Nocturnist Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
Thrive Where Contributions Are Rewarded and Valued
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 your new role. 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 an advanced practice provider (APP) with Sound Physicians, you will work in an environment that promotes our organizational core values of integrity, teamwork, service, quality, and innovation.
Covenant Medical Center serves a population of 1.2 million residents. It consists of four owned hospitals, fourteen leased and managed hospitals, and twenty healthcare centers serving a 62-county region. Covenant Health is consistently one of the top hospitals in the country. For eleven years straight the National Research Corporation name Covenant Medical Center as one of the top hospitals in the country and the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Reader’s Choice Awards has named it the Best Hospital every year since 2006.
- Established team with 22 physicians, 8 advanced practitioners, and two clinical performance nurses
- Residents run codes
- No call
- Open ICU
- No procedures are required
- Access SoundInstitute™ learning platform for continuing education and professional career development with convenient online and in-person educational courses, including CME
- U.S. News & World Report has released the 2021-2022 Best Hospital Rankings and named Covenant Medical Center (CMC) the Best Regional Hospital in the Northwestern Texas Region. CMC is listed as the 18th-best hospital in Texas.
- For the second year in a row, U.S. News ranked Covenant Medical Center (CMC) as the Best Hospital. U.S. News publishes the rankings to help patients decide where to best receive quality care across the country.
- CMC ranked as the Best Hospital in the Panhandle Plains region
- CMC ranked as one of the top 12 hospitals in the entire State of Texas
- CMC is the only hospital to receive the Best Hospital ranking in Lubbock and the South Plains region
- CMC also received special designation as High Performing1 in five procedures
- Healthgrades also awarded Covenant Medical Center with the most five-star ratings of any hospital in Lubbock and the region
Requirements of Acute Care Advanced Practitioners
Our talented providers are the key to fulfilling our mission. We focus on optimizing the practice environment so our providers 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 providers.
- 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 chief hospitalist and within NP/PA scope of practice
- Current, unrestricted license in Texas required
- Only ACNP or PAs accepted for this position
Location & Lifestyle
Known as the “HUB” city, Lubbock stands out as one of the most desirable places to live in Texas, thanks to its flourishing economy, diverse housing options, excellent educational opportunities, and an abundance of recreational amenities. With a population exceeding 230,000, this vibrant city embraces the hustle and bustle of a metropolis, offering a rich tapestry of experiences such as captivating music, fantastic shopping, and delightful dining. It is also home to the exhilarating Big 12 Conference sports, a thriving arts community, and renowned medical facilities. Lubbock seamlessly blends the allure of a small-town charm with the welcoming warmth and hospitality characteristic of West Texas.
In Lubbock, you’ll find brick-paved streets leading you to a myriad of family-friendly attractions, charming shops, unique specialty stores, acclaimed golf courses, and over 30 picturesque lakes that can be enjoyed throughout the year. The city’s cost of living ranks below average, making it an affordable place to settle down, and it boasts a diverse and robust job market, providing ample employment opportunities. Moreover, with an average of 245 days of glorious sunshine, residents can revel in the abundance of natural light. Located just a little over a four-hour drive from Dallas, Lubbock’s population is steadily growing, with over 320,000 inhabitants and more than a million when accounting for the surrounding areas. As the 11th largest city in Texas, Lubbock has garnered recognition as the 12th best place to launch a small business according to CNNMoney. The city’s traditional business atmosphere, affordable rents, central location, and cooperative city government create an ideal environment for entrepreneurial endeavors. The presence of tree-lined streets further contributes to the city’s allure, providing a safe and inviting setting for families to flourish.
Notably, Lubbock High School has been consistently acknowledged by Newsweek as one of the top high schools in the United States for three consecutive years. This recognition is partly due to its exceptional international baccalaureate program, which sets the school apart and highlights its commitment to academic excellence.