Posting Summary: The University of Virginia Department of Emergency Medicine's Division of Prehospital Medicine seeks an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Physician to join it's faculty. The Division has four faculty members who are active as Operational Medical Directors for a broad portfolio of agencies. In addition there are other EM faculty who support the EMS teaching and operational mission through research and educational activities. Our EMS physicians oversee training programs, EMS outreach, and air and ground based EMS assets. As part of the recruitment package for the successful candidate, EMS medical director responsibilities will be made available. Faculty rank, tenure status, and salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience. This is a rare opportunity to join a vibrant and active academic community at one of the nation's premier academic medical center.
The prehospital division was founded over 25 years ago, and enjoys a rich tradition in providing clinical care, training and education, research and leadership in EMS at the regional and national levels. Our EMS services provide care for patients within a large geographic area in central Virginia. We work closely with local, regional and state agencies to promote the highest quality of care for our patients. Our EMS physicians serve as core faculty for our fully (ACGME) accredited EMS Fellowship that is available as a one or two year program. Our faculty also provide EMS training to our emergency medicine residents, medical students, and prehospital care providers. We have an active special events medical management program to provide care at large gatherings and provide leadership in disaster planning and mass casualty response.
The UVA Medical Center has an annual ED census of 64,000, and is scheduled to open a new ED as part of the bed tower expansion in the second half of 2019. UVA EM offers other fellowships in medical toxicology, administration, research, emergency ultrasound, cardiovascular medicine, and medical education. The faculty have access to three simulation centers to enhance training, and play a pivotal role in medical student education through our required third-year clerkship.
Charlottesville is consistently rated as one of the best places to live. The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a university town in a safe, family-friendly environment. There are excellent school systems and an abundance of beautiful communities and recreational activities.
Qualified applicants must have an MD or DO degree (or its foreign equivalent) and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted Virginia medical license. Candidates must be ABEM or ABOEM board eligible or certified in both EMS and emergency medicine. UVA offers a highly competitive and comprehensive recruitment package.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624193, complete a Candidate Profile online and attach a CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references.
Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Robert O'Connor, M.D., MPH, Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 353_85676
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.