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Assistant Professor of Clinical - OBGYN, Maternal and Fetal Medicine

University of Miami - UHealth
Miami, Florida
Closing date
Oct 2, 2024

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Full Time
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The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Services has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Professor of Clinical. The incumbent will serve as an attending physician in the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM), with focus on the care and treatment of obstetric patients. This includes inpatient attending responsibilities for the division on inpatient units at Jackson Holtz Women s & Children s Hospital. Members of the MFM Division provide comprehensive high-risk pregnancy care to women working alongside allied health professionals, specialists and subspecialists in both the University of Miami/ UHealth and Jackson Health Systems. The department is composed of 30+ faculty members and is based at the University of Miami/ UHealth and Jackson Health Systems in Miami, which is easily accessible and centrally located in Miami, Florida. The Jackson Memorial Holtz Women s & Children s Hospital averages 4,000 deliveries a year and has a level 3 NICU staffed by UHealth neonatologists. The Women s Hospital at Jackson Memorial has been recognized by the Maternal Safety Foundation as an Accreta Center of Excellence and as VBAC Center of Excellence.

Job Functions

  • Participation in the advancement and education of OB/GYN medical students, residents, and MFM fellows

  • Develops and carries out a comprehensive medical treatment plan addressing biological, psychological, and sociocultural domains

  • Performs physical assessment of patients in a logical and respectful manner. Prescribes medical treatment and clinical drugs to patients

  • Gathers essential and accurate information through the review of pertinent records and interviews with the patient, family members, caregivers, and other health professionals. Reports to the responsible physician and complies with policy co-sig

  • Reports hazardous or unsafe conditions, equipment malfunction, and supply instrumentation inadequacies to appropriate personnel

  • Reports all Quality Assurance (QA) incidences, including mediation errors, to responsible physician using department guidelines

  • Assumes responsibility for increasing knowledge and expertise by attending continuing educational offerings

  • Makes informed decisions about interventions based on patient information and preference, up-to-date scientific evidence in the field, and clinical judgment

  • Responsibilities will include perinatal consultation, maternal and fetal care, and obstetric ultrasound

  • Daily interaction and teaching to our 28 residents and medical students

  • Outpatient consultation and ultrasound clinics

  • Direct care to high-risk pregnancy patients

  • Consultation for hospitalized patients on high-risk pregnancy service

  • Consultation for nonservice unit patients by telephone

  • Inpatient L&D at Jackson Holtz Women s & Children s Hospital

  • Will need to use Cerner for documentation and MobileCharge for billing

  • Maintains confidentiality of all patient information according to federal and state guidelines and regulations

  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets

  • Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines

  • Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion

  • Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary

  • Commitment to the University s core values

Minimum Requirements


  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Obstetrics & Gynecology and subspecialty board eligible in Maternal Fetal Medicine

Certification and Licensing:

  • Certification in relevant specialty or field required

  • Active Florida Medical License & DEA

  • Credentialing needed


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience

Minimum Requirements:

  • MD/DO and be BE/BC in Obstetrics & Gynecology and subspecialty board eligible in Maternal Fetal Medicine. In addition, they must hold or be eligible for a full, unrestricted Florida Medical license

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships

  • Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment

Founded in 1925 as a private non-sectarian institution and South Florida s first university, the University of Miami is comprised of three main campuses that house 12 schools and colleges. Approximately 2,000 research studies led by over 1,650 principal investigators have resulted in over $365 million in annual research and sponsored program expenditures. The majority of this work is in biomedicine and biological sciences. Jackson Health System, opened in 1918, is the largest major teaching facility for the UMMSOM and State of Florida. It serves over 2 million citizens with its 1,550 licensed beds.

Jackson Memorial Hospital, the flagship hospital, is the largest teaching hospital in our nation, and is located on the UMMSOM/ Jackson Memorial Hospital medical campus. It has many roles in South Florida, acting as a full-service provider for the indigent and uninsured, a regional referral center, and a magnet for medical research and innovation. Holtz Children s Hospital, attached to Jackson Memorial Hospital, is one of the largest children s hospitals in the southeast United States, and is known worldwide for their team of pediatric specialists experienced in treating children with all types of needs, from routine care to life-saving procedures. They also train the most pediatric physicians of any medical center in the southeast U.S. Through the values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT), the University of Miami strives to create an environment where everyone contributes in making the University of Miami a great place to work. The University of Miami is one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

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