Advanced Care Practitioner Neurology - Neurology

  • Carolinas Healthcare System
  • Concord, NC, USA
  • May 17, 2018
Full time Healthcare

Job Description

Location Details: 
Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit

Job Summary

Carolinas HealthCare System 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!
The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will function independently in an inpatient setting in collaboration with a supervising physician. Patients are typically referred for expertise of a single system, and only minor, office-based procedures are performed. Emphasis is on health promotion of a focused disease process of system.
Carolinas HealthCare System Neurosciences Institute combines the latest treatments and technologies with advanced research and renowned specialty programs to bring you the region's most comprehensive care for brain, spine and nervous system disorders. Our neurology specialists work together to offer wide-ranging, seamlessly connected neurological care.
Due to continued growth, the Neuroscience Institute - NorthEast campus is seeking a team oriented and flexible Advanced Clinical Practitioner to join the staff.

• This opportunity will provide inpatient and outpatient coverage administering care to epilepsy patients. Assiting with work up, monitoring and
rounding of patients in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit and completing follow ups on Epilepsy patients in the clinic.
• The department works closely with other specialists such as neurosurgery, neuropsychology, rehabilitation services and neuroradiology.
• Office Hours: 8am - 4:30pm
• Competitive benefits and compensation package.

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
• 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
• Epilepsy experience is a plus.

Education Requirements
Nurse Practitioner
• Masters Degree or Doctorate of Nursing Practice required.
• AGPCNP or ANP certification from a nationally recognized certifying body required.
Physician Assistants
• Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant program required; Masters Degree preferred.
• Certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants preferred.

At Atrium Health, formerly 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.
Posting Notes: Not Applicable
Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer