Advanced Practice Provider
Position Type: Permanent Faculty
Department: Med-Infectious Diseases - 411460
Appointment Type: Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID: FAC0002531
Position Summary: The Division of Infectious Diseases at the UNC School of Medicine is recruiting for an APP/NP who will be hired at the faculty rank of Research Instructor. Duties include, but are not limited to, providing HIV primary care at the state and federally funded Ryan White HIV/AIDS Part B/C grants located at Wake County Human Services Infectious Diseases Clinic in Raleigh, NC. UNC-Chapel Hill provides services at the Wake County Department of Human Services through a contract. The mission of the Division of Infectious Diseases (ID) is research, patient care, and teaching. The ID Division provides quality primary , secondary, and tertiary care to citizens of North Carolina; serves as a referral center for patients from throughout the southeast; educates medical school students, residents, and fellows in the subspecialty of Infectious Diseases as well as provides continuing education through participation in the Area Health Education Centers (AHEC); advances scholar research as well as laboratory and clinical investigation in Infectious Diseases; and provides community service, technical support and assistance and conducts building activities throughout the world.
Education Requirements: Graduation from a Master's or Doctoral Nurse Practitioner (FNP or AGNP) program approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing and "approved to practice nursing/medical acts" based on education and two years of experience in the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Nurse practitioner must be certified and/or licensed to practice in North Carolina by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. Obtain Advanced AIDS Certified Registered Nurse (AACRN) via HIV AIDS Nursing Certification Board (HANCB) within 2 years of employment.
Qualification and Experience: Thorough knowledge of techniques of interviewing, medial and relevant history taking, principles and practices of general medical and disease states as they related to the area of work; thorough knowledge of health appraisal tools, laboratory test and findings; thorough knowledge and ability to plan a regimen of care based on assessment and findings; through knowledge of available resources and appropriate referral methods; thorough knowledge of specialized tests, skill in performing clinical functions; abiity to supervise and coordinate other nursing and medical staff, to evaluate the quality of sevices delivered, and to institute methods of improving and/or maintaing established standard of nursing and medical care: ability to plan, in statue, and conduct in-service training programs; ability to examine patients and detect abnormalities; ability to record accurately and completely all information necessary to evaluate and plan care and to convey this to the physician; ability to communicate orally; ability to teach and counsel individuals, families and groups in the area of health maintenance, preventive medicine, and care of the sick; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and to gain the confidence of patients and family and work effectively with them. A basic knowledge of HIV/AIDS disease, manifestations, and progression strongly preferred.
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: Sarah Willis
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]
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