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Advanced Practice Practitioner -Neurohospitalist Opportunity in Charlotte, NC

Location: Charlotte, NC

Position Details:

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. Due to substantial growth, we are recruiting a board certified Advanced Clinical Practitioner Neurohospitalists to join our practice located in Charlotte, NC. 


Position Description:

·         Major focus on inpatient neurology and helping transition of care to an outpatient setting

·         Seeking a provider with strong acute stroke competencies

·         Support growth of neurology/stroke services at Atrium Health facilities and stroke-related research and Tele-stroke services

·         Provide remote stroke/neurology expertise to regional facilities

·         3 - 12 hour shifts per week (shared days, nights, and swing shift)

·         Research opportunities available

·         Establish protocols for standardized care across the continuum

Essential Functions:

·         Performs initial and periodic medical history, physical examinations, and daily assessments

·         Records findings of examinations, assessments and plan of care

·         Performs minor office-based medical and/or surgical procedures

·         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

·         Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, bending, stooping, pushing and pulling

·         Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies

·         Must speak English fluently and in understandable terms. Must possess intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch, and finger dexterity

·         Must have the ability to react and perform in stressful situations


Minimum Qualifications

·         BLS for Healthcare Provider from AHA with expiration date greater than 90 days from date of beginning practice required

·         Eligible for prescriptive authority application through the Board of Nursing or Medical Board in NC / SC required

·         Must have or be eligible for a DEA license

·         2-4 years of experience as an Advanced Practitioner preferred.

·         Team oriented

·         Ability to multi – task and prioritize

·         Excellent Time Management Skills

·         Effective Communication both oral and written

·         Neurology experience is a plus


Education Requirements

Nurse Practitioner

·         Masters Degree or Doctorate of Nursing Practice required

·         Acute care Nurse Practitioner required

Physician Assistants:

·         Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant program required; Masters Degree preferred

·         Certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants required


About the practice:

·         Facility provides 24/7 interventional stroke coverage, MRI and emergency EEG coverage and in-house Critical Care and Internal Medicine Hospitalists

·         All EEGs are read by outpatient neurologist

·         Great team oriented environment

Contact Nakia Alexander about this position

Nakia Alexander
ACP Recruiter
Charlotte, NC: