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Adult Cardiology APP - AH CMC

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 24780
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Status: Full Time
Shift: Evening
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 26511035132041-Cardiology-Adult
Location: Kenilworth 1 - 1237 Harding Pl


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 qualified Advanced Practice Providers to discover all that we can do when we bring healing hearts, inquisitive minds and progressive visionaries together in our General Cardiology team at Atrium Health-Main in Charlotte, NC.

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute (SHVI) is currently seeking an experienced, full-time Advanced Practice Provider to join the General Cardiology team at Atrium Health-Main in Charlotte, NC.

Job Summary:

The APP will be part of a team of specialized cardiology MDs and APPs. The APP will direct in hospital care services and perform medical acts under the supervision of a physician to all patients on the cardiology service including general cardiology, Electrophysiology (EP), Vascular, and Heart Failure (HF) patients. Areas of clinical work include but are not limited to medicine/surgical floors, cardiovascular telemetry unit, CVICU, MICU, PCU, Emergency Department, and the cardiovascular OBS unit. The APP will perform admissions, physical exams, collect and document data, conduct diagnostic and therapeutic procedures within scope, order and schedule laboratory studies, and consult other specialties when appropriate. The APP should be competent in taking medical history, assessing medical condition(s) of patients, and interpreting medical findings. The APP will order appropriate interventions, diagnostic tests, and medications. The APP should possess the ability to maintain quality assurance and quality control standards. The APP should be able to implement effective communication skills with both patients and colleagues that demonstrate a commitment to consistently providing an excellent patient experience for every patient. The APP is expected to have capability of reacting calmly and effectively in emergency situations and be able to work effectively in a team environment.


  • Evaluate new patients, consults, and established patients from the ER and on the cardiovascular service as well as diagnose, treat and manage common conditions in the cardiovascular population
  • Perform an appropriate history and physical exam, write emergent progress notes, assess and prepare patient workups, and follow core measures for documentation including hospital and 3rd party payer requirements and appropriate patient care
  • Facilitate and order diagnostic studies including echocardiograms, stress tests, MRIs, CTs, and cardiac catheterization if indicated
  • Order appropriate laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures.  Explained necessity, preparation, and risks and benefits of scheduled diagnostics and therapeutic procedures to the patient and family
  • Has the ability to recognize emergency situations and respond appropriately
  • Work closely with inpatient rounding teams and signoff patients to appropriate services at the end of each shift
  • Participate in evaluations with the primary supervising physician as directed by State laws
  • Maintain ACLS and BLS certification as well as all licenses and certifications as mandated by the Hospital Credentialing Committee
  • Exhibits respect for others by displaying a positive, courteous attitude at all times
  • Participates in staff meetings, in-servicers, and continuing education for job related growth
  • Shifts: 7 on / 7 off day shift rotation, with some night shift coverage; holidays required; no call
  • Teaching opportunities with APP students and/or fellows

Position Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited NP or PA program. Current license to practice as a NP or PA in North Carolina. Current prescriptive privileges and DEA license required. BLS/ACLS Certified.
    • Nurse practitioners are required to have Acute Care Certification
    • Physician Assistants with certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants required.
  • 1+ years of experience in Cardiology preferred; 1+ years of experience as a provider in an acute care setting 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.