Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, is a not for profit hospital network which operates nearly 40 hospitals, six freestanding emergency departments, more than 30 urgent care centers, and medical practices in the American states of North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. About the majority of the hospitals affiliated with the system are located within 75 miles of Carolinas Medical Center, the system's flagship hospital and headquarters, in Charlotte, North Carolina. The system has over 55,000 employees., Legally, Atrium Health is The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority, a municipal hospital authority established under North Carolina's Hospital Authorities Act . The authority is governed by a self-perpetuating board of commissioners which nominates new commissioners to fill its own vacancies; the chair of the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners can approve or veto those nominations but not make nominations of her own.
Highest paying job titles at Atrium Health include Clinical Pharmacist, Director of Nursing, and Communications Specialist