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APP -Atrium Behavioral Health Emergency Department

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 22365
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 26011019830004-Emergency Department - Psychiatry
Location: Charlotte - 501 Billingsley Rd


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 a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)   to discover all that we can do when we bring healing hearts, inquisitive minds and progressive visionaries together on our emergency department team at Atrium Behavioral Health in Charlotte, North North Carolina.

Job Summary

Provides focused concentration on psychiatric illness caring for acute and chronically ill patients. Includes clinic-based and/or hospitalized patients with a schedule consisting of a mixed rotation of shifts covering weekdays, nights, swing, holidays and weekends.
  • Performs initial and periodic medical history, physical examinations, and daily assessments.
  • Records findings of examinations, assessments and plan of care.
  • Writes appropriate prescriptions and administers medications.
  • Orders and interprets daily laboratory and radiology examinations.
  • Determines treatment plan for patient.
  • Documents all patient encounters, records observations, interventions, and actions in a medically appropriate manner on the patient's medical record.
  • Acts as a patient advocate for the population served.
  • Attends, participates and contributes to group/practice meetings and development of policies and procedures when requested.


Physical Requirements
Works in office environment using office equipment (computers, copiers, etc). Requires a lot of sitting and working at the computer. Intense detail and deadlines. Works in a safe manner.

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 SC 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 concentrate.

Nurse Practitioner

Master’s Degree or Doctorate of Nursing Practice required (or otherwise accepted degree/credential as required by the Board of Nursing). License to practice as a Registered Nurse required. Certification in the area of practice from a nationally recognized certifying body required.

Physician Assistant

Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant program required. Certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants required.

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.