Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
If part-time, hours per week
Vacancy ID FAC0003527
Posting Open Date 05/24/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Start Date 07/01/2021
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks 1 BE/BC Pediatric
Gastroenterologist to join 9 faculty and 4 advanced nurse practitioners in
expanding the academic and clinical mission of the Division of Pediatric
Gastroenterology. The position is fixed term at the Assistant Professor level
(Please page 15 of FinalSOMAPTGuidelines2020.pdf (unc.edu)). Exceptional
individuals interested in building outstanding clinical programs are
particularly encouraged to apply.
The primary outpatient practice location for this position is Pediatric
Specialists of Cone Health in Greensboro, North Carolina (Pediatric
Specialists at Wendover Ave. Cone Health). The successful candidate joins
two other UNC faculty who see patients at this location. Cone Health is the
primary training site for UNC pediatric residents whose career interest is
primary care (Moses Cone Health System PEDIATRIC EDUCATION (unc.edu)).
UNC Pediatric GI faculty is consulted from time to time on inpatients at Cone
Health. Cone Health reimburses mileage traveled to and from place of residence
based on standard rates.
On call responsibilities are discharged at The North Carolina Children's
Hospital. Our GI team carries an average inpatient census of 6-7 complex
patients with a variety of gastrointestinal, liver and pancreatic disorders.
The inpatient team also sees hospital consults (about 5-7 on average per
week). The on-call physician works closely with our fellows and residents.
The number of on-call weeks is divided among faculty depending on percent
clinical full time equivalent. A total of 6-7 weeks on call per year is
anticipated for full clinical faculty. The on-call physician does not have
assigned outpatient clinical time.
Our hospital yearly serves more than 70,000 children from all 100 North
Carolina counties for over 200,000 visits for diagnosis and treatment. This
family-focused hospital serves as the primary teaching facility for UNC
pediatric residents. The pediatric inpatient service has an 88-bed capacity
and 5,900 surgical and pediatric admissions each year. The Pediatric Intensive
Care Unit has a 20 bed capacity, and the Newborn Critical Care Center has a
58-bed capacity with approximately 850 admissions yearly.
The Chapel Hill area offers outstanding quality of life, excellent schools and
MD or DO and board certified/eligible in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Qualifications and Experience
Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in clinical care, teaching, and
academic scholarship. Diagnostic endoscopic skills are required.
Equal Opportunity Employer
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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Department Contact Name and Title Francisco Sylvester, MD
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