Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Full Time

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

A Collegial Practice Where You Can Thrive

Sound Physicians’ nurse practitioners and physician assistants enjoy a key role in driving improvements in acute care, alongside our emergency medicine physicians. 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, and patient satisfaction, and aligning with hospital leadership in achieving the goals set for the team.

Southwestern Medical Center is located in Lawton, OK, and is a part of the ScionHealth healthcare network. The hospital provides a comprehensive range of medical services and high-quality care.

  • Hospitalist team has 2 physicians and 2 advanced practitioners
  • 140-bed hospital
  • ED run codes
  • Open ICU
  • 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 feel really proud of the care they give. This is the key to engagement. We optimize workloads effectively, reducing inefficiencies and consistently exceeding expectations through service excellence to our clinicians.

  • 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 such other responsibilities as reasonably assigned by the medical director and within NP/PA scope of practice
  • Current, unrestricted license in WA. Candidates must be acute care trained or acute care certified if NP.; PAs are accepted but must have recent inpatient experience; family nurse practitioners are not accepted for this position

Location & Lifestyle

Lawton, Oklahoma, located just 90 miles southwest of Oklahoma City, is in the heart of the Great Plains Country and is best known for Fort Still Military Reservation. Lawton is home to the Great Plains Technology Center and Cameron University. With abundant lakes, including Lake Lawtonka, Lawton offers a great place for water sports, camping, and hiking. With some of the most breathtaking scenery in the state, Mount Scott is 2000 feet above the plains. If you prefer indoor activities there are a multitude of options with cultural festivals, historical landmarks, casinos, entertainment, and a plethora of restaurants and shopping. Forbes listed Lawton as the “Best Small Places for Businesses and Careers.”

Hospital Awards

  • Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval
  • The Joint Commission for Significant, Sustained Improvement
  • Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center
  • Joint Commission Accreditations in Ambulatory Health Care and Laboratory Services
  • CARF Accreditation


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