Residency Specialist, Family Medicine

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Wake Forest Baptist Health
June 22, 2021
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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Residency Specialist, Family Medicine
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Major Duties


Wake Forest Baptist Health is a preeminent academic health system based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Wake Forest Baptist Health’s two main components are an integrated clinical system – anchored by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, an 885-bed tertiary-care hospital in Winston-Salem, Brenner Children’s Hospital, five community hospitals, more than 350 primary and specialty care locations and more than 2,500 physicians; and Wake Forest School of Medicine, a recognized leader in experiential medical education and groundbreaking research, including Wake Forest Innovations, a commercialization enterprise focused on advancing health care through new medical technologies and biomedical discovery.


Manages daily operations of a large residency program.  Performs continual program monitoring to ensure balance between residency clinical obligations, educational program requirements, accreditation, and individual resident needs.


Bachelor's degree plus one years’ experience in the field or a related area; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.


  • Solid oral and written communication skills
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize work independently and meet important deadlines
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Goal-setting and long-range planning
  • Familiar with a variety of program concepts, practices, and procedures



Generic Job Description


  1. Provides administrative direction and coordination in the development, interpretation, implementation, and administration of current and long-range education and accreditation initiatives in accordance with national accreditation guidelines.  Makes recommendations to Program Director for educational initiatives.
  2. Optimizes clinical staffing (residents and faculty) to cover all operating room sites by analyzing demand and availability of physicians on a daily basis; plans projections up to six months in advance.
  3. Plans and conducts departmental orientation for incoming residents; provides training on departmental guidelines, procedures and systems. Facilitates and tracks ongoing required training and compliance.
  4. Represents department leaders in meetings, conferences, and other affairs of an administrative nature; negotiates and makes decisions in areas delegated on behalf of departmental leadership.
  5. Establishes major schedules, task assignments and allocation of resident manpower, space and equipment to ensure conformance with departmental commitments and in adherence to accreditation standards.
  6. Makes decisions on specific operational problems in accordance with departmental and institutional policies and procedures.
  7. Plans and coordinates construction, renovation and maintenance activities within or related to the residency workspaces and call rooms.
  8. Interfaces with faculty, students, and staff; answer inquiries and provides authoritative information.
  9. Supervises and coordinates various personnel functions for residents and fellows, including:  preparation of employment contracts and appointment letters; absence reporting; institutional training coordination; coordination of credentialing with Forsyth Medical Center; access coordination; FMLA paperwork; and approval of time off requests.
  10. Makes budgetary recommendations to Program Director.  Monitors, verifies, and reconciles expenditure of budgeted funds.


Comfortable, clean office environment

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must complete the application process and then submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button located at the bottom of the page titled "Submit Online Application". You will receive the following message once you hit the submit button: "You have successfully submitted your job application".

Computers are available for applying within the lobby of the Human Resources Department located at 1920 West First Street, (on the corner of Miller and First Street) Winston-Salem, North Carolina  27104. You may also call our office for assistance at (336) 716-6464.  Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our Supervisor of Office Services by phone (336) 716-3367 or email at


Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of  Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or a statutory requirement) in accordance with all local, state, national laws, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines.

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