The University of Florida, Department of Community Health and Family Medicine is seeking a full-time Assistant/Associate/Full Professor to provide direct patient care with teaching responsibilities for UF medical students and Family Medicine Residents assigned to the clinic. In addition, this position will participate in educational conferences, seminars, and lectures. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications.
This position is responsible for the delivery of full-time direct primary health care at the UF Health – Family Medicine Old Town Clinic. Our practice cares for a diverse population located in rural Old Town Florida. In addition to an outstanding staff and nurses, as part of the health care team we have an RN health coach, pharmacy and lab services. This position will provide direct patient care and participate in inpatient or clinic call rotations based on the candidates desires and the needs of the department. In addition, this position will work closely with ARNP/PAs in a supervisory role providing team-based care using innovative models.
Teaching medical students during patient care activities, on inpatient rounds, and/or during educational conferences is expected. Our department encourages scholarly activity and professional development as to advance our faculty, department and discipline. Experienced and accomplished mentors are available to assist as well as departmental support to present and publish your work as well as provide experiences for your professional development.
About Old Town, Florida:
Old Town Florida is located in Dixie County, and is one of the most historic places in Florida. Settled by colonists in 1820 Old Town is the home of the Suwanee River, and several nearby natural springs which makes the community a great location for swimming, fishing, scuba diving, and enjoying underwater wildlife. Old Town is located just over 40 miles west of Gainesville, Florida, the location of the College of Medicine University of Florida Health Science Center.
About Gainesville, Florida:
Gainesville (http://cityofgainesville.org) is home to Florida's largest and oldest university, and so is one of the state's centers of education, medicine, cultural events and athletics. Gainesville is also the largest city in Alachua County and is the county seat, with approximately 269,000 residents county-wide. It serves as the cultural, educational and commercial center for the north central Florida region. The city provides a full range of municipal services, including cultural and nature services and necessary administrative services to support these activities. Additionally, the city owns a regional transit system, a regional airport, and a 72-par championship golf course. Known for its preservation of historic buildings and the beauty of its natural surroundings, Gainesville's numerous parks, museums and lakes provide entertainment to thousands of visitors. Because of its beautiful landscape and urban "forest," Gainesville is one of the most attractive cities in Florida. Gainesville is a hidden gem in North Central Florida that is within a couple hours to major cities such as Orlando, Jacksonville, and Tampa. Gainesville serves as the cultural, educational, and commercial center for the north-central Florida region. We have warm weather much of the year, allowing for outdoor activities almost year-round. The city is in a central location to both the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, providing easy access within a day’s drive to beaches, nature preserves, and water-based activities. Due to the diverse atmosphere generated by The University of Florida and UF Health Shands who are the leading employers in Gainesville, Gainesville is also a wonderful place to raise a family. For more information about Gainesville, FL please go to: The Guide to Greater Gainesville Explore Gainesville in 60 seconds
About Community Health and Family Medicine:
The primary mission of the Department of Community Health and Family Medicine at the University of Florida College Of Medicine is to serve our patients and community, positively shaping the future of healthcare through outstanding teaching, discovery, and innovation in family medicine. https://chfm.ufl.edu/
The vision at CHFM is to be a nationally recognized model department of family medicine. CHFM integrates teaching in humanistic medicine, medical ethics, behavioral medicine, and rural and community health into both undergraduate and graduate curricula.
The department has model practice sites in several communities, providing training in urban and rural medicine and health care for under-served areas in the state. These teaching and clinical activities are augmented by a variety of research projects that explore and contribute to the scientific knowledge base in family and community medicine, rural health, primary care, behavioral medicine, and the medical humanities.
About the College of Medicine at the University of Florida:
Located in Gainesville since 1906, The University of Florida (UF) has 16 colleges, a major academic health center, a championship winning athletic program, a top-ranked undergraduate online program and, in keeping with its land-grant mission, one of the nation’s most comprehensive agriculture and natural resources programs. All are based at the University’s 2,000-acre campus, joining its historic red-brick core with advanced facilities and preserved natural areas and connecting to adjacent innovation, commercial and residential districts.
UF has 55,000 students, 30,000 employees, 5,500 faculty members, a $5 billion annual budget and more than 140 mission-focused units across the state of Florida. It is the Sunshine State’s only member of the Association of American Universities comprising the nation’s 60 leading public and private research universities. More than 51,000 students have applied as freshmen for the 2021-22 academic year — a new record.
Several qualities distinguish UF among today’s leading public research universities. The first is its highly comprehensive breadth on a single campus, facilitating interdisciplinary collaboration among, for example, faculty within the adjacent colleges of journalism, engineering, and medicine. The second is its unwavering support from the state of Florida, which has endorsed UF’s drive to become one of the nation’s very best public research universities — supporting those efforts since 2013 with hundreds of millions of dollars in additional funding to grow its faculty ranks by 500 members. UF’s third exceptional quality is its dynamism. Like Florida, the nation’s third-largest state and among the fastest-growing, UF is undergoing rapid transformation as it pursues the overarching aspiration to be "a premier university that the state, nation and world look to for leadership.” https://med.ufl.edu/. Please click here to see the College of Medicine Fact Sheet https://ufhealth.org/news/about#collegefact
The University of Florida provides broad and comprehensive benefits programs for more information on the Faculty Benefits please click here: https://benefits.hr.ufl.edu/
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
The University of Florida College of Medicine is committed to diversity, inclusion, and heath equity through the efforts of actively finding, developing, and including the best talent to support our vision of being “a premier institution focused on promoting health and alleviating human suffering through exceptional education, discovery, innovation and patient-centered health care of the highest quality.”
The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information, and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotion, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.
|Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position was originally posted under requisition #79108. All previous applicants do not need to reapply.
The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately, and will continue to receive applications until the position is filled. All applications must be submitted at: https://jobs.ufl.edu/. (Search Job Requisition # 519845). Complete applications must include the following files in PDF format: (1) cover letter (letter of interest); (2) a curriculum vitae; The cover letter should be addressed to: Dr. Greg Westwood, Search Committee Chair
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The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. Selected candidate will be required to provide an 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 educational institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).
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