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Critical Care Advanced Practice Provider

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ECMO Performed |Level II Trauma Center|Commencement Bonus|Flexible Schedule
San Jose, CA US
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Ben Housley (615) 483-1809

Critical Care Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant job in San Jose, California

As an Advance 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.

The Critical Care APP works in collaboration with a multidisciplinary health care team under the direction of the Intensivist. You will practice evidence based medicine in keeping with protocols and processes designed and utilized by Sound Physicians' Critical Care program in the ICU. 

The Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant Role

The Critical Care AP manages the critical care related problems and diagnoses patients assigned by the Intensivist.  The Critical Care AP will also assist and perform procedures in the ICU, under the supervision of the Intensivist. Additionally, the Critical Care APP will perform daily follow up visits to select patients, and admit patients to the ICU.

The Hospital

Regional Medical Center of San Jose is a nationally recognized acute care hospital. Completely renovated in 2015, the facility offers a comprehensive array of inpatient and outpatient services through six Centers of Excellence including emergency/trauma, cardiovascular, women and children’s health, neurosciences, cancer care and medical/surgical services.  The hospital has also been recognized by U.S. News and World Report and The Joint Commission as a top performing hospital.

  • 240 bed Level II Trauma and regional Referral Center
  • 34 bed ICU – Medical, Surgical, Cardiothoracic, and Neuro ICU patients
  • Active ECMO Service
  • Awarded Sepsis Certification from the Joint Commission
  • Recognized as  “America’s 100 Best Hospitals™” (Healthgrades, 2016)
  • Excellent on-site and regional leadership

The Team

  • 8 full-time Intensivist team and 4 APP’s
  • NP/PA will work alongside Intensivist Physician at night to cover and admit new patients into ICU
  • Significant opportunities for career development and growth
  • Competitive salary, robust benefit package, CME allowance, 401k with company contributions, partnership track, sign-on bonus, and much more!
  • Access our proprietary learning platform,  SoundInstitute™, for continuing education and professional career development with convenient online and in-person educational courses, including CME


  • Valid Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Certification
  • Active California Licensure
  • BLS/ACLS certification
  • Must have prior experience working in an acute care hospital in an ICU setting
  • Must be able to independently assess, examine and work-up acutely ill patients and be able to review and discuss each patient in a competent manner with the Intensivist on duty 
  • Must be competent at utilizing computer platforms used for the electronic medical record ,dictation system, radiology reviewing software, and must have neat and legible handwriting
  • Must possess the ability to  work autonomously and multi-task with minimal supervision     
  • Must have a friendly, profession demeanor and maintain positive working relationships with medical and surgical staffs, nursing staff, and other members of the multidisciplinary care team
  • Must have a commitment to excellence in clinical service, be forward thinking and demonstrate problem solving abilities necessary in this environment
  • Ability to perform all technical skills in the critical care setting

We invest in our colleagues and believe that every provider is a leader in their hospital. You will start with a comprehensive on boarding process and participate in training courses, ranging from Crucial Conversations® to process improvement, using a combination of in-person and online training options.

Location and Lifestyle

San Jose is located in the heart of Silicon Valley nestled between the beautiful Santa Cruz Mountains and South Bay.  U.S. News & World Report ranked San Jose the 3rd best city to live in 2017 based on quality of life, school systems, and economic growth. San Jose was recognized nationally by Forbes as 19th for job growth and 7th for schooling options. San Jose residents enjoy 300 days of sunshine annually, giving you plenty of time to stroll through The Municipal Rose Garden, spend an evening listening to live music at San Pedro Square Market, or take the kids to Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose.  

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