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APP for GI & Hepatology - Inpatient

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 9668
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Specialty: Gastroenterology
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 25201039132412-Gastrointestinal Medicine
Location: MCP - AH Digestive Hlth Gastro Medicine - 1001 Blythe Blvd


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 Advanced Practice Providers to discover all that we can do when we bring healing hearts, inquisitive minds and progressive visionaries together in our GI & Hepatology team at Atrium Health in Charlotte, North Carolina.


This position is occupied by board certified Nurse Practitioners and/or Physician Assistants who are trained and work under the direct supervision of Gastroenterologists working for Atrium Health Gastroenterology and Hepatology Service Line.  The provider in this position will perform in person patient evaluations and medication management for adult patients over the age of 18 throughout the lifespan in the ED, hospital, and clinic settings.  The GI APP is responsible for evaluating, stabilizing, and treating patients with acute and chronic gastrointestinal diseases.  This may include, but is not limited to, patients experiencing acute and chronic gastrointestinal and liver diseases and conditions. The GI APP will also help with insertion, change, and removal of percutaneous gastrostomy feeding tubes.


Essential Functions

  • Models the mission, vision, values, and standards of Excellence and the goals of the System.
  • Interviews the healthcare consumer regarding their current health or the situation. Analyzes the assessment data to determine actual or potential diagnoses, problems, and issues.
  • Performs a head-to-toe physical assessment
  • Develops a plan that prescribes strategies to attain expected, measurable outcomes.
  • Implements the identified plan, coordinates care delivery with medications, tests and procedures.
  • Evaluates progress toward attainment of goals and outcomes with plan of care
  • Practices in a manner that is congruent with cultural diversity and inclusion principles.
  • Communicates effectively with healthcare consumer and all members of the healthcare team.
  • Integrates evidence and research-based findings into practice.
  • Practices in an environmentally safe and healthy manner.
  • Practices ethically.
  • Available to work a 7 on/7 off schedule and rotate working holidays in the hospital setting


Education, Experience and Certifications

Must have or be eligible for a DEA license. Approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the state one works. 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. Demonstrates appropriate critical thinking, interpersonal skills, and the ability to prioritize and make proactive decisions.


  • 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.
  • 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.


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.