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Physician at Rex

Employer
UNC Health Care
Location
Raleigh, North Carolina
Closing date
Nov 10, 2020

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Specialty
Surgery
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Overview

Breast Surgeon UNC Rex Healthcare

MEDICAL DOCTOR (MD)
Rex Hospital, an affiliate of the University of North Carolina Health Care System, is recruiting a BE/BC fellowship-trained Breast Surgeon to join North Carolina Surgery s rapidly expanding Breast Surgery Division.

Rex Hospital currently treats approximately 850-900 breast cancer patients per year. With the continued growth in the Raleigh area, that number continues to increase as well. This provides a tremendous opportunity for a fellowship-trained surgeon to join a highly recognized breast program.

NC Surgery is composed of 36 board certified surgeons, each of whom has interests and expertise that reflects the increasingly specialized field of surgery. Our current Breast Surgery Division employees 4 full-time busy surgeons. With the growth of Raleigh/Wake County, there is significant need for an additional surgeon to meet the demand of the Southern Wake County area, which is serviced by our practice. The position will not be expected to participate in any general surgery call obligations.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains an environment of safety for patients, self and others.
  • Provides professional medical services to patients. Exercises independent professional judgment in the care and treatment of patients.
  • Provides health and medical education to patients and families.
  • Refers patients as needed to appropriate medical specialists and other health care professionals to assure appropriate multidisciplinary care is provided.
  • Documents medical and clinical care in the patient's medical record. Assigns the appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes to permit third party insurance billing.
  • Supervises other medical professionals.
  • Adheres to the principles of medical ethics.


Qualifications:

  • Board Eligible/Board Certified
  • Fellowship in Breast Surgery
  • NC License preferred


The Rex Cancer Center is accredited by the NAPBC and has consistently been found to employ best practices during our surveys. The Cancer Center supports our surgeons by providing several Breast Cancer Nurse Navigators. Working in tandem with our radiology partners at UNC Wake Radiology, as well as our extensive network of primary care practices, UNC Physicians Network, we have developed a strong base of local support for our surgeons. We have weekly multidisciplinary breast cancer conferences and multiple clinical trials open through the Cancer Center.

Raleigh and the surrounding Research Triangle area offer a wonderful lifestyle with living options from urban to rural and activities including professional and collegiate sports, world class parks and museums, an expansive greenway trail system, an international airport, and easy access to both beaches and mountains.

To inquire about this position, please contact Tina Olive at tina.olive@unchealth.unc.edu.

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