Job Description

DRG Professional Services is partnered with Oklahoma's premier academic healthcare institution offering unsurpassed care, teaching, research, and technology along with the broadest range of medical and surgical services in the region. This locally owned "Not For Profit" hospital is beginning its Magnet journey and currently experiencing phenomenal growth. Therefore, we seek a master's prepared, experienced Advanced Practice Provider to support the Adult ICU.

At Oklahoma's only comprehensive academic health system, you can work in numerous specialty areas and practice settings - including the state's only freestanding pediatric hospital, a community hospital, the state's largest physician network with various clinic locations, an NCI-designated cancer center, and so much more. Recently named one of 100 Great Hospitals in America for 2020 by Becker's Hospital Review, a national publication for healthcare decision-makers. Join a team with a mission of leading healthcare in patient care, education, and research.

Position Highlights:

  • This role is a full time, permanent opportunity (NOT Interim, Contract, or Travel Position)
  • Benefits: The hospital offers a comprehensive benefits package, including PTO, 401(k) with match, medical and dental plans, but offerings go beyond standard packages, which include; leadership development opportunities, financial support for continuing education, tuition reimbursement, paid parental leave and many others.
  • Career Growth: With the growth this hospital is experiencing, there is a significant opportunity to advance your career. This Academic Teaching Hospital values education and upward mobility.
  • Sign on bonus / relocation package eligibility

An Advanced Practice Provider (APP) functions as an independent healthcare provider working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team to provide comprehensive care to patients in a dual role of outpatient and/or inpatient setting. Responsible for assessment, diagnosis, treatment, management, education, health promotion, and care coordination for patients and families with acute and chronic health needs. Works with administrative, nursing, physician, and university faculty to assure safe, effective, quality patient care and promote the hospital's educational and research missions. Provides care within their scope of practice as outlined by applicable state law, licensing, regulations, and institutional policy and practice agreements.


1. Clinical. Performs history and physical assessments of patients that are accurate, complete, concise, relevant, and appropriate for age, gender, and clinical problem. Orders appropriate diagnostic studies and correctly interprets results. Develops, implements, evaluates, and alters the care plan as needed. Maintains accurate, complete, concise, and timely documentation in the electronic medical record.

2. Patient Care. Provides patient and family-centered care, compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the promotion of health, prevention of illness, and treatment of disease throughout the lifespan. Facilitates consistent, coordinated care and clear communication among all healthcare team members. Incorporates the patient and family in care planning and treatment across settings. Considers cost-effectiveness and risk/benefit analysis when making decisions about patient care. Uses evidenced-based medicine to analyze and improve patient care practices systematically. Develops, evaluates, and implements standards of care within area of specialization (policies, protocols, etc.).

3. Research. Participates in research opportunities to advance the care and treatment of patients.

4. Communication. Communicates and collaborates effectively with physicians, other health professionals, and health-related agencies. Counsels and educates patients and families. Serves as an advocate for patients and families in navigating the health care system.

5. Activities. Participates in the education of students and other health care professionals. Participates in organizational and departmental meetings, educational opportunities, committees, and workgroups as necessary. Participates in quality initiative/performance activities. Promote interdisciplinary practice and implement strategies to overcome barriers to collaboration.

6. As Needed. Performs various duties as needed to fulfill the function of the position successfully.


Education: Nurse Practitioner - Master's Degree from accredited Nursing Program OR Physician Assistant - Master's Degree from accredited PA Program

  • ICU experience preferred
Licensure/Certifications/Registrations Required: Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants must obtain the required licensure from the State of Oklahoma within 30 days after the offer of employment.
  • Nurse Practitioner: Active RN and APNP license in State of Oklahoma AND Active board certification Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician Assistant: Active PA license in State of Oklahoma AND Active PA board certification
  • All Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant applicants must have:
    * Active DEA license or ability to apply for such license prior to or upon hire
    * CPR certification and Advanced Life Support certifications (ACLS, PALS, NRP) if relevant to the practice area. Obtain within 90 days of employment in this position.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of etiologies, risk factors, pathophysiology, presentation, and epidemiology of medical conditions.
  • Demonstrates a high degree of clinical expertise in working with patients with acute and chronic illnesses.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in procedural skills pertinent to the practice area.
  • Demonstrates advanced medical/nursing clinical knowledge, communication and interdisciplinary collaboration, professionalism, and systems-based practice.
  • Demonstrates the highest level of accountability for professional practice.
  • Knowledge of the indications, contraindications, side effects, interactions, and adverse reactions of pharmacologic agents and other relevant treatment modalities. Manages general medical and surgical conditions.
  • Ability to follow ethical principles regarding patient confidentiality, informed consent, and unanticipated adverse outcomes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Communicates effectively with patients and families.
  • Utilizes critical thinking to synthesize and analyze collected data.
  • Demonstrates insight into own strengths, limitations, and knowledge deficits.
  • Demonstrates initiative to meet identified learning needs using multiple resources.
  • Actively participates in self-evaluation by seeking and utilizing guidance and constructive feedback in a professional manner.
  • Continuously seeks opportunities for clinical advancement and knowledge and skill attainment.
  • Ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team. Promotes mutual respect and trust working within a team model.
  • Ability to work with patients and families when a situation is emotional and intense.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to be flexible, resilient, and change-oriented.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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