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Physician Champion, Virtual Care Center – Chapel Hill, NC

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Job ID: 7902
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: Shared Services
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 30,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve. 

The Physician Champion of UNC Health’s Virtual Care Center is a dynamic, experienced Board Certified/Board Eligible physician leader who is passionate about transforming the future of healthcare, acting in a telehealth ambassador role for the health care system. He / She acts as a liaison between system clinicians and the Virtual Care leadership to promote implementation and operations of telehealth programs within UNC Health Care. The position works closely with the Virtual Care Medical Directors to ensure the highest level of quality and clinical design of programs. 


• The Physician Champion will bridge between the users and the Virtual Care Center team, focusing heavily on clinical components, implementation, workflows and process improvement • Liaise with departments, practices and providers to ensure delivery of effective and efficient patient centered care using telemedicine • Provide clinical expertise and interface with clinicians for program design, implementation and operations • Educate clinicians on optimal use of this tool to improve care, decrease care variation and decrease the cost of care • Promote virtual care technology and communicate new or enhanced functionality to providers • Support the system-level telemedicine platform to improve care access for acute and chronic conditions • Organize and lead clinical user groups address concerns and recommend improvements • Assist in gathering requirements and assessing workflows to identify programs and software that meet the needs of the patients and providers 


Current employed clinician providing healthcare services within UNC Health • Unrestricted North Carolina Medical License, DEA license. Board certified in area of specialty • Must possess a strong knowledge of clinical processes and operations in a large health care system • At least one year of experience with quality and performance improvement required • Two or more years of management experience in healthcare related roles preferred • Experience with telehealth and telemedicine programs and initiatives • Direct involvement with clinical and integrated IT system planning, implementation, and support in a healthcare setting • Excellent communication and facilitation skills, and ability to prepare and deliver presentations • Highly motivated and possess intellectual curiosity, vision and enthusiasm • Must be able to build trust and consensus, lead change, and activate support among diverse stakeholder groups • Must be a strategic thinker and problem solver with a patient-centered attitude and strong customer service 

To inquire about this opportunity contact:

Tina Olive 

[email protected] 

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Health Care System, in a department that provides shared services to operations across UNC Health Care. This is not a State employed position.
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