Section Chief, OB/GYN Urogynecology

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Nov 08, 2023
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description

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Section Chief, OB/GYN Urogynecology

Job ID: 265184
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary:

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Job Summary

Job ID: 265184

 



Position #: 20006084

 



Augusta University's Medical College of Georgia, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is seeking a Section Chief at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. This faculty member will be an experienced Urogynecologist with outstanding clinical skills and leadership aptitude as its Chief of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgeon for the Division of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS) within the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at Augusta University. The ideal candidate must be a board certified/eligible Urogynecologist to join our medical center. This position is a non-tenure track position. The selected candidate responsibilities will include direct patient care and teaching medical students and residents in the clinical and surgical evaluation and management of disorders of the urogenital tract and pelvic floor, pelvic organ prolapse, urinary and fecal incontinence, hematuria, pelvic pain while collaborating with other departments in clinical research and projects. The faculty member should have a proven history of excellent clinical and surgical skills, involvement with clinical research, and strong desire to be involved with resident and medical student teaching. In partnership with the Chair of the Department, develop a comprehensive strategy and a plan for the growth and development of the division's clinical, educational, and research activities.

 

 



Responsibilities

The Section Chief is expected to supervise junior faculty members and mid-level providers assigned to the clinical practice location; demonstrate outstanding activity in the teaching aspects of the Department. Specifically, this would include:

 

 

  • Development of the division's faculty with emphasis on delivering evidence-based patient-centered care and encouraging growth in other aspects of the academic mission including teaching and research.

     

  • Create a culture that encourages faculty promotion by prioritizing development and engagement through clinical research, national service, and scholarly publication.

     

  • Providing teaching instruction and supervision to residents, fellows, and medical students.

     

  • Providing lectures to fellows, residents and medical students as requested.

     

  • Attending Grand Rounds, M&M Conferences, Journal Club, Division meetings and other Departmental activities.

     

  • Participating in mentorship of medical students, residents, and fellows.

     



Required Qualifications

MD; must be licensed/eligible for license in the state of Georgia with 5 years or more of applicable clinical and teaching experience; must have current DEA;

 



Board certified/eligible in OB/GYN or Urology.

 



Board certified/eligible in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.

 



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 based on personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.

     

     



Preferred Qualifications

Preference is for candidates who (1) are eager to help further expand our academic and clinical program (2) are well-trained in vaginal, laparoscopic, and robotic pelvic reconstructive surgery and (3) have demonstrated a commitment to patient safety and quality, educating the next generation of physicians, excellence in patient care, and advancement of knowledge through innovative clinical research. Leadership experience desired.

 



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.

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 Guidelines: https://www.augusta.edu/hr/faculty-support-ser/procedures/augusta_university_promotion_and_tenure_guidlines_2023final.pdf

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 than 9,000 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.

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.

The primary work location for this position is within the Augusta University Medical Center or other Augusta University Health System Clinic Space and is subject to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services guidelines. The selected candidate will be required to provide proof of COVID vaccination or an approved exemption. Your application to this position confirms you are aware of this requirement and agree to provide proof of either COVID vaccination or our organization's approval of a medical or religious exemption

 



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.


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