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Note: Current FAU employees must apply as an internal applicant by logging into their existing Workday employee account.Position Summary:
The FAU Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine seeks a dynamic and collaborative clinical faculty member at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor to serve as a Hospitalist, a highly skilled and specialized medical professional responsible for providing comprehensive care to hospitalized patients. You will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, including specialists, nurses, and case managers, to deliver high-quality, evidence-based care. This position offers an opportunity to work in a dynamic and supportive environment while contributing to the academic mission of the medical center. The primary work site for this position is the University’s affiliate hospital, Broward Health North.
The mission of the Schmidt College of Medicine as a community-based medical school is to advance the health and well-being of our community by training future generations of humanistic clinicians and scientists and translating discovery to patient-centered care. We are committed to providing educational programs, in partnership with our hospital affiliates, that enable our medical students and residents to become active, self-directed, life-long learners; equip our graduates to effectively treat the patients that they are most likely to encounter in their practices; produce graduates with the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and self-awareness required to practice effective, humanistic, patient-centered, evidence-based medicine; emphasize the centrality of collaborative relationships in the provision of the highest quality comprehensive health care; and foster and value collaboration among medical specialties, and between academic medicine and community health care professionals.
The Hospitalist -Assistant/Associate/Full Professor will have the following specific responsibilities:
- Provide high-quality, patient-centered care to hospitalized patients, including admission, daily rounding, clinical care coordination, and discharge planning.
- Conduct thorough assessments, diagnostic evaluations, and develop and implement appropriate treatment plans for patients in collaboration with the healthcare team.
- Perform procedures relevant to hospital medicine, including central line placement, lumbar puncture, thoracentesis, and paracentesis, as needed.
- Ensure timely and accurate documentation of patient encounters, medical records, and other required paperwork according to institutional and regulatory standards.
- Collaborate effectively with attending physicians, specialists, nurses, case managers, and other healthcare professionals to ensure coordinated and seamless care delivery.
- Participate in interdisciplinary rounds, care conferences, and case discussions to enhance patient care, optimize clinical outcomes, and promote effective communication among team members.
- Provide education and support to patients and their families regarding diagnosis, treatment options, and post-discharge care plans.
- Supervise and mentor medical students, residents, and other trainees during their rotations in the hospital, providing teaching and feedback as appropriate.
- Engage in scholarly activities and quality improvement initiatives, including research projects, clinical audits, and development of evidence-based guidelines or protocols.
- Stay updated with the latest developments in hospital medicine, evidence-based practices, and relevant guidelines through continuous professional development and participation in conferences and seminars.
- Adhere to all applicable legal, ethical, and professional standards, ensuring compliance with institutional policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements.
- Foster a culture of patient safety, quality improvement, and teamwork within the hospitalist team and collaborate with other departments and stakeholders to enhance patient care and outcomes.
- Collaborate with practice director in new patient recruitment to ensure successful enrollment numbers are met on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
- Participate in patient recruitment events that are within scope of practice and skill set.
- Follow College of Medicine organizational protocols, policies, and procedures.
- Liaise with COM Marketing and COM Development (Philanthropy) to increase visibility and funding.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the diverse internal and external communities that it serves.Minimum Qualifications:
•M.D. or D.O. from an accredited institution and credentials that merit appointment at the rank of assistant professor or higher required.
•A Florida medical license or eligibility for Florida licensure and Board eligibility/certification in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine.
•Completion of an accredited residency program in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine.
•Strong commitment to patient care, research, education, and academic excellence.
•Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to effectively collaborate with interdisciplinary teams, patients, and trainees.
•Experience working as a hospitalist or inpatient physician is preferred.
•Strong clinical skills and knowledge of evidence-based practices in hospital medicine.
•Excellent communication, interpersonal, and teamwork skills.
•Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team and collaborate with diverse healthcare professionals.
•Commitment to teaching, mentoring, and contributing to the academic mission of the medical center.
•Dedication to continuous learning, professional growth, and staying updated with advancements in hospital medicine.
•Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities in complex clinical situations.
•Adherence to ethical principles, patient confidentiality, and compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
•Appreciation of the role of holistic care of the patient and family is preferred. The ability to effectively communicate with different members of the healthcare system as well as a variety of learners from diverse backgrounds is required.
•Applicants with teaching experience with students/residents, experience with administrative organization/leadership of outpatient practices, and/or clinical research/scholarship experience will be most competitive.Salary:
Commensurate with ExperienceCollege or Department:
College of MedicineLocation:
Clinical - Off Campus Location (COM use only)Work Days and Hours:
2024-03-18Special Instructions to Applicant:
This recruitment has been reopened; all previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply. This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.
This position is subject to funding.
All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website (https://fau.edu/jobs) by completing the required employment application for this recruitment and submitting the related documents.
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The selected candidate for this position is required to submit an official transcript sent directly from the institution for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment. Similarly, for degrees from outside the United States, the evaluation by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts) is required for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment. Transcripts must be issued to Florida Atlantic University, not to the individual applicant.
Successful completion of a pre-employment background check is required for the candidate selected for this position.
As a Hispanic-serving institution, Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is one of the most racially and ethnically diverse institutions in the Florida state university system. We are committed to recruiting and retaining talented and diverse faculty and staff. We embrace our shared responsibility to create and celebrate a diverse, welcoming, inclusive, and equitable campus environment for all. Our community features excellent schools, a vibrant and safe community, and a sub-tropical climate conductive to year-round outdoor activities.
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