Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant – Critical Care

Full Time

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant – Critical Care

Acute Care Advanced Practitioner Opportunity in Bridgeton, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis

SSM Health DePaul Hospital is located in Bridgeton, MO., a suburb of Saint Louis, and is a Certified Stroke Center. The 24/7, in-house intensivist program covers caring for a high acuity patient population in the 20-bed medical and 18-bed surgical ICU providing care to medical, surgical, neuro, and cardiovascular ICU patients. Advanced practitioners work 12-hour day shifts with 12-hour and 10-hour intensivist physicians.

  • 516-bed, acute care, not-for-profit, level II trauma center
  • Team of 5 intensivists & 3 advanced practitioners
  • Co-managed ICU
  • Codes ran by rapid response team and code blue team
  • Strong sub-specialty support across the board including Interventional Radiology and PICC Team
  • Integrated care program – Hospitalist support provided by Sound’s own hospitalist team
  • 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

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 Intensivist teams. At Sound Physicians, we recognize the value that you bring when you are empowered to work at the top of your license. We invest in robust onboarding and training as you assimilate into a new role at a new hospital. We support you to provide the excellent care you long to give each patient through ongoing professional development and ongoing feedback on your clinical performance.

As a Critical Care APP you can expect to:

  • Independently assess, examine and provide care to critically ill patients in the ICU including procedures such as central lines, intubations, arterial lines, and chest tubes
  • Manage medical and surgical patients
  • Present and participate in daily multidisciplinary rounds in the ICU
  • Work autonomously and multitask within the critical care team
  • Commit to excellence in clinical service and demonstrate problem-solving abilities necessary to best serve our patients
  • Current, unrestricted license (NP/PA); ACNP or ACPA ICU experience required

Location & Lifestyle

Bridgeton, Missouri is a second ring suburb located in Northwestern Saint Louis and is ranked one of the best places to live in Saint Louis. The bucolic suburban community offers a great mix of shopping, restaurants and community parks. Bridgeton public schools are ranked above average.

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