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Specialty Care Pediatric Cardiology APP-Levine Children’s Hospital

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 107006
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Specialty: Pediatrics, Specialty
Status: Full Time
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 27461039132063-Cardiology-Pediatric

Overview

 

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 Advanced Practice Providers to discover all that we can do when we bring healing hearts, inquisitive minds and progressive visionaries together in our Division of Acute Care Surgery team at Atrium Health-Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

This APP will function independently in the inpatient hospital in collaboration with a supervising physician and other members of a multidisciplinary team for our Pediatric Cardiology/CT surgical patients in our Step Down unit. These patients include but are not limited to complex neonatal repairs, VAD, and transplant patients.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Functions independently to perform age-appropriate, disease specific history and physical examination of complex acute, critical, and chronic advanced heart failure patients.
  • Rounds daily, and is the front line provider for the inpatient teams 
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patient’s specific needs, including laboratory and radiologic testing 
  • Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities
  • Determines treatment plan for patient
  • Monitors the effectiveness of interventions 
  • Documents all patient encounters, records observations, interventions, and actions in a medically appropriate manner in the patient’s electronic medical record 
  • Collaborates with members of the multidisciplinary team including, but not limited to: physicians, nurses, medical assistants, social workers, pharmacists, dieticians, and financial coordinators. 
  • Performs chest tube removals, pacer wire removals 
  • Attends, participates, and contributes to group/practice meetings, readmission reduction efforts, and development of policies and procedures when requested   

 

Must be approved to practice as a Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the state of North and South Carolina. Eligible for prescriptive authority application through the Board of Nursing or Medical Board in North and South Carolina. Must have or be eligible for a DEA license. 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.  Ideal Candidate would have 2 + years in specialty

Atrium Health Levine Children’s Congenital Heart Center, established in 2010, is currently ranked #22 in the country for Best Children’s Hospital for Cardiology & Heart Surgery by U.S. News and World Report. Our comprehensive services include cardiac imaging, diagnostic and interventional catheterization, invasive electrophysiology, dedicated cardiovascular intensive care staff, and regional referral programs in heart failure/transplantation, adult congenital heart disease, and fetal echocardiography. Our state-of-the-art two lab cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology suite and new outpatient office complex is filled with dedicated staffing and is designed to treat all patients from fetal cardiology to ACHD. Our comprehensive Cardiac Neurodevelopment program provides a multitude of specialty services to our congenital heart patients in the same office suite. Participation in investigator initiated and multi-center industry sponsored studies is ongoing within the Heart Center, with the support of an active clinical research department

Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) is a state-of-the-art facility in beautiful Charlotte, North Carolina. LCH has 11 floors and 234 inpatient beds, including on-site PICU and CVICU covered 24/7 by in-house intensivists, Progressive Care Unit, Inpatient Observation Unit, Pediatric Rehab Unit, and Pediatric Emergency Department. We are committed to being the region’s leading provider of pediatric health care services.

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.