Assistant Professor of Pediatric Pulmonology
ID: 7197734 (Ref.No. ej-4832329)
Posted: December 1, 2023
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Pulmonology
Job ID: 266124
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Job ID: 266124
Position # 40066470
The Division of Pediatric Pulmonology in the Department of Pediatrics, at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is seeking a full-time faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor who will serve as a Pediatric Pulmonologist to join our division. We are the region's only pediatric pulmonologists and are one of only two Cystic Fibrosis Centers in Georgia accredited by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Our CF Center follows 100 children and 90 adults (with separate adult team). We are part of the CF Therapeutics Development Network program and are active in a number of multi center CF research protocols as well as quality improvement initiatives. This is a thriving practice with the opportunity to see a wide range of pulmonary patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. A comprehensive Pediatric Pulmonary Function Laboratory staffed by Pediatric Respiratory Therapists is located conveniently in the area of the ambulatory practice. We provide team-based care for a growing number of ventilator dependent patients as well as a multidisciplinary clinic with otolaryngology for children with sleep and airway disorders. We also offer multidisciplinary care for aerodigestive patients along with our ear, nose, and throat (ENT) and gastrointestinal (GI) colleagues. We provide care via telemedicine to serve children in areas of Georgia remote from our campus. This position is not on tenure track.
Clinical - 90%
Provide high-quality, comprehensive care in pediatric pulmonology in an effort to improve quality, safety and patient satisfaction. Participate in assigned clinical duties with other faculty in the division. This includes but is not limited to, call duties and providing coverage on nights, weekends, and holidays. Meet all metrics associated with Ongoing Professional Proactive Evaluation (OPPE). Become increasingly productive through the provision of clinical services in the Children's Hospital of Georgia and outpatient clinics. Meet and maintain productivity targets as set forth by the department chair and MCG Dean's Office through clinical services provided. Promote good professional relationships and build referral patterns with Wellstar MCG physicians and physicians outside of Wellstar MCG. Provide prompt feedback to referring physicians.
Teaching - 10%
Provide education and training to fellows, residents, medical students, and staff in pediatric pulmonology 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.
Requires an MD degree or foreign equivalent with Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certification. Candidate must have successfully completed 72 months of training (including 36 months of pediatric residency as well as 36 months of pediatric pulmonology), must be eligible for a Georgia medical license, and be board certified or board eligible in pediatric pulmonology.
Must possess a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS/BCLS certification
Assistant Professor- Early level career as a faculty member with appropriate post graduate training
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.
This position is fiscal year based and works year-round.
The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is 1.0 and considered full-time.
Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!
Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program.
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The 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.
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Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.
How To Apply
To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/#job-portals.
Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.
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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.
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