TeamHealth is seeking a nocturnist acute-care Nurse Practitioner to join our team at Oak Bend Medical Center in Richmond, Texas. This position offers a base salary of $130,000 and requires 17 shifts per month. Call is from 7 pm - 7 am. This APC practices at 7 pm and sees new admits and stays in house until 12 midnight.
- 2 weekends per month
- May leave after midnight and start taking calls from home until 7 am
- APC might need to come back in-house for critically ill admits
- Hospitalist on call for the day will be back up
- APC works alone at night, but ED physicians run codes
- Varies from 3 to 9 admits per night
- Ability to leave campus after midnight
- Ability to take calls from home after MD
Suburb of Houston
Richmond is a growing suburb just 40 minutes outside of Houston. Number 4 in the U.S. by population, Houston is proud to be an international city, and the most ethnically diverse in the nation. Residents enjoy a low cost of living and a modern industry base with thriving energy, aerospace, healthcare and trade sectors. Only New York City is home to more Fortune 500 headquarters, and the Port of Houston makes it the top U.S. city for exports. Healthcare professionals will find a rich and vibrant medical community in the home of the world's largest medical center. The Texas Medical Center is comprised of more than 50 non-profit member organizations dedicated to teaching, research and patient care. Leading medical schools including The Baylor College of Medicine, and best in class specialty care institutions such as The Menninger Clinic and MD Anderson Cancer Center draw medical students, researchers, clinicians and patients from all over the world. Located within 50 miles of the Gulf of Mexico, Houston enjoys a year-round warm climate and a mean winter temperature of 53 degrees. Amenities including Rice University, the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, two international airports, major professional sports teams, thriving arts and culture, downtown living, and family-friendly suburbs make Houston a destination with something for everyone.