The Division of Infectious Diseases at the UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine is seeking a qualified, general ID physician to join our academic program. This fixed-term, open-rank position is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, engaged physician to become a part of our expanding clinical practice at UNC Medical Center. This position also offers the possibility of research, teaching, and antimicrobial stewardship opportunities, based on interest and experience.
Responsibilities: * General ID consultations at UNC Medical Center and UNC Hospitals' Hillsborough Campus, with an average census of approximately 15-20 adult medical, surgical, and/or behavioral health inpatients * Participation with ambulatory and inpatient e-consult and/or tele-ID consult requests * Occasional supervision of medical students, residents, and fellows in inpatient and ambulatory settings * Assisting clinical leadership with quality improvement efforts for our inpatient consultation services * Participation in weekly ID case conferences and grand rounds
We will provide: * Faculty appointment at UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine, commensurate with experience * Competitive compensation and benefits * Professional liability coverage
About UNC Medical Center & UNC Hospitals' Hillsborough Campus: UNC Medical Center is a 905-bed, tertiary/quaternary-care facility comprising NC Memorial Hospital (adult med/surg), NC Children's Hospital, NC Women's Hospital, NC Neurosciences Hospital, and NC Cancer Hospital. In spring 2024, a state-of-the-art Surgical Tower will open on the same campus, expanding the number of surgical observation, step-down, and ICU-rated beds at our facility by 56%. UNC Hospitals Hillsborough Campus, located approximately 20 minutes away from UNC Medical Center by car, has an additional 163 med/surg beds, including dedicated acute inpatient rehabilitation floors and a small, open ICU. UNC Hillsborough is considered part of UNC Medical Center.
Ambulatory sessions take place exclusively in the ID Clinic at UNC Eastowne Medical Office Building, a 6-story facility that opened in April 2021. Located a short drive from UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill, the building has laboratory, radiology, and infusion services co-located on site. The ID Clinic is home to a busy OPAT program as well as comprehensive adult HIV care services funded through the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.
About the UNC Division of Infectious Diseases: The Division is home to more than 60 clinical and research faculty, many of whom have joint appointments in UNC's schools of pharmacy and public health. We have had an ACGME-accredited fellowship program since 1980, with a mission of training the next generation of clinicians, public health practitioners, and investigators in the field. Although most of the Division's research activities center around HIV treatment and prevention, we also have a highly esteemed tropical medicine and malariology group and global experts in coronavirus research, infection prevention and hospital epidemiology, and sexually transmitted infections.
About Our Area: Chapel Hill is a quintessential college town located in central North Carolina, roughly equidistant from Durham, a historic heart of Black culture in the state, and Raleigh, the state capital. These three cities constitute the Triangle, a rapidly growing area of the US with excellent public and private grade schools, a vibrant cultural and arts community, world-class higher education, a highly rated international airport with regular flights to Canada and Europe, and both mountains and beaches within several hours' drive. The Research Triangle Park (RTP), located between Durham and Raleigh, has long been a draw for biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and computer science companies which benefit from access to young, highly trained graduates from area universities. The Triangle area is a great place to live and work!
Education and Experience:
* Interest in the management of perioperative infections is highly desirable * Familiarity with the Epic EMR is desirable * Familiarity with or experience leading quality improvement initiatives is desirable * Experience with inpatient telemedicine services is desirable * Fluency in Spanish is helpful, but not required
Carolina rates among the nation’s great institutions of higher education, set on an historic and beautiful campus that celebrates all four seasons. Carolina’s students, faculty and staff come here from around the world, bringing varied cultural, racial and ethnic heritages that help make UNC-Chapel Hill a thriving intellectual center. We’re repeatedly ranked the nation’s best value in higher education for students seeking to earn a college degree – the University has garnered the top spot each time since the ranking’s launch in 1998.Whether you’ve just started your career, are new to academia or are a seasoned professional with assorted campus experiences to draw on, we hope you will find a great place at Carolina.