Emergency Medicine Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
Thrive Where Contributions Are Rewarded and Valued
Sound Physicians’ advanced practitioners 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.
The University of Kansas Health System, St. Francis Campus Topeka, Kansas has been recognized as the Designated Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI. This is given to hospitals with the ability to give exceptional treatment to patients with heart attack symptoms. This campus has also been recognized as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program, as well as a Certified Primary Stroke Center.
- 35,000 volume ED
- 23 bed ED – 17 main beds, 6 fast track beds
- Moderate acuity
- Procedures are required
- Open ICU with intensivist support
- Full or part-time positions available
- 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
The Sound Physicians emergency medicine leadership recognizes the medical team as key to the success of our hospital partnerships. The clinical onboarding of all our nurse practitioners and physician assistants is a coordinated process that recognizes the skill level of the APP based on a tiered approach to their clinical experience. While the EM APP onboarding program is standardized, it is guided and overseen at the site level by site-specific leaders.
- ACLS/BLS/PALS required
- Current, unrestricted license in KS required
- 1 year of previous EM or acute care experience as an APP
Location & Lifestyle
Located on the Kansas River, near the center of Shawnee County, Topeka provides its residents with an assortment of attractions, a stable economy, great schools, and good health care. Home to a variety of cultural institutions, Topeka’s Combat Air Museum, the Topeka Zoo, and the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center draw thousands of visitors each year. Washburn University sports teams give Topeka residents plenty to cheer about. Downtown Topeka is filled with restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues that host musical acts and live theater.