Full-Time Advanced Practice Provider/Research Instructor
The Division of Hematology and 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 selected candidate will function as part of the interdisciplinary healthcare team in accordance with privileges approved by the credentialing committee to provide high quality, cost effective care to patients within their scope of practice in collaboration with a supervising physician. They reflect the mission, vision, and values of the organization, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and other regulatory and accreditation standards.
The principal responsibility is to provide medical care and coordination of comprehensive medical and psychosocial services to adults with sickle cell disease. Duties include: Conducting detailed patient evaluations in the outpatient clinic in conjunction with the attending hematologist; 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 and 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. S(he) will contribute to the academic and research activities of the UNC Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology and the UNC School of Nursing. This position is needed at this time to not only allow for further growth of the Sickle Cell Program, but also to help decompress the current load of patients waiting to be seen.
Applicants should apply online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/163761
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