Emergency Medicine Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
Thrive Where Contributions Are Rewarded and Valued
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.
Delano Regional Medical Center is a full-service community and regional teaching hospital. DRMC serves 10 rural central California towns and is committed to providing an exceptional patient experience. With a total of 156 beds, DRMC is a not-for-profit hospital with services including an Intensive Care Unit, a Sub-Acute Care Unit, a Medical Surgical Unit, a dedicated Surgical Pavilion and an Obstetrics/Gynecology Unit.
- 28,000 annual patient volume
- Cerner EMR
- 24 hours of physician coverage
- 16 hours of APP coverage
- 15% admission
- Sound Physicians Hospitalist program
- 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
Sound values our advanced practice providers and realizes they need a forum to collaborate. Our APP collaborative was formed to provide development opportunities and advance our providers’ roles who work alongside our physician providers. We offer the same leadership development opportunities for APPs that are provided to our physician providers. We are focused on helping you build your emergency medicine career.
- ACLS/BLS/PALS required
- Current, unrestricted license in CA is required, and 1 year of recent EM experience required
Location & Lifestyle
The City of Delano is located in the Southern San Joaquin Valley and 31 miles Northwest of Bakersfield. Delano is Kern County’s second-largest city. Delano offers access to Central California wine country, central coast beach communities, Sierra Nevada Mountains, and all the world-class shopping, dining, and site seeing in Los Angeles. Furthermore, enjoy access to many options for recreational fun: skiing, hiking, camping, fly fishing, and white-water rafting!