Pediatric Nephrologist – Chief and Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (59824)

first_imgThe Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida Collegeof Medicine – Jacksonville seeks applicants to fill a full-timeleadership position as the Division Chief of Pediatric Nephrology.The position may be at a non-tenure accruing level of Assistant,Associate, or Full Professor level on the multi missiontrack.Our Division currently has two (2) full-time faculty members whoare supported by an RN educator, a social worker, a dietician, andan administrative assistant. The Division of Pediatric Nephrologyworks in close collaboration with the University of FloridaDivision of Pediatric Rheumatology, and the Division of PediatricUrology at Nemours Children’s Specialty Services, and the pediatricrenal transplant program at UF Health Gainesville. The divisionprovides a complete range of inpatient and outpatient pediatricnephrology services, including management of patients with acuteand chronic kidney disease, inpatient and outpatient plasmapheresisservices, renal replacement therapy (continuous renal replacementtherapy, peritoneal dialysis, and hemodialysis – with and withoutECMO).The UF Health Gainesville program performs renal transplantation.Our division operates innovative clinical programs including alarge ambulatory blood pressure monitoring program. Additionally,members of the division participate in research collaborativestudies.This position requires: Fellowship training in Pediatric NephrologyABMS Board Certification in Pediatrics with a subspecialtycertificate in Pediatric NephrologyEligibility for unrestricted Florida Medical License andhospital credentialing Fellowship training in Pediatric NephrologyABMS Board Certification in Pediatrics with a subspecialtycertificate in Pediatric NephrologyEligibility for unrestricted Florida Medical License andhospital credentialing The successful candidate will demonstrate a history ofcollaborative practice; excellence in teaching residents, medicalstudents, and other healthcare workers; and a record of academicaccomplishment.The major responsibilities for this position will include providingcoordinated medical care for newborns, children and adolescentswith complex nephrology disorders in an outpatient PediatricMultispecialty Center, inpatient admissions and consultations,day-Hospital management, and shared night and weekend call.Education responsibilities include: teaching medical students andhouse staff as well as participating in the development of thepediatric nephrology program.Inpatient services are provided at Wolfson Children’s Hospital, a216 bed free standing dedicated children’s hospital located indowntown Jacksonville. Annually, over 80,000 patients visits tohospital, over 11,000 surgeries, about 12,000 children hospitalizedand over 70,000 visits to the area’s only Children’s EmergencyCenters.The University of Florida physician practice provides a wide rangeof services to one of the largest mixed-specialty practices in thesoutheastern United States, and offers a great North Floridalifestyle with countless recreational activities, museums,orchestras and professional and amateur sports. Long beloved by itsresidents, Jacksonville, FL, is recognized as one of the mostdesirable cities in which to live and work.The University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is thelargest of the three UF colleges – medicine, nursing and pharmacy -located on the approximately 110-acre UF HealthJacksonville campus. The college’s 17 clinicalscience departments house more than 400 faculty members and 360residents and fellows. The college offers 34 accredited graduatemedical education programs. In addition to graduate medicaleducation, clinical rotations in all the major disciplines areprovided for students from the UF College of Medicine inGainesville.Visit thislink to watch a video highlighting our college’s academic andmedical offerings.For practicing physicians, the college offers a continuing medicaleducation program that recruits national and international speakerswho 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 locationsacross the country and publish their projects in well-knownpublications.University of Florida Health Jacksonville is a private,not-for-profit hospital affiliated with the University of FloridaHealth Science Center campuses in Jacksonville and Gainesville . With more than 5,000faculty and staff, the University of Florida Health ScienceCenter–Jacksonville and UF Health Jacksonville form the region’spremier academic health center–UF Health, a leader in the educationof health professionals, a hub for clinical research and a uniqueprovider of high-quality patient care.Located in North Jacksonville is UF Health North, the onlyfull-service hospital in North Jacksonville. The state-of-the-arthospital at UF Health North offers conveniently located,high-quality health care to patients across Northeast Florida andSoutheast Georgia. It offers a wide range of inpatient andoutpatient services unavailable anywhere else in NorthJacksonville, provided by UF Health and community physicians. Thehospital features all-private rooms, which studies show promotehealing and improve the patient experience. Patient engagementtechnology in patient suites allows for easy meal ordering, TVcontrol and access to nurses. The hospital is adjacent to theexisting medical office building, where UF Health providers offermore than 20 specialties, including pediatrics and women’s healthservices. The campus is located on Max Leggett Parkway close toJacksonville International Airport, approximately 15 minutes fromNassau County and less than 30 minutes from Georgia. For moreinformation, visit on Florida’s First Coast, Jacksonville is one of thelargest cities in land area in the United States. The city providesan eclectic combination of southern hospitality, business andrecreational paradise. More than 1 million people live in thefive-county area known as Florida’s First Coast. The area offerssomething for everyone, with a temperate climate incorporatingseasonal changes, miles of beautiful waterways and beaches, and amyriad of public facilities for work and play.For more information about Jacksonville, visit The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on March 13,2020. Please provide letter of intent and Curriculum Vitae.The final candidate will be required to provide official transcriptto the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not beconsidered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” isvisible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside ofthe United States are required to be evaluated by a professionalcredentialing service provider approved by National Association ofCredential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for thisposition, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to workin the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’sSunshine Law.#category=35The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination withrespect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex,sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status,national origin, political opinions or affiliations, geneticinformation and veteran status in all aspects of employmentincluding recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline,terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, andtraining.last_img read more

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