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Atrium Health Neonatal HAC Chief APP

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 100073
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Specialty: Neonatology
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Days, weekends, occasional nights and holidays
Remote Opportunity: No
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 27321005032811-Neonatology


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 providers to discover all that we can do when we bring healing hearts, inquisitive minds, and progressive visionaries together.

Atrium Health Levine Children’s is seeking a full-time highly skilled and motivated Neonatal Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (who must have completed a post graduate fellowship in Neonatology) to join our growing team. This opportunity is built for experienced candidates seeking to take on a leadership opportunity.  


  • APP optimization, scope of practice, and efficiency in conjunction with division leadership. 
  • Oversight and leadership to APP Quality projects, clinical practice schedule, and clinical rotations for APP students
  • Manage caseloads of Level 4 NICU patients, respond to neonatal emergencies and infant surgical patients. 
  • The focus is on very invasive procedures of very critical patients. 
  • Manages ventilator settings, vasopressors and solve complex clinical cases. 
  • Schedule includes a mixed rotation of shifts covering weekdays, nights, swing, holidays, and weekends. (Greater than 20% of FTE includes weekend and/or night coverage.).

About our Team: 

  • This position is an opportunity to become part of an outstanding and dynamic team of Neonatal APPs involved in quality improvement, research initiatives and education of NNP students and Pediatric, OB and Family Practice Residents while at LCH
  • Eligible for incentive pay for additional shifts, PTO and Performance Incentive Bonuses
  • Competitive Salary – Including Relocation and a Full Comprehensive Benefit Plan
  • $2500/5 days of CME 


  • Approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the state one works.
    • Nurse Practitioner – Master’s degree or doctorate in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner certification from the National Certification Corporation required.
    • Physician Assistant – Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant program required. Certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants preferred. 
      • Must have post graduate fellowship in Neonatology, post fellowship NICU experience required.
  • Candidates must have minimum of 5 years as APP in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, required; prior leadership experience preferred. 
  • Candidates must demonstrate appropriate critical thinking and interpersonal skills for working in a fast paced, high acuity, high census work environment. 
  • Ability to thoroughly evaluate maternal, fetal and neonatal history and perform thorough physical assessment, developing and articulating a sound plan of care.  Able to demonstrate competency in core skills of the Neonatal APP role including endotracheal intubation and airway management, umbilical line insertion, arterial puncture and peripheral arterial line placement, needle thoracentesis and chest tube insertion, lumbar puncture, ventricular access device (not cardiac) aspirations, and exchange transfusion.  Able to evaluate, assess, and monitor for neonatal co-morbidities.
  • Current prescriptive privileges and DEA license required. 
  • BLS for healthcare provider from AHA required. 
  • AAP Neonatal Resuscitation Program provider or instructor status required. 
  • PALS certification required. 

Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) in beautiful Charlotte, NC, committed to being the region’s leading provider of pediatric health care services, has 11 floors and 234 inpatient beds. Our Level IV neonatal unit is comprised of a 32-bed neonatal progressive (convalescent) care nursery (NPCN) and a 53-bed neonatal intensive care nursery (NICU). Our neonatal unit is a regional referral center offering Total Body Cooling, ECMO, CT Surgery Services and all Subspecialty Services.  Our current team of 50 Neonatal APPs are specifically trained and proficient in the provision of neonatal care under the direct supervision of Neonatologists working for Levine Children’s Neonatology Service Line. The Neonatology APP is responsible for evaluating, stabilizing, and treating patients with both acute and chronic illness.  This includes but is not limited to the care of patients requiring ventilatory management, pre and post-operative patients, infants with severe and or complex congenital anomalies and life-threatening illness. In addition, this includes evaluation, stabilization, and initiating cardiopulmonary resuscitation in our labor and delivery unit and in the emergency room. The Neonatal APP is also involved in the admission and discharge process.

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.