US-NC-Lenoir
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

UNC HEALTH CARE Hospitalist Opportunity in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains

 

  • UNC Health Care Caldwell in Lenoir in western North Carolina has a Hospitalist opportunity. 
    • UNC Health Care is comprised of UNC Hospitals, ranked consistently among the best medical centers in the country; the UNC School of Medicine, a nationally eminent research institution; and community practices.
 
    • Caldwell UNC Health Care is  located in Lenoir, North Carolina. Since opening in January of 1951, it has continued to grow and change in order to meet the health care needs of its community. Anchored by a high-quality 110-bed acute care hospital and a provider network of more than fifty primary and specialty care physicians and advanced practice professionals.
 
  • Lenoir, Granite Falls and Hudson, NC — Tucked away at the foot of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains are vibrant communities of craftsmen with a rich heritage, a gathering place of furniture makers, artists, nature lovers, and now hi-tech giants such as Google. 
    • Caldwell County - a place to live, catch your breath, and enjoy all that nature and the people it has inspired for generations have to offer.
 
    • The climate among the rolling hills and striking vistas is mild.
 
    • A short drive is the remote and rugged Wilson Creek, a federally designated "Wild and Scenic River." Other must-see nature stops include Historic Happy Valley and The Pisgah National Forest. Camping, kayaking, hunting, fishing, mountain biking, and off-road driving provide escape for the outdoor enthusiast. 
 
    • Located minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway and Boone, Caldwell County is also within a short driving distance to Charlotte and Asheville.
 
  • From our moderate climate with excellent recreational opportunities to our culture-rich history and arts, there truly is something for everyone in North Carolina. Combine that with quality health care, a low cost of living and it's easy to see why most people that live here never want to leave. The state is renowned for its natural resources that include the scenic mountains and 300 miles of coastline 

Responsibilities

  • Hospitalist with intensive care experience and interest.
  • Work with a team of experienced and highly skilled physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
  • 12 ICU beds with average daily "hospitalist" census of 45 patients (10 ICU).
  • 12 hour shifts 7 on 7 off rotation (Monday-Sunday) or modified options.
  • No night shifts.
  • No night call
  • EMR - Epic
  • 6:00am to 6pm 2 MDs and 2 Mid-levels working on a 7:00am - 7:00pm shift.
  • 10-14 patients per provider.
  • Specialty backup: Cardiology, GI, Nephrology, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, ENT, Pulmonary 

Qualifications

  • Provider will be rounding, admitting and discharging Provider will be rounding in ICU, so will need ICU experience and interest
  • Intubation and line placement procedures required.
  • Preference: Internal Medicine, Critical Care or Pulmonology
  • Must be Board Certified or Board Eligible
  • Provider will be rounding, admitting and discharging
  • Provider will be rounding in ICU, so will need ICU experience and interest. 

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