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APP - Pulmonary/Critical Care - Greater Charlotte Market

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 113658
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Specialty: Critical Care
Status: Full Time
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 25181005430051-Intensive Care Program


If it’s possible, you will find it at Atrium Health—the leading community-focused academic healthcare system serving North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. We invite Advanced Practice Providers to discover all that we can do when we bring healing hearts, inquisitive minds and progressive visionaries together in our Pulmonary/Critical Care team in the Atrium Health - Greater Charlotte Market.

Job Summary

This full-time APP position is located in Pineville, NC, about 20 minutes from Uptown Charlotte. The role includes neonatal, critical care, emergency services and cardio-thoracic surgery. Patients are typically intubated on ventilators and/or have hemodynamic instability. The focus is on very invasive procedures and the hemodynamic management of very critical patients. Manages ventilator settings, vasopressors and solve complex clinical cases. Schedule includes a mixed rotation of shifts covering weekdays, nights, swing, holidays and weekends. (50%-90% of FTE Includes weekend and/or night coverage).

Essential Functions

  • Performs initial and periodic medical history, physical examinations, and daily assessments.
  • Records findings of examinations, assessments and plan of care.
  • Performs a wide range of surgical and/or medical procedures.
  • Writes appropriate prescriptions and administers medications.
  • Orders and interprets laboratory and radiology examinations.
  • Determines treatment plan for patient.
  • Documents all patient encounters, records observations, interventions, and actions in a medically appropriate manner on the patient's medical record.
  • Demonstrates appropriate critical thinking, interpersonal skills and the ability to prioritize and concentrate.
  • Acts as a patient advocate for the population served.
  • Attends, participates and contributes to group/practice meetings and development of policies and procedures when requested.

Cardiothoracic Surgery Setting with less than 5 years CVTS experience:

  • Manages STS Database data collection pre- and post-operatively.
  • Performs clinic duties one day a week with assigned physician.
  • Provides weeknight Call on a Q3 or Q4 rotation; weekend Call responsibilities on a Q3 or Q4 rotation.


  • At least one year of experience as a Pulmonary/Critical Care APP is required. Prior critical care experience as an RN may be taken into consideration.
  • For Nurse Practitioner Candidates:
    • 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. ACNP, AGACNP, PNP-AC or NNP board certification strongly preferred according to population served.
  • For Physician Assistant Candidates:
    • 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.