Clinical Physician Executive | Psychiatry | Greater Winston Salem

Job Location US-NC-Winston-Salem
Job Opening ID
Forsyth Medical Center
NH Psych & Mental Health Inst
Job Status

Job Summary

Novant Health Psychiatry and Mental Health Institute (PMHI) is seeking an exceptional physician leader to serve in the Greater Winston-Salem Market in North Carolina (GWSM) to serve as our Clinical Physician Executive (CPE). This is a new and exciting role that will provide leadership, policy direction, strategic growth, operational excellence, and clinical advancement of psychiatric services across all Novant Health hospitals and ambulatory sites within the Greater Winston-Salem Market in matrixed partnership with the Market Nursing Director and Market Director of Operations. The CPE is accountable for planning, directing, and coordinating all psychiatric initiatives in order to achieve high quality patient services, operational excellence, and cost effectiveness within the Market in partnership with Market Operations and Nursing leadership. This role is accountable for establishing strong professional relations with administration, physicians, and nursing across the Market. The CPE provides administrative oversight and leadership in a manner that supports the mission, vision, and people credo of Novant Health. The CPE will provide direct clinical oversight to all areas associated with psychiatric services throughout the GWSM Market and assists in the management and coordination of other Novant Health departments within the market to ensure a well-coordinated and planned integrated operation of health care delivery services for the Psychiatry Institute.


The CPE role will start out as a 0.5 clinical FTE position with 0.5 FTE allocated for administrative responsibilities. FTE allocation will be reviewed as the Institute matures. Clinical work will be consistent with the selected candidate’s area of expertise and training. This role will report directly to the System Physician Executive for the Institute and will be an integral part of the market leadership team.


Join us!


Novant Health offers:

  • 2 year salary guarantee
  • NH Medical Group employed
  • Medical and Retirement Benefits
  • Relocation Allowance
  • CME Allowance
  • System wide EHR-Epic
  • Malpractice
  • Work-Life balance

Novant Health Medical Group 

  • Is one of the largest medical groups in the nation
  • Offers resiliency training for physicians and team members to prevent burnout
  • Is nationally recognized for advanced care and one of the largest community based, non-profit healthcare systems
  • Is well known for being physician-led and physician-driven. For example, our physicians are in every area of leadership across the organization. That means every strategic discussion has physicians at the table, and every market partners a physician leader with an administrator. The result is a focus on the details that are important to physicians.

What does it mean to be a part of Novant Health? 

  • A commitment to patient centered care and our model of spending more time with each patient, and creating a seamless system of care for our patients are the foundations of our success
  • Sharing a philosophy of putting high value on the patient experience
  • 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 2022, Novant Health was included on Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity, Best Employers and America’s Best-in-State Employers list. The Disability Equality Index also named Novant Health on its Best Places to Work list.

  • In 2021, Novant Health reported $1.1 billion in total community benefit, including $192.7 million in financial assistance to members of the communities we serve.


At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.


Join us, and let’s transform healthcare together.

#MakeHealthcareRemarkable #JoinTeamAubergine 





  • Graduation from an accredited medical school – MD, DO, MBBS; board certification in Psychiatry with additional sub-specialty board certification a plus.
  • 5 + years of clinical experience; 3 + years of demonstrated leadership experience.
  • Background facilitating the development and refinement of psychiatric 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 APA guidelines and the needs of other accrediting organizations.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to advance and develop a superior clinical service.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and presentation skills for both clinical and non-clinical audiences, in group settings or one-on-one.
  • MBA, MMM, MHA, MPH, or equivalent management education desired by not required.


It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".


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