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Family Medicine Residency Rural Track Site Director & Black River Health Services Medical Director

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Novant Health
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States (on-site)
10 days ago


Family Medicine Residency Rural Track Site Director & Black River Health Services Medical Director

Novant Health – New Hanover Regional Medical Center located in coastal southeastern North Carolina is offering the unique opportunity of a dual academic and clinical leadership position. The new 1+2 residency will be embedded in Black River Health Services Clinic and Pender Medical Center with the aim of preparing rural physicians for future full scope practice in medically underserved communities. This person will develop and implement a new rural training track in collaboration with UNC’s Department of Family Medicine. The residency program site director will lead development of the on-site and off-site clinical curriculum that supports resident training and that meets the needs of our community partners and stakeholders. This bridging position includes medical directorship of the Black River Health Services clinic, supporting alignment of the clinical sites’ initiatives with this incremental residency expansion. The position would begin with recruiting for the first cohort of 2 PGY1 residents in 2023 to begin in 2024 and reach its full complement of 6 residents in 2026.

As a member of the statewide faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, you will have a critical role in training the next generation of rural primary care physicians. The position reports up to the program director of the Family Medicine residency program. As the medical director of Black River, you will have clinical oversight of the care provided in collaboration with the CEO.  The position will include leadership, administrative, teaching, scholarly, and patient care responsibilities, with authority and accountability of the rural track.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Program leadership, growth and development
  • Mentorship of Family Medicine faculty, residents and students through administrative, academic, and clinical activities
  • Advocacy for diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Full scope Family Medicine teaching and clinical practice

Exceptional Benefits and More:

  • Academic faculty appointment at the UNC Department of Family Medicine
  • Highly competitive salary with a sign-on bonus and relocation assistance
  • Comprehensive benefits options including 403b with up to 6% match, dental, vision, and life insurance and additional Physician Pre-Tax Savings Plan 457 (b)
  • Short-term disability and Long-term disability coverage with supplemental wrap-around policy
  • Employer paid liability insurance with tail coverage and CME allowance
  • 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 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. 


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 



  • Graduate of an accredited school of medicine, required.
  • Completion of an accredited residency program, required.
  • For specialty physicians - completion of an accredited fellowship program specific to medical specialty


  • Current MD license in appropriate state.
  • Board certification or eligibility.
  • Current DEA license, 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".

Job Information

  • Job ID: 66896957
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
  • Position Title: Family Medicine Residency Rural Track Site Director & Black River Health Services Medical Director
  • Company Name For Job: Novant Health
  • Practice Setting: Hospital/Health System
  • Job Function: Family Medicine Physician,
    Medical Director
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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