of your C.V., cover letter, and three signed letters of recommendation. Please either add the three signed letters with your application here or email your signed letters of recommendation to the HR Manager at [email protected]. Review will begin immediately.
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/.
The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. 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.