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Advanced Practice Provider -Nocturnist, Winston-Salem, NC

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 65426
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Status: Full Time
Shift: Night
Remote Opportunity: No
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 35521085030981-Hospitalist


Discover an exhilarating opportunity with AHWFB's Hospital Medicine Department as we eagerly invite a skilled Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) or Physician Assistant to join our dynamic inpatient nocturnist team in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

What We Have to Offer:

  • CME Reimbursement: Receive up to $2,500/year for Continuing Medical Education.
  • Work/Life Balance: Enjoy schedule of 7 days on/7 days off, 12-hour night shifts, 7 PM to 7 AM.
  • Generous PTO: Accrual starts at 25 days/year, to be used for vacations, sickness, holidays, and personal matters.
  • Relocation Assistance:  Enjoy $7,500 in relocation assistance, paid within the first 30 days of employment.
  • Career Growth & Stability: Experience a rewarding career with ample opportunities for advancement and stability, supported by a consistently high patient volume.
  • A Rich Quality of Life: Indulge in a vibrant lifestyle within North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad region, boasting an abundance of walking and biking trails, nationally acclaimed golf courses, active arts communities, tantalizing Southern cuisine, and an array of artisan craft breweries and wineries. 

Work in a Supportive & Collaborative Environment: 

As an Advanced Practice Provider within the Atrium Health Wake Forest system, you'll be an integral part of a dedicated healthcare team, collaborating with physicians, nurses, case managers, specialists, and clinical pharmacists to ensure safe and effective patient care during hospital stays and upon discharge. Your role involves closely monitoring patient progress and making necessary treatment adjustments. Additionally, you'll provide essential medical records to support their ongoing treatment.

What You’ll Do: 

As a respected member of our healthcare team, the PA/AGACNP will play a pivotal role in delivering team-focused patient care, overseeing all admitted hospitalist patients during the night shift in an eight-bed intermediate care unit (IMC). Responsibilities include:

  1. Responding to and managing any Rapid Responses or Codes
  2. Assessing patients and developing appropriate plans as needed for any acute events or changes in patient status
  3. Coordinating with nursing staff and responding to questions/concerns as needed
  4. Providing appropriate hand-off/sign-out at the conclusion of their shift to the day team
  5. Procedural skills per department or practice guidelines.
  6. Opportunity to participate in basic science and clinical research projects 
  7. Potential for and encouraged to precept students and/or medical learners
  8. Uphold AHWFB missions, values, and cultural commitment. 
  9. Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

The clinician functions under the regulatory mandate from their respective licensing organization (North Carolina Medical Board or North Carolina Board of Nursing) with departmental specific credentialing from the institution.

Physician Assistant (PA) Requirements: 

  • Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant Program; Master's Degree preferred
  • Current North Carolina Medical Board Medical License, Certified by NCCPA
  • Prior inpatient experience required
  • BLS and ACLS required  

Nurse Practitioner (NP) Requirements:

  • Graduation from accredited Nurse Practitioner Master's Program, Master’s degree or higher required
  • Current North Carolina Board of Nursing Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner license
  • Board certified as an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner by AANP or ANCC required
  • Prior inpatient experience required
  • BLS and ACLS required

Where You’ll Live:                                       

The picturesque cities of North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad region are ranked among US News & World Report’s Top 50 Best Places to Live and Top 40 Best Places to Retire in 2023.  This includes:

  • Affordable Living:  Enjoy a family-friendly and affordable area, with housing costs 31% below the national average.
  • Great Schools: Access to top-notch educational institutions and high-ranking school systems provide excellent opportunities for personal and academic growth. 
  • Vibrant Neighborhoods: Join a regional population of 1.6 million residents, where lively downtowns and family-orientated neighborhoods create a warm and inviting atmosphere.

When you join Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, you are welcomed into an inclusive culture that celebrates and respects the contributions a diverse team can make together. In our nationally-renowned integrated health system, you can work alongside the most advanced minds in medicine to improve medicine, elevate hope and advance healing – for all. 

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