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Experienced Bariatric APP- Charlotte, NC

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 109659
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Specialty: Bariatric Surgery
Status: Full Time
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 31831017131963-Bariatric and Weight Management Center

Overview

If it's possible, you will find it at Atrium Health- the leading community focused academic healthcare academic system serving North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Atrium Health Weight Management is seeking an experienced Advanced Practice Provider (APP) to join its current team of 5 Bariatric Surgeons and 3 APP’s.

At Atrium Health Weight Management, our specialized team of bariatric and metabolic team of physicians, surgeons, dietitians, and behavioral health specialists are committed to embracing patients where they are in their weight loss journey and provide customized, compassionate care lifelong.  Our comprehensive surgical and medical programs are recognized nationally as Centers of Excellence.  Our goal is to help patients reach their health goals and live their best lives. 

 

Position Details:

  • Outpatient only
  • Hours: Mon-Fri (8am-5pm)
  • APP works with surgeons and obesity medicine physicians. Provides follow up visit for medically supervised weight loss and post operative care for bariatric surgery patients.
  • Patient load: 20 patients daily

 

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.

  • 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.
    •  Acute Care board certification required based upon population and acuity served.
  • 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.

 

About Atrium Health

Atrium Health is one of the largest, most comprehensive and integrated, public, not-for-profit systems in the nation compromising more than 7,500 licensed beds, employing nearly 62,000 people and accounting for more than 12 million patient encounters on an annual basis.

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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