Nurse Practitioner Or Physician Assistant - Critical Care

Cogent Healthcare Austin , TX 78719

Posted 2 months ago

Join a Collegial Practice Where You Thrive

We are looking for experienced Critical Care ACNP's and PA's to join our newest ICU program in Austin, TX at St David's North Austin Medical Center.

As an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) with Sound Physicians, you will work in an environment that promotes the Sound Core Values of integrity, teamwork, service, quality, and innovation enjoying a sustainable career with programs consistently staffed to levels that facilitate a manageable workload for our Intensivist teams. At Sound Physicians, we recognize the value that you bring when you are empowered to work at the top of your license. We invest in robust onboarding and training as you assimilate into a new role at a new hospital. We support you to provide the excellent care you long to give each patient through ongoing professional development and ongoing feedback on your clinical performance.

St. David's North Austin Medical Center is a 378-bed acute care facility that combines convenience with leading-edge healthcare services. The campus is home to the St. David's Women's Center of Texas (includes a Level III NICU), Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery, Certified Stroke Center and rehabilitation services, and Kidney Transplant Center.

  • 24-bed ICU including medical, surgical, and neuro patients

  • Schedule: 1 intensivist from 7a-7p; 1 APP from 2p-12a; APP takes night call from home 12a-7p (Intensivist is available by phone for back-up)

  • Access SoundInstitute learning platform for continuing education and professional career development with convenient online and in-person educational courses, including CME

Requirements of Advanced Practitioners

Our talented clinicians are the key to fulfilling our mission. We focus on optimizing the practice environment so our clinicians can provide the highest level of critical care to our patients. This is the key to engagement. We optimize workloads effectively, reducing inefficiencies, and consistently exceeding expectations through service excellence to our clinicians. As a Critical Care APP you can expect to:

  • Independently assess, examine, and confidently provide care to critically ill patients in the ICU to include procedures such as central lines, intubations, arterial lines, and chest tubes

  • Manage medical, surgical, cardiac and neuro patients

  • Actively present and participate in daily multidisciplinary rounds in the ICU

  • Work autonomously and multitask within the critical care team

  • Commit to excellence in clinical service and demonstrate problem-solving abilities necessary to best serve our patients

  • Current, unrestricted license in TX and active BLS/ACLS certification. Minimum 3 years of practice experience as NP/PA required with recent critical care experience

Location & Lifestyle

Named the Live Music Capital of the World, Austin has a plethora of music venues and local bands to entertain endless crowds. The metro area is home to banner music festivals like Austin City Limits, a two-weekend-long fall event featuring major headliners and lesser-known acts, as well as South by Southwest, an annual set of film, interactive media and music festivals held in March. Those who are looking for a great dining experience will enjoy Austin's bustling culinary scene, featuring an endless array of BBQ and food trucks, as well as fine dining restaurants.

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Nurse Practitioner Or Physician Assistant - Critical Care

Cogent Healthcare