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Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Type: Full Time
Required Education: MD/DO
Internal Number: 520988
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is inviting applicants for a full-time Neonatologist position as Division Chief of Neonatology. The faculty position is for an Associate Professor/Full Professor rank at a tenure/non-tenure accruing level based on experience and qualifications, and will report to the Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at UF COM-Jacksonville.
The Chief will be expected to lead the division to expand and enhance current clinical programs that currently serve the children and families of Northeast Florida. We are seeking an individual with excellent clinical skills, the emotional intelligence to lead a diverse faculty and to build clinical and academic collaborations across divisions, accomplishments in quality improvement and/or clinical outcomes research, and the capacity to motivate, mentor, and develop junior faculty on their academic journey. The Chief will share night and weekend call responsibilities equitably with other division faculty.
Preference will be given to individuals who have established a track record of mentoring junior faculty in their clinical development and academic endeavors and/or have experience with collaborative multicenter research or large data sets.
Following is a general description of duties and responsibilities:
The University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville and UF Health Jacksonville campus:
The University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is the largest of the three UF colleges - medicine, nursing and pharmacy - located on the approximately 110-acre UF Health Jacksonville campus. UF Health Jacksonville is a 695-bed private, not-for-profit academic health center located near downtown Jacksonville. The college's 16 clinical science departments house more than 400 faculty members and 300 residents and fellows. The college offers 32 accredited graduate medical education programs. In addition to graduate medical education, clinical rotations in all the major disciplines are provided for students from the UF College of Medicine in Gainesville.
For practicing physicians, the college offers a continuing medical education program that recruits national and international speakers who are well known and respected in their fields. The campus' faculty, residents and fellows are active in clinical research. Residents and fellows regularly present their findings at locations across the country and publish their projects in well-known publications.
Residents in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia are offered all the benefits of an academic health center by combining our strengths with that of the UF Health Jacksonville. Together, the University of Florida Health Science Center–Jacksonville and UF Health Jacksonville form the region’s premier academic health center–UF Health, a leader in the education of health professionals, a hub for clinical research and a unique provider of high-quality patient care.
With more than 5,000 faculty and staff, the academic health center in Jacksonville is the largest UF campus outside of Gainesville, offering nearly 100 specialty services, including: Cancer services; Cardiovascular; Neuroscience; Orthopaedic; Pediatrics; Poison Center; Trauma and Critical Care; and Women and Families services. At 37 clinical sites throughout Northeast Florida, UF physicians tally more than 600,000 outpatient visits and more than 34,000 inpatient admissions annually.
UF Health North
Located in North Jacksonville is UF Health North, the only full-service hospital in North Jacksonville. The state-of-the-art, 92-bed hospital at UF Health North offers conveniently located, high-quality health care to patients across Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. It offers a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services unavailable anywhere else in North Jacksonville, provided by UF Health and community physicians. The hospital features all-private rooms, which studies show promote healing and improve the patient experience. Patient engagement technology in patient suites allows for easy meal ordering, TV control and access to nurses. The hospital is adjacent to the existing medical office building, where UF Health providers offer more than 20 specialties, including pediatrics and women’s health services. The campus is located on Max Leggett Parkway close to Jacksonville International Airport, approximately 15 minutes from Nassau County and less than 30 minutes from Georgia. For more information, visit http://north.ufhealthjax.org/.
Wolfson Children’s Hospital
Recognized year after year as one of America's Best Children's Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Wolfson Children's Hospital is the only full-service tertiary hospital for children in the region, serving North Florida, South Georgia, and beyond. We provide care for all children, regardless of their ability to pay.
Wolfson Children’s Hospital is a part of Baptist Health, the region's most comprehensive healthcare provider. Baptist Health's circle of care includes five nationally accredited hospitals and more than 70 primary care and specialty offices, as well as home health, rehabilitation and urgent care.
The world-class pediatric care available at Wolfson Children's Hospital is made possible by the support of Baptist Health Foundation and enhanced through physician partnerships with Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Jacksonville, the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville, Brooks Rehabilitation, and Mayo Clinic.
A non-profit organization, Wolfson Children's Hospital relies on charitable donations to provide world-class care for all children in the region. With the aid of an initial $500,000 donation from the Wolfson Family Foundation, the hospital opened in 1955 as a place for all children to be admitted and treated without regard to creed, religion, race or financial position. That original mission remains today.
In addition to providing the best pediatric care, as evidenced by Wolfson's selection as one of only two children's hospitals in Florida to receive Magnet™ status in 2007 and again in 2012, Wolfson Children's Hospital is a growing center of research and a leading teaching hospital dedicated to training tomorrow's pediatric doctors, nurses, and technical staff.
Serving as the main teaching facility for the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville Pediatric Residency Training Program, Wolfson is also affiliated with premier nursing programs, including those at the University of North Florida, Jacksonville University, Florida State College Jacksonville, St. Johns River Community College, the University of Florida, Florida State University, and the University of Central Florida.
Located on Florida's First Coast, Jacksonville is one of the largest cities in land area in the United States. The city provides an eclectic combination of southern hospitality, business and recreational paradise. More than 1 million people live in the five-county area known as Florida's First Coast. The area offers something for everyone, with a temperate climate incorporating seasonal changes, miles of beautiful waterways and beaches, and a myriad of public facilities for work and play.
For more information about Jacksonville, visit http://hscj.ufl.edu/college-of-medicine/administrative-affairs/AboutJacksonville.aspx