Emergency Medicine APP needed in Amarillo, TX

ID: FT-EMAPP-AmarilloTX (23833469)
Location: Amarillo/Lubbock, TX 79106 - US
Practice Type: Hospital
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Company: NES Health
Contact: David Bienkowski    Call: 3015386199
Posted: 05/11/2023

NES Health seeks an Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to join our practice at Northwest Texas Health System located in Amarillo, Texas.

About the Hospital

  • 495 Bed Hospital
  • Level III Trauma Center (soon to be level 2)
  • Teaching Hospital
  • Cerner EMR with Dragon Dictation

Coverage includes:?

  • Teaching Hospital (Medical Students, IM, PED, OBGYN, FM, soon Surgery and Fellowships). PED and FM rotate through ED.
  • Radiology 24/7 in-house or tele
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Pediatrics 24/7 in house
  • Pediatric Subspecialties - in house and on-call
  • NICU 24/7, Level 3
  • Cath Labs (4 interventional)
  • Trauma (Level 3, transitioning to Level 2 summer 2023)
  • Psych (24/7 – in-patient unit on campus)
  • Anesthesia – 24/7
  • Intensivists – in hour during the day, IM residents cover at night with on-call intensivist
  • 24 (flex to 36) ICU beds
  • Pulm
  • Vascular
  • Ultrasound – 24/7 in house
  • OB/GYN – 24/7 in house (all pts over 20 wks go to OB/GYN)
  • Ortho Trauma 24/7 in house
  • Hospitalist 24/7 in house
  • Gen Surg
  • Optho 24/7 on-call
  • Gastro
  • ENT
  • Cardio – 24/7 in house
  • Neurology – telestroke for Neuro 24/7
  • Neurosurgery – 24/7 in house

About the Program and Hours

  • 39 bed ED (23 monitored, 8 fast track, 8 reclined chairs)
  • 43,000 Annual Visits ED
  • 23% admission rate from the ED
  • 40% of ED volume comes from EMS
  • Bedside ED ultrasound
  • X-ray and CT in the ED
  • ED can (not required to) write holding orders
  • ED does NOT respond to floor codes
  • APPs see patients in the RME role and in Fast Track. APPs don’t see Main Side Pts.
  • 12 hour ED Physician shifts (6a-6p, 12p-12a, 6p-6a)
  • 10 hour ED APP shifts (9a-7p, 7p-5a)


  • Active Texas license in the state or ability to attain unrestricted state license
  • Active Texas DEA
  • Candidate Must PA or FNP be BE/BC
  • Must have active BLS, ACLS, PALS, ATLS.

About the Community

Amarillo is located in Potter County and is the largest city in the Texas Panhandle. The city is almost equidistant from Albuquerque, NM (285 miles west) and Oklahoma City, OK (245 miles east). There’s no shortage of natural scenery here, with the city falling along historic Route 66. Palo Duro Canyon is a quick 30-minute drive from Amarillo, which is the second largest canyon in the United States. If you enjoy the arts, the Amarillo Civic Center is home to the Amarillo Symphony Orchestra and Lone Star Ballet.

NES Health, Transforming Patient Care, Together.

Physician owned and managed for almost 50 years, NES Health works relentlessly to attract and retain outstanding clinical talent, nurturing our providers with support and resources that foster professional success.

This Physician Assistant job opening was originally posted on 05/11/2023 and last updated on 05/11/2023. Contact the employer using the Apply Online button or the information on this posting and mention you saw this job posting on PAJobSite.com.