Advanced Practice Provider - Research Instructor

Location
Chapel Hill
Posted
Jul 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Faculty

Department: Medicine-Hematology - 411490

Appointment Type: Fixed Term Faculty

Vacancy ID: FAC0002038

Position Summary: The Division of Hematology/Oncology at the UNC School of Medicine is recruiting for an Advanced Practice Provider who will be hired at the faculty rank of Research Instructor. The Nurse Practitioner or Physician's Assistant will serve as an Advanced Practice Provider for the UNC Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program. The principal responsibility is to provide primary medical care and coordination of comprehensive medical and psychosocial services to adults with sickle cell disease. Specific duties related to this activity include: * Conducting detailed patient evaluations in the outpatient clinic in conjunction with the primary hematologist and keeping detailed medical records. * Collaborating with the inpatient team regarding the management and follow-up of patients with sickle cell disease. * Conducting patient evaluations in the research setting and keeping detailed research-related records * Serving as liaison to referring physicians. * Maintaining telephone contact as necessary with patients and referring physicians between visits * Educating patients, families, health care professionals and the general public about all aspects of sickle cell disease. * Providing consultation related to symptom management/supportive care. * Contribute to the academic and research activities of the UNC Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology and the UNC School of Nursing.

Application Deadline:

Education Requirements: Applicants must have completed a four-year undergraduate degree and Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician's Assistant (PA) program. Physician Assistant - requires graduation from a Physician Assistant program approved by the NC Board of Medical Examiners and "approved to practice medical acts" based on education and experience by the NC Board of Medical Examiners, Nurse Practitioner - licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Board of Nursing and graduation from a Nurse Practitioner Program approved by the NC Joint Subcommittee of the Board of Nursing and Board of Medical Examiners, and "approved to practice medical acts" based on education and experience by the Joint Subcommittee.

Qualification and Experience: The Physician Assistant applicant preferably will have experience as an extender for at least one year; Nurse Practitioner will have experience as a nurse practitioner for at least one year; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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.

Department Contact Name and Title: Starr Church

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: schurch@med.unc.edu