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Specialization: Surgery Trauma

Job Summary:

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 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 Doctors Hospital of Augusta:

  • Doctors Hospital is a full service, 354-bed acute care hospital serving Augusta and the surrounding area known as the CSRA (Central Savannah River Area).
  • Doctors was the first and only hospital in the CSRA to offer robotic-assisted total joint replacement with the MAKO system, as well as three daVinci XI robot systems.
  • Leading the way in robotic surgery, advanced orthopedic procedures, emergency care, general and vascular surgery, and women’s services, we have expert physicians our patients can rely on, who are committed to excellent outcomes in a safe environment.
  • Doctors Hospital was recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals in Surgical Care in 2022, along with numerous Healthgrades excellence awards, demonstrating a culture of excellence and safety.
  • Doctors Hospital is a Level II Trauma Center and Bariatric Center of Excellence as designated by the American College of Surgeons, Accredited by the Commission on Cancer, and is certified in Primary Stroke Care, Stroke Rehab, and Total Joint Care by the Joint Commission.
  • As the home of the largest burn center in the United States, the Joseph M. Still Burn Center, Doctors Hospital provides complex and comprehensive burn and wound care for more than 3,000 patients from across the country each year.

Join a community in the second largest city in Georgia! Doctors Hospital is centrally located in Augusta in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA), with surrounding cities like Evans, Martinez, Grovetown, Harlem, Appling, Thomson, North Augusta, Aiken and more! The area is one of the fastest growing communities in the state of Georgia. Augusta is a rare find – a perfect mix of nature, history, diversified industry, and excellent housing value. The area also has a thriving art scene and vibrant downtown life with restaurants, shops, and bars that all add to the high quality of life. There is also year-round golf, as one would expect, with Augusta being the home to the Masters Golf Tournament each year.

The CSRA is the perfect place to live for those who love outdoor activities with family and friends. The mild climate allows for year-round outdoor activities including kayaking in the Savannah River or Augusta Canal, and swimming, boating, fishing and more in Clark’s Hill Lake (aka Strom Thurmond). Money Magazine named Evans, Georgia, as the #1 Best Place to Live in America. These amenities along with a strong public school system are a part of the many reasons you should consider Doctors Hospital for your next healthcare career.