Assistant Professor of Clinical - Surgery (Doral)

University of Miami
Doral, FL

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Health & Medical, Medical Research, Medicine
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job location: Doral, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-10-11
Req: R100051254
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Job Family: Clinical and Allied Health
Job Function: Clinical Services
Job Title: Assistant Professor/ Associate of Clinical Surgery
FLSA Status: Exempt

General Description (Purpose and Function):
The Division of Colorectal Surgery at the University of Miami, Leonard Miller School of Medicine is seeking a fellowship-trained surgeon to join our colorectal surgery team. We have a strong multidisciplinary group that works to provide high quality clinical care and access to cutting edge clinical trials.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities (For-exempt Employees Include Percent of Effort):
• Job responsibilities include participation in clinical and educational activities as they relate to the Division of Colorectal and the Department of Surgery.
• Oversees outcomes, quality, and patient experience for the program
• Perform daily unit rounds on all assigned inpatients and perform all inpatient follow up during the inpatient stay
• Provide outpatient professional medical services performed in all scheduled clinics related to the Program.
• Participate in regular outpatient clinics for the Program
• Coordinate inpatient care and clinic care under the Program with the patient’s primary physician
• Collaborate with other physicians and hospital personnel (including case managers) to reduce medically unnecessary use of resources and length of stay and coordinate interdepartmental patient care.
• Provide assistance as needed to bed control and other hospital personnel to facilitate patient throughput
• Respond in a timely fashion to patients, other physicians or hospital personnel making patient care-related inquiries
• Work collaboratively to implement clinical effectiveness programs, including clinical pathways and other similar guidelines and protocols as needed
• Participate in all root cause analysis and related activities conducted for the Program at all sites of service
• Participate in periodic meetings with unit personnel at the hospital related to core measures and patient and physician satisfaction
• Implement teaching activities related to residents and fellows rotating through the Program
• Work with hospital personnel to obtain all mutually agreed upon program designations of distinction
• Provides professional medical services twenty four hours a day and seven days a week for 365 days (or 366 as the case may be) a year to all inpatients/outpatients in the Program in collaboration with other faculty in the section and the division.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Along with proper training and certification, the incumbent must have a keen interest in and concern for the needs of colorectal surgery patients, and other related surgical anomalies.
• Knowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures, and techniques
• Thorough knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatments
• Effective verbal and written communication skills along with proper telephone etiquette
• Performs duties in tactful and professional manner
• Fluency in Spanish is greatly valued because our local and regional demographics.
Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):
Applicants should have a strong commitment to patient care and education and an interest in clinical research.
• Eligible candidates must be board certified in surgery, be able to obtain and maintain a valid DEA Registration and Florida Medical License, and have completed a colorectal surgery fellowship.

Work Experience Requirements (Essential Requirements):
0 – 5 years post fellowship clinical experience in the field of colorectal surgery preferred

Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed to be an exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, and efforts or working conditions
associated with a job. Management reserves the right to revise duties as needed.

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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