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Department General Pediatrics - 412009

Posting Open Date 01/04/2023 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Pediatrician Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty Vacancy ID FAC0004387 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week 40 FTE 1 Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Dependent on Experience and Qualifications Proposed Start Date 03/01/2023

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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 Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (GPAM) and North Carolina Children's Hospital is recruiting a board-certified / eligible pediatrician for a full-time, fixed term clinical and educational position. Rank will be determined at the time of hire. We are seeking a pediatrician who will work primarily in two clinical areas as a primary care provider in a community-based pediatric primary care practice and as a preceptor in the pediatrics resident continuity clinic.

The community-based pediatric primary care practice is in Cary, North Carolina, and part of the thriving UNC (University of North Carolina) Physician Network. This practice, UNC Pediatrics at Panther Creek, is committed to providing high quality, evidence-based family-centered medical care to a diverse patient population. The practice offers extended and weekend hours and online scheduling. Committed to comprehensive, wrap-around care, the practice offers chronic disease care coordination and behavioral health consultation. The provider's schedule will complement another UNC faculty member such that coverage of each other's patient panel can occur when the faculty member is off site.

The precepting position at UNC Children's Primary Care Clinic supports residents in their continuity clinic training experience. The clinic is an innovative academic practice with a focus on evidence-based clinical care, community advocacy, resident education, and high-quality research. The preceptor participates in onsite didactic presentations, quality improvement initiatives and practice management. The practice, which now includes lactation services, integrated behavioral health and an adolescent specialty clinic, continues to grow and thus additional clinical opportunities may also be possible if desired.

Applicants from groups underrepresented in Medicine are strongly encouraged to apply.

GPAM is one of the largest divisions in the Department of Pediatrics and includes outpatient care, child abuse pediatrics, adolescent medicine specialty care, developmental behavioral pediatrics, and other affiliated specialty services. The division has a nationally known and productive research program and a long record of teaching excellence. The Raleigh-Durham- Chapel Hill area of North Carolina is an attractive place to live and work with a great climate, schools, and both mountains and beach within a day's drive.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

M.D. Board certified/eligible in Pediatrics.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Experience in medical education and/or contributions to academic scholarship.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

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Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Courtney Lineman, HR Consultant

Department Contact Telephone or Email [email protected] Academic Personnel Office Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University's Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

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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