System Cardiovascular Physician Executive

  • Novant Health
  • , NC

This position has been filled.

Novant Health is a not-for-profit integrated system of 16 medical centers and 1,514 physicians in 529 locations, as well as numerous outpatient surgery centers, medical plazas, rehabilitation programs, diagnostic imaging centers and community health outreach programs. Novant Health’s more than 25,000 team members and physician partners care for patients and communities in North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina, and Georgia. The Novant Health Heart and Vascular Institute is ranked nationally for heart surgery, heart attack treatment, and quality improvement. Novant Health’s cardiac surgery programs in Charlotte and Winston-Salem are ranked among the highest in the nation with a 3-star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Only 13.5 percent of all cardiac surgery hospitals in the U.S. received this top ranking. Eight Novant Health Medical Centers are designated as national Accredited Chest Pain Centers from the Society of Chest Pain Centers.

Position Overview

The System Cardiovascular Physician Executive will provide clinical leadership for the Novant Health Heart and Vascular Institute and the system wide cardiovascular service line. The System Cardiovascular Physician Executive role will be responsible for strategic growth, operational excellence, and clinical advancement of cardiovascular services across all hospitals and ambulatory sites. The System Cardiovascular Physician Executive may reside in either Charlotte or Winston-Salem, North Carolina.


  • Clinical background in either general cardiology, cardiology subspecialty, or cardiovascular surgery with an exemplary clinical track record.
  • Prior leadership experience in the growth and development of a multidisciplinary cardiovascular program, cardiovascular service line, heart institute, or cardiology program.
  • Background facilitating the development and refinement of cardiovascular practices, serving as the primary physician leader to ensure cost effective, high quality, comprehensive care.
  • Experience implementing quality and care management initiatives, clinical best practices, and process improvement initiatives to achieve the highest level of care. Strong understanding of ACC/AHA guidelines and the needs of other accrediting organizations.
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