Tucson, Arizona - Critical Care Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant
As an Advance Practice Provider (APP) with Sound - The Intensivist Group, 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 The Intensivist Group 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 MLP will perform daily follow up visits to select patients, chosen by the Intensivist, who have been transferred out of the ICU to a step down unit to help in the transition of care and to prevent ICU readmission.
The primary function of this position is to provide ICU night coverage to the 40 bed ICU with support from Sound Hospitalist physicians covering nights.
Tucson is located in Arizona’s Sonoran Desert surrounded by multiple mountain ranges, including the beautiful Santa Catalinas. Tucson was selected by Businessweek magazine as one of the Best Places to Raise Kids. With 350 days of sunshine a year, Tucson offers a wide array of recreational opportunities including golf, hiking, horseback riding, cycling and swimming. In addition to outdoor activities, Tucson offers a wide variety of artistic venues and restaurants featuring varied cuisines. Home to the University of Arizona, Tucson has many vintage shops, nightclubs and restaurants.