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Pediatric Physician Opportunity- UNC Caldwell (Lenoir, NC)

Job ID: 125124
Location: Granite Falls, NC
Facility/Division: Caldwell Memorial Hospital
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Pediatric Physician Opportunity in Beautiful Western, NC

UNC Caldwell is the choice for health care in Caldwell County. The Emergency Department sees approximately 30,000 visits a year. Caldwell Physicians provides the majority of primary care and select specialty care to our market from thirteen separate medical park locations and 137 bed hospital. Caldwell is seeking a BE/BC Pediatrician for a position in a traditional outpatient/inpatient model with a team of experienced partners.

  • Location in the Blue Ridge Mountains – the heart of Northwestern North Carolina with a temperate 4 climate seasons
  • A variety of things to do: outdoor recreation, art, music, cycling, water sports, hiking and more
  • 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; and an excellent pre-K thru 12 Public School System that includes an Early College High School
  • 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 seasonal resort community of Blowing Rock.

Practice Highlights:

  • Collaborative team of 5 physicians and 4 APPs
  • Busy mature practice needs one physician in a replacement role. Limited general inpatient pediatric admissions from the ED, typically less than 15 admissions in a year.
  • Clinic volume - 4 days a week, average of 18 patients a day. Mix of newborns, children and adolescents. Well checks and acute visits, including mental health. Onsite dietician. Phlebotomist with lab with POCT tests and CBC machine, x-ray available in building most days. 
  • Call of 1 in 6- Call includes ED/UC calls, inpatient pediatrics and back up triage calls for Mulberry and Falls patients (after nurse triage screens first). Typically less than 10 calls in a week, some nights with no calls.
  • Caldwell UNC also offers a dedicated Pediatric Urgent Care, the only one in the region. It is located in an Upper Suite at The Falls Pediatrics, open seven days per week with a dedicated staff.
  • Location- The Falls Pediatrics, 4355 Hickory Blvd., Lower Suite, Granite Falls, North Carolina 28630
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To be considered, please email your CV to [email protected]

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