Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant - Neuro Critical Care - Weekends Only

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Nurse Practitioner
Georgia (GA)
United States

At Wellstar, our patients are the center of everything we do. Nationally ranked and locally recognized for our high-quality care, inclusive culture, and exceptional doctors and caregivers, Wellstar Health system is one of the largest and one of the most integrated healthcare systems in Georgia. Our state-of-the-art facilities include: 11 hospitals; 300+ medical office locations; 9 cancer centers; 55 rehabilitation centers; 3 hospice facilities; 1 retirement village; 23 imaging centers; 15 urgent care locations; and 5 health parks. Every day, our team of 24,000+ healthcare professionals provides personalized care for patients at every age and stage of life.

As a not-for-profit health system, our passion for people extends beyond our system and into the communities we serve. Each year, Wellstar thoughtfully reinvests in the creation of healthier communities through prevention and wellness programs, and charity care for eligible patients. The Wellstar Foundation supports our mission with funding for equipment, services, programs, and more.


Wellstar Medical Group is seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to work with our well-established Neuro Critical Care team at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, GA.

Wellstar Kennestone Neuroscience Center is a Comprehensive Stroke Center that serves as a quaternary care center for Northern Georgia and Wellstar's eleven hospital system. The Neuro ICU is comprised of 23 ICU beds, 9 IMCU beds and an active stroke service. Our Neuro ICU specializes in diseases, such as, acute ischemic stroke/acute ischemic stroke intervention, subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracranial hemorrhage, status epilepticus, brain tumors, spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injury. This inpatient position will allow the experienced APP to provide continuity of care as they see their patients from admission through discharge.

The APP will be required to rotate between the Neuro ICU service and our stroke service. The APP will work directly with the attending physician to provide exemplary care. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: obtaining and writing H&P, daily progress notes and discharge summaries; performing physical and neurological examinations; reading and interpreting imaging; diagnosing and developing a plan; writing orders; performing procedures (central lines, arterial lines, intrathecal medications administration, and lumbar punctures); and communicating with patients and their families.


Previous ICU experience preferred

Must hold an ACNP or AG-ACNP certification or Physician Assistant

ACLS/BLS required

NIHSS and Modified Rankin certified

To be considered for this position, please submit an online application.

We proudly offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package, including:

Sign on and relocation package
Paid occurrence-based malpractice insurance
Retirement accounts including 403b + match
Leadership Development Opportunities
Integrated EMR system (Epic)
Cross-specialty collaborative team environment
work-life balance programs
Administrative Support

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