Health System, Healthcare, Physician Leadership

Medical Director, Heart Failure (Winston-Salem Market) Novant Health

  • Novant Health
  • Winston Salem, NC

This position has been filled.


Novant Health is an integrated network of physician clinics, outpatient facilities and hospitals that delivers a seamless and convenient healthcare experience to communities in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. The Novant Health network consists of more than 1,800 physicians and over 35,000 employees who provide care at nearly 800 locations, including 15 hospitals and hundreds of outpatient facilities and physician clinics. In 2021, Novant Health was the highest-ranking healthcare system in North Carolina to be included on Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity list. Diversity MBA Magazine ranked Novant Health first in the nation on its 2021 list of “Best Places for Women & Diverse Managers to Work.” In 2020, Novant Health provided more than $1.02 billion in community benefit, including financial assistance and services.

The Medical Director of the Heart Failure Program will split his or her time between clinical practice and administration. S/he will oversee a program currently staffed by 38 providers, as well as five heart failure advanced practice physicians, one transplant advanced practice physician, three VAD advanced practice physicians and two heart failure fellows. The leader will lead the organization to implement an advanced mechanical support program, which will expand LVAD volumes. The successful candidate will also maintain collegiality within the section and between section and surgical components, which is critical to success, while leading the clinical program development to achieve the quality, safety, patient experience, and growth goals of Novant Health.


  • MD, or equivalent degree with fellowship and ABIM board certification in Cardiovascular Disease; additional fellowship training in Heart Failure highly preferred.
  • ABIM sub-specialty board certification in Cardiology and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology is required.
  • Must hold, or be eligible for, unrestricted state medical license in the state of North Carolina.
  • A strong commitment to patient care, reflecting a service-oriented philosophy with hospital administration and with colleagues in other specialties.
  • Evidence of promoting and supporting teaching and scholarly activities.
  • Demonstrated potential for building clinically strong programs. A successful record of accomplishment in recruitment and development of staff.
  • A distinguished record of scholarly activity, teaching, and clinical care is desired.
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