Experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute | Pineville
Location: Charlotte, NC
Employment Type: PRN
Shift: Day Shift
Shift Details: M-F
Standard Hours: 4.00
Department Name: Cardiology - Adult
Minimum two years cardiology experience as a Advanced Care Practitioner.
Functions independently in the inpatient and outpatient based setting with emphasis on the operative management of acutely ill or chronically ill patients in collaboration with a supervising physician. Patients have the potential to become unstable and require a high level of diagnostic skill for the hospitalized patient.
- Performs initial and periodic medical history, physical examinations, and daily assessments.
- Performs a wide range of surgical and/or medical procedures.
- Writes appropriate prescriptions and administers medications.
- Orders and interprets 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
- 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.
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
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.
Masters 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. ACNP, AGACNP, AGNP, PNP, or PNP-AC board certification
preferred based population served.
Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant program required; Masters Degree preferred. Certification from the National
Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants preferred.
At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to
diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce.
Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients
and the communities we serve.
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Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer
Atrium Health Pineville has offered a personal brand of caring to southern Mecklenburg, York and Lancaster counties since its founding in 1987. We provide leading-edge healthcare in a local setting, offering open-heart surgery as part of the advanced cardiovascular program and innovative cancer care, including surgical and radiation oncology. Patients also have access to other highly specialized services such as robotic surgery, pediatric urology and neurosurgery.