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Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant

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Job ID:
0407.061517.5403
Service Line
Hospital Medicine
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Flexible Schedule|Paid Time Off included
Location:
Athens, GA US
Job Type:
Full-time
Clinical Recruiter:
Cindy Mitchum (706) 799-3592

Lavonia, Georgia – Currently hiring hospitalist Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant 

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 hospital teams.

Sound values our advanced practice providers and realize they need a forum to collaborate. Our APP Collaborative was formed to provide development opportunities and to advance the role of our providers who work alongside our physician providers. We offer the same leadership development opportunities for APPs that are provided to our physician providers.

St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital is an established community hospital providing mission driven, high quality healthcare including surgical, critical care and 24/7 emergency care.

The APP Hospitalist Role

  • 56 private inpatient rooms and 4 surgical suites
  • Established 4 physician team
  • Mother/baby unit
  • Critical Care unit
  • Imaging services department with the latest technology
  • Wellness facility
  • Georgia Peach Café - open to the public with indoor and outdoor seating
  • ​EMR: Evident/CPSI
  • Blocked schedule with 7on/7off for a sustainable career 
  • Access SoundInstitute™ learning platform for continuing education, and professional career development with convenient online and in-person educational courses, including CME 
  • Perform such other responsibilities as reasonably assigned by the chief hospitalist and within NP/PA scope of practice
  • Current, unrestricted license in Georgia. Will consider Family Practice or Geriatric Certification with recent acute care experience. Not open to new grads – ideally looking for candidate with minimum of 1-2 years with recent acute care experience including exposure to electronic medical systems.

In support of our core values, we ensure our advanced practice providers have the time and resources needed to deliver compassionate care. You will be involved with driving improvements in quality, patient satisfaction, and aligning with hospital leadership in achieving the goals set for the team.

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 Georgia and certification in Adult or Acute Care preferred. Will consider Family Practice or Geriatric Certification with recent acute care experience. Not open to new grads – ideally looking for candidate with minimum of 1-2 years with recent acute care experience.​

Location and Lifestyle

Enjoy the scenic beauty of northeast Georgia in Lavonia! I-85 intersects through the city, and provides an hour commute to Athens, GA, and is less than 2 hours from Atlanta. The area provides a stable economy with Gateway Industrial Park and several large manufacturers, including the cultural center and Historic Depot. Lavonia is known for tourism with beautiful Lake Harwell, one of the Southeast’s largest and popular recreation lakes, providing a wide variety of outdoor activities, camping, boating, fishing, hiking, swimming and other water sports. Tugaloo and Victoria Bryant State Parks both border the area. Lavonia offers affordable living and good public and private school systems along with local colleges and universities, including Emmanuel College and University of Georgia, Athens. 

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