Physician – Internal Medicine (Cardiology)

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Wake Forest Baptist Health
November 16, 2021
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
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Physician - Internal Medicine (Cardiology) HP  "Job Details"

High Point, NC, United States

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  • 306 Westwood Ave, High Point, NC, 27262, US

Posting Date

11/15/2021, 07:12 PM

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Full time

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Job Description


JOB SUMMARY: Physicians work to care for patients in a variety of ways, from treating chronic illnesses to advising about preventative healthcare. While physician specialties might vary, the commonality across specialties is that physicians primarily work to diagnose and treat injuries and illnesses. They often do this by performing physical exams, taking medical histories, performing and interpreting diagnostic tests, and recommending a plan of treatment.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: M.D. from an accredited medical school. Successful completion of residency and at an accredited healthcare institution.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: Current M.D. or D.O. license from the State of North Carolina. Board certification in primary care or related field from said residency. Certification in BCLS, ACLS required if stress tests performed or as required by specialty. Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and Department of Public Safety (DPS) registration, for prescription writing required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Work with the primary healthcare team to provide patients with primary medical care services within the standard of care for Internal Medicine patients. 2. Order laboratory and radiology tests and refer patients to specialists when appropriate and called for. 3. Analyze reports, test results, medical records and examinations to diagnose condition of patients and propose treatment options. 4. Prescribe pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens to treat identified and documented medical conditions. 5. Discuss potential side effects of medication/treatment with patients and ensure that all allergy information is up-to-date before prescribing medication/treatment. 6. Provide advice to patients for lifestyle and diet changes that may improve their health or help to treat the health issue they are experiencing. 7. Adhere to departmental policies, procedures and objectives, ongoing quality improvement objectives and safety, environmental, and infection control standards. 8. Maintain patient confidentiality and comply with all federal and state health information privacy laws. 9. Record complete, timely and legible medical records.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent oral and written communication skills Strong interpersonal skills Ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong Ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events) Ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense Well organized Experience providing primary care and diagnostic services in a clinical setting Experience prescribing appropriate medications, treatments and health regimens to treat patient health issues Experience collaborating with specialists to explore patient health conditions and diagnose health issues Experience working in a team of healthcare professionals and collaborating with them to ensure positive, effective patient experiences with our organization

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Typical clinical setting

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 0% 35% 65% to to to 35% 65% 100% N/A Activity X Standing X Walking X Sitting X Bending X Reaching with arms X Finger and hand dexterity X Talking X Hearing X Seeing Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling: X 20 lbs. maximum X 50 lbs. maximum X 100 lbs. maximum

About Us

Wake Forest Baptist Health and Atrium Health have joined forces in a strategic combination that will enhance care, transform medical education and create economic opportunity for countless lives in North Carolina and beyond. As a part of that combination, the two health systems will be integrating technology and platforms, including our career sites.

This means that although you are applying on the Wake Forest Baptist Health Career Site, you receive communications from the Atrium Health Recruitment Team. Please know that this is an expected process, and thanks in advance for your flexibility.

Wake Forest Baptist Health ( is a nationally recognized academic health system in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, with an integrated enterprise including educational and research facilities, hospitals, clinics, diagnostic centers, and other primary and specialty care facilities serving 24 counties in northwest North Carolina and southwest Virginia.

It comprises: a regional clinical system with more than 300 locations, 2,100 physicians and 1,535 acute care beds; Wake Forest School of Medicine; and Wake Forest Innovations, which promotes the commercialization of research discoveries and operates Innovation Quarter, an urban research and business park specializing in biotechnology, materials science and information technology.  Wake Forest Baptist’s clinical, research and educational programs are consistently ranked among the best in the country.

About the Team


Wake Forest Baptist Health's mission is to improve the health of our region, state and nation by:

  • Generating and translating knowledge to prevent, diagnose and treat disease.
  • Training leaders in health care and biomedical science.
  • Serving as the premier health system in our region, with specific centers of excellence recognized as national and international care destination.


Wake Forest Baptist Health is a preeminent learning health system that promotes better health for all through collaboration, excellence and innovation.



  • Demonstrate the highest standards of patient-centered care, education, research and operational effectiveness


  • Responsive to the physical, emotional, spiritual and intellectual needs of all


  • Cultivate selfless contribution for the greater good


  • Demonstrate fairness, honesty, sincerity and accountability


  • Demonstrate respect for and inclusion of all backgrounds, identities, experiences, and perspectives


  • Foster mutual respect, facilitate professional growth and mentorship, and reward teamwork and collaboration


  • Promote creativity to enhance discovery and the application of knowledge


  • Embrace a culture of reliability through better process design and accountability

Patient and Family Promise

We promise to:

  • Keep you safe.
  • Care for you.
  • Involve you and your family.
  • Respect you and your time.

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