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 FAC0003569
Posting Open Date 07/13/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Start Date 08/01/2021
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 Associate Professor level
(Please page 15 of FinalSOMAPTGuidelines2020.pdf (unc.edu)). Exceptional
individuals interested in building outstanding clinical programs are
particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates should have demonstrated
excellence in clinical care, teaching, and academic scholarship. Diagnostic
endoscopic skills are required. Interventional endoscopy skills (especially
banding of esophageal varices and hemostasis) are desirable.
The selected candidate will have a special interest and training in Pediatric
Hepatology. There are ample opportunities to develop clinical programs in
liver disease associated with cystic fibrosis and in non-alcoholic fatty liver
disease, in addition to strengthening our liver transplantation program. The
candidate will work closely with UNC pediatric and transplant surgery to build
upon the pediatric liver transplantation program. The position will have
inpatient and outpatient responsibilities. The primary outpatient practice
location for the position will be in Raleigh, NC. 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.
Chapel Hill and surrounding areas offer outstanding quality of life, excellent
schools and beautiful scenery.
MD or DO
Qualifications and Experience
Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in clinical care, teaching, and
academic scholarship. Diagnostic endoscopic skills are required.
Interventional endoscopy skills (especially banding of esophageal varices and
hemostasis) are desirable. The selected candidate will have a special
interest and training in Pediatric Hepatology.
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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