Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Old Town Clinic (79108)Location:
Old Town, FLOpen Date:
Aug 11, 2021Close Date:
Nov 30, 2021Description:
The University of Florida, Department of Community Health and Family Medicine is seeking a full-time Assistant/Associate/Full Professor to provide direct patient care with teaching responsibilities for UF medical students and Family Medicine Residents assigned to the clinic. In addition, this position will participate in educational conferences, seminars, and lectures. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications. Full-time is preferred however, part-time will be considered depending upon the needs of the clinic and applicant.
This position is responsible for the delivery of full-time direct primary health care at the UF Health – Family Medicine Old Town Clinic. Our practice cares for a diverse population located in rural Old Town Florida. In addition to an outstanding staff and nurses, as part of the health care team we have an RN health coach, pharmacy and lab services. This position will provide direct patient care and participate in inpatient or clinic call rotations based on the candidates desires and the needs of the department. In addition, this position will work closely with ARNP/PAs in a supervisory role providing team-based care using innovative models.
Teaching medical students during patient care activities, on inpatient rounds, and/or during educational conferences is expected. Our department encourages scholarly activity and professional development as to advance our faculty, department and discipline. Experienced and accomplished mentors are available to assist as well as departmental support to present and publish your work as well as provide experiences for your professional development
About Old Town, Florida:
Old Town Florida is located in Dixie County, and is one of the most historic places in Florida. Settled by colonists in 1820 Old Town is the home of the Suwanee River, and several nearby natural springs which makes the community a great location for swimming, fishing, scuba diving, and enjoying underwater wildlife. Old Town is located just over 40 miles west of Gainesville, Florida, the location of the College of Medicine University of Florida Health Science Center.
About Gainesville, Florida:
Gainesville, FL, is the location of the University of Florida and 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 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/news/about#collegefact
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/files/2018/07/Clinical-Faculty-Benefits-Overview-2018.pdfQualifications:
M.D. or D.O. degree or equivalent, board Certification or eligibility in Family Medicine and current Florida medical license or eligibility is required. Experience with E.H.R. systems.Application Instructions:
To be considered for this position, you are required to apply online https://jobs.ufl.edu apply.interfolio.com/91933 Your application is considered complete with the inclusion of your C.V., cover letter. Feel free to attached three signed letters of recommendation if you have them. If you do not have the three signed letters of recommendation, please have your professional colleagues email them to the HR Manager at [email protected] to the attention of “CHFM Department Chair”. Applications will be reviewed immediately until the position is filled.
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.
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.