Pediatric Critical Care Neurointensivist- CLIN AST/ASO/PROF

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Work type: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Jacksonville Campus
Categories: Medicine/Physicians

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Job Description:

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine - Jacksonville is seeking an applicant to fill a full-time position as a Pediatric Critical Care Neurointensivist in the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (PCCM) with clinical duties in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Wolfson Children’s Hospital.  The position will be at a non-tenure accruing level of Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor (# 00030309) depending on credentials and will report to the Chief of the Division of PCCM and to the Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine - Jacksonville. 

The charge to this faculty member is to provide superior quality clinical care to critically ill pediatric patients with complex neurological illnesses and injuries that may require continuous or intermittent monitoring with advanced technologies including continuous video-EEGs, intracranial pressure catheters, transcranial Doppler, and near-infrared spectroscopy.   

The qualified candidate should possess the following qualifications:

  • Demonstrated excellence in providing state-of-the-art critical care to pediatric patients with conditions that require expert neurointensive care
  • Expertise in the understanding and monitoring of primary and secondary neurologic injuries affecting critically ill children (including trauma), with the ability to translate real-time interpretation of monitored physiological parameters into effective clinical interventions
  • Experience in the diagnosis and management of neurosurgical conditions including in the settings of intraoperative and perioperative care
  • A track record of establishing and maintaining close working relationships with multiple disciplines including neurology and neurosurgery that has led to adoption of and adherence to evidence-based and formalized consensus best practices
  • Exemplary clinical, organizational and interpersonal skills and a history of contribution as a collegial, enthusiastic, and “can do” multidisciplinary team member
  • Enthusiasm and excellence with respect to the education of the full range of pediatric trainees (residents, fellows, advanced practice providers, nurses, and other allied health professionals)

The pediatric critical care specialists in the Division provide continuous in-house coverage of the PICU at Wolfson Children’s Hospital and have a strong focus on educating medical students and residents.  The successful candidate will possess exemplary clinical, organizational and interpersonal skills; collaborate as an enthusiastic and positive team player.

General description of duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide superior, effective and efficient care of critically ill pediatric patients
  • Coordinate the efficient utilization bed space in the pediatric intensive care unit
  • Participate actively in quality improvement initiatives to improve the care of critically ill patients
  • Serve as a resource to all UF COM-Jacksonville programs during the ICU rotation for medical education
  • Participate in monthly department faculty meetings, institutional committees, and administrative functions as assigned.  Engage in the teaching of residents, fellows, medical students and allied health professionals

Wolfson Children’s Hospital houses a 26-bed PICU suite (plus 2 burn beds) in a new state-of-the-art Critical Care Tower that is also supported by pediatric neurosurgeons, pediatric neurologists, pediatric trauma specialists, pediatric nephrologists, the full range of other pediatric medical subspecialists and surgical specialists, a team of physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses, registered nurses, respiratory therapists and other healthcare professionals.

With more than 6,200 faculty and staff, UF Health in Jacksonville is the largest UF campus outside of Gainesville. UF Health physicians offer primary care and specialty services in practices throughout Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia, tallying more than 650,000 outpatient visits and more than 40,000 inpatient admissions annually.

UF Health in Jacksonville, Florida, is comprised of:

  • UF Health Jacksonville, an academic health center near Downtown Jacksonville and home to the area's only adult and pediatric Level I trauma program
  • UF Health North, a 92-bed hospital and outpatient medical campus in North Jacksonville
  • UF Health Science Center Jacksonville, which encompasses three UF colleges in Jacksonville: Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy
  • UF Jacksonville Physicians, Inc., a network of primary and specialty care centers offering exceptional patient care throughout Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia

The UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville is the largest of the three colleges at the Health Science Center Jacksonville. We excel in education, research and patient care that expresses our steadfast values of compassion, excellence, professionalism and innovation. The college's 16 clinical science departments house more than 450 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 programs and proud to train many of best primary care providers and specialists throughout the region, the state and the country.

Research, discovery and innovation are critical aspects of our clinical campus and we have some of the country’s leading researchers at our locations searching for and finding new treatments and clinical options.

The UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville faculty, administrators, residents, fellows, students and staff work as a team in pursuit of our common mission — to heal, to comfort, to educate and to discover through quality health care, elimination of health disparities, medical education, innovation and research.

To learn more about our college, leadership, mission, faculty resources, and the city of Jacksonville visit

Expected Salary:

Salary is based on academic rank and years of experience and is guided by AAMC salary data for academic practices.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must possess a MD/DO degree, possess or be eligible for a Florida Medical License, and be BE/BC in Pediatric Neurocritical Care Medicine.  The applicant must be a graduate of an accredited Neurocritical care fellowship program.

Preferred Qualifications:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position visit and search for requisition number 520914.   Attach curriculum vitae, the names and addresses of three references and a letter of intent addressed to Frank J. Genuardi, MD, Search Committee Chairman, University of Florida College of Medicine - Jacksonville, 653-1 West 8th Street, Jacksonville, FL 32209

Applications will continue to be received until the position is filled.

The final 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 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

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.  Please see our website at

The University of Florida is a public institution and subject to all requirements under the Florida Sunshine and Public Records laws. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2HRS 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.

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