Assistant/Associate Professor - Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Internal Medicine Physician, Outpatient

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY   Miami, FL   Full-time     Education
Posted on November 2, 2023
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Florida International University is a top public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very high research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 56,000 and 290,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places dozens of FIU programs among the best in the nation, including international business at No. 2. Washington Monthly Magazine ranks FIU among the top 20 public universities contributing to the public good.

Assistant/Associate Professor – Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Internal Medicine Physician, Outpatient

Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine is a national leader in transforming the health of communities through its purposeful integration of education, research, and clinical care by providing an environment enhanced by diversity, clinical innovation, and research. The College of Medicine prepares socially accountable, community-based physicians, scientists, and health professionals who are uniquely qualified to transform the health of patients and communities.

The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) at Florida International University (FIU) seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level, within the Division of Internal Medicine, in the Department of Translational Medicine. The position will be responsible for providing outpatient primary care/ internal medicine specialty care, including adherence to professional practice standards for preventive care and chronic disease management, attention to nationally recognized practice guidelines and recommendations, and demonstration of skills consistent with the practice of outpatient internal medicine.

The selected candidate will ensure that all patients presenting for care will receive quality health care as per evidenced based medicine and standards of care, and that services will be medically necessary, appropriate, and compliant with their third-party payers; participate in quality improvement and peer review activities; maintain an awareness of the fiscal implications of services rendered, as well as current billing and coding requirements, with attention to timely documentation and billing practices; participate in after-hours call responsibility for patients as part of the FIU Health Faculty Group Practice; and work collaboratively and effectively with the health care team promoting coordinated and safe care for patients.

The Assistant/ Associate Professor will support our institution’s educational and scholarly efforts focused on education, clinical excellence, and compassionate patient care, participate as teaching faculty for Medicine Clerkship students rotating at the Ambulatory Care Center completing Outpatient Medicine rotations, supporting clerkship educational goals, and learning objectives, and providing outpatient learning opportunities based on best practices; and function as an integral faculty member of the Department of Translational Medicine, with attention to highest levels of professionalism, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and collaboration.

Minimum qualifications include a terminal degree in the medical sciences (MD or DO) from an American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) recognized internal medicine residency program. Must be board certified or board eligible and be able to obtain board certification by ABIM within two (2) years of employment. Must have a valid and unrestricted Florida medical license or be able to obtain a medical license in the state of Florida.

Preferred qualifications include previous clinical experience, knowledge of billing practices, previous experience serving diverse populations, previous experience working with medical students, and proficiency in Spanish and/or Creole within a clinical setting. Looking for someone who can work cooperatively within a multi-specialty faculty group practice that includes advanced healthcare providers and educators. Previous experience working with EMR systems and related digital resources.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 528800 at and attach a cover letter and curriculum vitae as a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references (previous supervisors), who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by December 04, 2023. Review will continue until position is filled.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal
Access, Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.