Certified Nurse Midwife (Siler City)
Position Type: Permanent Faculty
Department: Family Medicine - 411601
Appointment Type: Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID: FAC0002542
Position Summary: The Department of Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, in association with UNC Health Care System, is seeking candidates for Certified Nurse Midwife faculty openings based at Chatham Hospital in Siler City, NC. These openings are part of an initiative to develop a maternal and child health (MCH) service, including deliveries, at Chatham Hospital, which is a 21-bed critical access hospital with a 10-bed emergency department and a hospitalist teaching service staffed by UNC Department of Family Medicine physician faculty. This is a unique opportunity to join an academically diverse and energetic group of faculty engaged in the provision of care to a rural population while training the next generation of physicians and other health care providers to provide care to underserved populations. The mission of the UNC Department of Family Medicine is to promote the health of the people of North Carolina and the nation through leadership and innovation in clinical practice, medical education, research and community service. We are concerned with both current needs and future generations, and have a special commitment to the underserved, mothers and children, the elderly and other populations at risk in a time of rapid changes in the organization of health care. Learn more about the Department of Family Medicine at: https://www.med.unc.edu/fammed/ The Certified Nurse Midwife positions will be an integral part of the MCH service at Chatham Hospital. Specific responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: * Clinical: Offering evidence-based and family-centered prenatal care, personalized care during labor and delivery, and postpartum and newborn care. * Teaching & Education: This will be a rich teaching environment which will include, residents, medical students, and fellows. * Research: All faculty are encouraged to develop a scholarly interest. Clinical faculty are expected to produce a scholarly product, which may include national presentations and should include manuscript submission, at a rate of one every one or two years. * Institutional Citizenship: All faculty are expected to work as part of the larger team to improve access, reduce cost, improve quality, and promote efficiency and better health outcomes. You may be requested to engage in community outreach and attend professional events to assist with program development and building professional relationships with referring providers. In addition, attention to timely and complete documentation, patient satisfaction, and referring physician satisfaction are expected of each faculty member in our Department. The UNC Department of Family Medicine is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates. Faculty rank and salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The department prefers full-time positions, but is willing to negotiate to no less than .75 FTE (full time equivalent).
Education Requirements: Master's or higher degree in nursing or related field with primary focus on nursing. Nurse midwife certification required.
Qualification and Experience: The successful candidate will have previous experience working in an academic environment with experience and a passion for patient care, teaching, and clinical scholarship. Must hold a NC nursing license, approval to practice as a CNM in North Carolina, and have a least three years Nurse Midwife 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: Ethan Pitts | HR Consultant
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: 984-974-4879 | [email protected]
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