Associate Chair of Clinical Operations & Aso/Full Professor

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Work type: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Jacksonville Campus
Categories: Medicine/Physicians
Department:30160000 - JX-COMMUNITY MEDICINE-JAX

Classification Title:

Associate Chair of Clinical Operations

Job Description:

Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing direct leadership and management to clinical faculty including setting productivity and quality goals, metrics and milestones.
  • Monitoring clinic utilization, schedules and services. Strategically planning and implementing clinic expansion while maintaining cost effective services with high quality of service and elevated patient satisfaction.
  • Ensuring appropriate documentation and billing, as well as achieving productivity standards in the department to ensure efficiency and compliance with all coding and documentation requirements.
  • Reviewing performance of medical directors and other key management staff, making recommendations regarding individual goal setting and development opportunities. Measuring progress against established goals and objectives.
  • Ensuring Leadership in development, implementation and promotion of Departmental clinical programs designed to deliver patient care that is safe, personal, coordinated and of the highest quality and value.
  • Being available for frequent working meetings that will include counterparts from other Departments/Centers and representatives of the College of Medicine, the Hospital(s) and Practice Plan. The purpose of these meetings will be to set operational priorities, consider operational challenges, and develop and implement solutions.
  • Collaborating with faculty within and across Departments/Centers and with the Hospital(s) to develop annual and long-term plans for improving health care quality, safety process improvement and value.
  • Collaborating with other Departments/Centers and partner Hospital(s) to assure that clinical care and documentation meets regulatory requirements.
  • Working with existing hospital or departmental infrastructure and support personnel, development and use of clinical guidelines/pathways/protocols, order sets and decision support tools. This may include development, refinement and integration of utilization and disease management programs that outline services and levels of care.
  • Maintaining a strong clinical presence with direct interaction with Physicians, patients and staff.
  • Maintaining an active clinical practice
  • Analyzing costs and opportunities related to programs and associated practice locations.
  • Providing clinical presence in relationships with healthcare systems and providers to assist operations in securing partnerships and care for more patients. Analyzing and coordinating educational resources, utilizing relationships with healthcare systems to meet the identified market needs, enhancing clinical capabilities and increasing the ability to care for more patients.
  • Being responsible for achieving and maintaining mutually developed clinical operations goals and metrics.
  • Illustrating principles and practice of quality improvement, patient safety, process improvement and cost-effectiveness in regular interdisciplinary, inter-professional clinical care conferences.
  • Addressing other clinical needs as they arise
  • Assisting in development plans as needed.

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.

Clinical rotations in all major disciplines are provided on campus for students from the UF College of Medicine. 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. This will increase to 100% in a couple of years.
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.
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 public beaches. Flowing through Jacksonville is the 310 mile St. Johns River, which plays a major role in our work and play.
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Negotiable based on Qualifications and Experience

Minimum Requirements:

Candidates must be MD/DO and have a Florida Medical, Board certified or board eligible.

Preferred Qualifications:  
Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position is open until filled. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 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 National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

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.

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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