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Full-time NP/PA - Cary Ortho - Orthopedics (Hand)

Job ID: 16605
Location: Cary, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Physicians Network
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

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Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

UNC Physicians Network is seeking a full-time Advanced Practice Provider to join our Orthopedic Surgery team at Cary Orthopedics. 

The APP will provide care to adult patients treating upper extremities (hand and wrist). The APP will see patients in clinic, first assist in surgeries, and round with post-operative patients in the hospital at UNC Rex Raleigh and Holly Springs. Clinic responsibilities will include seeing new patients for initial visits, pre-op, post-op, and follow up visits for existing patients. Typically scheduled to be 3-4 days in clinic,  1-2 days in surgery per week. 

Schedule: Full time, the APP will typically work Monday through Friday, with the expectation of supporting clinic call up to 2-3 days per week and possibly 1 weekend call per month. They may also support after-hours surgical call on an as-needed basis. 

Due to the independent nature of this position, we highly prefer an experienced PA or NP with a background in orthopedics and/or hand surgery. 


Job Responsibilities 

Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) are accountable for the provision of patient care at the top of licensure, within their scope of practice. Licensed, credentialed and privileged to perform such duties as: 

  • Maintenance and promotion of health and prevention of disease 
  • Assessment, diagnosis, treatment, correction, and consultation 
  • Procedures as outlined by specialty, and referrals 
  • Consultation with other healthcare providers 
  • Appropriate and timely documentation of clinical care 
  • Continuous learning and developing for optimal patient care and outcomes 


Serving patients throughout the Triangle, UNC Cary Orthopaedics has one goal – to restore good health and mobility to those with bone and joint pain. Whether a patient suffers from pain or injury in the wrist, elbow, shoulder, hip, knee, ankle or spine, our team of orthopaedic physicians and physical therapists are experts in motion, offering both surgical and non-surgical treatment protocols. In addition to providing the highest level of care in general orthopaedics, the group has developed Centers of Excellence in the sub-specialties of Sports Medicine, Spinal Care, and Joint Replacement. 

High-quality health care begins with high-caliber people. Our steadfast commitment to the health of our community begins within. If you seek an environment that promotes excellence, leadership and autonomy in clinical practice, then a career with UNCPN may be for you. Physician practices affiliated with UNCPN are offering opportunities for employment. UNCPN offers competitive benefits for its employees, including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, and retirement plans. Practices affiliated with UNCPN have access to additional operational support, specialty and sub-specialty care providers and the health care system’s electronic medical records system. Your patients will benefit from increased resources within our integrated health care system.


This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.
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