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Advanced Practice Provider - Cardiology, Heart Failure, Winston-Salem, NC

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 120298
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: M-F
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 35521085032041-Cardiology - Adult


Explore an exciting opportunity with AHWFB’s Cardiology Heart Failure Team as we eagerly welcome a skilled Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our dynamic outpatient 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.
  • Work/Life Balance: Enjoy a Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm schedule. No weekends, night or 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 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 Collaborative, Academic Environment: 

The Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Heart and Vascular Center is a national leader in heart and vascular care, surgery and research. We house western North Carolina’s only advanced cardiac care and transplant program. We were the first Chest Pain Center in the region to be accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, and we have disease-specific certification by The Joint Commission in acute myocardial infarction (heart attack) and congestive heart failure. We have received the highest possible recognition for quality cardiac surgery from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

What You’ll Do: 

As a Heart Failure Advanced Practice Provider (APP), you will collaborate closely with our skilled attending cardiologists, alongside fellow cardiology APPs, and a compassionate team of dedicated cardiology nurses and staff. Focused primarily on Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant cases, this role offers an exciting avenue for participation in educational and scholarly activities, enriching our thriving academic clinical environment. With our unwavering support, we foster significant autonomy, nurturing your growth towards managing acute and chronic conditions with increasing expertise and confidence. Responsibilities include:

  1. Able to review and interpret cardiac imaging reports, explain abnormal findings to patients, and work with supervising attendings to generate next diagnostic and therapeutic steps. 
  2. Manage and respond to incoming outpatient patient digital communications and phone calls. 
  3. Using medical decision-making skills to determine appropriate patient care plan.
  4. Collaborates with medical team when needed for effective team-based care.
  5. 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.
  6. Procedural skills per department or practice guidelines.
  7. Opportunity to participate in basic science and clinical research projects 
  8. Potential for and encouraged to precept students and/or medical learners
  9. Uphold AHWFB missions, values, and cultural commitment. 
  10. 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 two years of experience in a cardiovascular or heart failure care environment
  • 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 a Family Nurse Practitioner by AANP or ANCC
  • Minimum of two years of experience in a cardiovascular or heart failure care environment
  • 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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