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MD Infectious Disease - UNC Rex Hospital - Raleigh NC

UNC Health Care
United States, North Carolina, Raleigh
September 04, 2023
Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 30,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

UNC Rex Hospital is seeking a inpatient Infectious Disease doctor to join their team.

Description of Job Responsibilities:

*Provides professional medical services to patients, both in-person and in a virtual setting.

*Exercises independent professional judgment in the care and treatment of patients.

*Orders and prescribes medical treatment, diagnostic testing, nursing care and other health and medical services.

*Prescribes medically appropriate pharmaceuticals.

*Consults and counsels with patients and families. Provides health and medical education to patients and families.

*Refers patients as needed to appropriate medical specialists and other health care professionals to assure appropriate multidisciplinary care is provided.

*Documents medical and clinical care in the patient's medical record. Assigns the appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes to permit third party insurance billing.

*Supervises other medical professionals.

*Adheres to the principles of medical ethics.

Education Requirements:

*Active member of the Rex Hospital Medical Staff, including meeting the Board Certification in Infectious Disease required.

*Graduation from an accredited school of medicine. Licensure/Certification Requirements:

*Board Certified Infectious Diseases

*DEA; BLS; MD/DO, NCMB

Professional Experience Requirements: Prefer prior inpatient experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements: This job profile is intended to provide a representation of responsibilities required. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this profile. Language Skills: Should be able to communicate proficiently in English.

REASONING ABILITY: High-level quantitative and qualitative reason skills are essential in order to diagnosis medical and clinical issues presented by patients.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physician generally works in a medical office setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Reasoning Ability: High-level quantitative.

UNC Rex Hospital

Founded in 1894, UNC REX Healthcare (a member of UNC Health Care) is a private, not-for-profit health care system that joined UNC Health Care in 2000. In addition to a 660-bed facility in Raleigh, UNC Rex also offers a range of health care services at locations across Wake County. These include 5 wellness centers, 6 suburban campuses, freestanding outpatient diagnostic urgent care and surgery centers, and 2 skilled nursing facilities focusing on rehabilitation and long-term nursing care.

About the Community

Raleigh, Wake County, is the capital of the state of North Carolina. It is the second largest city in the state slightly behind Charlotte. The current 2020 population of Raleigh is 1,444,000, a 4.18% increase from 2019. Raleigh is centrally located to the mountains or beach within a couple of hours and hosts all 4 seasons. Living in Raleigh offers residents an urban suburban mix feel. Both the Raleigh-Durham and Research Triangle Park area host firms from technology to biotech and medical industry sized from large Fortune 500 high-tech companies to start ups. Raleigh encompass beautiful green spaces, family-friendly museums and a growing art and music scene defined monthly gallery walks, summer concerts and music festivals. The schools in Wake County Public School System earn high marks across the board, outperforming school districts across the state and nation in end-of-course and proficiency tests, SAT scores and other performance measuring criteria.

Recruiter: Tina McBee,

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