ACP - Pediatric Hospitalist (Part-Time/Nocturnist)

Location
Facility: Atrium Health - Levine Children's Hospital 
Address: 4135 S Stream Blvd 
Suite 300 
Charlotte, NC 28217 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Pediatrics 
Loan Repayment: No
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Job Summary

Levine Children’s Hospital is looking for an experienced Advanced Care Practitioner (ACP) to join their dynamic Pediatric Hospitalist team. This nocturnist position is part-time/24 hours per week. The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will assist the team in providing care for children during their hospitalization while under the supervision and in collaboration with a licensed physician. The ACP will be responsible for assisting with admissions, daily rounding, discharge planning, discharge documentation, as a member of a care team.

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 procedures

  • Writes appropriate prescriptions and administers medications

  • Orders and interprets daily laboratory and radiology examinations

  • Determines treatment plan for patient

  • Documents all patient encounters, 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

Education, Experience and Certifications:

  • 1-2 years of inpatient experience required, preferably in pediatrics

  • Approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the state one works

  • Must have or be eligible for a DEA license

  • PNP-AC certification required (NP Applicants)

  • Masters Degree or Doctorate of Nursing Practice required (NP Applicants)

  • Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant program required (PA Applicants)

  • Certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants preferred (PA Applicants)

Schedule

  • This nocturnist position is part-time/24 hours per week

About Atrium Health - Levine Children's Hospital

Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas Healthcare System,  is an integrated health system of 45 facilities within the states of North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. Carolinas Medical Center, which includes Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH), is a major teaching affiliate of UNC at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. The Department of Pediatrics also offers in-patient pediatric services to include hospitalist and neonatology at 6 other Atrium Health hospitals in surrounding communities.

At 236 beds, Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH) is the largest children’s hospital between Atlanta and Washington DC. It serves high patient acuity as the flagship children’s hospital within the innovative Atrium Health and offers a full complement of over 150 pediatric subspecialists in over 30 different pediatric specialties.

Our educational mission includes a well-regarded Pediatric Residency Program and participating in the teaching of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine third and fourth year medical students. LCH offers an excellent environment for clinical research and quality improvement work. LCH has repeatedly been ranked among the Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation by U. S. News & World Report, most recently in six pediatric specialties for 2018-2019. 

Ideally situated between mountains and beaches, Charlotte, NC has a metropolitan area of 2.4 million that continues to experience rapid growth. Charlotte is the US’s second largest banking center and has a full array of cultural activities and professional sports teams. Charlotte offers excellent public and private school options, and North Carolina is home to several world-class universities.

About the Community

Life is good in the Carolinas. Ideally situated between mountains and beaches, Charlotte, NC has a metropolitan area of 2.4 million that continues to experience rapid growth. Charlotte is the US’s second largest banking center and has a full array of cultural activities and professional sports teams. Charlotte offers excellent public and private school options, and North Carolina is home to several world-class universities.

About Atrium Health

Atrium Health, one of the nation’s leading and most innovative healthcare organizations, provides a full spectrum of healthcare and wellness programs throughout North and South Carolina and Georgia.  Atrium Health has over 3,000 system-employed providers and more than 60,000 employees, operating 45 acute care and specialty hospitals and 900-plus care locations.

Contact Information
Contact: Sarah Foster 
Phone: 704-631-1120
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