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Medical Director of Labor and Delivery

Site Name:
University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
Location:
2 Tampa General Circle
Tampa, Florida 33606
Contact:
Anjali Kaimal
Email:
akaimal@usf.edu
Availability:
2023

Additional Information

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of South Florida (USF)/Tampa General Hospital is seeking a Medical Director of Labor and Delivery.  The USF Health Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s mission is to deliver state of the art, compassionate and equitable care to our community while training the next generation of women’s health leaders in an innovative and inclusive academic and research environment.  The Obstetrics and Gynecology Department is ranked #1 in Florida and #40 in the nation by US News and World Report.     Tampa General Hospital serves as the primary quaternary referral center for the rapidly growing Tampa Bay metroplex (2019 population 3.1 million). The Labor and Delivery Unit is a 21-bed unit with four operating rooms and performed over 7200 deliveries last year.  The obstetric patient population reflects the vibrant and diverse community we serve.  Labor and Delivery care is provided by specialists in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialists, and Certified Nurse-Midwives.  Tampa General has been designated a Maternal Center of Excellence in both placenta accreta and vaginal birth after cesarean.  In recognition for the excellent level of care we provide, in addition to the US News and World Report ranking, Tampa General Hospital has been named on Newsweek’s list of Best Maternity Hospitals 2022 and recognized by The Leapfrog Group, an independent non-profit that monitors the quality and safety of health care organizations. The Director of Labor and Delivery position will balance clinical and administrative activities, with the goal of enabling the Director to be an influential leader in the overall vision to be the safest and most innovative academic health system for both high and low risk labor and delivery patients.  Clinical and administrative activities are complemented by opportunities in medical education, participation in statewide perinatal quality collaborative initiatives, and research. We have a robust OB/GYN residency program comprised of 24 residents and ACGME accredited fellowships in Maternal Fetal Medicine, Gynecological Oncology, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  Position Qualifications: Minimum: ·    Must possess an MD or MD/Ph.D. degree or equivalent from an accredited institution and board-eligible/certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology ·    Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service. ·    Interest in the education of residents and fellows ·    Must be eligible for an unrestricted medical license in the State of Florida. Apply online via link  https://gems.usf.edu:4440/psc/gemspro-tam/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB_FL&Action=U and search job opening ID 32387 by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume.Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above.  YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position.About USF The University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Over the past ten years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in US News and World Report's national university rankings than USF. Designated as a “Preeminent State Research University,” the Tampa campus is one of the nation’s top public research university campuses and one of only 65 public research university campuses classified by the Carnegie Foundation as both a Doctoral University with “Very High Research Activity” and as a “Community Engaged” institution by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The title of “Very High Research Activity” is a distinction attained by less than 4% of all post-secondary institutions. USF is one of four public universities in the state of Florida classified as such. The USF system boasts a budget of $1.6 billion and an annual economic impact on the Tampa Bay region of $4.4 billion. Both the USF Morsani College of Medicine (#46- Research) and the USF College of Public Health (#16) are nationally ranked, with well-recognized strengths in population sciences, cardiovascular health, global health, surgical oncology, dermatology, and neurosciences. Our primary clinical affiliate, Tampa General Hospital, serves as the primary quaternary referral center for the rapidly growing Tampa Bay metroplex (2019 population 3.1 million). Consistently recognized for world-class care, Tampa General Hospital is ranked as the #1 hospital in Tampa Bay by U.S. News & World Report for 2022-23 and is nationally ranked as among the top 50 hospitals in the nation in seven specialties. Additionally, Tampa General was ranked as “high performing,” or among the top 10% of hospitals in the nation, in five more specialties along with 11 procedures and conditions. USF ranks among the top 50 universities in the nation – public or private – for research expenditures. Recent institutional investments include developing a comprehensive institutional biorepository, a unique enterprise-wide population sciences database, a human microbiome initiative, and active scientific cores for genomics, bioinformatics, and histopathology. Support for clinical research at USF is growing by >30% annually, supported by streamlined workflows between TGH/USF. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, TGH and USF established the Global Emerging Diseases Institute with dedicated research and clinical missions. Also, USF plays an active role in the OneFlorida Clinical Research Consortium, an enduring infrastructure for interventional and observational studies within all of Florida's 67 counties and Network Partner of PCORnet®, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network. USF is also the South East US regional headquarters for the Global Virus Network. The USF Pediatric Epidemiology Center is the global epicenter for juvenile diabetes research. For more information about USF, please visit https://www.usf.edu/about-usf/points-of-pride.aspx. Working at USF Tampa offers a leisurely pace of life with affordable housing, robust access to urban and cultural amenities, world-class beaches, and diverse opportunities for outdoor activity. With more than 16,000 employees in the USF System, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region. At USF, you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees. We believe in creating a talented, engaged, and driven workforce through ongoing development and career opportunities. We also offer a first-class benefits package that includes medical, dental, and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition programs, and generous leave programs, and more. To learn more about working at USF please visit: http://www.usf.edu/hr Equal Employment Opportunity
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