Hospitalist Physician Job with UNC Health Care in Lenoir, NC

Hospitalist Medical Director at Caldwell UNC

UNC Health Care Lenoir, NC 28645
  • Accepts J1 Visas: No
  • Accepts H1B Visas: No
  • Loan Assistance:Not Specified
  • Employee
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 07/20/2021
  • 944322

Caldwell UNC Health is the choice for health care in Caldwell County.  The Emergency Department see approximately 30,000 visits a year. Caldwell Physician Network provides the majority of primary care and select specialty care to our market from eleven separate medical park locations throughout the county. Our 137-bed hospital is a member of the UNC Health System.

                      Position Details:

  • Work with a team of experienced and highly skilled physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners as the Medical Director for Caldwell Acute Care Specialists.
  • The Medical Director provides management of the hospitalist group including oversight of team and individual performance/adherence to standards & will create the monthly hospitalist schedule.
  • The Medical Director of Caldwell Acute Care Specialists reports to the CMO & will represent the hospitalist group at the Medical Executive Committee and other committees/working groups that require hospitalist representation.
  • The Medical Director will lead the hospitalist group in the development, implementation and sustainment of quality and throughput measures/process improvement projects.
  •   The Medical Director interfaces with other practices, practitioners, departments and allied health services to promote/facilitate collaboration & effective operations.
  • Some clinical shifts will be required and experience with procedures is preferred (central line & vent management), open ICU managed by hospitalists. Experienced applicants only.
  • Specialty backup: Cardiology, GI, Nephrology, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, ENT, Pulmonary. Epic EMR system.
  • Location- 321 Mulberry Street, SW, Lenoir, NC 28645

Lifestyle, Scenery, Recreation, Friendship, Professional Career—Have it ALL!

  • Location in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Northwestern North Carolina
  • Temperate climate with 4 seasons
  • Proximity to higher education opportunities:  Appalachian State University in Boone, NC; Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, NC; Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute in Hudson, NC
  • One hour-and-ten-minutes travel time each to: Charlotte Douglas International Airport; the eclectic attractions of Asheville; the arts and history of Winston-Salem; and only 20 minutes to the North Carolina High Country and the mountain resort community of Blowing Rock.