Neonatologist (Open Rank)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
June 19, 2023
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Department Peds-Wilmington - 412012

Posting Open Date 02/08/2023 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Neonatologist (Open Rank) Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty Vacancy ID FAC0004414 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week 40 FTE 1 Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Dependent on Education/Experience Proposed Start Date 07/01/2023

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Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service.

OUR VISION Our vision is to be the nation's leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.

OUR MISSION Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.

Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.

Education: We will prepare tomorrow's health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.

Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.

Position Summary

The University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine is seeking an open rank clinical faculty member to join our neonatology practice at the large regional campus and Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in Wilmington, NC.

This multi-specialty academic practice and children's hospital is part of an innovative partnership between UNC and Novant Health to provide specialty care to children from communities throughout southeastern and coastal NC. The Novant Health – New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NH-NHRMC) facility and Betty Cameron Children's Hospital is a full spectrum community-based, children's hospital.

This ideal position is clinically focused in a regional community children's hospital with a strong connection to a large academic group and a quaternary children's hospital. This is a full-time faculty position, but salary benchmarks will be at private/community levels. The majority of clinical time will be at the Level III NICU at Betty Cameron Children's, with a small amount of time at one of the regional Level II NICUs. Interest in teaching and clinical research is also very desirable. This person joins four other full- time neonatologists and five others who work in part-time roles at the regional campus.

The NICU at Betty Cameron includes a 45 bed Level III NICU with single-family rooms and cutting-edge care models. There are approximately 4200 deliveries per year and 700 NICU admissions with regional referrals from other delivery centers in our region. Care provided at this location includes extreme prematurity (down to 22 weeks), advanced respiratory support, cooling, and inhaled nitric oxide. We are an active member of the Vermont Oxford Network, Pediatric Trials Network, and participate in clinical research with the UNC Chapel Hill campus. Our neonatology physicians and nurse practitioners also provide care at four other Level 1 and Level 2 units in the region, and this position would spend a minority of their time at least one of those other nearby locations.

The rest of Betty Cameron Children's Hospital includes full spectrum specialty care, including pediatric surgery and anesthesia, pediatric intensivists, cardiology, neurology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, endocrinology, and other related specialties. There is an eight bed pediatric intensive care unit and an eighteen bed pediatric acute care floor. There are over sixty faculty and advanced practice providers at this regional campus. This campus will have ongoing clinical expansion, and the UNC School of Medicine campus is also growing, with up to 60 medical students poised to be located here during their 3rd and 4th years. The UNC-NH partnership is also making significant investments in research at the Wilmington campus.

Wilmington, NC, is a charming, coastal city of ~125,000 people located in the southeastern corner of North Carolina between the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean. It is a popular destination because of its moderate, four- season climate, historic preservation district, annual cultural events, and numerous championship golf courses. The historic downtown offers a 1.75-mile Riverwalk and the nearby Wrightsville, Carolina and Kure Beaches are all within half-hour drives from downtown Wilmington.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

The successful candidate will must have a Doctorate: MD or DO, completed a Pediatrics residency in an accredited program and completed a Fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. They must also be Board-certified/eligible in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

This full-time faculty position will be committed to patient care and contribute to our academic missions of research and medical education. A demonstrated commitment to quality improvement is expected for all faculty within the Division. Rank and salary will be commensurate with training, experience, and academic accomplishments.

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Department Contact Name and Title Nick McBride, HR Consultant

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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