Opportunity Healthcare

Locums Surgery NP / PA

Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States
June 21, 2024
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Job Description

Opportunity Healthcare, a leading locums and placement firm, is at the forefront of “Connecting the Best in Healthcare.” We are currently facilitating the search for a dedicated Advanced Practitioner to help a compassionate healthcare facility near Buncombe County, NC. 
Your New Role: 

  • Position: Trauma Surgery APP Locums 
  • Job Duration: Locums 
  • Setting: Hospital (Trauma Surgery) 
  • Patient Population: Hospital-wide trauma care for all trauma patients, from emergency department to recovery 
  • Assignment Dates: Ongoing, 45 shifts per month coverage needed 
  • EMR: Cerner Powerchart 

What’s in the Offer: 

  • Competitive Edge: 
  • Opportunity to work in a high-volume trauma center 
  • Collaboration with a comprehensive support staff including attending surgeons, residents, and trauma nurse leads 
  • Exposure to a wide range of trauma cases 
  • Incentives: 
  • Call room available for night shifts 
  • Flexible shift options (day, night, 24-hour shifts available) 
  • Experience with advanced trauma procedures and management 


  • State License: North Carolina (MUST have NC license) 
  • Certifications: 
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) 
  • Experience: 
  • Proficiency with tube thoracostomy 
  • Central venous catheter placement 
  • Arterial line placement preferred 

In this Role: 
As a Trauma Surgery APP Locums at our healthcare facility in Buncombe County, NC, you will provide vital support for all trauma patients, from emergency department to recovery, averaging 10-15 patients daily, and managing incoming trauma cases in the Emergency department. You will perform essential procedures such as chest tubes (open and pigtail), central lines, arterial lines, and laceration repairs. You will work within a collaborative team environment that includes attending surgeons, APPs, residents, and trauma nurse leads, covering both day (0700-1900) and night (1800-0700) shifts, including weekends and holidays, with 24-hour shifts available but not required. This role does not include ICU responsibilities, focusing instead on trauma patient management outside the ICU setting. 
Make the Connection: 
If you are an exceptional practitioner who is driven to provide exceptional care, we invite you to apply. This is more than a job—it’s a chance to make a substantial impact in a community that will value your commitment to health. Connect with Opportunity Healthcare today to explore this role or discover other opportunities that align with your professional ambitions. Let us link you to the best in healthcare. Call to Apply: 877-249-3332 or send your CV to apply@opportunityhc.com. 

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We are pleased to announce an exciting referral program aimed at rewarding your efforts in helping us grow our network with quality providers. You have the unique opportunity to earn a referral bonus of $750. This bonus will be awarded when the referred provider successfully completes the guarantee period as outlined in their contract. Call 877-249-3332 or send your email to apply@opportunityhc.com