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Neurohospitalist APP - AH Mercy

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 40899
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 25241016630977-Hospitalists Services - Inpatient
Location: Charlotte - 2001 Vail Ave

Overview

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, experienced Advanced Practice Providers to discover all that we can do when we bring healing hearts, inquisitive minds and progressive visionaries together in our inpatient Neurology team at Atrium Health-Mercy in Charlotte, NC.

Neurosciences Institute – Neurology (NIN), is the region's largest and most experienced stroke network. Our Neurological Specialists work together to provide wide-ranging, seamlessly connected neurological care. We are seeking a qualified Advanced Practice Provider to join the Neurohospitalist team at Atrium Health-Mercy in Charlotte, NC.

Position Details:

  • Coordinate, provide, and assist in providing comprehensive quality patient care to neurology patients in collaboration with a supervising physician
  • Provides assessment, diagnosis, treatment, education, referral, and consultation under direction of the supervising physician
  • Maintains clinical and professional competency as appropriate to the age, developmental stages, and special needs of the patients served
  • Hours: Monday-Friday / 8-hour shifts / No nights / 40 hours per week
  • Staffing Model: 1 MD / 1 APP

Qualifications:

  • Graduation for an accredited NP or PA program. Must be approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the state of North Carolina. Current prescriptive privileges and DEA license required. BLS and ACLS for Healthcare Provider from AHA required with expiration date greater than 90 days from date of beginning practice.
    • Nurse Practitioner: Master’s Degree or Doctor of Nursing Practice required. License to practice as a Registered Nurse required. Certification in practice from a nationally recognized certifying body required. **ACNP, AGACNP certification required.
    • 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.
  • Experience as a provider in adult medicine, critical care, and/or hospitalist medicine; inpatient neurology experience preferred but not required
  • Demonstrate appropriate critical thinking and interpersonal skills when working in a fasted paced, high acuity work environment. Able to perform a thorough history and physical assessment.
  • NC Licensure

Additional Information:

The hours for this position will change as stroke coverage is increased over the next year to include a 12-hour weekday/weekend model and the addition of another APP.

About Atrium Health-Mercy:

Atrium Health Mercy is a 185-bed adult health tertiary acute care facility located in the Elizabeth neighborhood of Charlotte. The hospital was established in 1906 by the Sisters of Mercy and is the first Catholic hospital ever built in North Carolina and became part of Atrium Health in 1995. For more than 100 years, Atrium Health Mercy has treated patients with a special combination of human compassion and leading-edge expertise. Atrium Health Mercy is a full-service community hospital, specializing in the care of seniors and in complex foot and ankle surgery, hip and knee surgery, bariatric surgery, and women’s pelvic health.

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.