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Akron, Ohio's fifth largest city, has much to offer its residents. National events hosted annually in Akron cover a wide variety of hobbies and interests. The PGA World Golf Championships travels to Akron each year for the Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club. In mid-July, Akron hosts the National Hamburger Festival consisting of different vendors serving original recipe hamburgers and a Miss Hamburger contest. The city is also home to a number of theaters, museums and cultural centers.

The E.J. Thomas Hall, the largest of three performance halls in Akron, regularly shows performances by the Akron Symphony Orchestra, Broadway musicals, ballets, comedies, lectures and entertainers, attracting more than 400,000 visitors annually. Rising from the rolling hills of the Western Reserve along the Ohio and Erie Canal, Akron is a vital heartland city and an ideal place to live and work in the Midwest.

As a Nurse Practitioner with Sound Physicians, you will work in an environment that promotes the Sound Core Values of integrity, teamwork, service, quality and innovation enjoying a sustainable career with programs consistently staffed to levels that facilitate a manageable workload for our hospital teams. This is your opportunity to be a part of hospitalist services in this community hospital providing comprehensive general medical and surgical services. Featuring a comprehensive list of specialties, this hospital is a leader in addressing the health and medical needs of the community.

The Team The Hospital

500+ bed, community hospital
26 Physician team with 4 Advanced Practitioners , Hospitalist RN, and Hospitalist Coordinator
Blocked schedule for a sustainable career with programs consistently staffed to levels that facilitate a manageable workload
Full subspecialty support with 24/7 critical care team
12 hour shifts (7p-7a) on a 7 on/7 off block schedule or 9p-7a working four ten hour shifts
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

Perform evaluation and management services to patients requiring hospitalist services with the hospitalist practice
Cross cover for the hospitalist team
Write progress notes
Order and interpret routine and special laboratory studies
Write orders for inpatient medicine
Perform such other responsibilities as reasonably assigned by the chief hospitalist and within NP scope of practice
Cover after hour calls from patient care staff- including and not limited to Electrolyte replacement, Hypertension, and other acute situations which may arise overnight for 2 buildings
Consult with covering physician as needed based on patient situations that may arise for 2 buildings
Consult other physician services as dictated per patient condition
Consult other healthcare disciplines as needed per patient condition
Work closely with Rapid Response Teams to treat patient conditions as required and collaborate with covering physicians
Cross cover pages from nursing staff for patient care needs which may arise overnight

Current, unrestricted license in Ohio and certification in ACLS and BLS/Adult Acute Care. Will consider Family Practice or Geriatric Certification with recent acute care experience.
Sound Physicians tackles the challenges of the fragmented U.S. healthcare system, focusing on making a measurable difference across the acute care episode. Our healers, leaders, and innovators are proving every day the difference we can make in patient and hospital outcomes.

In 2001, we realized things needed to be done differently in order to realize improved outcomes. We learned that, by having engaged providers and a high-performance model, it was possible to drive measurable and reproducible improvements that hospitals needed.

Today, hospitals partner with Sound Physicians because they are seeking an organization to help them drive change, overcome challenges and improve outcomes. With 3,000+ colleagues on our team, we are able to leverage our experience, strong clinical and business leaders, proven processes and innovative solutions to ensure patients get the care they deserve and hospitals get the improvements they need.

Our integrated approach to acute and post-acute care creates value by bringing together the interconnected disciplines of emergency medicine, critical care, hospital medicine, transitional care and physician advisory services. Together, we are on a mission to improve quality outcomes for patients and help improve the performance of healthcare systems. We invite you to join us on this journey.