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.
Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg’s mission of care began in 1903 when the Sisters of St. Joseph founded Mt. Carmel Hospital. Ascension is committed to its mission of serving as a healing presence with special concern for its neighbors who are vulnerable. The 40,000-square-foot Surgery Center includes state-of-the-art technology.
- 66-bed hospital
- ED volume – 15,000
- ER runs codes
- Procedures are not required
- 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
- Family nurse practitioners must have one year of post-graduate EM or acute care experience
Location & Lifestyle
Pittsburg is situated on US Highway 69 in the southeastern part of Crawford County, Kansas, thirty miles from Joplin, Missouri. It is reputed to be one of the most scenic cities in the country, and it is the largest city in Crawford County. Pittsburg has a small-town feel and family atmosphere with all the amenities as a large city, without all the busy hustle and bustle.