University of Florida College of Medicine- Jacksonville Posted Jan 8, 2019

Jacksonville, FL

University of Florida College of Medicine- Jacksonville

Academic Acute Care Surgeon



The University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, Department of Surgery, Division of Acute Care Surgery, seeks an 8th full-time Acute Care Surgeon faculty position at the non-tenure accruing level of Assistant/Associate Professor. We are an academic, American College of Surgeons verified level 1 Trauma Center in Northeast Florida that provides coverage to Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. We have a freestanding general surgical residency graduating 4 chief residents per year as well as a fully accredited surgical critical care fellowship with 2 positions. The hospital has 696 beds including 28 Surgical Intensive Care Unit beds. The Trauma Program has about 4000 trauma resuscitations per year with about 2300 patients requiring admission. About 20% of these patients have an ISS> 15. The blunt/penetrating ratio is 88/12%. Major responsibilities include: providing surgical critical care for all trauma and surgical patients, evaluation and operative care for emergency general surgery patients, teaching fellows, residents and students, and research. Participation in elective general surgery coverage is possible as well.

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.

For more information about Jacksonville, visit http://hscj.ufl.edu/college-of-medicine/administrative-affairs/AboutJacksonville.aspx


Qualifications


Must be board certified in general surgery and be board certified/ eligible in Surgical Critical Care. An interest in surgical quality is desirable but not required for this position.


How to apply

Application Instructions

The search committee will begin to review applications on January 7th or as soon as an applicant pool is identified. Please send a cover letter and CV to andy.kerwin@jax.ufl.edu.

Final candidate will be required to provide 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 education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System 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.

Location

655 W 8th St
Jacksonville, FL 32209

University of Florida College of Medicine- Jacksonville
Academic Acute Care Surgeon
Jacksonville, FL
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