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Advanced Practice Provider - Infectious Disease - Wilkesboro, NC

North Wilkesboro, NC, United States
Job ID: 114709
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 55811085032322-Infectious Disease


Explore a rewarding opportunity with AHWFB Infectious Diseases and Addition Medicine Department as we eagerly welcome a skilled Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our dynamic team in Wilkes, North Carolina. 

What We Have to Offer:

  • CME Reimbursement: Receive up to $2,500 and 5 additional PTO days/year for Continuing Medical Education.
  • Work/Life Balance: Monday through Friday schedule. No weekends, no nights, no call.
  • Generous PTO: Accrual starts at 25 days/year, to be used for vacations, sickness, holidays, and personal matters.
  • Relocation Assistance:  Enjoy $7,500 in relocation assistance, paid within the first 30 days of employment.
  • Career Growth & Stability: Experience a rewarding career with ample opportunities for advancement and stability, supported by a consistently high patient volume.
  • A Rich Quality of Life: Indulge in a vibrant lifestyle within North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountain region, boasting an abundance of walking and biking trails, fishing destinations, active arts communities, tantalizing Southern cuisine, and an array of artisan craft breweries and wineries. 

Work in a Supportive & Collaborative Environment: 

At Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, we foster a supportive and collaborative environment where teamwork is valued, and every member plays a vital role in our success. We boast a team-oriented culture that encourages open communication and partnership to provide exceptional patient care within our facilities.

What You’ll Do: 

As a valued member of our healthcare team, the PA/NP will play a key role in team-focused patient care, conducting thorough examinations and evaluations in medical/surgical settings. The selected candidate will deliver comprehensive outpatient and inpatient consultative care services spanning both Infectious Diseases and Addiction Medicine specialties. Responsibilities include: 

  1. Using medical decision-making skills to determine appropriate patient care plan.
  2. Collaborates with medical team when needed for effective team-based care.
  3. Order and interpret laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures.  Explains the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the patient.
  4. Procedural skills per department or practice guidelines.
  5. Opportunity to participate in basic science and clinical research projects 
  6. Potential for and encouraged to precept students and/or medical learners
  7. Uphold AHWFB missions, values, and cultural commitment. 
  8. Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

The clinician functions under the regulatory mandate from their respective licensing organization (North Carolina Medical Board or North Carolina Board of Nursing) with departmental specific credentialing from the institution.

Physician Assistant (PA) Requirements: 

  • Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant Program; Master's Degree preferred
  • Current North Carolina Medical Board Medical License, Certified by NCCPA
  • Minimum of one year of experience in infectious diseases preferred
  • BLS required

Nurse Practitioner (NP) Requirements:

  • Graduation from accredited Nurse Practitioner Master's Program, Master’s degree or higher required
  • Current North Carolina Board of Nursing Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner license
  • Board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by AANP or ANCC
  • Minimum of one year of experience in infectious diseases preferred
  • BLS required 

Where You’ll Live: 

The picturesque city of Wilkes is located in the Northwest Foothills of North Carolina's beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.  Here are a few reasons why you might consider living in Wilkes, North Carolina:

  • Community spirit: The people of Wilkes are known for their warm hospitality and strong sense of community, making it an ideal place to build meaningful connections and relationships with neighbors and fellow residents.
  • Diverse recreational activities: Whether you enjoy hiking, fishing, or exploring local festivals, Wilkes provides numerous recreational activities for residents to enjoy, catering to a variety of interests and hobbies.
  • Scenic beauty: Wilkes boasts picturesque landscapes, including the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains and the Yadkin Valley, offering plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation and relaxation.

When you join Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, you are welcomed into an inclusive culture that celebrates and respects the contributions a diverse team can make together. 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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