Assistant Professor of Clinical - Surgery (Oral Surgery)

University of Miami (Coral Gables)

United States

July 11, 2021


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Job Family: Clinical and Allied Health

Job Function: Clinical Services

Job Title: Faculty- Division of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry

Pay Band:

FLS A Status: Exempt

General Description (Purpose and Fu nction) :

Assistant Professor is in direct report to the Division Chief, Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine. This position will be an 8/8ths appointment at the VA with opportunity for a compressed tour of duty to provide call coverage and clinical services at Jackson Health System and the University of Miami Health System. The Physician provides patient care by interviewing and treating of clinical patients in order to meet their medical needs. The Physician educates patients on wellness, prevention and early detection by providing materials and resources to the patients and families.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities (For Non-exempt Employees Include Percent of Effort):

  • Promote the mission of UHealth in achieving its role in providing medical education, research, and quality patient care.

  • Participate in international, national, regional and local activities within the health care industry, which impact the future role of the Divisional Surgical Areas funding environment

  • Participate in Oral Surgery Service and residency training at the VAMC

  • Serve in key activities for the Department of Surgery as agreed upon with the Division Chief

  • This individual is responsible for clinical care in all aspects of oral maxillofacial surgery as well as working collaboratively with the other physicians in the division

  • He or she will be involved in resident supervision both at the University of Miami/Jackson Health System and the Miami Veteran's Administration Hospital. In addition, this position will require teaching of students in both junior and senior elective programs as sponsored by this Division within the students' surgical experience

  • This individual will also be responsible for pursuing protocols to fund experiments under his/her supervision

  • Documents all services in patient medical records

  • Comply to Departmental Policy & Procedures & Hospital Bylaws

  • Exercises final medial judgment in all issues of healthcare.

  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :

  • Candidates will have an excellent academic record

  • Recognized teaching skills and expertise in residency, fellowship and medical student training is required

  • Knowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures, and techniques

  • Thorough knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatments

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills along with proper bedside manner

  • Performs in tactful and professional manner.

  • Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):

  • The Position requires an MD, DDS or MD/DDS degree and board certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. The individual must also possess a Florida Medical License and DEA certificate.
  • The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

    UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university- based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub- specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

    Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

    The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

    Job Status:

    Part time

    Employee Type:

    Faculty-UMMG VA

    Pay Grade:


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