The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville is seeking a candidate to fill a full-time position for the Division of Forensic Pediatrics and Child Protection. This position will be a non-tenure accruing level of Clinical Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor.
This position will report to the Chief of the Division of Forensics and Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville.
The successful candidate will provide the following duties and responsibilities:
- Provide medical evaluations of children suspected to be abused or neglected.
- Participate in training and other professional development for team staff and medical personnel, as directed.
- Participate in screening of child abuse reports made to the Florida Abuse Hotline and provide selected direct screening as required by law, or when otherwise determined appropriate.
- Be available 24/7 for consultation to team members and team physicians, including telemedicine consultation, when available and appropriate, for medical assessment needs. Assure medical representation for team staffings.
- Participate in peer reviews with other team physicians and other medical providers. If designated and approved, participate in monitoring of child protection teams as a member of the statewide designated monitoring team.
- Attend statewide child protection team meetings and other meetings and training sessions as required.
- Provide medical consultation in an area of expertise to other teams when requested.
- Provide depositions and expert court testimony when appropriate.
- Provide teaching of fellows, residents and students.
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 https://med.jax.ufl.edu/administrative-affairs/faculty-orientation-guide/.
|Special Instructions to Applicants:
The Search Committee will begin to review applications as soon as an applicant pool is identified. Please provide letter of intent and Curriculum Vitae.
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 http://www.naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to nondiscrimination 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, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.
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