Surgical Advanced Practice Provider

Job Location US-NC-Winston-Salem
Job Opening ID
Forsyth Medical Center
NH Acute Care Surgeons_P
Work Schedule
PRN Details
4, 10 hour shifts
Job Status

Job Summary

Novant Health Medical Group is looking for a conscientious, compassionate, and skilled Surgical Advanced Practice Provider to join our established, growing acute care general surgery practice of 6 physicians and 2 APPs in Winston-Salem, NC.  This position supports and provides clinical care for patients in both the ambulatory and acute settings. We are recruiting a provider who is committed, compassionate and caring and looking to assist our 6 general surgeons in a care team approach.  The ideal candidate is patient-centric, flexible, adaptable, dependable, and respectful of all team members.  Experience in surgical assisting desired.  No call required.   


Our expert surgeons, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants work collaboratively to provide remarkable care to our operative and non-operative patients. The selected APP will be responsible for performing a variety of functions under the supervision of our surgeons. These functions, though not all-inclusive, include seeing patients in the clinic setting, surgical assisting in the operating room, and rounding at our acute facility.


Winston-Salem has 2 minor league baseball teams (The Winston-Salem Dash, The Greensboro Grasshoppers) and a team in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, a partner of Major League Baseball, The High Point Rockers.  We have college football (Wake Forest), several local wineries, and a large art community (theater, ballet).  We are 2 hours north of Charlotte, 2 hours to the east of the North Carolina Mountains, Asheville is less than 2 hours to the Southwest and Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill are about 2 hours to the east where you can catch some good basketball and larger concerts.  We are within 4 hours of the North Carolina beaches and less than 3 hours to Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia, a popular summer destination.  We have an international airport in Greensboro and Charlotte.


Novant Health benefits: 

  • NH Medical Group employed
  • Medical and Retirement Benefits
  • CME Allowance
  • System wide EHR-Epic
  • Malpractice
  • Work-Life balance

Novant Health Medical Group: 

  • One of the largest medical groups in the nation.
  • Offers resiliency training for providers and team members to prevent burnout.
  • Established the ODYSSEY program to enhance the new physician and APP experience by empowering our providers to connect, explore and evolve within a culture of continuous learning and teamwork to build a high performing provider network.
  • Instituted an APP Council that partners with leaders to improve APP clinical performance and consistency, create a community of practice that enhances experience, engagement and growth, fully integrate APPs into the care team, and set standards for APP practice.
  • 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 



Education: Master's Degree required. Either a graduate of an NCCPA accredited physician assistant program, or NP or post Master’s NP program required.

Experience: One year of experience working in general or other surgical subspecialty preferred. 

Licensure/Certification: Current NP or PA license in appropriate state, registry required w/state medical board, current DEA registry and ACLS( not required for the in- office only NP/PA) and BLS, required.

Additional Skills Required: Ability to successfully complete generic and department-specific skills validation and competency testing. Proficient in the performance of clinic and bedside general surgery procedures, including but not limited to laceration repair, incision and drainage of large abscesses, punch biopsies, removal of superficial skin lesions is a must. The candidate must be comfortable working in the operating room, clinic and surgical wards. Thorough skill in obtaining a surgical history and conducting a physical examination is a must. Must be comfortable writing complete daily progress notes, consultation notes, and writing discharge summaries. Communication skills, both verbal and written, general computer knowledge is preferred; ability to work independently, yet in collaboration with physicians, nurses and care team. Ability to use problem-solving, decision making, and creative thinking skills. Must be able to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing clinical environment. Must participate in call rotation.


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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