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Experienced Adult Cardiology APP - Mercy - Charlotte, NC

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 56774
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Specialty: Cardiology
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: M-F 10 hr shifts with possibility of weekend rotation
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 26511039132041-Cardiology - Adult

Overview

If it’s possible, you will find it at Atrium Health—the leading community-focused academic healthcare system serving North Carolina and South Carolina. We invite experienced Cardiology APPs to discover all that we can do when we bring healing hearts, inquisitive minds, and progressive visionaries together at Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute team with Atrium Health Mercy in Charlotte, NC

Atrium Health Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute is seeking a is seeking a highly motivated and experienced full-time Cardiology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to provide quality care to the patients we serve in the Charlotte community. Specialty care APPs provide services focused concentration on a single system caring for acute and chronically ill patients. Atrium Health Mercy is in the heart of central Charlotte, NC just down the road from our main quaternary care center.

Position Highlights:

  • Inpatient coverage only 
  • Schedule consists of 7 on / 7 off; Day shift 7am-5pm, with holiday rotation. 
  • APP managed consultative service, with physician back up. Average census of 10 patients 
  • Lead an inpatient cardiology service providing autonomous and quality care for acutely and chronically ill patients with cardiac specific disease processes.   

Ideal Candidate: 

  • At least 1 year of experience in cardiology working as an APP. 
  • Effective communication (written and verbal). 
  • Strong critical thinking and interpersonal skills who can grow the CV service line through collaboration with other provider groups. 
  • Current on best practice and standards of care. 
  • Displays self-initiative to learn.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant inpatient cardiology experience required.
  • Must have or be eligible for a DEA license. 
  • Eligible for prescriptive authority application through the Board of Nursing or Medical Board in NC required. 
  • BLS for Healthcare Provider from AHA required with expiration date greater than 90 days from date of beginning practice.   
  • Approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the state one works.
    • Nurse Practitioner – Master’s Degree or Doctorate of Nursing Practice required. License to practice as a Registered Nurse required. Certification in the area of practice from a nationally recognized certifying body required. Acute Care board certification required based upon population and acuity served. At this time Family Nurse Practitioners candidates are not being considered for this position.
    • Physician Assistant – Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant program required; Master’s Degree preferred. Certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants preferred. Must have at least one year of relevant cardiology experience.

About SHVI 

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute is one of the Southeast's largest cardiac and vascular programs providing the highest quality care available to patient with cardiovascular disease throughout North and South Carolina. SHVI employs more than 110 physicians in a network of more than 25 locations to provide the highest quality care available to patient with cardiovascular disease throughout North and South Carolina. SHVI has more than 50 years of experience in providing world-class, comprehensive acute and chronic cardiovascular services including the region's only heart transplant center and pediatric heart surgery program.

When you join Atrium Health, you will be welcomed into an inclusive culture that celebrates and respects the contributions a diverse team can make together. Practice where your voice is valued, your passion for advancing medicine is rewarded, and you get the resources and support you need to thrive personally and professionally. 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.