Hospitalist- Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Job Title

Hospitalist (APNP or PA)

Posting Date

April 11, 2023


  • Graduate of a Master’s Nurse Practitioner Degree in Nursing Science or a Master’s Physician Assistant program.
  • Must fulfill licensure requirements as a Physician Assistant or Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber in the State of Wisconsin.
  • DEA certification is required upon completion of the credentialing process.
  • Previous experience as a PA or NP in acute care is preferred.
  • Proficient in a variety of computer applications with basic understanding of computer hardware and software, specifically word processing, spreadsheets internet and email.
  • Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) are required.

Work Hours

  1. Hospitalist (APNP or Physician Assistant) – Part-time NIGHTS

92 days of coverage per year with opportunity to pick up additional shifts as needed

1 week every 4 weeks (Monday through Sunday) – NIGHTS (7 p.m. – 7 a.m.)


  1. Hospitalist (APNP or Physician Assistant) – Full-time – 24 hour shifts

7-8 – 24 hour shifts per month (7 a.m. – 7 a.m.)

Working every 4th weekend and holiday rotation

Job Summary

The NP/PA Hospitalist will provide acutely ill patients the necessary medical care in an acute hospital setting during the night by assessing, diagnosing, treating, and evaluating responses to treatment in various illnesses.  The Nocturnist NP/PA will be an in-house provider from 8p – 8a, responsible for admissions and/or codes and cross coverages as needed.  The successful applicant is set to work covering care of patients in the hospital with physician backup available by phone as needed.

25 bed critical access hospital with average daily census of 8

Physician back-up available 24/7

We believe that together we can change lives, and we anticipate your life will change in the process. If you aspire to help others find hope and live better, we invite you to submit your application below. Click Here to learn what others say about SH.


SH is truly an outstanding place to work. A full benefit package is available for employees working 20 hours/week or greater which includes: Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance. Also available are long and short term disability, cell phone discount, flexible spending plan, paid time off, retirement plan with an employer contribution, fitness membership discount as well as use of exercise equipment at the facility.


Contact Info

Southwest Health
Attn: Human Resources
1400 East Side Rd
Platteville, WI 53818
Phone: (608) 342-4796
Fax: (608) 342-5015

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