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UNC Rex Pulmonary Specialist is seeking a full time pulmonary and sleep medicine physician to join their team. The group consists of five physicians and four APP’s with four locations serving Wake County. We see to provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients with a wide variety of pulmonary and sleep disorders. The practice operates multiple PFT labs and outpatient clinics, and provides inpatient pulmonary consultative coverage at UNC Rex Hospital, a tertiary care center. Standard fiber optic bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound and navigational bronchoscopy services are offered. The practice is highly respected in the community and enjoys an extensive referral network within primary and specialty practices in the UNC health system and beyond. The group works closely with oncology, thoracic surgery and cardiology service lines within the healthcare system.
The Rex Sleep Disorders Center comprises of 5 accredited sleep labs offering a wide range of adult and pediatric diagnostic overnight studies, daytime studies and home sleep testing. Care of complex ventilator disorders and hypoglossal nerve stimulation therapy are offered. The providers pride themselves on an excellent work ethic and group cohesion with highly cordial interpersonal relationships.
Responsibilities and Qualifications
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.