Job ID: 290086729  |  Last Updated: 9/12/2022

GI Hospitalist Physician - High Point

WFHN Gastroenterology - High Point
High Point, NC
Applicant Contact
Nikia Chavis
Talent Consultant
(336) 403-7508

Job Description


Wake Forest Health Network Gastroenterology has an excellent opportunity for a GI Hospitalist Physician to join their well-established practice of four physicians and four APPs in High Point, NC.

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.


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


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.


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.


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.


Typical clinical setting.


Enjoy life in North Carolinas beautiful Piedmont Triad, with a regional population of 1.6 million including Greensboro & Winston-Salem, both ranked in the top 60 Best Places to Live by US News & World Report. Residents enjoy a rich quality of life flavored by vibrant downtowns and family-friendly communities, miles of walking and biking trails, nationally acclaimed golf courses, prestigious education, cutting-edge Southern cuisine, artisan craft breweries, and wineries. The centrally located Piedmont Triad International Airport offers 60 daily flights to major cities or enjoy a short drive to the Blue Ridge Mountains, and Carolina beaches. The area offers all the convenience you could ask for in a city that also boasts ideal year-round weather.

High Point, with a population of 109,000, located in Guilford County, is widely known for its wealth of athletic venues such as courts, fields, minor league baseball, stadiums and pools, as well as for hosting high-profile tournaments and national championships, in addition to headlining concerts.

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