Nurse Practitioner - Trauma

Myrtle Beach, SC

Specialty Trauma
Profession Nurse Practitioner


Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery

Job Summary:

Recruiting a highly motivated physician assistant or nurse practitioner to join our Orthopaedic Trauma team as a Nocturnal APP at Grand Strand Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Job responsibilities include:
  • Preoperative assessment, intra-operative assistance, and postoperative care in the hospital
  • Preoperative evaluation, postoperative followup, and on-going care in the clinical setting
  • Daily rounds, document notes, writing new orders and discharge instructions
  • Consults in hospital
  • Surgical First Assist to Othopaedic Surgeon for elective cases and when on Trauma call 
  • 12 shifts per month

Job Requirements:
  • Orthopaedic experience preferred
  • Strong work ethic with an ability to adapt to a variety of work responsibilities
  • Self-motivated to learn and work independently
  • Graduate of an accredited physician assistant or nurse practitioner program 
  • Have a South Carolina license or the ability to get a South Carolina license prior to starting (license should not be restricted by patients age, must have the ability to legally see patients from Birth - Death)

About Grand Strand Medical Center:
  • 403 bed tertiary referral center
  • Largest and most clinically advanced hospital in the area
  • ACS verified Level I adult trauma center
  • DHEC approved Level II pediatric trauma center
  • 4 emergency departments 
  • Pediatric ER
  • DNV-GL certified comprehensive stroke center
  • Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI
  • Only provider of open-heart surgery in the area
  • Inpatient and outpatient behavioral health unit
  • Inpatient rehabilitation unit
  • Maternity center with Level II neonatal nursery and maternal fetal medicine for high-risk moms
  • ACGME accredited residency programs with six residences (Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Anesthesia, Emergency Medicine, and a Transitional Program) and two fellowships (Hospice and Palliative Medicine and coming soon, Endocrinology)
Located in Myrtle Beach, in the heart of the "Grand Strand," the 60-mile stretch of coastline is considered one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the US. The area has been repeatedly recognized as one of the top retirement and tourist destinations (more than 20 million visitors a year) in the country. The community is comprised of a myriad of unique neighborhoods that include easy access to golf, the ocean, shopping and entertainment, national caliber live music venues, a local symphony, nationally recognized Botanical Garden (Brookgreen Gardens), minor league baseball, water parks, outlet shopping, international airport, fishing, boating and 1,800+ full service restaurants.