The University of Florida, Department of Pediatrics is seeking a hospitalist at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. We are a major care center with 204 inpatient pediatric beds, a 24-bed PICU, a 22-bed PCICU and a newly renovated NICU. We work closely with all subspecialties and the Pediatric Emergency Medicine team. Applicants with experience and/or interest in research, quality improvement, and education are valued.
Gainesville is a wonderful college town, with numerous cultural offerings, and outstanding schools. The area is known for its natural beauty, with many springs, lakes, and rivers.
Salary is commensurate with experience. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) non-tenure accruing position. Applicants must have an M.D. degree or equivalent, be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Florida, and be Board Certified/Board eligible in Pediatrics.
Interested applicants should apply through the UF web page https://jobs.ufl.edu/ Please refer to requisition # 503403.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.
UF Health encompasses the University of Florida Health Science Center (HSC)—the Southeast’s most comprehensive academic health center—and the Shands family of hospitals and services. With campuses in Gainesville and Jacksonville, UF Health includes six health colleges, six research institutes, two teaching hospitals, two specialty hospitals and a host of physician medical practices and outpatient... services throughout north central and northeast Florida. Our mission is to promote health through outstanding and high-quality patient care; innovative and rigorous educations in health professions and biomedical sciences; and high-impact research across the spectrum of basic, translational and clinical investigation.
In addition to the colleges of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions and Veterinary Medicine, the system also encompasses six research institutes: the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, the McKnight Brain Institute, the Genetics Institute, the UF Health Cancer Center, the Institute on Aging and the Emerging Pathogens Institute.
UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is a hospital within a hospital on the UF Health Shands campus. UF physicians treat patients from throughout Florida and the United States. We represent the only quaternary-care academic pediatric center in North Florida, and our physicians offer some of the most specialized pediatric programs for the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of complex conditions.
UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital has 167 beds, including fully-equipped pediatric and neonatal intensive care units. UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is part of the Children’s Miracle Network alliance of premier hospitals for children. Our hospital was ranked in the Top 50 Best Children’s Hospitals in 7 specialties in 2014-2015 by U.S. News & World Report.
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida—College of Medicine is the premier academic medical center for children in northern Florida, and hosts a broad range of NIH-funded biomedical scientists and clinical researchers who benefit from robust institutional support. There is an abundance of research opportunities and possibilities for collaboration throughout the university.
Gainesville is a university community located in North Central Florida, midway between the Atlantic coast and the Gulf of Mexico. The area is known for its natural beauty, with many springs, lakes and rivers. The climate encourages outdoor activities and residents enjoy swimming, boating, fishing, bicycling and camping. Culturally, the city is enriched by the influence of the University. The population of Gainesville is approximately 111,000 with a surrounding population of 220,000. We have a diverse culture, excellent public schools, low cost of living and no state income tax. There are 2 international airports within an easy drive. For the past 8 years Gainesville has been voted among the Top 12 “Most Livable Cities in the Nation” by Money Magazine.