Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - ED Observation Unit - Lynchburg, VA

Centra Lynchburg General Hospital has an opportunity for an NP or PA to work in our Emergency Department Observation Unit.

Position is Day/Evening hours- weekends and holidays in rotation.  Requires working 7am-5pm and 2pm-Midnight shifts. Schedule is typically half on each shift.  13-14 shifts/month.  Occasional 10pm -8am shift as needed.

Our Level II Trauma Center sees approximately 90,000 patients/year and is the 2nd busiest ED in the state of Virginia.

The EDO staff will admit ED patients for observation for further testing based on their symptoms.  Focusing on a thorough, efficient evaluation and determination for safe discharge vs admission.  Will work closely with our specialty services when indicated.

NP or PA experience is highly desired or acute care nursing experience.

Premium pay for nocturnist shifts and a rich benefits package.

Lynchburg, with a population of 85,000, is a great safe place to raise a family.  Tons of outdoor activities to enjoy that include hiking, biking, mountain bike trails, camping, boating, fishing & canoeing.  Hike the beautiful Sharp Top Mountain or Appalachian Trail or Bike on the Blackwater Creek Trail or Percival's Island in the heart of the city.  The Lynchburg Academy Center of the Arts offers some of America's finest performing artists.  Enjoy an evening minor league baseball game with our Lynchburg Hillcats.  Children will enjoy outdoor summer movies at the park, county fairs, apple orchards, pumpkin patches and picking blueberries & strawberries.  They will love Amazement Square, an interactive hands-on children's museum in downtown Lynchburg.  Beautiful Smith Mountain Lake is also nearby.

Throughout our region, you'll find an extraordinary quality of life in friendly communities with remarkably diverse and affordable housing options. Whether you prefer urban lofts, historic mansions, suburban estates, waterfront condos, or traditional, tree-lined residential neighborhoods, it's all waiting for you here.  Taxes and utility rates are very moderate, contributing to a low overall cost of living. 

There's also the convenience of being just a few hours away from coastal beaches and major metro areas such as Richmond, Charlotte, and Washington, DC.  Travel by air at Lynchburg Regional Airport or by Amtrak at our Kemper Street station.

For more information or to apply, contact Robin Moon, Provider Recruiter - robin.moon@centrahealth.com 
Specialty Emergency Medicine Sub Specialty (none)
Hospital CENTRA Lynchburg General Hospital (more info) Community Lynchburg/Central Region (more info)