Jun 26, 2024

Instructor - Orthopedics (Spine)

  • University of Miami
  • Miami, FL
Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

Job Description

Current Employees: If you are a current Staff, Faculty or Temporary employee at the University of Miami, please click here to log in to Workday to use the internal application process. To learn how to apply for a faculty or staff position using the Career worklet, please review this tip sheet.   CORE JOB SUMMARY     The Clinical Instructor shall function under the supervision of the Program Director of the University of Miami Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine Fellowship Program. The position of Clinical Instructor is a one-year experience that offers a unique blend of patient care, education and research.    CORE JOB FUNCTIONS     Admission, consultation, evaluation, diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of patients with general orthopedic spine problems for safe, effective and compassionate patient care. Demonstrates dexterity and competency to perform and teach all essential and required procedures.   Acts as an instructor of clinical orthopedics to provide teaching, supervision and serve as a role model to residents in the program.   Identifies need for patient education and orders or provides education.  Comprehensively documents in patients’ charts in a timely and accurate manner.   Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to patient and family issues, including age, gender and cultural diversity.   Efficiently performs in emergent situations, including adherence to established clinic and hospital-specific protocols.   Demonstrates applied knowledge base including integration of skills.  Participates actively in all orthopaedic spine division educational activities and assumes responsibility for teaching residents, interns and medical students.  Demonstrates awareness and applies knowledge of legal issues in all aspects of patient care, incorporating risk management skills, and quality control measures.   Assist with recruitment activities for the Orthopaedic Spine Fellowship.  Participate in clinical and/or basic science research.     This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.    CORE QUALIFICATIONS     Education:  M.D. or D.O Degree.  Successful completion of an ACGME accredited Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program.    Certification and Licensing:  State of Florida Medical Trainee Licensure.    Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:  Basic principles of primary and revision spine surgery.  Ability to prepare and present talks for discussion from a list of assigned spine topics.  Must work effectively with others as a member or leader of a health care team.]  Expected to treat everyone with respect and dignity.  Complete charts, forms and records in an appropriate and timely manner.  Promptly respond to inquiries, requests, written documents required for patient care needs.  Sensitivity and responsiveness to patient’s cultural and social circumstances.  Commitment to ethical principles, particularly those related to provision or withholding of care, confidentiality of patient information, informed consent and business practices.  Current Employees: If you are a current Staff, Faculty or Temporary employee at the University of Miami, please click here to log in to Workday to use the internal application process. To learn how to apply for a faculty or staff position using the Career worklet, please review this tip sheet. Job Status: Full time Employee Type: Faculty-UMMG

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