Hand/Upper Extremity Orthopaedic Surgeon - Clinical
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (39419) Job Description The
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Florida
College of Medicine –Jacksonville, seeks a
full-time faculty member at the non-tenure accruing level of
Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor. Must
be fellowship trained in Hand/Upper Extremity Surgery. Major
responsibilities include teaching, patient care and research.
This position will report to the Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery
and Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics Surgery at the
University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville.
Following is a general description of duties and
Provide and maintain a high level of quality in-patient
intermediate care services in all aspects of Orthopaedic
Provide clinical teaching of trainees in the Orthopaedic
Residency Program and participate in the educational program.
Responsible for excellent communication with primary care
Assist in marketing the Orthopaedic Surgery Program to community
physicians and managed care organizations.
Participate in monthly division meetings,
administrative functions and institutional committees as
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. 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
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.
Located in North Jacksonville is UF Health North, the only
full-service hospital in North Jacksonville. The state-of-the-art
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. And mothers-to-be can soon deliver
their babies in our spacious labor and delivery suites later this
summer. 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
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.
MD or DO, BC or BE and must be fellowship trained in
Hand/Upper Extremity Surgery.
Instructions This position was originally posted under
requisition # 500827. Previous applicants are still being
considered and need not re-apply.
The search committee will start reviewing applications on
10/15/18. Please include Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae and 3
Selected candidate will be required to provide an official
transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript
will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to
Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution
outside the United States are required to be evaluated by a
professional credentialing service provider approved by National
Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).
If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for
this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay
Systems at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon
eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance
with Florida's Sunshine Law.
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