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Open Rank Faculty - Pediatric Cardiology

Company: Augusta University
Location: Augusta
Posted on: January 26, 2023

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Open Rank Faculty - Pediatric CardiologyAugusta UniversityJob SummaryJob ID: 253445Position #: 2006086The Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia is actively seeking a board certified/board eligible Pediatric Cardiologist to join its faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor level. This position is part-time, and academic rank will be commensurate with experience. The position will provide clinical care for the pediatric cardiology patient population in both outpatient and inpatient clinical settings. Clinical care would include but is not limited to the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of disorders, consultations, acute care, ordering and interpreting lab results, developing treatment plans, and patient/family education. The position will maintain and ensure that relevant patient records are properly updated, and share weekday, weekend, and holiday emergent/after-hours call coverage.Comprehensive services are provided in the 154 bed Children's Hospital of Georgia with the region's only Level IV NICU. We have a comprehensive group of pediatric medical and surgical subspecialists serving children and families from across Georgia and we are a key subspecialty referral center for the southeast. The Children's Hospital of Georgia is part of the Augusta University Health System which includes a 478-bed medical center, a Medical Office Building with more than 80 outpatient practice sites in one convenient setting, and a Critical Care Center housing a 13-county regional trauma center.Successful candidates will have a proven history of excellent clinical skills, involvement with clinical research, and strong desire to be involved with resident and fellow teaching. Additionally, candidates should have an MD/DO degree and be board certified/eligible in Pediatric Cardiology. Educational responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing mentorship, clinical supervision, and consultation to residents/fellows/medical students/staff at AU and developing a more in-depth educational experience for trainees in pediatric cardiology; providing training to residents/fellows/medical students/staff at AU/AUMC in pediatric cardiology through didactics.ResponsibilitiesTeachingProvide advisement, education and training to fellows, residents, medical students and staff in pediatrics which includes but is not limited to: clinical supervision, consultation and didactics. Achieve and maintain teaching evaluation scores at or above the department mean. Attend 50% or more weekly pediatric Grand Rounds presentations and monthly faculty meetings.Clinical/Patient Care Provide high-quality, comprehensive care in pediatric cardiology in an effort to improve quality, safety and patient satisfaction. This position will provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services and comprehensive consultation, evaluation, diagnostic and management services for a wide array of pediatric cardiology patients while improving quality, safety and patient satisfaction. Position will build new referral patterns and serve as primary care resource for cardiology care across referral area; improve access to pediatric cardiology services; continue and expand outreach initiatives to allow better access to clinical services across region and state including outpatient clinics and telehealth. Participate in on-call duties, which includes nights/weekends/holidays.Required QualificationsMedical degree from an accredited medical school/university. Board certified/board eligible in Pediatric Cardiology. Must have or be eligible for a state of Georgia medical license; Federal DEA; PALS/CPR certified.Assistant Professor- Early level career as a faculty member with appropriate post graduate trainingAssociate Professor- Mid level career faculty member with at least five years at rank of Assistant Professor or comparable training, background, and experience.Professor- Senior level career faculty member with at least five years at the rank of Associate Professor or comparable training, background, and experience.Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks within these institutions shall be: Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)'s requirements for institutional accreditation; Evidence of ability as a teacher; Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned; Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and, Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.Preferred QualificationsMust have excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and people management skills.Shift/Salary/BenefitsThis position is fiscal year based and works year-round. Amount of time worked is based on work commitment.The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is between 0.75 and 0.99 FTE. The FTE will be determined at the time of hire after discussions during the interview process with the successful candidate. Although this position is fully benefits eligible and can select from the robust University System of Georgia (USG) benefits package, this position is not considered full-time. Only positions at 1.0 FTE are considered full-time.Assistant Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.Associate Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but not limited to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc. while also considering internal equity and market data. Advancement through the faculty ranks at Augusta University is only through the annual Promotion and Tenure process in which faculty may apply if eligible (typically five-year increments). For more information on ranks, please review the Augusta University Promotion and Tenure Guidelines: https://www.augusta.edu/hr/faculty-support-ser/procedures/augusta_university_promotion_tenure_guidelines_feb_2020.pdfCollege/Department InformationThe Medical College of Georgia is one of the nation's largest medical schools by class size, with 260 students per class. The educational experience is anchored by the main campus in Augusta, regional clinical campuses for third- and fourth-year students across the state and a second four-year campus in Athens in partnership with the University of Georgia. MCG's expanding partnerships with physicians and hospitals across Georgia currently provides about 350 sites where students can experience the full spectrum of medicine, from complex care hospitals to small-town solo practices. MCG and its teaching hospitals also provide postgraduate education to more than 500 residents and fellows in 50 different Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-approved programs. Our researchers and clinicians focus on what most impacts the health of Georgia's and America's children and adults, including cardiovascular biology and disease, cancer, neurosciences and behavioral sciences, public and preventive health, regenerative and reparative medicine, personalized medicine and genomics. Our physician faculty also share their expertise with physicians and patients at about 100 clinics and hospitals statewide.About UsAugusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.LocationOur Health Sciences Campus:1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912Conditions of EmploymentAll candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.The primary work location for this position is within the Augusta University Medical Center or other Augusta University Health System Clinic Space and is subject to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services guidelines. The selected candidate will be required to provide proof of COVID vaccination or an approved exemption. Your application to this position confirms you are aware of this requirement and agree to provide proof of either COVID vaccination or our organization's approval of a medical or religious exemption.Equal Employment OpportunityAugusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.How To ApplyTo be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty.Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.Other InformationThis position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.To apply, please visit: https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=12000&JobOpeningId=253445&PostingSeq=1Copyright -2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved.Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-56b75bf3b024e148b8078a43d6dad7e1

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