Open Rank Clinical Faculty in Ophthalmology - Oculoplastics at Augusta University

Posted in Other 20 days ago.

Location: Augusta, Georgia





Job Description:





Open Rank Clinical Faculty in Ophthalmology - Oculoplastics




Job ID: 268160

Location: Augusta University

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary:



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Job Summary


Job ID 268160


Position # 40069577


The Department of Ophthalmology at Augusta University's Medical College of Georgia seeks a full-time faculty member to join our department at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor. Candidates must be board certified/eligible. Fellowship training in Oculoplastics is preferred. Duties will include clinical care of patients and didactic and clinical training of residents and medical students. The successful candidate would be expected to be productive in clinical care and teaching as they fulfill the academic and clinical missions of Augusta University. There are potential opportunities in administrative and leadership positions. This position is not considered to be on tenure track.



Responsibilities



Clinical care and treatment of patients

- Participate in the growth of the clinical and educational programs of the department
- Promote compliance with Wellstar MCG Health physician performance standards with respect to quality indicators, medical records completion, patient satisfaction, billing and coding documentation, prompt and accurate submission of charges for service, and proper conduct of physicians in relation to colleagues, co-workers, and patients
- Encourage and develop professional environments capable of fostering the highest level of medical performance throughout the region
- Develop collaborative relations with local community leaders



Teaching/Instruction

- Participate actively in the teaching activities in the Department of Ophthalmology.
- Attend departmental meetings and conferences



Required Qualifications


MD/DO; Board certified/eligible in ophthalmology; fellowship training in Oculoplastics



Assistant Professor- Early level career as a faculty member with appropriate post graduate training.



Associate 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.



Shift/Salary/Benefits


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.



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!


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.


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 Website:



https://www.augusta.edu/faculty-affairs/promotionandtenure.php




College/Department Information


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.



About Us


Augusta 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 than10,500 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.


Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other. We are part of the University System of Georgia.



Location


Our Health Sciences Campus:


1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912



Conditions of Employment


All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.


If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.


Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.


For Faculty Hires: Final candidates 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.


All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.



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.



Other Information


This 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, 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=268160&PostingSeq=1

















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