The University of Florida Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine is seeking applicants for the Medical Director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit. The MICU Med Director oversees the daily operations of the 36 bed MICU within UF Health Shands Hospital, the Southeast's most comprehensive academic medical center. Some of the primary duties include, but are not limited to:
•Develop, implement and enforce MICU protocols, policy and procedures
•Meet with MICU nursing staff to review bed control and manage MICU bed needs and facilitate transfer of patient in and out of the MICU
•Review patient safety reports
•Coordinate care with the ED physicians and AOD to manage/facilitate admission and transfer of patient in and out of the MICU
•Supervise educational effort in the MICU to housestaff, medical students, PAs, etc.
•Institutional representative on ICU improvement committees, Departmental committees, patient care committees, etc.
UF Department of Medicine is a national leader in pulmonology, cancer, cardiology, gastroenterology, kidney disorders. In addition, UF Health is ranked among the top-50 in eight specialties in the 2016-2017 edition of America’s Best Hospitals, published by U.S. News & World Report.
Applicants must be board-certified or board eligible in Pulmonary & Critical Care, and be eligible for a Florida Medical License. The annual salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience and education.
The Gainesville area has superb weather, inexpensive living, nationally ranked schools, and multiple year around recreational opportunities.
The Department of Medicine is a nationally renowned clinical and research team that has 335 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; Pulm...onary,Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine; and Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology. The Division of Hospital Medicine also hosts the Palliative Care Program. The Department houses multiple major 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, and The Institute of Therapeutic Innovation. The Department also plays major leadership roles in the UF Health Cancer Center and the UF Diabetes Institute.
The Department supports 95 Internal Medicine Residents and 90 fellows in 16 distinct fellowship programs, spanning each Division. The Department has 12 external clinic sites, and runs all Internal Medicine clinical services at both the UF Health Shands Teaching Hospital (900beds) 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 Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. Departmental faculty also serve as Medical Directors for Liver, Kidney, and Pancreatic transplantation. The Department admits 20,000 patients a year to UF Health Shands, and sees 160,000 out-patients annually. UF Health is building a new state-of-the-art Cardiovascular Tower at Shands Teaching Hospital, with over planned 200 beds dedicated to treating complex heart diseases. This new tower is scheduled to open Winter, 2017.
Departmental faculty hold over $24 M in annual NIH funding (direct costs), ranking 40thin 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. Departmental faculty published 698 papers and 63 book chapters in FY14.