Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician
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Posting InformationPosting Information Department Peds-Emergency Medicine - 412006 Posting Open Date 02/01/2023 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty Vacancy ID FAC0004405 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 Position Information 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 Pediatric Emergency Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is currently seeking a board certified or board eligible Pediatric Emergency Medicine physician to fill an fixed term, Assitant Clinical Professor starting in April 2023. We are fortunate to be located in an excellent academic medical centeron a vibrant college campus in a wonderful area of the country. The Triangle area of North Carolina is known for Carolina Blue skies, temperate weather, some of the bestfood in the country and a dynamic arts and sports scene. Both the mountains and the beach are easily accessible by car.
The Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine is a growing and integral part of the Department of Pediatrics. Our Department and Division take pride in offering multiple opportunities for faculty development and in fostering strong mentoring relationships throughout the University and Medical Center. All division faculty members are expected to perform scholarly work to enhance the academic mission of the division.
Clinical responsibilities include direct patient care in the 12-bed Pediatric Emergency Department ( PED ) at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, as well as occasionally in our rapidly growing full-service Children’s Urgent Care in Raleigh. Teaching and supervising residents and learners from various healthcare professions is expected at both locations.
The UNC PED is a southeast regional referral center for both routine and complex pediatric emergency care and is a major gateway to the facilities and services of the NC Children’s Hospital. About one- third of all patients admitted to the NC Children’s Hospital enter through our emergency department. Expert clinicians representing the full complement of pediatric medical and surgical subspecialties are available 24/7 for consultations. The UNC Emergency Department is designated as a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center - one of two in the state and the only one in the Triangle area. As such, pediatric patients with traumatic injuries of varying severity are referred to the Pediatric Emergency Department at UNC from around the state for care. The Children’s Urgent Care in Raleigh is the only dedicated pediatric urgent care in the UNC system. It offers full-service Children’s Urgent Care in Raleigh from 4 pm until midnight weekdays and noon until midnight on the weekends. With on-site lab and radiology services the team is able to diagnose and treat a wide variety of urgent pediatric illnesses and injuries.
Experienced Pediatric Emergency Medicine physicians, as well as soon to graduate PEM fellows are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidates will have strong clinical skills. Demonstrated expertise in quality and process improvement and/or clinical guideline development is a plus. Competitive salaries are commensurate with experience.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements Board certified or board eligible in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience Ideal candidates will have strong clinical skills. Demonstrated expertise in quality and process improvement and/or clinical guideline development is a plus.
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