Physician Assistant, Cardiology

  • Mission Health System
  • Asheville, NC, USA
  • Apr 25, 2018

Job Description


Advanced Practitioner - Asheville Cardiology Associates Asheville Cardiology Associates is one of the largest single specialty practices in western North Carolina, with 45 cardiologists and 23 mid-level providers in seven locations. As partners with Mission Health System, the practice supports the 19 western counties of North Carolina with tertiary care. Asheville Cardiology, a Mission Hospital Health Partner, seeks an advanced practitioner to join its team of providers. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of cardiovascular care experience. Mission Health in Asheville, North Carolina, is a nationally recognized, 800+ bed health system serving the eighteen county region of Western North Carolina. Mission has recently been named as one of Truven Health Analytics' Top 15 Health Systems in the United States for the second year in a row. Asheville is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the country. The area is alive with the arts, theater, music, street festivals, fine dining, shopping an abundance of outdoor activities. Excellent benefits, competitive salaries and a fantastic location in the Blue Ridge Mountains are among the amenities. Western North Carolina offers numerous four season outdoor recreational amenities. The area has many cultural opportunities, excellent public and private schools and colleges/universities nearby. Role Summary: Provides diagnosis, treatment, consultation, and follow-up in the field of cardiology under a supervising physician in compliance with the North Carolina Medical Board or North Carolina Board of Nursing. Required Education: Completion of an accredited physician assistant or nurse practitioner program with appropriate certification exams. Required License: Has and maintains current Physician Assistant license with the North Carolina Medical Board or Nurse Practitioner license with the North Carolina Board of Nursing. ACLS and BCLS certification. Preferred Experience: 1-2 years' experience as a cardiology PA/NP.

Job Summary: Provides diagnosis, treatment, consultation, and follow-up under a supervising physician in compliance with the North Carolina Medical Board or Board of Nursing.

Required Education: Completion of physician assistant or nurse practitioner program with appropriate certification exams.

Preferred Education: None

Required License: Have and maintain current Nurse Practitioner license with the North Carolina Board of Nursing.

Preferred License: BLS, ACLS for Adult Providers BLS, ACLS, & PALS for Pediatric Providers

Required Experience: None

Preferred Experience: Two years' experience as a physician assistant or nurse practitioner; knowledge of automated patient record management systems; knowledge of dictation equipment.

Asheville, NC

While Asheville retains the charm and friendliness of a medium-sized city, it boasts the amenities of a much larger city. Theater, live music, festivals, excellent restaurants, diverse populations, art galleries, cultural diversions and museums abound. Eclectic art galleries, micro-breweries and cozy cafes can be found at every turn. A food lover's paradise, culinary offerings range from traditional southern comfort food to four-star cuisine. Asheville is also home to America's largest privately-owned home, the Biltmore Estate, and the historic Grove Park Inn. Downtown Asheville is pedestrian-friendly and dog-friendly, and the city's unique skyline of art-deco style buildings are surrounded by the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.