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Physician - Internal Medicine Wilkes - North Wilkesboro

North Wilkesboro, NC, United States
Job ID: 88157
Job Family: Faculty/Physicians
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Remote Opportunity: Yes
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 34011094632751-Internal Medicine

Overview

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Internal Medicine - Wilkes practice located in North Wilkesboro, NC seeks a physician to join their thriving practice of 3 physicians and 2 APPs. 

The providers at Internal Medicine - Wilkes offer adult patients a full range of primary care services, including:

  • Preventive wellness checks
  • Management of chronic problems such as high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, arthritis and heart problems
  • Care of acute problems such as sinus infections and muscle sprains
  • Care and patient education for geriatric patients

Additional Services:

  • On-site labs
  • Extended hours

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 5:00pm

JOB SUMMARY: 

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. 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

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

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: 

  • 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. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

  • Typical clinical setting 

North Wilkesboro Community Living:  

Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, North Wilkesboro was founded when Norfolk Southern built its terminus railroad depot near the banks of the Yadkin River. Wilkesboro has the best of both worlds with one foot in the high mountains and the other in the foothills. The area is steeped in rich Appalachian history and craft and outdoor recreation. Minutes from the High Country towns of Boone, Blowing Rock and Banner Elk. Wilkesboro will wow you with a newly-revitalized historic downtown, mind-blowing musical talent, stunningly scenic mountain views, heart-pounding outdoor adventures, and Southern small-town charm. Chill out at MerleFestthe annual four-day roots music festival honoring Doc Watson and his son Merle, or get inspired at FaithFestKick back in an Adirondack chair and cozy up to a firepit as you enjoy the FREE Concerts in the CommonsCelebrate Carolina in the Fall at the music festival & food truck championship hosted by the Kruger Brothers. Sip your way through more than 50 nearby wineries and distilleries, go “tubbing” down the Yadkin River, shred the 50+ miles of mountain biking trails, or try your luck at one of our three world-class disc golf courses. The town has so much more to offer. 

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