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Advanced Practice Provider - Research Instructor

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Posting Information

Position Information

Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Advanced Practice Provider - Research Instructor
Position Number
Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty
Salary Range
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
If part-time, hours per week
Vacancy ID FAC0002038
Posting Open Date 06/20/2017
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Start Date 11/01/2017
Position Summary

The Division of Hematology/Oncology at the UNC School of Medicine is recruiting for an Advanced Practice Provider who will be hired at the faculty rank of Research Instructor.

The Nurse Practitioner or Physician’s Assistant will serve as an Advanced Practice Provider for the UNC Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program. The principal responsibility is to provide primary medical care and coordination of comprehensive medical and psychosocial services to adults with sickle cell disease.

Specific duties related to this activity include:

• Conducting detailed patient evaluations in the outpatient clinic in conjunction with the primary hematologist and keeping detailed medical records.
• Collaborating with the inpatient team regarding the management and follow-up of patients with sickle cell disease.
• Conducting patient evaluations in the research setting and keeping detailed research-related records
• Serving as liaison to referring physicians.
• Maintaining telephone contact as necessary with patients and referring physicians between visits
• Educating patients, families, health care professionals and the general public about all aspects of sickle cell disease.
• Providing consultation related to symptom management/supportive care.
• Contribute to the academic and research activities of the UNC Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology and the UNC School of Nursing.

Educational Requirements

Applicants must have completed a four-year undergraduate degree and Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician’s Assistant (PA) program. Physician Assistant – requires graduation from a Physician Assistant program approved by the NC Board of Medical Examiners and “approved to practice medical acts” based on education and experience by the NC Board of Medical Examiners, Nurse Practitioner – licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Board of Nursing and graduation from a Nurse Practitioner Program approved by the NC Joint Subcommittee of the Board of Nursing and Board of Medical Examiners, and “approved to practice medical acts” based on education and experience by the Joint Subcommittee.

Qualifications and Experience

The Physician Assistant applicant preferably will have experience as an extender for at least one year; Nurse Practitioner will have experience as a nurse practitioner for at least one year; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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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Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Starr Church
Department Contact Telephone or Email
Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is your highest degree?
    • PhD
    • MD
    • PharmD
    • DDS
    • DVM
    • JD
    • MLS/MIS
    • Masters
    • Other