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University Of Florida Seeking Geriatrician

Employer
University of Florida, Gainesville, Department of Medicine
Location
Gainesville, Florida
Salary
Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience and education.
Posted Date
Feb 5, 2024

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Specialty
Geriatrics
Position Type
Permanent

Job Details

The University of Florida Division of Geriatric Medicine is seeking a board-eligible or board certified geriatrician to join our rapidly expanding team. This is a full-time appointment in the Department of Medicine at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level for a tenure/non-tenure track position. Rank and tenure status will be determined based on education and experience. The successful candidate must have a strong interest in developing an academic career.

The primary duties include a mixture of inpatient, outpatient, and/or skilled nursing responsibilities, with opportunities for clinical research and teaching. Requisite attributes include a commitment to service, a strong sense of teamwork, and a desire to train tomorrow's doctors.

Applicants must be board-certified or board eligible and eligible for a Florida Medical License. Starting salary is negotiable; commensurate with education and experience.

About Us:

UF Health is one of the Southeast’s most comprehensive academic health centers and includes UF Health Shands, an 1,100-bed quaternary referral hospital, which consistently ranks among the top 50-hospitals by U.S. News & World Report in multiple specialties. In addition, the University of Florida is a top 5 public research university and includes substantial resources to support teaching, research, and collaboration, including one of only two Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI) hubs in the state of Florida. The CTSI features a Training and Research Academy for Clinical and Translational Science for early career faculty seeking to develop research skills and pursue careers as clinical investigators. 

  • Faculty compensation plan which includes incentives and bonuses
  • University employer-paid benefits include individual and family health insurance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance
  • Retirement benefits include participation in 403(b) and 457 plans as well as an employer match
  • Professional liability protection and sovereign immunity administered by the Florida Board of Governors self-insurance program
  • Relocation costs assistance

About the area:

The Gainesville, Florida region has an inexpensive cost of living, nationally ranked public middle and high schools, and superb weather with multiple year-round recreational opportunities including biking, hiking, kayaking, snorkeling, and cave diving. Pristine wilderness areas, coastal communities, famous theme parks, and other attractions are within a short driving distance.

  • MSA Population: 330,000
  • Average High Temp in January: 66 F
  • No State Income Tax
  • Strong public and private schools
  • 1 Hour to Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean
  • 2 Hours or less to Jacksonville, Orlando, and Tampa

Company

The UF Department of Medicine is a nationally renowned clinical and research team that has more 300 faculty in 11 Divisions: Cardiovascular Medicine; Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism; Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition; General Internal Medicine; Hematology & Oncology; Hospital Medicine; Infectious Diseases & Global Medicine; Nephrology, Hypertension & Renal Transplantation; Palliative Care; Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine; and Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology. We also houses multiple major specialty care and research centers,including the Clinical and Translational Research Institute, the Center for Inflammation and Mucosal Immunology, the UF Health Integrative Medicine Program, the Cell Therapy Research Network, The Institute of Therapeutic Innovation and the Center for Regenerative Medicine. The department also plays major leadership roles in the UF Health Cancer Center and the UF Diabetes Institute.

The Department supports nearly 100 Internal Medicine residents and 90 fellows in 16 distinct fellowship programs, spanning each division. The department has 15 external clinic sites, plus multiple satellite clinic locations, and runs all Internal Medicine clinical services at both the UF Health Shands Teaching Hospital (950+ beds) and the adjacent Malcolm Randall VA Hospital (350 beds). Medicine services in UF Health Shands hospital include: MICU, Intermediate Medical Care Unit, Hospital Medicine, General Medicine teaching services, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Malignant Hematology & BMT, Oncology, Medical Observation Unit, the Endoscopy Center, the Bronchoscopy Center, Medical Cardiology, the Cardiac Catheterization Lab, and the CardiacIntensive Care Unit. Departmental faculty also serve as Medical Directors for Heart, Lung, Liver, Kidney, and Pancreatic transplantation. The department admits over 20,000 patients a year to UF Health Shands, and sees more than 160,000 out-patients annually.  

Departmental faculty hold over $24 M in annual NIH funding (direct costs), ranking 40th in the Blue Ridge Institute’s survey of all internal medicine departments in FY14. There are 11 faculty that serve on NIH or VA study sections, and another 105 that serve on a national medical society committee. There are 95 departmental faculty that serve on editorial boards of journals, and 90 faculty with peer-reviewed extra-mural funding. In addition, departmental faculty published 698 papers and 63 book chapters in FY14.

 

Company info
Telephone
352-265-8390
Location
PO Box 100277
Gainesville
FL
32610
US

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