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Assistant Professor of Clinical – Infectious Diseases

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

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Specialty
Infectious Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

CORE JOB SUMMARY

The Assistant Professor of Clinical will have clinical and research responsibilities within the Department of Medicine. The incumbent will serve as an attending physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases, with focus on the care and treatment of adult patients with infectious diseases on medical and surgical services. This includes outpatient care, as well as inpatient attending responsibilities for the division (on inpatient units at UHealth and/or Jackson Memorial Hospital). He/she will be involved with medical student, resident, and fellow education. He/she may be asked to lead an educational or administrative project within the division or to participate in research programs within the division.

CORE JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Active clinical practice in both outpatient and inpatient settings
  • Participation in the advancement and education of medical students, residents, and fellows
  • Maintain flexibility in division clinical duty scheduling
  • Participation in quality improvement activities
  • Participation in hospital and/or university committee work
  • Participation in academic research in the field of Infectious Diseases
  • Provide leadership for academic projects in education, quality and safety or division/departmental administration

UHealth - University of Miami Health System powered by the groundbreaking research of the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine places a premium on high-quality teaching. Thus, the incumbent will be expected to participate in didactic teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows, as well as attending and actively participating in seminars and other educational lectures. Teaching also includes participating in the supervision of medical students, residents, and fellows who are involved in direct patient care. As a faculty member, we also anticipate that you will be an active participant attending meetings, Grand Rounds, and other University scholarly activities.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

CORE QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • Awarded degree of M.D. or D.O. and completed infectious diseases fellowship from an ABIM recognized fellowship program.

Certification and Licensing:

  • Valid American Board Certification in Internal Medicine
  • Valid and unrestricted Florida Medical License or eligible to apply
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible for Infectious Diseases

Experience:

  • Completion of required clinical training as above

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Must maintain CME to meet institutional and state licensing requirements.
  • Must have excellent clinical knowledge and experience to provide safe and quality care to patients and meet institutional standards of care.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills to communicate with staff, patients, and family members.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to meet responsibilities of the position

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS

  • There will be work on weekends, nights and holidays based on the needs of the Division
  • Must be able to physically respond when on-call
  • Hospital maintains employee health and infection control programs in place to reduce risk to employee

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

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