Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Director, Bower Lyman Center for Medically Complex Children

first_imgThe Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida Collegeof Medicine —Jacksonville, in partnership with Wolfson Children’sHospital, seeks a full-time pediatrician with demonstratedexperience and success in the care of complex children and healthservices administration to be the Medical Director of the BowerLyman Center for Medically Complex Children. The academicappointment will be a tenure/non-tenure accruing level ofAssistant/Associate or Full Professor depending upon experience andqualifications. The Center consists of two intersecting MedicalHomes for children with complex medical and behavioral healthconditions, the Complex Care Clinic for children birth to age 18and JaxHATS (Jacksonville Health and Transition Services), a HealthCare Transition program for youth ages 16-26 with complex medicaland/or behavioral conditions. The Center works in close partnershipwith our Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation program andintegrates on-site behavioral health professionals intocomprehensive care.The Center is well established and receives significant recurringsupport through endowments. The Center provides care for over 800established patients and has the potential for significant growth.The successful candidate will provide the following: a) clinicalexpertise in the care of children with complex medical conditions,primarily in the outpatient setting; b) direction with respect toprogram development and continuous quality improvement; c)administrative expertise, including management of fiscal,operational, and productivity outcomes: d) development and supportof integrated faculty research initiatives; and e) expandededucational opportunities for medical students, residents, andfellows. The Center currently collaborates with an accreditedfellowship program in Adult and Pediatric Hospice and PalliativeMedicine. There is opportunity to develop a novel fellowship inComplex Care. Medical students, residents, fellows and other healthprofessional trainees rotate through the Center.The ideal candidate will have demonstrated expertise and success inthe care of children and youth with complex medical conditions,experience in health services administration, and have demonstratedan ability to work with diverse academic and communitycollaborating organizations and agencies. Ideally, the candidatewill have experience implementing trauma informed systems of careand a commitment to advancing the rights of children with complexmedical conditions and disabilities. The candidate must also havean interest in working nationally and internationally in advancingthe rapidly evolving discipline of Complex Care. The position willreport to the Chief of the Division of Community and SocietalPediatrics and to the Department Chair, and integrate with otherinitiatives in the Division.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.Inpatient services are provided at Wolfson Children’s Hospital, a216 bed free standing dedicated children’s hospital located indowntown Jacksonville with over 80,000 patient visits, over 11,000surgeries and approximately 12,000 hospitalizations annually.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 http://north.ufhealthjax.org/.Located 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 http://hscj.ufl.edu/college-of-medicine/administrative-affairs/AboutJacksonville.aspx Applicants must possess an MD/DO degree, be board-certified inPediatrics and eligible for Florida medical licensure.The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on January23, 2020. Please provide letter of intent and CurriculumVitae.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 athttp://www.naces.org/If 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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