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APP - Atrium Health - Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute - Pineville, NC - Adult Cardiology Inpatient

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 115829
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Specialty: Cardiology
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 26511044232041-Cardiology - Adult

Overview

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 Advance Practice Providers to discover all that we can do when we bring healing hearts, inquisitive minds, and progressive visionaries together.

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, a part of Atrium Health, is looking for a Cardiology Acute Care NP or PA to join our team. This role is an autonomous part of our team-based care model and utilized to top of license and scope on our inpatient general cardiology service. Our ideal candidate is highly motivated with superb communication and organization skills with a commitment to provide quality care to the patients we serve in the Greater Charlotte 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 daily rounding, 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.

CARDIOLOGY AGACNP or PA:

  • Responsible for daily rounding as well as inpatient service triage and patient throughput. Admitting and discharging patients to and from the service. Evaluating new 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.
  • 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: DAY SHIFT - 7on/7off rotation, holidays required

 

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 Pineville campus is a 300-bed tertiary care center with subspecialty support located in South Charlotte, NC with easy access to Uptown Charlotte, South Carolina, shopping, restaurants, and other activities, as well as several other growing suburban and urban areas to live.
  • There are approximately 16 physicians and 20 APPs at this location whose subspecialties include:
    • Interventional Cardiology
    • Structural Heart
    • Vascular Surgery
    • Cardiothoracic Surgery
    • 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 and 140 APPs 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. 

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 Advance Practice Providers to discover all that we can do when we bring healing hearts, inquisitive minds, and progressive visionaries together.

Same Posting Description for Internal and External Candidates

 

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