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Experienced APP - Pulmonary and Critical Care - Variable Shift - Cabarrus

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Concord, NC, United States
Job ID: 81587
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Specialty: Pulm/CC
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 13-hr shifts will be a mix of weekdays and weekends, days/evenings/nights
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 25181004830051-Intensive Care Program


Atrium Health Pulmonary and Critical Care Associates- Cabarrus is actively recruiting a Critical Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.

About the position:

  • 100% adult medicine
  • 100% Inpatient 
  • Service provides 24/7 coverage with shift-based model to a 54 bed ICU consisting of a mixed patient population of medical, surgical, and cardiovascular patients. Shifts are 13 hours long and include days, nights, weekends, and holidays.  Shifts are rotated equally among staff. 
  • Great established practice of 13 physicians and 6 apps to work and grow with 

Position Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited NP or PA program. Current license to practice as a NP or PA in North Carolina. Current prescriptive privileges and DEA license required. BLS/ACLS for healthcare provider from AHA required.
    • Nurse practitioners are required to have a Master’s Degree or Post Master’s Certificate in Acute Care
    • Physician Assistants with certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants preferred. Current or pending CAQ certification preferred.
  • 1 year NP/PA experience in acute care setting required.
  • Knowledgeable about the following procedures or willing to learn: Central Line Placement, Arterial Line Placement, and Intubation
  • NC Licensure


Physical Requirements 
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, bending, stooping, pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak English fluently and in understandable terms. Must possess intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch, and finger dexterity. Must have the ability to react and perform in stressful situations. 

Education, Experience and Certifications. 
Must have or be eligible for a DEA license. Approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the state one works. Eligible for prescriptive authority application through the Board of Nursing or Medical Board in SC required. BLS required per policy guidelines; with expiration date greater than 90 days from date of beginning practice. Demonstrates appropriate critical thinking, interpersonal skills, and the ability to prioritize and concentrate.

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. ACNP, AGACNP, PNP-AC or NNP board certification preferred according to population served.

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.

About us:

Concord is located just 20 miles from the city of Charlotte and is three hours from both the NC beaches and the NC Blue Ridge mountains. Both Concord and Cabarrus County boasts excellent public and private schools. The area offers diverse professional sports including NASCAR, the NFL Carolina Panthers, NBA Charlotte Hornets, Carolina Knights baseball, Charlotte Checkers hockey, and beautiful golf courses, as well as unlimited year-round recreational opportunities.

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.