The purpose of this position is to fulfill additional clinical services requirements at the Central Prison Medical Center in Raleigh and a new clinic opening in West Cary (Panther Creek). This position will serve as a point person in the Central Prison Medical Center to facilitate the coordination of patients across the state with orthopaedic medical conditions. As a practicing physician assistant, the Clinical Instructor will provide primary treatment for non-operative issues in the clinic at Central Prison Medical Center. The Clinical Instructor will assist in coordinating care for surgical patients between prison camps across the state, Central prison Medical Center and the main UNC Campus, evaluating the most appropriate care pathway and site. To this end, the Clinical Instructor will collaborate with the prison to develop standardized care pathways and implement telehealth solutions to reduce patient transportation and coordination needs. The instructor will participate in research and education in telehealth and prison orthopaedics. The clinical instructor will also provide clinical services in the Panther Creek MOB to see patients with non-operative orthopaedic needs and to provide coverage support for urgent care services.
Education and Experience:
It is expected for the selected candidate to be board certified.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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