Advanced Practitioner Physical Medicine and Rehab

Facility: Atrium Health 
Charlotte, NC 28217 
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Specialty: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Atrium Health is now Atrium Health.  Atrium is a place filled with light, where each and every heartbeat begins, where connections are made, bringing health, hope and healing FOR ALL!


Carolinas Rehabilitation crosses disciplines to address the diverse pathologies of our patient populations. From psychiatry to neurophysiology to biomedical engineering, we bring together specialists to develop innovative treatments that translate into improved care.

Carolinas Rehabilitation Research Laboratory has applied leading-edge technology in dozens of sponsored and investigator-initiated studies in areas ranging from spinal cord injury to Parkinson’s disease to post-chemotherapy care. Closing the distance between the lab and the bedside, we fully integrate our research program into clinical care and resident education. Thus, allowing insight on the latest cognitive neuroscience, motor neuroscience and outcomes research for our patients.

Due to substantial growth, our practice located in Charlotte, NC is seeking a flexible Advanced Practitioner with strong inpatient and EMR experience to provide care to patients with Spinal Cord/Traumatic Brain injuries and medically complex individuals.


Job Summary
Functions primarily in an inpatient setting with an outpatient component caring for acute and chronically ill or injured patients. Emphasis is on health promotion and illness education in regard to a focused concentration of medical care. Hours of operation 8am – 5pm, Monday – Friday. The provider will see an average of 7 – 10 patients per day.


Essential Functions

  • Performs initial and periodic medical history, physical examinations, and daily assessments.
  • Records findings of examinations, assessments and plan of care.
  • Performs minor 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.

    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. ACLS 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.

    All candidates must be board certified or board eligible at the time of employment, and must remain board certified for continued employment. 

    Nurse Practitioner
    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,or  AGNP.
    Physician Assistant
    Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant program required; Masters Degree preferred. Certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants preferred.

Contact Information
Contact: Nakia Alexander 
Phone: 704-631-1110
E-mail: Click here to e-mail.
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