Trauma Surgery Nurse Practitioner Job with HCA Healthcare in Augusta, GA

Day Shift Trauma APP needed in Augusta, GA

HCA Healthcare Augusta, GA 30909
  • Accepts J1 Visas: No
  • Accepts H1B Visas: No
  • Loan Assistance:Negotiable
  • Group Practice
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 10/01/2021
  • 957522
  • J-038596

Job Description:
Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner needed to assist our Trauma Surgeons at our growing Level II Trauma Facility in Augusta, Georgia.

Qualified Candidates:

  • We are recruiting for a full time day shift advanced practitioner (PA or NP) that is comfortable with all aspects of Trauma.
  • 2 years of PA/NP trauma and critical care experience preferred.
  • Position includes 7 on 7 off schedule with coverage of trauma/emergency general surgery patients, mostly hospital floor inpatient coverage.
  • This position is a key team member of the trauma team, assisting the trauma surgeons in critical situations and ICU patient management while facilitating patient progression to discharge.
  • Responsibilities include: round on floor patients, ICU patients (trauma only of course), responding to trauma resuscitations and assist with trauma consultations in the ED; assist with seeing patients in the Trauma Clinic; progress notes; H & P; Discharge summaries; respond to nursing's' phone calls; write orders.
  • Requirements: NP/PA GA license(unrestricted), ACLS, BLS, ATLS preferred
  • Desired characteristics: Clinical background in ED or critical care, strong critical thinking skills, able to function autonomously, strong communication and computer skills, comfortable working across disciplines to facilitate patient care. 


Incentive/Benefits Package:

  • Competitive salary driven by MGMA and industry benchmarking
  • Comprehensive health and financial benefit offerings
  • Paid time off paired with allocated dollars and days towards CME


About Doctor’s Hospital of Augusta:

  • Doctors Hospital of Augusta is committed to providing the highest level of quality care easily accessible in an efficient and friendly manner
  • Doctors Hospital leads the way in Augusta with procedures in robotic surgery and advanced orthopedic services and emergency care that is second to none
  • Doctors Hospital is certified as a Primary Stroke Center, as well as an Accredited Chest Pain Center
  • The first hospital in the area to be designated a Center of Excellence in Women’s Health Surgery
  • Recognized as one of only 17 hospitals in the state of Georgia placed in the Chairman’s Category
  • Home to Joseph M. Still Burn Center, the largest inpatient burn center in the United States. 72 beds dedicated for burn patients, including 36 ICU beds, and 4 dedicated operating room

About Augusta, GA:

Nestled along the banks of the Savannah River, Georgia’s second largest city offers its visitors and residents a traditional Southern charm plus all the perks of metro living - arts, culture, shopping, educational opportunities, fine cuisine, state-of-the-art healthcare, and sports. Here you can literally soak up the best of all worlds.