Pediatric Emergency Medicine Faculty

The University of Florida Department of Emergency Medicine in Gainesville is seeking talented, highly motivated, fellowship-trained pediatric emergency medicine academic teaching faculty.

Successful candidates will hold UF appointments and become part of our current group of 36 full-time faculty, six fellows, 24 residents and more than 200 staff members that make up the UF College of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine and the UF Health Emergency Department in Gainesville.

UF Health Shands Hospital is an 872-bed teaching hospital with a Level 1 Trauma Center and Burn Center, and is the major referral center for North Central Florida. Approximately 1,500 UF faculty and community physicians and more than 8,000 skilled Shands nursing and support staff provide comprehensive, high-quality adult and pediatric patient care, ranging from primary care and family medicine to tertiary and quaternary services for patients with highly complex medical conditions in more than 100 specialty and subspecialty medical areas. The UF Health Science Center is the country’s only academic health center with six health-related colleges, six major research institutes and versatile research facilities located on a single, contiguous campus. The UF Health Science Center, including our major research centers, institutes and clinical enterprise, receives more than $300 million in NIH and other extramural funding and focuses on building collaborative statewide education, health delivery systems and specialized clinical services centered on quality and innovation.

University of Florida Health is committed to providing exceptional children’s emergency medical services. Supporting this commitment, a new Pediatric Emergency Department opened in 2011; a 22-bed intensive care unit dedicated to the UF Health Congenital Heart Center opened in the spring of 2014; and the UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital Sebastian Ferraro Atrium was dedicated in September 2014.

The Department of Emergency Medicine’s faculty currently provides clinical services in three facilities: a 61-bed ED and Level I trauma/ critical care center; a separate, dedicated 20-bed Pediatric Emergency Department; and a free-standing emergency department located in northwest Gainesville. These facilities have an annual combined volume of more than 110,000 patient visits, servicing a 13-county catchment area and parts of neighboring Alabama and Georgia. The Pediatric ED has an annual volume of approximately 25,000 visits.

Our teaching faculty, fellows and residents are significantly integrated in the College’s undergraduate medical education mission and hold key leadership positions within UF Health Shands Hospital and the UF College of Medicine. The Department of Emergency Medicine also features a growing research and faculty/career development environment, which has been significantly enhanced through educational and research opportunities, as well as collaborative opportunities throughout the College of Medicine and institutes on the UF campus.

Gainesville is a beautiful, dynamic and vibrant college town. Home of “the Gator Nation,”award-winning college sports and year-round outdoor activities, Gainesville repeatedly has been voted as one of the best places to live in the US.

Qualified candidates must be fellowship trained in pediatric emergency medicine, have strong clinical experience and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced emergency department. Our negotiable salary and benefits structure is highly competitive. Positions will post until an applicant pool has been established. The review of applications begins January 5, 2015.

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Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer.