A Commonwealth of Virginia Website
Virginia Mountain View

EMS Boarded ED Physician


EMS Boarded ED Physician

  • R0043136
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Faculty
  • The University of Virginia
The Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Virginia seeks an EMS Physician for a tenure-eligible or tenure-ineligible position to serve as an Assistant/Associate or Professor of Emergency Medicine.

This individual will have the opportunity to provide EMS Medical Direction for CAMTS-accredited Air and Ground-based EMS and Critical Care Transport programs with UVA and other volunteer, career, fire-based, and hybrid agencies with the support of other EM faculty members. The individual will be required to serve as a core faculty member of the ACGME EMS Fellowship Program. They will work collaboratively with Department leadership and the Chair on innovative methods of providing EMS oversight for patients of all ages through research productivity, academic instruction, and service activities with a team of devoted EM and EMS physicians. This position will include protected time to support EMS Medical Direction obligations and scholarly pursuits based on a prior sustained record of achievement. This position carries a faculty appointment in the University of Virginia School of Medicine with clinical obligations with the Emergency Department in the UVA Health System.

The Department of Emergency Medicine is led by Robert O'Connor, MD, MPH, and includes adult care, pediatric care, fast track (express care), and active air and ground transport programs. There is an established ACGME emergency medicine residency program with 12 residents per year, well-established ACGME fellowships in Medical Toxicology and EMS, and additional fellowships in Advanced Ultrasonography, Cardiovascular Emergencies, Research, Administration, and Medical Education.

The UVA Health System is a 700-bed tertiary care and Level 1 trauma center with an annual ED census of 70,000 located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Charlottesville, Virginia. UVA Health System includes defined Intensive Care Units for neonatal, pediatric, and adult patient populations.
  • Clinical Activities - Faculty serve as attending physicians within the UVA emergency department. Completion of residency training in emergency medicine and board-eligibility/certification will be required. Preference given to those applicants who have completed additional fellowship training and board certifications.
  • Teaching - Teaching encompasses all activities that directly facilitate student learning, including the contact hours spent in the classroom, office hours, class preparation, grading, answering student email, student advising, evaluating and making available course materials, facilitating e-learning and related duties.
  • Research - The research component normally includes scholarly publication, attending academic conferences and obtaining grants. More senior scholars often take leadership roles in scholarly associations and act as editors, board members and referees for grant-giving organizations, academic presses and scholarly journals.
  • Service - University service involves membership in departmental, college-level and university committees, attending departmental meetings, student recruitment and processing routine paperwork such as filling out reports, answering email, participating in surveys and voting in university elections.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Qualified candidates must have an MD or DO and residency trained in Emergency Medicine, be board-certified or board-eligible for Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Medicine. Experience with EMS medical direction, research, quality improvement, education and training is highly desirable. Prior experience with Critical Care programs is preferred.

Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to advancing their academic career by joining a diverse and highly accomplished faculty. The successful candidate will have a proven track record or a significant potential for leadership and collaboration to promote the continued growth of the Emergency Medicine and EMS programs. This opportunity is for the EMS BC/BE EM Physician with an interest in a balanced career of medical direction, research, clinical care, service and teaching with time allocated from the Department to support interest in scholarly pursuits.

Questions related to this opportunity should be directed to Robert E. O'Connor, M.D., MPH, Professor and Chair of Emergency Medicine, at reo4x@virginia.edu . We look forward to your application.

Salary, rank, and tenure are commensurate with education and experience.

This position will remain open till filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. A completed pre-employment health screen is required for this position prior to employment.

To Apply:

Please apply through Workday , and search for R0043136. Complete an application online with the following documents:
  • CV
  • Cover Letter - please include how you learned about this position
  • Contact information for at least 3 references

Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching 'Find Jobs'.

For questions about the application process, please contact Ashley Cochran, Senior Recruiter at alc6dk@virginia.edu .

UVA is located in beautiful Charlottesville with easy access to the Blue Ridge Mountains, the eastern shore and the nation's Capital. Charlottesville is one of the best places to live; outdoors, vibrant town with culture, music, restaurants, excellent schools, etc. Opportunities for excellent clinical, and laboratory-based research and teaching pursuits working within the collegial work environment are available. For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/ .

UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit https://dualcareer.virginia.edu/ .

For more information on the benefits available to faculty at UVA, visit https://faculty.med.virginia.edu/facultyaffairs/ and hr.virginia.edu/benefits .

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

Sign up for job alerts

Not You?

Thank you

Share this job

Not You?

Thank you for sharing this job

Similar Jobs

Assistant Conservator of Paintings, NEH Fellow

Museum Technicians and Conservators Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 496476 RICHMOND Virginia United States 200 N ARTHUR ASHE BLVD , Museum District, RICHMOND, Virginia, United States, 23220 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Administrative Services, Applied Sciences and Natural Resources, Educational and Media Services, Faculty
Working collaboratively with departments across the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA), the NEH Fellow will have the opportunity to expand their professional skills as a Conservator and will be involved in all operations related to the examinatio...

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists VA Dept of Transportation 496452 RICHMOND Virginia United States 1401 E BROAD ST , Downtown, RICHMOND, Virginia, United States, 23219 VA Dept of Transportation Human resources
What drives you? Whether it's knowing the work you do makes a difference, having great work/life balance, working on exciting and challenging projects, leading innovation and championing change or simply working with a great group of people who a...

Chief Ranger Law Enforcement - Belle Isle State Park

Protective Service Workers, All Other Dept Conservation & Recreation 496396 LANCASTER Virginia United States 1632 BELLE ISLS RD , LANCASTER, Virginia, United States, 22503-9425 Dept Conservation & Recreation Public Safety
The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation is the state’s lead conservation agency and it takes a diverse agency to work for a diverse commonwealth. DCR protects what people care about – access to the outdoors, natural habitats, open s...

Apply Now

Not You?

Thank you