Duke Health Seeks Gastroenterologist

Duke Health
Glen Raven, North Carolina
Feb 14, 2019
Feb 14, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

Duke Health seeks an additional Gastroenterologist for an established practice at Kernodle Clinic, Duke s flagship practice in their western market. Kernodle Clinic is also Duke s largest community-based multi-specialty practice of 50 physicians and 26 mid-level providers covering 15 medical and surgical specialties. The practice includes 75,000 sq. ft. main office, plus a walk-in clinic and two satellite offices. The hired physician s practice will be based at the main office with procedures performed at Alamance Regional Medical Center (ARMC) located adjacent to the clinic. The ARMC suites are well equipped with Olympus equipment and dedicated anesthesia service.

The hired physician will be joining an established practice with a strong referral base and should expect to quickly build a thriving practice. The GI department gets an average of six consults and has an average inpatient census of eight. Hospital consults and rounding is handled by the department APPs. Practice call is 1:4 nights and weekend (moving to 1:5). Call is benign by nature with the Hospitalist service handling most admissions. ERCP and EUS training preferred, but not required.

Centrally located in the piedmont area of North Carolina, Alamance County (pop. 155,000) includes the midsize communities of Burlington, Elon and Mebane, and straddles the Research Triangle and Piedmont Triad Regions of North Carolina.

  • Burlington, a city of progress and quality, boasts a population of more than 50,000. Burlington is located only a few hours drive from the picturesque Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains to the west and the scenic coastal beaches to the east.
  • The economy of the town of Elon is largely dominated by the adjacent Elon University. Elon University has been ranked as one of the most beautiful college campuses in the country by "Best College Review" and Best Run College by the Princeton Review.
  • Historic Mebane, one of the fastest growing areas in North Carolina, is a fun place to be where eclectic and unique shopping, dining and activities abound.

Alamance Regional Medical Center (ARMC) is a 238-bed private, not-for-profit hospital, located in Burlington, N.C. The result of the first two-hospital merger in the state, ARMC continues to grow and expand, reinventing the community hospital concept. ARMC offers a full range of services including world class technology and expertise in imaging, cancer care, cardiology, orthopedics, and women and children s. JCAHO accredited, ARMC has won numerous awards including Microsoft Hospital of the Year for its innovative use of technology and EMR in improving patient care.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individuals age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


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