Open Rank

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

United States

February 6, 2022


Posting Information Department Peds-Critical Care Medicine - 412016

Posting Open Date 01/06/2022 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Open Rank Appointment Type Faculty Vacancy ID FAC0003861 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week 40 FTE 1 Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Proposed Start Date 05/01/2022

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

As a top-tier academic medical center, UNC Children's upholds a four-tiered mission to CARE, aligning clinical care, advocacy, research, and education to deliver world- class family-centered care. The North Carolina Children's Hospital is the clinical home of UNC Children's which has 150 inpatient beds including: 64-bed inpatient unit, 8-bed Children's Intermediate Care Center, 58-bed Newborn Critical Care Center and a 20-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Our multidisciplinary experts work in satellite clinics across the state and deliver state of the art tertiary care at UNC Children's. The Department of Pediatrics at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC)/ North Carolina Children's Hospital is seeking an individual for a fixed term faculty position in the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. The North Carolina Children's Hospital is part of a busy quaternary care medical center with a 20 bed multidisciplinary PICU/PCICU that admits over 1200 patients per year and supports an active pediatric cardiothoracic surgery program as well as pediatric ECMO, burn, trauma, solid organ and bone marrow transplantation programs. The unit is functionally split into an 8 bed PCICU and a 12 bed PICU with the ability to flex based upon patient numbers. The Critical Care Medicine division maintains a fully accredited pediatric critical care medicine fellowship program. UNC offers ready access to collaborators in other clinical and basic science departments, global and public health, public policy and other expertise across campus. UNC is a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) funded institution that offers support for clinical and translational researchers at all levels. This support includes seed funding, regulatory assistance, data management, drug/device development and grant preparation among other things.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

The successful candidate will be dual trained and board certified/board eligible in pediatric critical care and cardiology OR BC/BE in either pediatric critical care or cardiology and have completed a minimum of one year of advanced training in cardiac intensive care medicine.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Pediatric cardiac intensive care experience as well as pediatric critical care experience is highly desirable as, at times, physicians will be expected to cover both units. This Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist will be committed to patient care, research, and education. A demonstrated commitment to quality improvement would match well with current divisional activities. Rank and salary will be commensurate with training, experience, and academic accomplishments.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

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Department Contact Name and Title BENNY JOYNER, MD

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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

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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