Palliative Care Physician, Winston-Salem, NC

Winston Salem, North Carolina
Nov 05, 2021
Palliative Care
Position Type

Novant Health is looking for compassionate, caring BC/BE fellowship trained Hospice & Palliative Medicine physicians to join our rapidly growing inpatient provider team, and we would love to speak with you about our opportunities.

Novant Health Palliative Care – Winston-Salem, NC is seeking fellowship trained Palliative Care physicians for our growing practice. The ideal candidate has experience in the acute care setting, is patient-focused, and enjoys working in a fast-paced team-oriented environment. The preferred candidate will have an interest in leading a collaborative and positive team-based culture.

Winston-Salem is located in the heart of the Piedmont Triad. The fifth largest city in North Carolina offers city conveniences with local restaurants, arts, and entertainment. Winston-Salem boasts excellent public and private schools as well as several local universities including Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem State University, and the NC School of the Arts. With its centralized location, you can be to the NC beaches or mountains within a couple of hours. Winston offers mild winters/summers and picturesque falls/springs. A wonderful place to live and work.  

Job Summary:

  • Forsyth Medical Center team consists of a board-certified nurse navigator, licensed clinical social worker, and specialty trained experienced physicians and nurse practitioners
  • The physician will be working to provide palliative care as part of an established interdisciplinary team in a >900 bed hospital
  • Full time (Wed-Sat, 7:30-5:30), with back-up call responsibilities in rotation with physician partners (APPs serve as primary call)
  • Novant Health Medical Group Palliative Consultant assigned to a fast-paced tertiary hospital
  • Serve as attending on 19 bed acute palliative care unit

Are you looking for a new opportunity in a rapidly growing healthcare system that focuses on a culture of safety and team member growth? 

Come join our team!

At Novant Health, our team of hospital based physicians includes more than 100 hospitalists available to follow patients from admission — whether it is a direct admit or through the ER — all the way through to discharge and back home.

Our service line includes board-certified experts:

  • Hospital medicine
  • Critical care and pulmonary medicine
  • Palliative care and hospice

 Members of our team are:

  • Physician liaisons, championing education and training initiatives
  • Participating and leading various quality and safety committees for an individual hospital or the health system
  • Change agents, identifying and leading process improvement efforts
  • Administrative partners with hospital and medical staff leaders to help facilitate organizational change 

Novant Health offers:

  • 2 year salary guarantee
  • NH Medical Group employed
  • Medical and Retirement Benefits
  • Relocation Allowance
  • CME Allowance
  • System wide EHR-Epic
  • Malpractice
  • Work-Life balance

Novant Health Medical Group

  • Is one of the largest medical groups in the nation
  • Offers resiliency training for physicians and team members to prevent burnout
  • Is nationally recognized for advanced care and one of the largest community based, non-profit healthcare systems
  • Is well known for being physician-led and physician-driven. For example, our physicians are in every area of leadership across the organization. That means every strategic discussion has physicians at the table, and every market partners a physician leader with an administrator. The result is a focus on the details that are important to physicians.

What does it mean to be a part of Novant Health?  

  • A commitment to patient centered care and our model of spending more time with each patient, and creating a seamless system of care for our patients are the foundations of our success 
  • Sharing a philosophy of putting high value on the patient experience 
  • Novant Health is an integrated network of physician clinics, outpatient facilities and hospitals that delivers a seamless and convenient healthcare experience to communities in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.  
  • The Novant Health network consists of more than 1,800 physicians and over 35,000 employees who provide care at nearly 800 locations, including 15 hospitals and hundreds of outpatient facilities and physician clinics.  
  • In 2021, Novant Health was the highest-ranking healthcare system in North Carolina to be included on Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity list.  
  • Diversity MBA Magazine ranked Novant Health first in the nation on its 2021 list of “Best Places for Women & Diverse Managers to Work.” 
  • In 2020, Novant Health provided more than $1.02 billion in community benefit, including financial assistance and services. 

At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities. 

Join us, and let’s transform healthcare together.

#MakeHealthcareRemarkable #JoinTeamAubergine


  • Education: Graduate of an accredited school of medicine required.

Amber Poindexter, Physician Recruiter, Novant Health:

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