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Pediatric Cardiology Adult Congenital Heart Disease APP-LCH Congenital Heart Center- CMC Main

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 106101
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Specialty: Cardiology
Status: Full Time
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 27461039132063-Cardiology-Pediatric


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 Pediatricians to discover all that we can do when we bring healing hearts, inquisitive minds and progressive visionaries together in our Levine Children’s Hospital team at the Congenital Heart Center within CMC Main.

Levine Children's Congenital Heart Center is seeking a full-time advanced practice practitioner (APP) to join our growing team. This APP will function independently in the inpatient hospital and outpatient clinic-based setting in collaboration with a supervising physician and other members of a multidisciplinary team for our Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program 

Essential Functions:

  • Functions independently to perform age-appropriate, disease specific history and physical examination of complex acute, critical, and chronic advanced heart failure patients.
  • 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 
  • Acts as a patient advocate for the Adult Congenital Heart Population
  • Collaborates with members of the multidisciplinary team including, but not limited to: physicians, nurses, medical assistants, social workers, pharmacists, dieticians, and financial coordinators. 
  • Help build the ACHD program at Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute
  • Participate in clinical research projects
  • Attends, participates, and contributes to group/practice meetings, readmission reduction efforts, and development of policies and procedures when requested   
  • Open APP clinics specific for ACHD patients (may need to travel for some clinics)
  • Participate in a Discharge clinic for all ACHD patients recently discharged from the hospital
  • Start seeing new referrals being sent to ACHD program from pediatric cardiologists at transition stage age 17-25 years.
  • Work alongside our Adult Sanger EP and Cardiology colleagues to be readily available for consultation services on any ACHD patient

Position Description:

  • Outpatient/Inpatient
  • Opportunities for annual performance bonus available 
  • 5 days per week M-F from 7am -5pm (day off varies based on staffing/needs). 
  • relocation allowance, which is taxable
  • 40 hours and $2,5000 annual allowance for continuing medical education (CME) 
  • Competitive benefits package 
  • Access to labs, x-ray and other pertinent facilities based on specialty
  • Practice includes a multidisciplinary team comprised of MD/DO’s, ACPs, RNs, CMAs, 3 social workers, and 2 clinical pharmacists. An onsite palliative care clinic is also available 


Position Qualifications:


Must be approved to practice as a 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. 

Nurse Practitioner:

Master’s Degree or Doctorate of Nursing Practice required. License to practice as a Registered Nurse required. Certification in practice from a nationally recognized certifying body required. ACNP, AGACNP certification preferred based on population served. Acute care trained and certified

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. 


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.