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Assistant Professor of Clinical - Ophthalmology (Cornea/Pediatric )

University of Miami
Miami, FL

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Assistant Professor
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Four-Year Institution
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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2022-01-14
Req: R100053113
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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

This is a full-time Assistant Professor of Clinical position in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

  • Provide ophthalmology medical and surgical services as needed according to service rotation and call schedule. If indicated, will rotate to other sites within the University of Miami Health System according to schedule set by the Chairman and/or Service Director.
  • Be active in the education of residents and medical students in the service.
  • Maintain high clinical quality, productivity and citizenship within the department, e.g., attendance and participation in lectures, rounds, committee assignments, academic activity, etc.
  • Represent the department with clinicians, trainees, and staff who are based at affiliates and referral practices, doing so with professionalism and engagement.
  • Develop referral and educational relationships within the University of Miami Health System and with other practices on the regional and national levels.
  • Develop a regional and eventually national presence as a clinical leader through participation in national and regional meetings.
  • Develop, maintain and, as appropriate, secure funding for academic/research activities, such as translational research, clinical trials and other clinical research.
  • Develop and/or participate in quality assurance protocols and clinical outcome studies for Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.
  • Perform administrative and committee responsibilities as assigned from time to time by the Chairman or Service Director, which may include participation in, or organization of, continuing medical education courses in provider area of specialty.
  • Be willing to see patients at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute satellite locations depending on departmental need as determined by the Chairman and Service Director.
  • Expected to abide by and conform to all University policies and procedures including University of Miami Medical Group Bylaws, hospital bylaws, and those policies and procedures required by University agencies, vendors or other third parties. The faculty member is expected to be familiar with the University faculty manual.
  • The candidate must be board certified/eligible and must have a license to practice medicine in the state of Florida (Florida Medical License or University Medical Certificate).

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.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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