Skip Navigation

Section Head Hospital Medicine | Int Med-Hospitalists

Wake Forest Baptist Health
Job Title: Section Head Hospital Medicine
Job ID: 12359
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job Category: Physician and Faculty
Winston-Salem, NCPhysician and Faculty, Medical, Healthcare7/1/2015The Chief, Section on Hospital Medicine serves as the academic, administrative, clinical and research leader for the Section. He/she is responsible for: 1) integrating the tripartite mission (clinical care, research and education) of an academic Section, 2) the Section''s fiscal affairs...

Job Description

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC is seeking an exceptional Chief, Section on Hospital Medicine to serve as faculty for the academic, administrative, clinical and research leadership role. Responsibilities include: integrating the tripartite mission (clinical care, research and education) of an academic section; the section's fiscal affairs and efficient resource utilization; faculty recruitment, development, and retention; strategic growth in all three missions and; ensuring high quality, patient-centered clinical services are delivered by the Hospital Medicine Shared Service Line.

The Section on Hospital Medicine provides comprehensive clinical services in the inpatient setting. Services include primary coverage and management of several general internal medicine inpatient and observation units, high quality co-management with orthopedic surgery, oncology, cardiology and general internal medicine consultation services. The faculty plays a large role in partnering with the Internal Medicine Residency Program providing oversight and teaching activities for several house staff-covered teaching teams/activities from the Wake Forest School of Medicine. Candidates with a strong interest in professional growth through care model development and quality improvement initiatives as a part of Wake Forest Baptist Health's growing participation in regional health system integration are especially encouraged to apply.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • MD or DO with advanced training
  • Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Accomplished administrator
  • Collaborative individual with a record of research high-impact quality improvement achievements
  • Proven track record of leading effective teams and maximizing potential
  • Experience in mentoring and developing junior colleagues from diverse backgrounds

In addition, the best candidate will demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • High level of personal and professional integrity, trustworthiness, fairness and professionalism
  • Collaborative and team oriented
  • Effective communicator and listener
  • Innovative, motivating and visionary leader, striving for excellence
  • Able to develop and execute strategies
  • Committed to undergraduate and graduate medical education

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is a nationally recognized academic medical center with multiple locations in and around Winston-Salem, NC; operating as 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. The medical center has been ranked for the last 21 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report among the nation's Best Hospitals.

For questions, please contact Jill Harrell, Physician Recruiter at or call (336) 716-1243.

EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Vets

Important:This application entry point to our Careers Home, allows only one document to be uploaded initially in support of this application. You may load multiple documents once you can see and enter the My Career Tools menu choice.

To reduce the navigation steps involved you may choose to consolidate requested documents into a single file. As an example, Biomedical Engineering applicants are requested to submit a single document file when applying that includes: 1) cover letter, 2) research statement, 3) teaching statement, 4) CV and 5) any supporting communications or publications at the end. Items #2 and #3 should be 1-3 pages in length and single or double spaced.

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) 716-7580. 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 the Office of Physician and Faculty Recruitment by phone (336) 716-7580 or email at

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.

Quick Reference

Physician/Faculty/APP Careers

Phone 336-716-7580
Fax 336-716-1206


Ways to Give
Six Wake Forest Baptist Specialties Earn U.S. News RankingsComprehensive Cancer Centers National Designation is Renewed2017-2018 Best DoctorsMagnet Hospital RecognitionJoint Commission Report

Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.

© Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem, NC 27157. All Rights Reserved.