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Pediatric Trauma APP Nocturnist- Charlotte, NC

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 97842
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Specialty: Pediatric Surgery
Status: Part Time
Shift: Night
Detailed Shift and Schedule: nights only
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 31611039130377-Surgery - Pediatric


Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital is looking for an experienced Advanced Practice Provider (APP) to join their growing Pediatric Trauma Surgery team. Levine Children’s Hospital is the only designated level 1 pediatric trauma center in the Charlotte region and the largest children's hospital between Atlanta and Washington, DC. This is a nocturnist position. The shift is from 7p-7a and includes rotating weekends and holidays.

The successful candidate should be able to perform a thorough history and physical assessment. Also, able to evaluate, assess, implement plans and monitor other co-morbid medical conditions secondary to critical illness and injury. Candidate should be able to work closely with our trauma surgeons and critical care teams to solve complex clinical cases. Performs a variety of surgical procedures after privileging by Medical Staff to include: chest tube placement, placement of central and arterial lines, laceration repairs and I&D etc.  

The APP will manage already admitted pediatric trauma patients, attend pediatric trauma codes in the Peds ED with trauma attendings, admit to the floor or ICU as clinically indicated, perform procedures and assist in the OR. 

Most recently, Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health, including Wake Forest School of Medicine officially joined as a single enterprise, Atrium Health. The Enterprise will have over 70,000 teammates working together to provide personalized care for each of the 15 million annual patient encounters. 

Position Description:
Shift based model
Pediatric trauma coverage:  24/7/365
Nocturnal shift: 1900-0700
Every third weekend, rotating holidays 
Teaching opportunities with residents and/or APP Fellows

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 NC 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 make proactive decisions. Current PALS and ATLS preferred. 

  • Acute Care Pediatric 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. Pediatric Acute Care board certification required based upon population and acuity served.
    • 1 Year experience as a PNP-AC required 
  • 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.
    • 1 Year experience required

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

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