Ophthalmology Hospitalist (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) (87595)Location:
Gainesville, FLOpen Date:
May 12, 2021Description:
The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Florida invites applications for a full-time hospitalist position. Duties and responsibilities include providing patient care and education in an academic medical setting. Incumbent will be expected to diagnose, treat and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of the eye, and associated structures as well as identify related systemic conditions affecting the eye. Hospitalist is responsible for performing consultations in the inpatient and emergency department settings. The incumbent will work with current faculty to provide a training environment for medical students and residents. Participation in teaching conferences, lectures, grand rounds and other related meetings is essential. Will participate in the on-call rotation for after hours and emergency coverage for general ophthalmology.
Salary, rank, and tenure status will be commensurate with credentials and experience. The College of Medicine has an active compensation plan which includes incentives and bonuses. Employer will assist with relocation cost.
University employer-paid benefits include individual and family (spouse/domestic partner and children up to age 26) health insurance, life insurance, and long-term disability insurance. Retirement benefits include participation in 403(b) and 457 plans as well as an employer match. Professional liability protection and sovereign immunity are administered by the Florida Board of Governors self-insurance program.Qualifications:
Qualifications include clinical expertise in ophthalmology and a commitment to teaching. Requirements include completion of an approved residency program. Board certification or eligibility, and eligibility for licensure in Florida are required. Must be able to obtain medical staff credentialing with UF Health facilities as well as qualify for enrollment with third party billing entities.
This position has an open recruiting deadline and will close upon selection of an appropriate candidate. The anticipated start date for this position is dependent upon selection of a successful candidate.Application Instructions:
Please note that the following documents are required:
- Letter of Application Stating Goals
- Curriculum Vitae
- A minimum of three reference letters addressed to Sonal Tuli, MD, Professor and Chair.
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 opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.
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.