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APP- Atrium Health - Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute - Nocturnist - Concord, NC

Concord, NC, United States
Job ID: 115306
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Specialty: Cardiology
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 4 10-hour shifts
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 26511024332041-Cardiology - Adult


Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, a part of Atrium Health, is looking for a full-time Cardiology Acute Care NP or PA to provide quality care to the patients we serve in the Greater Charlotte/Concord community. The APP will be part of a team of specialized cardiology MDs and APPs. The APP will direct in hospital care services and perform medical acts under the supervision of the Service line physician to all patients on the cardiology service including general cardiology, Electrophysiology (EP), Interventional, and Heart Failure (HF) patients. Areas of clinical work include but not limited to medicine/surgical floors, cardiovascular telemetry unit, CVICU, med/surg ICU, Emergency Department, and the cardiovascular OBS unit. The APP will perform consults, admissions, physical exams, collect and document data, order, schedule laboratory studies, and consult other Specialties when appropriate. The APP should be competent in taking medical history, assessing medical condition(s) of patients, and interpreting medical findings. The APP should possess the ability to maintain quality assurance and quality control standards. The APP should be able to implement effective communication skills with both patients and colleagues that demonstrate a commitment to consistently providing an excellent patient experience for every patient. The APP is expected to be capable of reacting calmly and effectively in emergency situations and be able to work autonomously as a provider during the day.


  • Evaluate new patients, consults, and established patients from the ER and on the cardiovascular service as well as diagnose, treat, and manage common conditions in the cardiovascular population.
  • Perform an appropriate history and physical exam, write emergent progress notes, assess, and prepare patient workups and follows core measures for documentation including hospital and 3rd party payer requirements and appropriate patient care.
  • Facilitate and order diagnostic studies including echocardiograms, stress tests, MRIs, CTs, and cardiac catheterization if indicated.
  • Order appropriate laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures.  Explained necessity, preparation, and risks and benefits of scheduled diagnostics and therapeutic procedures to the patient and family.
  • Has the ability to recognize emergency situations and respond appropriately.
  • Work closely with inpatient rounding teams and signoff patients to appropriate services at the end of each shift.
  • Participate in evaluations with the primary supervising physician as directed by State laws.
  • Maintain ACLS and BLS certification as well as all licenses and certifications as mandated by the Hospital Credentialing Committee.
  • Exhibits respect for others by displaying a positive, courteous attitude at all times.
  • Participates in staff meetings, in-servicers, and continuing education for job related growth.
  • Shifts: 4 10-hour shifts, holidays required, days.

Position Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited NP or PA program. Current license to practice as a NP or PA in North Carolina. Current prescriptive privileges and DEA license required. BLS/ACLS Certified. 
  • Nurse practitioners are required to have Acute Care Certification.
  • Physician Assistants with certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants required. 
  • 1+ years of experience as a provider required; experience in Cardiology preferred. 

About the practice:

  • The SHVI Cabarrus campus is a 450-bed tertiary care center with subspecialty support located in the suburbs of Charlotte, NC with easy access to Uptown Charlotte, Lake Norman, shopping, restaurants, and other activities, as well as several other growing suburban and urban areas to live.
  • Campus features a brand new, state-of-the-art, three-floor heart and vascular tower, housing all procedural areas of cardiology, as well as inpatient floor, general cardiology floor, step-down unit, and cardiac ICU. 
  • There are currently 16 physicians and 14 APPs at this location whose subspecialties include:
    • Interventional Cardiology
    • Structural Heart
    • Endovascular Cardiology
    • Advanced Heart Failure
    • Electrophysiology
    • Advanced Imaging

About SHVI:

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute is one of the Southeast's largest cardiac and vascular programs providing the highest quality care available to patients with cardiovascular disease throughout North and South Carolina. Sanger employs more than 110 physicians in a network of more than 25 locations to provide the highest quality care available to patients with cardiovascular disease. Sanger has more than 50 years of experience in providing comprehensive acute and chronic cardiovascular services, including the region's only heart transplant center and pediatric heart surgery program. 


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