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Location: Jacksonville, FL
Position: Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon- Clinical Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor Position
Hospital or Institution: University of Florida-Jacksonville

Position Description:  
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine - Jacksonville, seeks a full-time Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon at the non-tenured accuring level of Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full    Professor.  The successful candidate will be MD, BC/BE and fellowship trained in Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery with Level 1 trauma experience. 

This position will report to the Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.  Major responsibilities include performing primarily fracture surgeries, teaching residents, and participation in research.  This service performs approximately 1400 cases per annum.  Additionally, this position requires the ability to work as a team member within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, as well as liaison with the operating rooms, general surgery trauma, and rehabilitation services.

The University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville is the largest of the three colleges at the Health Science Center Jacksonville. The college is affiliated with UF Health in Jacksonville, a health system comprised of two hospitals — the 603-bed UF Health Jacksonville and 92-bed UF Health North — and more than 60 primary and specialty care practices throughout Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia.

The college's 16 clinical science departments house more than 440 faculty members, 1,560 staff and 384 residents and fellows, as well as medical students from UF and around the country. We offer an incredible breadth of clinical training program sand proud to train many of best primary care providers and specialists throughout the region, the state and the country.

The college offers 38 accredited graduate medical education programs and 14 non-   standard programs. More than 100 residents and fellows from programs across the U.S. come to UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville to participate in various clinical rotations as well.

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. Third-year medical students enrolled at UF spend about 25 percent of their training at the Jacksonville campus, gaining valuable experience in an urban setting. While third-year rotations are only offered to UF students, elective rotations in the final year of clinical training are available to students from accredited schools in the US and Canada.

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 college's 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. In 2019, the campus received $23.1 million in external research funding, approximately 50% of which was federally sponsored projects.

The campus houses a 16,000-square-foot clinical and translational research facility. To support faculty and resident research, the college has a Center for Data Solutions, offering researchers analytics, epidemiology and biostatistics support, and a Center for Research Training, helping develop the next generation of highly collaborative clinical researchers.

Located in the Northeastern part of the state on the Atlantic Ocean, Jacksonville’s weather is sunny and pleasant. We enjoy an average of 320 days of sunshine each year, yet have the coolest summers in the state. Known as the River City, Jacksonville is a major port city with numerous waterways, two Naval bases, several nature preserves, marshes, lakes, wetlands and miles of beaches. Flowing through Jacksonville is the 310-mile St. Johns River, which plays a major role in our work and play.

Application is done online. Please go to: https://facultyjobs.hr.ufl.edu/posting/85576

Required Credentials:
Must be MD and BC/BE, fellowship trained in Orthopaedic Trauma.  Applicants must be eligible for licensure in Florida.

Please contact:
Paul Dougherty MD, care of MaiKeshia Wilson
(904) 244-8203
Maikeshia.Wilson@jax.ufl.edu

 

Posted: 4/5/2021

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