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Nurse Practitioner - Nocturnist (1) Locum Tenens

First Step Recruiting
Del Norte, Colorado, United States
January 02, 2019

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Nocturnist Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) 7 on /7 off (7pm-7am) Southern, Colorado (Del Norte) (Locum Tenens) $700 per day plus housing and travel expenses under a locums arrangement.

Locums or Permanent Position:

We are seeking a Nocturnist Nurse Practitioner (ACNP Certification Required) to work as part of the hospitalist team for a facility in Southern Colorado. This position can be structured as a Locums or Permanent position. Locums Contract Assignment would pay $700 per day plus housing and travel expenses and malpractice coverage.

Practice: Inpatient Hospital Medicine Service

Facility: 25-inpatient beds

Location: Southern Colorado

Job Description:

Inpatient hospitalist will be responsible for admitting until discharge general inpatient medical patients. 6 bed ICU/Step-down unit with 3 ventilator capability. Day Hospitalist expected to round, admit, discharge. Night Hospitalist x- cover floor calls, codes, ICU, and new admissions. The Provider needs to be independent and have excellent critical thinking for conditions that would otherwise be consulted to specialty services at a tertiary center. MD support available for consults.

Average Daily Census: Summer: 15-17 Winter: 18-25

Co-management: Currently Hospitalist service will admit the majority of Orthopedic patients via ER

Procedures: Ventilator management and critical care mainly sepsis/shock. Procedures are welcome but not necessary as ancillary services can be utilized for procedures.

Conditions not managed: Dialysis patients, active GI bleeding requiring acute intervention such as esophageal varices/banding, ST elevation MI or those requiring immediate catheterization, thrombolyzed patients (cardiac and stroke teleNeuro pending), major trauma.

Shifts: Night 7pm-7am - all shifts are In-House, no home-call.

Night shift is covered by Nurse Practitioner with MD available for phone calls or procedures

Specialty Services:

General Surgery: including EGD and colonoscopy


Cardiology (M-F, inpatient cardiac stress tests but no catheterizations, Echocardiogram)


Radiology: simple IR guided procedures (thoracentesis, paracentesis, drainage placement/aspiration, Lumbar puncture) MRI available Mon-Friday

Orthopedics: Orthopedics has a robust Sports Medicine Fellowship that utilizes three Orthopedic fellows each academic year, available for consultation

EMR: Evident/CPSI.


Salary and Benefits Package: of $120,000-$135,000+ (Depending Upon Experience) with comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with Match, $2,500 CME with CME time off, PTO, $5,000 Signing Bonus and $5,000 relocation allowance is part of the package. Corporate housing available!