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Gastonia, NC, United States
Job ID: 120498-OTHLOC-300000013764623
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Specialty: Cardiology
Status: Full Time
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 26511047432041-Cardiology - Adult


If it’s possible, you will find it at Atrium Health—the leading community-focused academic healthcare system serving North Carolina and South Carolina. We invite experienced Cardiology APPs to discover all that we can do when we bring healing hearts, inquisitive minds, and progressive visionaries together at Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute team with SHVI Shelby in Shelby, NC.

Atrium Health Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute at Shelby is seeking a full-time Cardiology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to provide quality care to the patients we serve in the Shelby community. This Advanced Practice Provider (APP) will be part of an established team of specialized cardiology Physicians and APPs. 

This role will be an integral component of a high functioning team providing highly specialized cardiology care focusing on all aspects of adult cardiology care. The successful applicant will care for cardiology patients under the supervision of the physicians with potential to serve both IP and OP populations.

Position Details

  • Mix of inpatient and outpatient coverage  
  • Schedule consists of 4 days/10-hour shift; every 4th weekend; rotating holidays 
  • APP managed service in community hospital with physician support   
  • Average Inpatient Census: 10 patients 
  • Outpatient Clinic: 15 patients/day; 30-minute appointments 

Ideal Candidate

  • At least 1 year of experience in cardiology working as an APP
  • Ability to function independently in hospital and outpatient settings
  • Critical thinking and interpersonal skills
  • Effective communication (written and verbal)
  • Willingness to collaborate closely with clinical team
  • Current on best practice and standards of care
  • Displays self-initiative to learn


  • Relevant cardiology experience required.
  • Must have or be eligible for a DEA license. 
  • Eligible for prescriptive authority application through the Board of Nursing or Medical Board in NC required. 
  • BLS for Healthcare Provider from AHA required with expiration date greater than 90 days from date of beginning practice.   
  • Approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the state one works.
    • Nurse Practitioner – 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. Acute Care board certification required based upon population and acuity served. At this time FNP candidates are not being considered for this position.
    • Physician Assistant – Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant program required; Master’s Degree preferred. Certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants preferred. Must have cardiology experience.

About the Community: 

Cleveland County is geographically located just 39 miles west of Charlotte, in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Cleveland County, along with adjacent Gaston County, has many wonderful neighborhoods, as well as excellent public and private educational opportunities.

About SHVI Cleveland

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

Atrium Health Cleveland is a 241-bed hospital in Shelby, NC, providing comprehensive emergency services and specialty medical care and was the first Level III trauma center in NC, offering advanced emergency care. The campus offers a variety of medical services, including a day surgery center, cancer treatment center, long-term care facility, behavioral health center, specialty care clinics, a community wellness and outreach program, a women and children’s center, interventional heart program and physician practices.  

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.