Per Diem Staff Physician - OBGYN, Maternal & Fetal Medicine at University of Miami in Miami, Florida

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The Per Diem Staff Physician will have clinical responsibilities within the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences. The incumbent will serve as an attending physician in the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM), with focus on the care and treatment of obstetric patients. This includes inpatient attending responsibilities for the division on inpatient units at Jackson Holtz Women's & Children's Hospital


Members of the MFM Division provide comprehensive high-risk pregnancy care to women working alongside allied health professionals, specialists and subspecialists in both the University of Miami/ UHealth and Jackson Health Systems.

  • Participation in the advancement and education of "OB/GYN" medical students, residents, and fellows.

  • Develops and carries out a comprehensive medical treatment plan addressing biological, psychological, and sociocultural domains.

  • Performs physical assessment of patients in a logical and respectful manner. Prescribes medical treatment and clinical drugs to patients.

  • Gathers essential and accurate information through the review of pertinent records and interviews with the patient, family members, caregivers, and other health professionals. Reports to the responsible physician and complies with policy co-sig.

  • Reports hazardous or unsafe conditions, equipment malfunction, and supply instrumentation inadequacies to appropriate personnel.

  • Reports all Quality Assurance (QA) incidences, including mediation errors, to responsible physician using department guidelines.

  • Assumes responsibility for increasing knowledge and expertise by attending continuing educational offerings.

  • Makes informed decisions about interventions based on patient information and preference, up-to-date scientific evidence in the field, and clinical judgment.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all patient information according to federal and state guidelines and regulations.

  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

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.



  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Obstetrics & Gynecology and subspecialty board eligible in Maternal Fetal Medicine.

Certification and Licensing:

  • Certification in relevant specialty or field required

  • Active Florida Medical License & DEA

  • Credentialing needed


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Candidates should have a MD/DO and be BE/BC in Obstetrics & Gynecology and subspecialty board eligible in Maternal Fetal Medicine. In addition, they must hold or be eligible for a full, unrestricted Florida Medical license.

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships.

  • Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.

  • Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.

  • Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.

  • Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekendsas necessary.

  • Commitment to the University's core values.

Department Specific Functions

Responsibilities will include perinatal consultation, maternal and fetal care, and obstetric ultrasound. In addition, faculty will have the opportunity for daily interaction and teaching to our 28 residents and medical students. All candidates should be dedicated to providing high quality patient care and exemplary teaching. The department is composed of 30+ faculty members and is based at the University of Miami/ UHealth and Jackson Health Systems in Miami, which is easily accessible and centrally located in Miami, Florida. The Jackson Memorial Holtz Women's & Children's Hospital averages 4,000 deliveries a year and has a level 3 NICU staffed by UHealth neonatologists. The Women's Hospital at Jackson Memorial has been recognized by the Maternal Safety Foundation as an Accreta Center of Excellence and as VBAC Center of Excellence.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Direct care to high-risk pregnancy patients.

  • Consultation for hospitalized patients on high-risk pregnancy service.

  • Consultation for nonservice unit patients by telephone.

  • Inpatient L&D at Jackson Holtz Women's & Children's Hospital

  • Required to cover 8-10 shifts per month.

  • Will need to use Cerner for documentation and MobileCharge for billing.

Founded in 1925 as a private non-sectarian institution and South Florida's first university, the University of Miami is comprised of three main campuses that house 12 schools and colleges. Approximately 2,000 research studies led by over 1,650 principal investigators have resulted in over $365 million in annual research and sponsored program expenditures. The majority of this work is in biomedicine and biological sciences. Jackson Health System, opened in 1918, is the largest major teaching facility for the UMMSOM and State of Florida. It serves over 2 million citizens with its 1,550 licensed beds.

Jackson Memorial Hospital, the flagship hospital, is the largest teaching hospital in our nation, and is located on the UMMSOM/ Jackson Memorial Hospital medical campus. It has many roles in South Florida, acting as a full-service provider for the indigent and uninsured, a regional referral center, and a magnet for medical research and innovation. Holtz Children's Hospital, attached to Jackson Memorial Hospital, is one of the largest children's hospitals in the southeast United States, and is known worldwide for their team of pediatric specialists experienced in treating children with all types of needs, from routine care to life-saving procedures. They also train the most pediatric physicians of any medical center in the southeast U.S. Through the values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT), the University of Miami strives to create an environment where everyone contributes in making the University of Miami a great place to work. The University of Miami is one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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