Job ID: 290087605  |  Last Updated: 9/12/2022

Internal Medicine Physician – Catawba

WFHN Internal Medicine Primary Care Practice
Hickory, NC
Applicant Contact
Nikia Chavis
Talent Consultant
(336) 403-7508

Job Description

Wake Forest Health Network Internal Medicine Catawba seeks an Internal Medicine or Family Medicine Physician to join their well-established practice of three physicians and two advanced practice professionals. Located in the Foothills of North Carolinas Appalachian Mountains, and rated by National Geographic Travelers as a Best Small City, Hickory offers an excellent quality of life, rich in recreation and arts with easy access to Lake Norman, Charlotte and Asheville. Each provider has a dedicated CMA, and there is a RN on-site. The practice process many in-house labs including chemistry analyzer, CBC, Urine, Strep, and Flu. The staff verifies new patient pharmacy records prior to the appointment. A pulmonologist rotates through the practice 3 days/week. Providers see approximately 50% Medicare patients, 50% younger adult.


Outpatient only
Monday - Friday, 8:00am-5pm
Full-time providers work 36 patient-facing hours, 4 administrative hours
Telephone only call, minimal volume, 1 day/week and every 6th weekend


MD/DO, BC/BE in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
Successful record of clinical and service excellence


Competitive Compensation and Benefits
Health, Vision, Dental
Recruitment Bonus
403(b) Retirement plan with generous match
Company paid short-term disability with salary continuation and long-term disability
Employee, dependent & supplemental life insurance
Relocation assistance
Paid parental leave and adoption assistance
Medical Malpractice
CME allowance
Paid licensure and professional dues
Employed opportunity


"The quality of life is incredible here. What other rural community of 150,000 has their own art museum and a symphony." Hickory has been selected as one of National Geographic Traveler's Best Small Cities for 2018 as one of the most "Hipster Friendly" cities in America. From furniture capitol to fiber optic center, natural wonder to fine arts splendor, recreational heaven to entertainment haven, small town values to big city drive. The people of Hickory have crafted a living and a life that's rich both in tradition and promise.

Minutes to Blue Ridge Parkway
Great hiking, biking and relaxing picnics
One hour drive to Charlotte, NCs largest city, Winston-Salem, and Asheville
Minor league baseball team, Hickory Crawdads
An ideal place to live, play and raise a family

Excellent Public Schools: rates Caldwell County Schools as an above average public school district, #20th in Best School Districts in North Carolina. Nearby, Newton Conover City Schools are rated #12th and Burke County Schools #14th among North Carolinas 100 counties.

Wake Forest Baptist Health is a nationally recognized academic medical center in Winston-Salem, N.C., with an integrated enterprise including educational and research facilities, hospitals, clinics, diagnostic centers, and other primary and specialty care facilities, including Wake Forest Health Network the physician-led, community-based division, serving 24 counties in northwest North Carolina and southwest Virginia.

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