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LCH - CHIPS, Pediatric Hospitalist APP (Days/Evenings)

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 91905
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Specialty: Pediatrics, Specialty
Status: Part Time
Shift: Variable
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Inpatient team 24/7/365
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 27341005030982-Hospitalist - Pediatric


If it’s possible, you will find it at Atrium Health—the leading community-focused academic healthcare system serving North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. We invite Pediatricians to discover all that we can do when we bring healing hearts, inquisitive minds, and progressive visionaries together in our Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital Inpatient Services (CHIPS).

Provides services with a focused concentration on a single system caring for acute and chronically ill hospitalized patients. Schedule includes weekdays, weekends, and holidays. Maintains infection control/safety standards and is committed to providing and promoting patient-centered communication and care.


Essential Functions 

  • Performs initial and periodic medical history, physical examinations, and daily assessments.
  • Records findings of examinations, assessments, and plan of care.
  • Performs procedures (lumbar puncture).
  • Writes appropriate for appropriate medications during admission and prescriptions upon discharge, if needed.
  • Orders and interprets laboratory and radiology examinations.
  • Determines treatment plan for patient.
  • Documents all patient encounters, records observations, interventions, and actions in a medically appropriate manner on the patient's medical record.
  • Serves as a role model/clinical resource in all aspects of job performance and human relations skills.
  • Opportunities to assist in the review and development of clinical and operational policies and procedures in the specialty of practice.


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 for Healthcare Provider from AHA required 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:

Masters 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, CPNP-AC, or PNP-AC board certification required based on population served.


Physician Assistant:

Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant program required; Masters Degree preferred. Must have or eligible for a DEA license. Certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants preferred.


Patient Population Served

Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and demonstrates the skills and competency appropriate to the ages, culture, developmental stages, and special needs of the patient population served.


Protected Health Information 

  • Will limit access to protected health information (PHI) to the information reasonably necessary to do the job.
  • Will share information only on a need to know basis for work purposes.
  • Access to verbal, written and electronic PHI for this job has been determined based on job level and job responsibility within the organization. Computerized access to PHI for this job has been determined as described above and is controlled via user ID and password.


Machines, Tools, and Equipment

Any machines, tools, and equipment used in the specialty of practice. List of machines, tools and equipment to be used will be included in the practitioner’s Collaborative Practice Agreement.