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Advanced Practice Provider - Inpatient Cardiology, Winston-Salem, NC

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 120264
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Variable weekdays and weekends, day/night
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 35521085032041-Cardiology - Adult


Explore an exciting opportunity with AHWFB’s Cardiology Team as we eagerly welcome a skilled Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our dynamic inpatient team in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. 

What We Have to Offer:

  • CME Reimbursement: Receive up to $2,500 and 5 additional PTO days/year for Continuing Medical Education.
  • 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 Piedmont Triad region, boasting an abundance of walking and biking trails, nationally acclaimed golf courses, active arts communities, tantalizing Southern cuisine, and an array of artisan craft breweries and wineries. 

Work in a Supportive & Collaborative Environment: 

We cultivate a supportive, collaborative environment where teamwork and open communication are paramount. Every member plays a vital role in our success at the Heart and Vascular Center, a national leader in heart and vascular care, surgery, and research, and home to western North Carolina’s only advanced cardiac care and transplant program.

What You’ll Do: 

As a valued member of our healthcare team, the PA/ACNP will play a key role in team-focused patient care, conducting thorough examinations and evaluations in an inpatient setting. The schedule is rotating days, 12 hour shifts, 7am-7pm, with some nights and weekends required.

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
  • Prior clinical experience in an urgent/emergent care environment preferred 
  • BLS and ACLS certification 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 an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner by AANP or ANCC
  • Prior nursing experience in a cardiology environment preferred
  • BLS and ACLS certification required

Where You’ll Live: 

The picturesque cities of North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad region are ranked among US News & World Report’s Top 50 Best Places to Live and Top 40 Best Places to Retire in 2023. This includes:

  • Affordable Living:  Enjoy a family-friendly and affordable area, with housing costs 31% below the national average.
  • Great Schools: Access to top-notch educational institutions and high-ranking school systems provide excellent opportunities for personal and academic growth. 
  • Vibrant Neighborhoods: Join a regional population of 1.6 million residents, where lively downtowns and family-orientated neighborhoods create a warm and inviting atmosphere.

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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