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Hand/Upper Extremity Orthopaedic Surgeon

Company: University of Florida
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: September 12, 2020

Job Description:

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 responsibilities.

Provide and maintain a high level of quality in-patient intermediate care services in all aspects of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Provide clinical teaching of trainees in the Orthopaedic Residency Program and participate in the educational program.

Responsible for excellent communication with primary care physicians.

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 requested.

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 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.

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 http://north.ufhealthjax.org/ .

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 references.

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.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

Keywords: University of Florida, Jacksonville , Hand/Upper Extremity Orthopaedic Surgeon, Other , Jacksonville, Florida

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