Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

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Job ID:
2120.033117.5403
Service Line
Hospital Medicine
Advanced Search:
Procedures not Required
Location:
Rockford, IL US
Job Type:
Full-time
Clinical Recruiter:
Linda Collier (517) 749-3668

As an Advanced Practitioner 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 hospital teams.

This is your opportunity to be a part of hospitalist services in this community hospital providing comprehensive general medical and surgical services. Featuring a comprehensive list of specialties, this hospital is a leader in addressing the health and medical needs of the community.

The Team – The Hospital

  • 333 bed, full service, non-profit hospital serving the greater Rockford region, northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin
  • Established 20 physician team with 2 advanced practitioners and hospitalist RN
  • Hospitalist team run codes
  • Open ICU - procedures not required
  • 7on/7off - 12 hour shifts
  • 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

  • Perform evaluation and management services to patients requiring hospitalist services with the hospitalist practice
  • Develop treatment plans
  • Complete admissions from ED
  • Perform dictation of H&P examinations
  • Cross cover for the hospitalist team
  • Perform dictation of discharge summary and procedure reports
  • Write progress notes
  • Order routine and special laboratory studies
  • Write orders for inpatient and outpatient medicine
  • Perform such other responsibilities as reasonably assigned by the chief hospitalist and within NP/PA scope of practice
  •  Current, unrestricted license in Illinois. Will consider Family Practice or Geriatric Certification with recent acute care experience. Not open to new grads – ideally looking for candidate with minimum of 2 years with recent acute care experience.

Location and Lifestyle

The Rockford regional is a real, original, city of gardens and rivers, and a wonderful place to spend a life or a weekend. There are museums, unique shops, many types of restaurants, or take in plenty of art and culture the region has to offer.

There is something for everyone in Rockford between the Rockford Art Museum, the musical theatre, or the dazzling architecture. There is so much Family Friendly fun to be had in Rockford with Magic Waters, one of the largest public water parks. Volcano Falls, features go karts, laser tag, and mini golf. If the family is interested in something a little faster you can check out Rockford Speedway, one of only two NASCAR sanctioned tracks in Illinois. Those that are interested in outdoor activities can look into the numerous 5k Walk/runs (Including a Color Vibe 5k), Full or 1/2 marathons, or even Tough Mudders. Perhaps sporting events are more up your ally, check out the Baseball, Football, Hockey, Soccer, or Ice Skating events or teams in Rockford. 

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